EBMC Community Meeting: Building our Collective Vision for Our Future Home!

EBMC Community Meeting: Building our collective vision for our future home! All EBMC Sangha members, past and present, are invited! RSVP for May 8 RSVP for May 10 The EBMC Staff, Leadership Sangha, and Space Force invite you to join us for an important EBMC all-Sangha Community Meeting about our new home! Our EBMC Space […]

Tomorrow Tues May 4 “May We Gather: National Buddhist Ceremony for Asian American Ancestors”

  Tuesday May 4, 2021 at 4 PM PDT – 5:30 PM PDT May We Gather: A National Buddhist Memorial Ceremony for Asian American Ancestors. You are warmly invited to attend this free online healing ceremony led and organized by Asian American Buddhists in the face of anti-Asian American violence. Access the event website here: […]

STL Training Zoom

Spiritual Teacher & Leadership (STL) Training

The Spiritual Teacher & Leadership (STL) training program launched in February 2021 with 30 participants and 4 core teachers.  The purpose of the training is to cultivate future teachers and leaders to step into leadership roles within EBMC and into surrounding communities and sibling organizations. Read more about the participants HERE. https://bit.ly/3afg8Zw

Vote for EBMC’s René Rivera for Community Grand Marshal SF Pride 2021!

Our wonderful EBMC teacher René Rivera has been lifted up as a nominee for Community Grand Marshal for SF PRIDE in 2021, and his name is now on the voting platform at: https://sfpride.org/grand-marshals

EBMC Is Seeking Volunteer with Commercial Real Estate Experience

February 28, 2021 Volunteer Position Description: EBMC Real Estate Subcommittee member We are very happy to be at a point in our search for a sustainable home for EBMC that we need to add members to the EBMC Real Estate Subcommittee of the Space Force! The Space Force (officially the Advisory Committee to the Strategic […]

Volunteer Needed: Dharma in Motion Zoom Moderator

EBMC is currently seeking a volunteer Dharma in Motion Zoom Moderator. For more information on this volunteer position, please read the Volunteer Description. Contact: shah at eastbaymeditation dot org if you are interested!

“We cannot take for granted this Bay Area gem.” Antoinette González’s Gratitude Story

Thanks to you, our generous Sangha, we have been able to reach our end-of-year fundraising goal! During our Season of Gratitude, we featured some truly heartwarming Gratitude Stories from Sangha members and raised $33,704! We bow to your generosity and support. If you wanted to give but haven’t had a chance yet, there is still […]

The Power of Small Encounters – Alison Christiana Gratitude Story!

It doesn’t take long after arriving at East Bay Meditation Center to feel the impact of multicultural spiritual community and powerful wisdom teachings presented through a lens of social justice. Today’s Gratitude Story features Alison Christiana, a Sangha member who arrived at the center last year and, as a transracial adoptee, immediately felt welcomed and […]

“Abundance of access to true refuge” – Jared Swanson Gratitude Story

Have you experienced generosity at EBMC? Sangha member Jared Swanson shares his experience of coming to the center and finding resources at a time when he needed them the most. Jared is part of our POC Sangha, Midday Sangha, and has received his Bodhisattva vows and precepts through EBMC. The “magical generosity” continues as our […]

Gratitude for 2020, Resourcing 2021

2020 sent a lot our way. For so many of us this year, leaning into our meditation practice and coming together in community—in all the  creative, new ways a global pandemic has required—has been essential to our continued wellbeing. The EBMC community endures as a bright light in the darkness of these times, and we […]