EBMC State of the Center Report, March 2017

To see our latest report on East Bay Meditation Center’s financial health and fundraising, please click here.

EBMC is seeking a Strategic Planning Consultant & Facilitator

Request for Proposals Strategic Planning Consultant & Facilitator March 15, 2017 East Bay Meditation Center (EBMC) is seeking an experienced and highly skilled consultant and facilitator to work with a group of EBMC staff, LSangha (board) members and core volunteers to create a strategic plan to guide the organization’s short, medium and long-term growth. This […]

You are invited! EBMC Teen Sangha & 3 Realms Collective Digital Mural Unveiling and Community Gathering

Sunday, March 26, 2017 12:30 pm – 3 pm Lunch provided The 3Realms Collective and EBMC Teen Sangha collaborated on a vision for a “Healing Justice” digital mural that will cover EBMC’s windows facing Harrison Street. Supported by the Akonadi Foundation and Spirit Rock, this digital mural evokes ancestral healing and the healing of future […]

Support the Dharma-thon and dine with Ruth King!

Become a Dharma-thoner and Celebrate Buddha’s Birthday on April 8 with Ruth King! You will also enjoy a delicious multi-course meal, lovingly prepared by local chef Jocelyn Jackson. To become a Dharma-thoner all you need to do is: • set up a fundraising page and • raise a minimum of $250 OR get donations from […]

Community Survey

Community Survey We invite you to complete our anonymous community survey. Your feedback will help shape the future of EBMC’s programming and operations. Complete the survey to enter a raffle for prizes including various books by Jack Kornfield and Sylvia Boorstein, and gift certificates to Spice Monkey (restaurant). Survey will close on Friday, March 24 […]

Spiritual Sanctuary Statement

The East Bay Meditation Center aspires to provide a sanctuary space for anyone targeted by structural violence and profiling based on race, ethnicity, immigration status, ability, sexual orientation, gender, socioeconomic status, and other categories. We provide spiritual sanctuary by offering a place of refuge for meditation and for those facing discrimination to be in beloved […]

Shared Leadership at EBMC

Shared Leadership at EBMC is both a collaborative governance system based on mutual accountability and a culture of respect and inclusion rooted in Dharmic society values. Our shared leadership approach stewards the mission and vision of the organization through role clarity, transparency, compassionate confrontation and timely attention to areas of tension.

Awakening Together on Inauguration Day

Join us as we accompany each other in being the dharma in our ever changing world. We will meditate together and share tea and fruit during the inauguration on Friday, January 20, 2017. Friday morning, January 20 8:30 – 9:00   Arrival and settling in 9:00 – 9:45    Mindful Meditation – sitting, walking, lying down, standing 9:45-10:45   Tea […]

Join the EBMC Contingent: Oakland Women’s March, Jan. 21, 2017

People of all genders, you are invited to join in building beloved community. Join our East Bay Meditation Center Sangha to practice moving-together-in-community meditation at the Oakland Women’s March on Saturday, January 21.  People across the gender spectrum and folks using wheelchairs and scooters are welcome. We are moving together in community to heal from the violence, hatred and fear that pervades […]

Announcing the EBMC Maha Sangha

Announcing EBMC’s: Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 6:30-8:30pm (starting January 6). Beginning January 6th, 2017, Fridays will feature a new format, with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Also a new name: The EBMC Maha Sangha, for all people and communities. Maha […]