EBMC Transformed My Life… – Indigo Som Gratitude Story!

As we launch our annual Season of Gratitude at EBMC, we bring you a Gratitude Story from Indigo Som, a longtime member of the POC Sangha and the larger EBMC community. Indigo shares the ways that EBMC offers us a home base where we can be honored, reflected and challenged to grow. During our Season […]

Lama Rod Owens at East Bay Meditation Center

East Bay Meditation Center warmly invites you to an evening with Lama Rod Owens! Saturday, October 23rd 5:00PM – 7:00PM PST (Time Zone Converter) – ASL Interpretation & Closed Captioning Provided Going to the Edge: Exploring the Dharma of Grief in Times of Struggle We are living through a period of apocalypse, a chaotic period […]

EBMC Teacher Christian Howard, Meditation Trainer for Apple’s new Meditation App

East Bay Meditation Center is proud to see Christian Howard, an EBMC teacher, announced as one of Apple’s two new meditation trainers in Apple’s recent global rollout of a new meditation app housed in the Apple Fitness program! Apple says: “Guided Meditation will be led by a group of Mindful Cooldown and Yoga trainers that […]

An Update from the EBMC Space Force on 1422 Harrison St.

Dear Sangha,    Over the last few months, we (the EBMC Space Force!) have been happy to share and discuss the promising results of our building search: a single-story property at 1422 Harrison Street, just a few blocks from our current home. Through a series of community workshops and surveys, we heard your excitement about […]

Many Communities, One Sangha: Exploring the Reality of Equity & Inclusion

Many Communities, One Sangha: Exploring the Reality of Equity & Inclusion October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 A Class Series to benefit East Bay Meditation Center and SZBA BIPOC Fund It has been over a year since the murder of George Floyd spurred a reinvigorated effort to bring the principles and practices of racial equity […]

ONLINE: Community Meeting

An Online Community Meeting Thursday, August 5th 5:30-7 p.m. OR Sunday, August 8th 11 a.m.-1 p.m.  (Time Zone Converter) – ASL Interpretation and Closed Captioning Provided 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! All EBMC Sangha members, past […]

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Consulting Opportunity: Real Estate Committee Project Management

Available Immediately Applications due June 2, 2021. Duration: 90 to 120 days Contact marian@eastmeditation.org The East Bay Meditation Center (EBMC) seeks a consultant to provide short-term, specialized project management support to the Real Estate Committee guiding the identification, purchase, and build out of a new facility for the Center in downtown Oakland. We expect the […]

EBMC signs on to Defund the Police recommendations for Oakland City Council

EBMC signs on to Defund the Police recommendations for Oakland City Council

When Will East Bay Meditation Center Reopen Its Physical Space?

As vaccines become more available and the State of California slowly begins to reopen businesses, some of you may be wondering whether East Bay Meditation Center will be reopening our physical space. We are monitoring the herd immunity rates for Alameda and surrounding counties and want to ensure that our communities have access to vaccines, […]