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East Bay Meditation Center

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285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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May 2022

ONLINE: Compassionate Dharma Deep Refuge: 8 Step Recovery Buddhist Meeting

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 1, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Compassionate Dharma Deep Refuge Buddhist meetings focus on ways to heal addiction. Based on the Eight Steps to Recovery developed by Dr. Mason-John M.A (hon.doc) and Dr Groves, we believe this inclusive approach can build a solid foundation for those at any level of recovery and for those who have yet to seek help. Through these practices we hope you gain a practice that can sustain you in your recovery. We ask that you attend sober on the day with…

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ONLINE: Every Body Every Mind Sangha with Mushim Ikeda

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Sunday, May 22nd Teacher: Mushim Ikeda Every Body Every Mind Sangha is a weekly practice group for people living with disabilities, limitations, differences and chronic illnesses. Sundays 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm To join online, please email:  ebem at eastbaymeditation dot org to request a Zoom link.  Please come and take part in this time to meditate, share our lives and support with each other, and learn more about the dharma. There is no need to register for these weekly…

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Trans* & Genderqueer/Gender Variant peer-led Deep Refuge group

May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Trans* and Gender Queer/Gender Variant Deep Refuge Group Fourth Mondays at EBMC 6:30-8:00 PM (This is a bi-weekly group. Learn more below.) Refuge for us means this group is led by Trans* and Gender Queer/Gender Variant facilitators, for people who identify as Trans* and/or Gender Queer/Gender Variant. Our goal is to provide a safe and welcoming space for all folks with these identities/experiences who are interested in practicing and exploring Insight/Vipassana meditation; the observation of one’s mental and physical sensations,…

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ONLINE: Finding Liberation in Relationship: Accountability, Conflict, Boundaries and Feedback

May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating until May 30, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

An Online Class Series With Dawn Haney and René Rivera Mondays, May 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th 6:30 - 8:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) - ASL Interpretation and Closed Captioning Provided Our friendships, partnerships, work and family relationships can be a source of joy and support, and also of struggle and suffering. How do we bring our practice to all the relationships in our lives, to both ease our suffering and awaken our freedom? In this four week class we…

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ONLINE: Opening the Heart Through the Buddha’s Teachings:Parent’s Meditation Group

May 23 @ 8:45 pm - 9:45 pm
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Opening the Heart Through the Buddha’s Teachings An Online Meditation Group for Parents with Lisa Fujie Parks Monday, May 23rd 2021 8:45PM - 9:45PM PST (Time Zone Converter)  Closed Captioning Provided. EBMC's Family Practice Class teaching team will be offering a monthly parents' meditation group for restoration, support and connection during these challenging times. We offer a short talk, guided meditation and sharing. We gather to create a safe refuge to share the joys and the challenges of caring for…

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ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha with Dawn Haney and René Rivera

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Tuesday, May 24th Teachers: Dawn Haney and René Rivera A meditation group for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Same-Gender Loving, and Two-Spirit communities. Because that’s such a mouthful, we call ourselves the Alphabet Sangha. Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:30 pm Please email: alphabetsangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to request Zoom link to join online.  For more information, visit the ALPHABET SANGHA WEBSITE

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ONLINE: Midday Sangha

May 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:35 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 30, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Join our peer-led multicultural sangha for silent meditation practice and community building. Every Wednesday 12:00 – 12:45   Silent sitting, standing or lying down meditation with optional walking meditation. 12:45 – 1:35     Potluck lunch with facilitated conversation about our practice and being the dharma in the world Midday Sangha Coordinating Committee: Darren Lee Brown, emiko yoshikami, Kimber Simpkins, René Rivera and Marge Sussman email middaysangha at eastbaymeditation dot org for zoom link and password 

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ONLINE: The Enduring Precepts: Basic Buddhist Ethics for Our Times

May 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 25, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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An Online Class Series with Mushim Ikeda Wednesdays May 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th 2022 6:30 - 8:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) Closed Captioning Provided Part of EBMC’s Core Buddhist Teachings – 6-month Curriculum Two years ago, people in the United States were hoarding toilet paper and steaks. Today we’re dealing with volatile ethical issues such as to vaccinate or not to vaccinate and to mask or not to mask? Rooted in EBMC’s mindfulness-based, diversity-equity-inclusion and social justice-centered mission, this four-class…

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ONLINE: Introduction to Insight Meditation: Mindful Breath, Body, Feelings, and Thought for BIPOC

May 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 26, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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An Online Class Series with Arisika Razak Thursdays May 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th 2022 6PM - 7:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) Closed Captioning Provided This course provides a four week introduction to mindfulness meditation that is especially designed for Black, Indigenous, People of color, including people who are of multiple heritage, or mixed-race. We will review some of the benefits and challenges of beginning and maintaining a meditation practice, and how and why it can contribute to our wholeness, especially…

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha with Renato Almanzor

May 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Thursday, May 26th Teacher: Renato Almanzor The People of Color Sangha is a growing community of people of color waking up and getting free! Thursdays 7:30 – 9:00 PM PST Closed Captions Provided.  Zoom info: Meeting details are shared through their mailing list (subscribe on their website), and their Facebook group.

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ONLINE: Maha Sangha with Arisika Razak and Lev White

May 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Friday, May 27th Teachers: Arisika Razak and Lev White Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. Zoom Info: email mahasangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to ask for a Zoom link. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a…

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ONLINE: Compassionate Dharma Deep Refuge: 8 Step Recovery Buddhist Meeting

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 1, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Compassionate Dharma Deep Refuge Buddhist meetings focus on ways to heal addiction. Based on the Eight Steps to Recovery developed by Dr. Mason-John M.A (hon.doc) and Dr Groves, we believe this inclusive approach can build a solid foundation for those at any level of recovery and for those who have yet to seek help. Through these practices we hope you gain a practice that can sustain you in your recovery. We ask that you attend sober on the day with…

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ONLINE: Every Body Every Mind Sangha with Beth Smith

May 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Sunday, May 29h Teacher: Beth Smith Every Body Every Mind Sangha is a weekly practice group for people living with disabilities, limitations, differences and chronic illnesses. Sundays 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm To join online, please email:  ebem at eastbaymeditation dot org to request a Zoom link.  Please come and take part in this time to meditate, share our lives and support with each other, and learn more about the dharma. There is no need to register for these weekly…

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ONLINE: Finding Liberation in Relationship: Accountability, Conflict, Boundaries and Feedback

May 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating until May 30, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

An Online Class Series With Dawn Haney and René Rivera Mondays, May 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th 6:30 - 8:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) - ASL Interpretation and Closed Captioning Provided Our friendships, partnerships, work and family relationships can be a source of joy and support, and also of struggle and suffering. How do we bring our practice to all the relationships in our lives, to both ease our suffering and awaken our freedom? In this four week class we…

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ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha with Patrick Brown

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Tuesday, May 31st Teacher: Patrick Brown A meditation group for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Same-Gender Loving, and Two-Spirit communities. Because that’s such a mouthful, we call ourselves the Alphabet Sangha. Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:30 pm Please email: alphabetsangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to request Zoom link to join online.  For more information, visit the ALPHABET SANGHA WEBSITE

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June 2022

ONLINE: Midday Sangha

June 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:35 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 30, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Join our peer-led multicultural sangha for silent meditation practice and community building. Every Wednesday 12:00 – 12:45   Silent sitting, standing or lying down meditation with optional walking meditation. 12:45 – 1:35     Potluck lunch with facilitated conversation about our practice and being the dharma in the world Midday Sangha Coordinating Committee: Darren Lee Brown, emiko yoshikami, Kimber Simpkins, René Rivera and Marge Sussman email middaysangha at eastbaymeditation dot org for zoom link and password 

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ONLINE: How Have the Buddha’s Teachings Helped Me?

June 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Wrap-up class for EBMC’s Core Buddhist Curriculum Jan-May 2022 with Mushim Patricia Ikeda Wednesday June 1, 2022 6:30 - 8:30PM PST (Time Zone Converter) ASL Interpretation and Closed Captioning Provided For those who have taken either some or all of EBMC’s 5-Month “Buddhist Core Teachings” in Jan – May 2022, this is a wrap-up class where you can bring your “biggest” Buddhist practice questions, meet Dharma companions on the path, and rejoice in the merit that you have generated! Please…

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Nourishing our Spirits: A Sanctuary for Sex Workers

June 2 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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An Online Half-day Retreat For Sex Workers With emiko yoshikami and Ariana Waynes Thursday, June 2nd 2022 11AM - 2PM PST Time Zone Converter Closed Captioning Provided During this gathering we will be welcoming in all parts of ourselves and exploring how to invite loving kindness, compassion, joy, and equanimity to support us in our work and in our lives. There will be a welcoming circle, opportunities for reflection, possible journaling, and teachings on the Brahmaviharas. There will also be…

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Outdoor (1st and 3rd Thursdays) POC Yoga with Satya de la Paz

June 2 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:45 pm on Thursday, repeating until January 5, 2023

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Bi-weekly Yoga Practice for Self Identified People of Color led by Satya de la Paz 5:45PM - 6:45PM PST Build strength and flexibility while cultivating mindfulness in this all levels hatha yoga class. Each class has a unique, inspiring theme and personalized instruction that will leave you feeling joyous and rejuvenated. POC Yoga is currently being held at Snow Park on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month.  Or email: pocyoga at eastbaymeditation dot org To donate to the…

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha with Thomas Davis

June 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Thursday, June 2nd Teacher: Thomas Davis The People of Color Sangha is a growing community of people of color waking up and getting free! Thursdays 7:30 – 9:00 PM PST Closed Captions Provided.  Zoom info: Meeting details are shared through their mailing list (subscribe on their website), and their Facebook group.

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ONLINE: Maha Sangha with Tania Triana and JD Doyle

June 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Friday, June 3rd Teachers: Tania Triana and JD Doyle Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. Zoom Info: email mahasangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to ask for a Zoom link. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a…

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ONLINE: Every Body Every Mind Sangha

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until January 1, 2023

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Every Body Every Mind Sangha is a weekly practice group for people living with disabilities, limitations, differences and chronic illnesses. Sundays 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm To join online, please email:  ebem at eastbaymeditation dot org to request a Zoom link.  Please come and take part in this time to meditate, share our lives and support with each other, and learn more about the dharma. There is no need to register for these weekly meetings, just come and share this…

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ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

A meditation group for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Same-Gender Loving, and Two-Spirit communities. Because that’s such a mouthful, we call ourselves the Alphabet Sangha. Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:30 pm Please email: alphabetsangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to request Zoom link to join online.  For more information, visit the ALPHABET SANGHA WEBSITE

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ONLINE: Midday Sangha

June 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:35 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 30, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Join our peer-led multicultural sangha for silent meditation practice and community building. Every Wednesday 12:00 – 12:45   Silent sitting, standing or lying down meditation with optional walking meditation. 12:45 – 1:35     Potluck lunch with facilitated conversation about our practice and being the dharma in the world Midday Sangha Coordinating Committee: Darren Lee Brown, emiko yoshikami, Kimber Simpkins, René Rivera and Marge Sussman email middaysangha at eastbaymeditation dot org for zoom link and password 

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha with Lama Rod Owens

June 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Thursday, June 9th Teacher: Lama Rod Owens The People of Color Sangha is a growing community of people of color waking up and getting free! Thursdays 7:30 – 9:00 PM PST Closed Captions Provided.  Zoom info: Meeting details are shared through their mailing list (subscribe on their website), and their Facebook group.

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ONLINE: Maha Sangha

June 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. Zoom Info: email mahasangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to ask for a Zoom link. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a Pali word for community, or community of practitioners. Together,…

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ONLINE: Latinx Meditation (Deep Refuge)

June 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Tendramos una meditación, tiempo para convivir/hablar sobre un tema budista y comunidad. "Deep Refuge" le invita a una reunión de Zoom programada. Información de Zoom: Por favor envíe un correo electrónico a melvinescobar828 at gmail dot com

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ONLINE: Weaving Our Ancestral Roots and Stories Together: A Healing Half-Day Retreat for *AAPI Community

June 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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An Online Half-Day Retreat with Phoenix Song and Michele Ku June 11th 2022 10AM - 1PM PST Time Zone Converter - Closed Captioning Provided *An Online Offering for Pan Asian, Asian American, Pacific Islander and South Asian American Identified People Come gather in a safe space with other AAPI kin to tap into our connection to each other and our ancestors. As a member of the Asian diaspora, many of us have a painful or broken connection to our ancestral lineages,…

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Multiracial Peer-Led Deep Refuge Group

June 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

One event on December 9, 2017 at 9:30 am

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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The Multiracial Deep Refuge Group is a monthly exploratory Deep Refuge Group for and by people who identify as multiracial. Our meetings include periods of mindfulness meditation and sharing of narratives and perspectives as we come together to be seen and to see one another. By sitting and exploring our own unique stories, we can come to know and care for the common threads that bind us together. Our collective work bravely expands the narrative that informs multiracial experience today.…

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ONLINE: Multiracial Peer-Led Deep Refuge Group

June 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

One event on June 30, 2022 at 9:30 am

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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The Multiracial Deep Refuge Group is a monthly exploratory Deep Refuge Group for and by people who identify as multiracial. Our meetings include periods of mindfulness meditation and sharing of narratives and perspectives as we come together to be seen and to see one another. By sitting and exploring our own unique stories, we can come to know and care for the common threads that bind us together. Our collective work bravely expands the narrative that informs multiracial experience today.…

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ONLINE: White and Awakening in Sangha: Continuing on the Path

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until June 12, 2022

One event on June 12, 2022 at 10:00 am

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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An Online Class Series With Crystal Johnson and Heather Lear Sundays, April 24th, May 15th, and June 12th 2022 10:00AM - 11:30AM PST (Time Zone Converter) - Closed Captioning Provided Since we first launched the White and Awakening in Sangha course in 2014 (and its sibling/cousin courses at SRMC, SFZC, SZBA and Branching Streams) we have had the privilege of being in community with hundreds of white identified people seeking to see more clearly into the delusion of race and…

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ONLINE: Every Body Every Mind Sangha

June 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until January 1, 2023

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Every Body Every Mind Sangha is a weekly practice group for people living with disabilities, limitations, differences and chronic illnesses. Sundays 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm To join online, please email:  ebem at eastbaymeditation dot org to request a Zoom link.  Please come and take part in this time to meditate, share our lives and support with each other, and learn more about the dharma. There is no need to register for these weekly meetings, just come and share this…

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Social Justice Lunchtime Sangha — peer-led Deep Refuge group

June 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Join us second Tuesdays at lunchtime starting on December 13th, 2016, from 12pm to 1pm at EBMC. This practice group will include a twenty five minute meditation period and time to be in community with organizers and activists-- deepening our commitment to community and movements for justice and liberation. This peer-led Deep Refuge group is led by Christine Cordero, director of the Center for Story Based Strategy and Amanda Ream, EBMC LSangha member and union organizer. Both are graduates of…

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ONLINE: Social Justice Lunchtime Sangha – Peer Led Deep Refuge group

June 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Social Justice Sangha is a place to practice and reflect with #EBMCOakland organizers and activists. Includes a 30 minute meditation and time for sharing what’s on our hearts. Contact: socialjustice at eastbaymeditation dot org

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ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

A meditation group for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Same-Gender Loving, and Two-Spirit communities. Because that’s such a mouthful, we call ourselves the Alphabet Sangha. Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:30 pm Please email: alphabetsangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to request Zoom link to join online.  For more information, visit the ALPHABET SANGHA WEBSITE

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ONLINE: Midday Sangha

June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:35 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 30, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Join our peer-led multicultural sangha for silent meditation practice and community building. Every Wednesday 12:00 – 12:45   Silent sitting, standing or lying down meditation with optional walking meditation. 12:45 – 1:35     Potluck lunch with facilitated conversation about our practice and being the dharma in the world Midday Sangha Coordinating Committee: Darren Lee Brown, emiko yoshikami, Kimber Simpkins, René Rivera and Marge Sussman email middaysangha at eastbaymeditation dot org for zoom link and password 

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Outdoor (1st and 3rd Thursdays) POC Yoga with Satya de la Paz

June 16 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:45 pm on Thursday, repeating until January 5, 2023

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Bi-weekly Yoga Practice for Self Identified People of Color led by Satya de la Paz 5:45PM - 6:45PM PST Build strength and flexibility while cultivating mindfulness in this all levels hatha yoga class. Each class has a unique, inspiring theme and personalized instruction that will leave you feeling joyous and rejuvenated. POC Yoga is currently being held at Snow Park on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month.  Or email: pocyoga at eastbaymeditation dot org To donate to the…

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

June 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

  The People of Color Sangha is a growing community of people of color waking up and getting free! Thursdays 7:30 – 9:00 PM PST Closed Captions Provided.  Zoom info: Meeting details are shared through their mailing list (subscribe on their website), and their Facebook group.

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ONLINE: Maha Sangha

June 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. Zoom Info: email mahasangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to ask for a Zoom link. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a Pali word for community, or community of practitioners. Together,…

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ONLINE: Every Body Every Mind Sangha

June 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until January 1, 2023

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Every Body Every Mind Sangha is a weekly practice group for people living with disabilities, limitations, differences and chronic illnesses. Sundays 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm To join online, please email:  ebem at eastbaymeditation dot org to request a Zoom link.  Please come and take part in this time to meditate, share our lives and support with each other, and learn more about the dharma. There is no need to register for these weekly meetings, just come and share this…

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ONLINE: Celebrating Summer Solstice Tai Chi Chih – Embodying the Elements

June 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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An Online Class with Jenn Biehn, nialla rose, and Rosetta Saunders Tuesday, June 21st 9:00AM - 10:30AM PST (Time Zone Converter) - Closed Captioning Provided Tai Chi Chih is an easy-to learn, accessible and non-strenuous moving meditation. A form of Qi Gong, Tai Chi Chih circulates and balances the chi or energy of the body. Embodying the elements while practicing Tai Chi Chih – we bring healing to body-heart-mind. Movement will be taught standing and seated. Join us in this…

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ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

A meditation group for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Same-Gender Loving, and Two-Spirit communities. Because that’s such a mouthful, we call ourselves the Alphabet Sangha. Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:30 pm Please email: alphabetsangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to request Zoom link to join online.  For more information, visit the ALPHABET SANGHA WEBSITE

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ONLINE: Midday Sangha

June 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:35 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 30, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Join our peer-led multicultural sangha for silent meditation practice and community building. Every Wednesday 12:00 – 12:45   Silent sitting, standing or lying down meditation with optional walking meditation. 12:45 – 1:35     Potluck lunch with facilitated conversation about our practice and being the dharma in the world Midday Sangha Coordinating Committee: Darren Lee Brown, emiko yoshikami, Kimber Simpkins, René Rivera and Marge Sussman email middaysangha at eastbaymeditation dot org for zoom link and password 

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

June 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

  The People of Color Sangha is a growing community of people of color waking up and getting free! Thursdays 7:30 – 9:00 PM PST Closed Captions Provided.  Zoom info: Meeting details are shared through their mailing list (subscribe on their website), and their Facebook group.

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ONLINE: Maha Sangha

June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a Pali word for community, or community of practitioners. Together, these words represent a place where all people and communities are warmly invited to…

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ONLINE: Maha Sangha

June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. Zoom Info: email mahasangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to ask for a Zoom link. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a Pali word for community, or community of practitioners. Together,…

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ONLINE: Every Body Every Mind Sangha

June 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until January 1, 2023

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Every Body Every Mind Sangha is a weekly practice group for people living with disabilities, limitations, differences and chronic illnesses. Sundays 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm To join online, please email:  ebem at eastbaymeditation dot org to request a Zoom link.  Please come and take part in this time to meditate, share our lives and support with each other, and learn more about the dharma. There is no need to register for these weekly meetings, just come and share this…

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Trans* & Genderqueer/Gender Variant peer-led Deep Refuge group

June 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Trans* and Gender Queer/Gender Variant Deep Refuge Group Fourth Mondays at EBMC 6:30-8:00 PM (This is a bi-weekly group. Learn more below.) Refuge for us means this group is led by Trans* and Gender Queer/Gender Variant facilitators, for people who identify as Trans* and/or Gender Queer/Gender Variant. Our goal is to provide a safe and welcoming space for all folks with these identities/experiences who are interested in practicing and exploring Insight/Vipassana meditation; the observation of one’s mental and physical sensations,…

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ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

A meditation group for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Same-Gender Loving, and Two-Spirit communities. Because that’s such a mouthful, we call ourselves the Alphabet Sangha. Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:30 pm Please email: alphabetsangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to request Zoom link to join online.  For more information, visit the ALPHABET SANGHA WEBSITE

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ONLINE: Midday Sangha

June 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:35 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 30, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Join our peer-led multicultural sangha for silent meditation practice and community building. Every Wednesday 12:00 – 12:45   Silent sitting, standing or lying down meditation with optional walking meditation. 12:45 – 1:35     Potluck lunch with facilitated conversation about our practice and being the dharma in the world Midday Sangha Coordinating Committee: Darren Lee Brown, emiko yoshikami, Kimber Simpkins, René Rivera and Marge Sussman email middaysangha at eastbaymeditation dot org for zoom link and password 

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ONLINE: Multiracial Peer-Led Deep Refuge Group

June 30 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

One event on June 30, 2022 at 9:30 am

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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The Multiracial Deep Refuge Group is a monthly exploratory Deep Refuge Group for and by people who identify as multiracial. Our meetings include periods of mindfulness meditation and sharing of narratives and perspectives as we come together to be seen and to see one another. By sitting and exploring our own unique stories, we can come to know and care for the common threads that bind us together. Our collective work bravely expands the narrative that informs multiracial experience today.…

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

June 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

  The People of Color Sangha is a growing community of people of color waking up and getting free! Thursdays 7:30 – 9:00 PM PST Closed Captions Provided.  Zoom info: Meeting details are shared through their mailing list (subscribe on their website), and their Facebook group.

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July 2022

ONLINE: Maha Sangha

July 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a Pali word for community, or community of practitioners. Together, these words represent a place where all people and communities are warmly invited to…

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ONLINE: Maha Sangha

July 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. Zoom Info: email mahasangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to ask for a Zoom link. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a Pali word for community, or community of practitioners. Together,…

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ONLINE: Every Body Every Mind Sangha

July 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until January 1, 2023

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Every Body Every Mind Sangha is a weekly practice group for people living with disabilities, limitations, differences and chronic illnesses. Sundays 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm To join online, please email:  ebem at eastbaymeditation dot org to request a Zoom link.  Please come and take part in this time to meditate, share our lives and support with each other, and learn more about the dharma. There is no need to register for these weekly meetings, just come and share this…

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ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

July 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

A meditation group for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Same-Gender Loving, and Two-Spirit communities. Because that’s such a mouthful, we call ourselves the Alphabet Sangha. Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:30 pm Please email: alphabetsangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to request Zoom link to join online.  For more information, visit the ALPHABET SANGHA WEBSITE

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Outdoor (1st and 3rd Thursdays) POC Yoga with Satya de la Paz

July 7 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:45 pm on Thursday, repeating until January 5, 2023

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Bi-weekly Yoga Practice for Self Identified People of Color led by Satya de la Paz 5:45PM - 6:45PM PST Build strength and flexibility while cultivating mindfulness in this all levels hatha yoga class. Each class has a unique, inspiring theme and personalized instruction that will leave you feeling joyous and rejuvenated. POC Yoga is currently being held at Snow Park on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month.  Or email: pocyoga at eastbaymeditation dot org To donate to the…

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

July 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

  The People of Color Sangha is a growing community of people of color waking up and getting free! Thursdays 7:30 – 9:00 PM PST Closed Captions Provided.  Zoom info: Meeting details are shared through their mailing list (subscribe on their website), and their Facebook group.

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ONLINE: Maha Sangha

July 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
+ Google Map

Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a Pali word for community, or community of practitioners. Together, these words represent a place where all people and communities are warmly invited to…

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ONLINE: Maha Sangha

July 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. Zoom Info: email mahasangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to ask for a Zoom link. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a Pali word for community, or community of practitioners. Together,…

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Multiracial Peer-Led Deep Refuge Group

July 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

One event on December 9, 2017 at 9:30 am

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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The Multiracial Deep Refuge Group is a monthly exploratory Deep Refuge Group for and by people who identify as multiracial. Our meetings include periods of mindfulness meditation and sharing of narratives and perspectives as we come together to be seen and to see one another. By sitting and exploring our own unique stories, we can come to know and care for the common threads that bind us together. Our collective work bravely expands the narrative that informs multiracial experience today.…

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ONLINE: Multiracial Peer-Led Deep Refuge Group

July 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

One event on June 30, 2022 at 9:30 am

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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The Multiracial Deep Refuge Group is a monthly exploratory Deep Refuge Group for and by people who identify as multiracial. Our meetings include periods of mindfulness meditation and sharing of narratives and perspectives as we come together to be seen and to see one another. By sitting and exploring our own unique stories, we can come to know and care for the common threads that bind us together. Our collective work bravely expands the narrative that informs multiracial experience today.…

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ONLINE: Every Body Every Mind Sangha

July 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until January 1, 2023

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Every Body Every Mind Sangha is a weekly practice group for people living with disabilities, limitations, differences and chronic illnesses. Sundays 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm To join online, please email:  ebem at eastbaymeditation dot org to request a Zoom link.  Please come and take part in this time to meditate, share our lives and support with each other, and learn more about the dharma. There is no need to register for these weekly meetings, just come and share this…

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Social Justice Lunchtime Sangha — peer-led Deep Refuge group

July 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Join us second Tuesdays at lunchtime starting on December 13th, 2016, from 12pm to 1pm at EBMC. This practice group will include a twenty five minute meditation period and time to be in community with organizers and activists-- deepening our commitment to community and movements for justice and liberation. This peer-led Deep Refuge group is led by Christine Cordero, director of the Center for Story Based Strategy and Amanda Ream, EBMC LSangha member and union organizer. Both are graduates of…

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ONLINE: Social Justice Lunchtime Sangha – Peer Led Deep Refuge group

July 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Social Justice Sangha is a place to practice and reflect with #EBMCOakland organizers and activists. Includes a 30 minute meditation and time for sharing what’s on our hearts. Contact: socialjustice at eastbaymeditation dot org

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ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

A meditation group for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Same-Gender Loving, and Two-Spirit communities. Because that’s such a mouthful, we call ourselves the Alphabet Sangha. Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:30 pm Please email: alphabetsangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to request Zoom link to join online.  For more information, visit the ALPHABET SANGHA WEBSITE

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

July 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

  The People of Color Sangha is a growing community of people of color waking up and getting free! Thursdays 7:30 – 9:00 PM PST Closed Captions Provided.  Zoom info: Meeting details are shared through their mailing list (subscribe on their website), and their Facebook group.

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ONLINE: Maha Sangha

July 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a Pali word for community, or community of practitioners. Together, these words represent a place where all people and communities are warmly invited to…

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ONLINE: Maha Sangha

July 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. Zoom Info: email mahasangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to ask for a Zoom link. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a Pali word for community, or community of practitioners. Together,…

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ONLINE: Every Body Every Mind Sangha

July 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until January 1, 2023

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Every Body Every Mind Sangha is a weekly practice group for people living with disabilities, limitations, differences and chronic illnesses. Sundays 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm To join online, please email:  ebem at eastbaymeditation dot org to request a Zoom link.  Please come and take part in this time to meditate, share our lives and support with each other, and learn more about the dharma. There is no need to register for these weekly meetings, just come and share this…

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ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

A meditation group for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Same-Gender Loving, and Two-Spirit communities. Because that’s such a mouthful, we call ourselves the Alphabet Sangha. Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:30 pm Please email: alphabetsangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to request Zoom link to join online.  For more information, visit the ALPHABET SANGHA WEBSITE

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Outdoor (1st and 3rd Thursdays) POC Yoga with Satya de la Paz

July 21 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:45 pm on Thursday, repeating until January 5, 2023

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
+ Google Map

Bi-weekly Yoga Practice for Self Identified People of Color led by Satya de la Paz 5:45PM - 6:45PM PST Build strength and flexibility while cultivating mindfulness in this all levels hatha yoga class. Each class has a unique, inspiring theme and personalized instruction that will leave you feeling joyous and rejuvenated. POC Yoga is currently being held at Snow Park on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month.  Or email: pocyoga at eastbaymeditation dot org To donate to the…

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

July 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

  The People of Color Sangha is a growing community of people of color waking up and getting free! Thursdays 7:30 – 9:00 PM PST Closed Captions Provided.  Zoom info: Meeting details are shared through their mailing list (subscribe on their website), and their Facebook group.

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ONLINE: Maha Sangha

July 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
+ Google Map

Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a Pali word for community, or community of practitioners. Together, these words represent a place where all people and communities are warmly invited to…

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ONLINE: Maha Sangha

July 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. Zoom Info: email mahasangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to ask for a Zoom link. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a Pali word for community, or community of practitioners. Together,…

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ONLINE: Every Body Every Mind Sangha

July 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until January 1, 2023

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Every Body Every Mind Sangha is a weekly practice group for people living with disabilities, limitations, differences and chronic illnesses. Sundays 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm To join online, please email:  ebem at eastbaymeditation dot org to request a Zoom link.  Please come and take part in this time to meditate, share our lives and support with each other, and learn more about the dharma. There is no need to register for these weekly meetings, just come and share this…

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Trans* & Genderqueer/Gender Variant peer-led Deep Refuge group

July 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Trans* and Gender Queer/Gender Variant Deep Refuge Group Fourth Mondays at EBMC 6:30-8:00 PM (This is a bi-weekly group. Learn more below.) Refuge for us means this group is led by Trans* and Gender Queer/Gender Variant facilitators, for people who identify as Trans* and/or Gender Queer/Gender Variant. Our goal is to provide a safe and welcoming space for all folks with these identities/experiences who are interested in practicing and exploring Insight/Vipassana meditation; the observation of one’s mental and physical sensations,…

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ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

A meditation group for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Same-Gender Loving, and Two-Spirit communities. Because that’s such a mouthful, we call ourselves the Alphabet Sangha. Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:30 pm Please email: alphabetsangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to request Zoom link to join online.  For more information, visit the ALPHABET SANGHA WEBSITE

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

July 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

  The People of Color Sangha is a growing community of people of color waking up and getting free! Thursdays 7:30 – 9:00 PM PST Closed Captions Provided.  Zoom info: Meeting details are shared through their mailing list (subscribe on their website), and their Facebook group.

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ONLINE: Maha Sangha

July 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
+ Google Map

Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a Pali word for community, or community of practitioners. Together, these words represent a place where all people and communities are warmly invited to…

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ONLINE: Maha Sangha

July 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. Zoom Info: email mahasangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to ask for a Zoom link. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a Pali word for community, or community of practitioners. Together,…

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ONLINE: Every Body Every Mind Sangha

July 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until January 1, 2023

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Every Body Every Mind Sangha is a weekly practice group for people living with disabilities, limitations, differences and chronic illnesses. Sundays 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm To join online, please email:  ebem at eastbaymeditation dot org to request a Zoom link.  Please come and take part in this time to meditate, share our lives and support with each other, and learn more about the dharma. There is no need to register for these weekly meetings, just come and share this…

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August 2022

ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

August 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

A meditation group for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Same-Gender Loving, and Two-Spirit communities. Because that’s such a mouthful, we call ourselves the Alphabet Sangha. Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:30 pm Please email: alphabetsangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to request Zoom link to join online.  For more information, visit the ALPHABET SANGHA WEBSITE

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Outdoor (1st and 3rd Thursdays) POC Yoga with Satya de la Paz

August 4 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:45 pm on Thursday, repeating until January 5, 2023

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Bi-weekly Yoga Practice for Self Identified People of Color led by Satya de la Paz 5:45PM - 6:45PM PST Build strength and flexibility while cultivating mindfulness in this all levels hatha yoga class. Each class has a unique, inspiring theme and personalized instruction that will leave you feeling joyous and rejuvenated. POC Yoga is currently being held at Snow Park on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month.  Or email: pocyoga at eastbaymeditation dot org To donate to the…

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

August 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

  The People of Color Sangha is a growing community of people of color waking up and getting free! Thursdays 7:30 – 9:00 PM PST Closed Captions Provided.  Zoom info: Meeting details are shared through their mailing list (subscribe on their website), and their Facebook group.

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ONLINE: Maha Sangha

August 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a Pali word for community, or community of practitioners. Together, these words represent a place where all people and communities are warmly invited to…

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ONLINE: Maha Sangha

August 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. Zoom Info: email mahasangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to ask for a Zoom link. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a Pali word for community, or community of practitioners. Together,…

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ONLINE: Every Body Every Mind Sangha

August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until January 1, 2023

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Every Body Every Mind Sangha is a weekly practice group for people living with disabilities, limitations, differences and chronic illnesses. Sundays 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm To join online, please email:  ebem at eastbaymeditation dot org to request a Zoom link.  Please come and take part in this time to meditate, share our lives and support with each other, and learn more about the dharma. There is no need to register for these weekly meetings, just come and share this…

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Social Justice Lunchtime Sangha — peer-led Deep Refuge group

August 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Join us second Tuesdays at lunchtime starting on December 13th, 2016, from 12pm to 1pm at EBMC. This practice group will include a twenty five minute meditation period and time to be in community with organizers and activists-- deepening our commitment to community and movements for justice and liberation. This peer-led Deep Refuge group is led by Christine Cordero, director of the Center for Story Based Strategy and Amanda Ream, EBMC LSangha member and union organizer. Both are graduates of…

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ONLINE: Social Justice Lunchtime Sangha – Peer Led Deep Refuge group

August 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Social Justice Sangha is a place to practice and reflect with #EBMCOakland organizers and activists. Includes a 30 minute meditation and time for sharing what’s on our hearts. Contact: socialjustice at eastbaymeditation dot org

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ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

August 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

A meditation group for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Same-Gender Loving, and Two-Spirit communities. Because that’s such a mouthful, we call ourselves the Alphabet Sangha. Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:30 pm Please email: alphabetsangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to request Zoom link to join online.  For more information, visit the ALPHABET SANGHA WEBSITE

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

August 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

  The People of Color Sangha is a growing community of people of color waking up and getting free! Thursdays 7:30 – 9:00 PM PST Closed Captions Provided.  Zoom info: Meeting details are shared through their mailing list (subscribe on their website), and their Facebook group.

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ONLINE: Maha Sangha

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a Pali word for community, or community of practitioners. Together, these words represent a place where all people and communities are warmly invited to…

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ONLINE: Maha Sangha

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Maha Sangha for All People & Communities Creating Freedom in Community Every Friday night at EBMC, 7:00 – 8:30pm. Zoom Info: email mahasangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to ask for a Zoom link. The EBMC Maha Sangha for All People and Communities is a meditation and dharma group with an emphasis on radical inclusivity and social justice. Maha is a Pali word meaning whole, great, larger/largest, deepest, and Sangha is a Pali word for community, or community of practitioners. Together,…

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Multiracial Peer-Led Deep Refuge Group

August 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

One event on December 9, 2017 at 9:30 am

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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The Multiracial Deep Refuge Group is a monthly exploratory Deep Refuge Group for and by people who identify as multiracial. Our meetings include periods of mindfulness meditation and sharing of narratives and perspectives as we come together to be seen and to see one another. By sitting and exploring our own unique stories, we can come to know and care for the common threads that bind us together. Our collective work bravely expands the narrative that informs multiracial experience today.…

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ONLINE: Multiracial Peer-Led Deep Refuge Group

August 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

One event on June 30, 2022 at 9:30 am

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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The Multiracial Deep Refuge Group is a monthly exploratory Deep Refuge Group for and by people who identify as multiracial. Our meetings include periods of mindfulness meditation and sharing of narratives and perspectives as we come together to be seen and to see one another. By sitting and exploring our own unique stories, we can come to know and care for the common threads that bind us together. Our collective work bravely expands the narrative that informs multiracial experience today.…

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ONLINE: Every Body Every Mind Sangha

August 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until January 1, 2023

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

Every Body Every Mind Sangha is a weekly practice group for people living with disabilities, limitations, differences and chronic illnesses. Sundays 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm To join online, please email:  ebem at eastbaymeditation dot org to request a Zoom link.  Please come and take part in this time to meditate, share our lives and support with each other, and learn more about the dharma. There is no need to register for these weekly meetings, just come and share this…

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ONLINE: Alphabet Sangha

August 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

A meditation group for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Same-Gender Loving, and Two-Spirit communities. Because that’s such a mouthful, we call ourselves the Alphabet Sangha. Tuesdays 7:00 – 8:30 pm Please email: alphabetsangha at eastbaymeditation dot org to request Zoom link to join online.  For more information, visit the ALPHABET SANGHA WEBSITE

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Outdoor (1st and 3rd Thursdays) POC Yoga with Satya de la Paz

August 18 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:45 pm on Thursday, repeating until January 5, 2023

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Bi-weekly Yoga Practice for Self Identified People of Color led by Satya de la Paz 5:45PM - 6:45PM PST Build strength and flexibility while cultivating mindfulness in this all levels hatha yoga class. Each class has a unique, inspiring theme and personalized instruction that will leave you feeling joyous and rejuvenated. POC Yoga is currently being held at Snow Park on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month.  Or email: pocyoga at eastbaymeditation dot org To donate to the…

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ONLINE: People of Color Sangha

August 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 2022

East Bay Meditation Center, 285 17th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States

  The People of Color Sangha is a growing community of people of color waking up and getting free! Thursdays 7:30 – 9:00 PM PST Closed Captions Provided.  Zoom info: Meeting details are shared through their mailing list (subscribe on their website), and their Facebook group.

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