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Sitting Groups Led by Spirit Rock Teachers

Berkeley

Ayya Anandabodhi
3rd Sundays, 5:30 - 9:00 pm
Berkeley Buddhist Monastery, 2304 McKinley Ave, near Bancroft & Berkeley High School.
Tea & Conversation (5:30 - 6:45pm) Meditation, Refuges & Precepts, Dhamma Teaching (7:00 -9:00pm)
 www.saranaloka.org

James Baraz
Thursdays, 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Berkeley Buddhist Monastery, 2304 McKinley Ave, near Bancroft & Berkeley High School.
www.insightberkeley.org

Will Kabat-Zinn
Sunday evenings 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Ashtanga Yoga Berkeley at Studio 38
933 Parker St., #38 BAY 5
www.ashtangayogaberkeley.com

Marin County

Phillip Moffitt, Guiding Teacher
Marin Sunday Sangha,
Sundays, 6 - 8 pm
St. Luke Presbyterian Church, 10 Bayview Drive, San Rafael, CA, 94901
marinsangha.org. Handicap/wheelchair accessible, newcomers always welcome.  info@marinsangha.org.

Nevada City, CA

John Travis
Mountain Stream Meditation Center, 710 Zion Street
Local meditation center and affiiiated sitting groups across the Sierra Foothills. www.mtstream.org

 

Oakland

Larry Yang
Alphabet Sangha of Oakland (LGBTIQ-SGL)
Wednesdays, 7 - 8:30 pm
East Bay Meditation Center (EBMC), 2147 Broadway, Oakland
For Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Same-Gender Loving (Alphabet) communities. Info: eastbaymeditation.org/alphabet/
alphabetsangha@gmail.com

Palm Springs

Larry Yang and others
Insight Community of the Desert
Sundays, 4:30 - 7 pm
at 1111 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Bldg. C, 2nd Floor, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Visit www.desertinsight.org or contact icodps@gmail.com or (888) 280-6777.

Placerville

Ayya Anandabodhi & Ayya Santacitta at Aloka Vihara, 2409 Tolowa Trail Placerville, CA 95667
Saturdays - 7pm - 9:30pm: Chanting, silent meditation and Dhamma sharing. Sundays - 5:30pm: Tea and Dhamma. 7pm Chanting and Meditation, with an opportunity to take the Refuges and five precepts. 2nd Sundays at Main St. Yoga, Placerville, CA 95667   Tel: 530-748-3513 5pm - 7pm Meditation (with instruction) & Dhamma Teaching. All are welcome. www.saranaloka.org (530) 647-8262

Redwood City

Gil Fronsdal & Andrea Fella
Insight Meditation Center, 108 Birch Street (at Hopkins Ave), Redwood City.  www.insightmeditationcenter.org
info@insightmeditationcenter.org or (650) 599-3456.

 

San Francisco

Anushka Fernandopulle (and other younger female teachers)
Monday, 7 - 9 pm - Open to all.
www.anushkaf.org

John Martin
Insight Upper Market. Meets every Monday evening from 6-7:15 p.m., but has access to the space from 5-7:30 p.m. We meet at Spark Arts, 4229 18th Street in San Francisco.

Eugene Cash
Sundays, 7 - 9 pm
First Unitarian Church, 1187 Franklin St (at Geary). (2nd Sunday of month: 6 - 7 pm, orientation/review instructions).
www.sfinsight.org or call (415) 994-5951.

Howard Cohn
Tuesdays 7:30 - 9 pm
St. John's Episcopal Church, 1661 15th Street at Julian (between Valencia & Mission) entrance on Julian St, through the garden.
Call (415) 447-7761 or visit missiondharma.org.

Todos Santos, Baja, CA

Robert Hall
Info at www.eldharma.com

Tucson, AZ

Anna Douglas
Clear Sky Sangha
Ongoing group meets twice monthly.
For info, call Kelcy at (520) 577-7084.

Volcano, HI

Mary Grace Orr
Sunday mornings, 10am -11:30am. Volcano Art Center (Niaulani Campus), 19-4074 Old Volcano Road, Volcano, HI 96785. Sitting followed by a Dharma talk. MGO, assisted by Kathy Cheney. Dana. Email marygrace.orr@gmail.com.

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