Join via Zoom — updated Sunday 5th April
Dear Sangha friends,
We will be meeting via Zoom for the foreseeable future, using the following links:
- Weekday morning meditation (each weekday 7.00 – 7.30 am PST) link here
- Sunday evening meditation (every Sunday 7.00 – 9.00 pm PST) link here
The links above will be the same each time (so you will not need a new link every week.)
You can also subscribe to our Google Calendar to have these events and links automatically added to your calendars. Do that by clicking here (may only work from non-mobile devices).
Yours in the Dharma,
Weekday morning meditation: We will do a 30-minute lightly-guided meditation. We begin at 7.00 am and end around 7:30 am. You are welcome to join the Zoom room earlier if you would like to practice longer but guidance will begin at 7 am.
Sunday evening meditation: We will begin at 7.00 pm with a 35-minute meditation, followed by a 5-minute break, and then a Dharma talk, with time for questions and dialogue. We will end by 9:00 pm.
There is no fee to join but donations are welcome. During the current COVID-19 pandemic, all donations received are being sent to charities in need.
This week we donations raised will go Tipping Point’s COVID-19 Emergency Response, which provides grants to non-profits on the frontlines of providing support to low income and un-housed people.
Week starting Sunday 29th March we raised over $1850 for the Oakland Public Education Fund’s COVID-19 initiative.
Week starting Sunday 22nd March we raised over $1750 to support Compass Family Services Emergency COVID-19 Family Care Kit program.
If you missed last Sunday’s meditation and talk, you can find a video recording here.
You can subscribe to our YouTube channel to get notifications when new recordings are posted by clicking here.
Our Guiding Teacher, Will Kabat-Zinn
Will Kabat-Zinn, is a meditation teacher whose passion is to help people wake up to their own deepest nature and to embody this truth in their work, life, and relationships. Will has taught meditation to neuroscientists who study the effects of mindfulness and meditation on the brain, law enforcement professionals, incarcerated youth, and business and technology leaders from around the world. He is an Executive in Residence at the Haas School of Business and travels and teaches nationally and internationally. Will lives in the East Bay and is a member of the Spirit Rock Meditation Center Teachers Council.