Because of the Coronavirus we are now holding our Thursday evening sittings and talks online by Zoom until further notice. We will share a meditation, followed by a short talk and Q & A on my Zoom link at 7:30pm: https://zoom.us/j/460493377

Daylong IMCB Online Retreat, March 28th

10am-4pm Pacific Time

“Befriending Ourselves, Our Greatest Gift to the Others”  
with James Baraz and Eve Decker

When we develop a basic kindness towards ourselves we not only learn to accept the difficult parts, but in the process embrace our humanity and see more clearly the beauty that’s inside. As we do that we allow our goodness and True Nature to shine through. This becomes a gift to everyone we meet, a healing energy that awakens the goodness in others as well.

This daylong suitable for beginners and experienced students will include meditation instructions, periods of silent sitting and walking meditation and talks on the theme of the day. This retreat is offered without any formal charge. People can offer dana for the teaching in a spirit of generosity. To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/march-28-daylong-retreat-tickets-143266547099

Our Vision: The Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley promotes Buddhist teachings and meditation practices primarily from the Theravadan tradition.
We do this in a spirit of community with members helping each other to develop and embody the qualities of clarity and kindness that are central to the teachings.

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Weekly Meeting

We come together every Thursday from 7:30 to 9:30 pm to meditate (45 minutes), announcements (5 minutes), socialize (10 minutes), and then listen to a talk and discuss the dharma (1 hour).  Our address is:

Berkeley Buddhist Monastery
2304 McKinley Ave (at Bancroft)
Berkeley, CA 94703                

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May our coming here together be of benefit to all beings everywhere.