Calendar & Events

Events such as dharma talks, outings, pot-lucks, picnics, hikes, daylongs, birding, retreats and the like, sponsored by or supported by the Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley will be listed in our calendar below. If you’re looking for something else, please see our Affiliated Communities page for a wealth of dharma events and practice opportunities.


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Potluck: (every 1st Thursday of the month) 6:00 pm
Potluck: (every 1st Thursday of the month)
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Potluck: (every 1st Thursday of the month) @ Berkeley Buddhist Monastery | Berkeley | California | United States
Sangha Potluck: Every 1st Thursday of the month in the dining hall. Out of respect for the Monastery and Monks, please refrain from bringing foods made with onions, garlic or meat. If you’re curious about what the Monks eat at the … Continue reading
Kimber Simpkins & Amanda Ream: IMCB Dharma Talk 7:30 pm
Kimber Simpkins & Amanda Ream: IMCB Dharma Talk
Aug 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
WHITE AWAKE: DEVELOPING RACIAL AWARENESS     Kimber Simpkins and Amanda Ream will be with us on August 3rd, 2017.   “As a white person, what can I do about racially motivated violence and injustice?” The pain of the past year has … Continue reading
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Improvisation Theatre Class 10:00 am
Improvisation Theatre Class
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Improvisation Theatre Class @ Good Shepherd Episcopal Church | Berkeley | California | United States
Welcome to our Improv Theatre Class, We meet on Saturdays from 10am-1pm in the Parish Hall behind the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church on 9th Street at Hearst in Berkeley, CA. Doors and kitchen open at 9:45am. Please consider stopping by early … Continue reading
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Kate Munding: IMCB Dharma Talk: “This Precious Human Life” 7:30 pm
Kate Munding: IMCB Dharma Talk: “This Precious Human Life”
Aug 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Hello everyone, Tomorrow night will be my last evening with our community for a while. As I mentioned last time I taught on Thursday night, my family and I are embarking on a sailing adventure down the California and Baja … Continue reading
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James Baraz: IMCB Dharma Talk 7:30 pm
James Baraz: IMCB Dharma Talk
Aug 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Hello Dear Dharma Friends, After being away for the past seven weeks I finally returned home and will look forward to sharing the dharma with you this Thursday.    In this week’s talk, “Hatred Never Ceases from Hatred”, I want … Continue reading
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Improvisation Theatre Class 10:00 am
Improvisation Theatre Class
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Improvisation Theatre Class @ Good Shepherd Episcopal Church | Berkeley | California | United States
Welcome to our Improv Theatre Class, We meet on Saturdays from 10am-1pm in the Parish Hall behind the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church on 9th Street at Hearst in Berkeley, CA. Doors and kitchen open at 9:45am. Please consider stopping by early … Continue reading
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James Baraz: Dharma Talk 7:30 pm
James Baraz: Dharma Talk
Aug 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Hello Dear Dharma Friends, I look forward to being with you tonight at the Monastery for our weekly sitting. I want to follow up on last week’s talk “Hatred Never Ceases By Hatred” with tonight’s topic “Conscientious Compassion”.    Conscientious Compassion is … Continue reading
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Shahara Godfrey: IMCB Dharma Talk 7:30 pm
Shahara Godfrey: IMCB Dharma Talk
Aug 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Shahara Godfrey: IMCB Dharma Talk @ Berkeley Buddhist Monastery | Berkeley | California | United States
Shahara Godfrey from East Bay Meditation Center will be with us on August 31, 2017. Shahara Godfrey has trained in the Theravada Buddhist tradition for over 20 years. Other influences have been spiritual teachers from various cultures and traditions as … Continue reading