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 2 @ 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
Shahara Godfrey: Dharma Talk 7:30 pm
Shahara Godfrey: Dharma Talk
Aug 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Dear Friends, Shahar Godfrey will be our guiding teacher this week at our Sangha. Topic: “Cultivating Compassion: Full of Grace and Mercy in the Mist of Suffering” Shahara Godfrey has trained in the Theravada Buddhist tradition for over 20 years. … Continue reading
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Kate Munding: Dharma Talk 7:30 pm
Kate Munding: Dharma Talk
Aug 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Hello everyone, I look forward to seeing you all tomorrow night at the Berkeley Buddhist Monastery for our 7:30 pm sit, followed by the Dharma talk. I will be continuing the topic of how to practice when life is difficult. … Continue reading
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James Baraz: Dharma Talk 7:30 pm
James Baraz: Dharma Talk
Aug 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Dear Friends, I’ll be at our Sangha this week. Topic:  The Conflict Campaign: A Paradoxical Thinking Experiment in Israel. James returns from his recent teaching In Europe and Israel. Besides his trip to the West Bank for a glimpse of Palestinian … Continue reading
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James Baraz: Dharma Talk 7:30 pm
James Baraz: Dharma Talk
Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Dear Friends, James Baraz will be at the Sangha this week. Topic:   “The Dharma and Nature” One definition of the word Dharma is Natural law. Trees hold a very special place in the Buddha’s teaching.. The Buddha was born under a … Continue reading
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Adam Baraz: Dharma Talk 7:30 pm
Adam Baraz: Dharma Talk
Aug 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Adam Baraz, back from his “3-week Darkness Retreat” will be our teacher. Dear Friends, While I’m at Spirit Rock leading the Labor Day Retreat, my son, Adam Baraz will be sharing the dharma these next two Thursday nights. Adam recently returned from … Continue reading
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