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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Meditation Class: Ernie Isaacs 7:30 pm
Meditation Class: Ernie Isaacs
Oct 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Meditation Class: Ernie Isaacs @ Good Shepherd Episcopal Church  | Berkeley | California | United States
Hello to all – I am going to be teaching another Introductory Mindfulness Meditation class in October. It will be for six Monday nights from 7:30 to 9 pm at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 1823 9th St at Hearst … Continue reading
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Potluck: (every 1st Thursday of the month) 6:00 pm
Potluck: (every 1st Thursday of the month)
Oct 4 @ 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
James Baraz: Dharma Talk 7:30 pm
James Baraz: Dharma Talk
Oct 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Hello Friends, Like many of you, I was deeply moved by Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony at the Brett Kavanaugh hearings. I’d like to explore with you the impact of this cultural moment together. This week’s talk will be entitled “The … Continue reading
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Meditation Class: Ernie Isaacs 7:30 pm
Meditation Class: Ernie Isaacs
Oct 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Meditation Class: Ernie Isaacs @ Good Shepherd Episcopal Church  | Berkeley | California | United States
Hello to all – I am going to be teaching another Introductory Mindfulness Meditation class in October. It will be for six Monday nights from 7:30 to 9 pm at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 1823 9th St at Hearst … Continue reading
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James Baraz: Dharma Talk 7:30 pm
James Baraz: Dharma Talk
Oct 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Dear Friends, I look forward to being with the community this Thursday evening. The subject of the talk will be: “Equanimity; Finding Balance in Difficult Times”.    Equanimity, or Upekkha, is a highly valued quality in Buddhist teachings. It is one … Continue reading
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Meditation Class: Ernie Isaacs 7:30 pm
Meditation Class: Ernie Isaacs
Oct 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Meditation Class: Ernie Isaacs @ Good Shepherd Episcopal Church  | Berkeley | California | United States
Hello to all – I am going to be teaching another Introductory Mindfulness Meditation class in October. It will be for six Monday nights from 7:30 to 9 pm at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 1823 9th St at Hearst … Continue reading
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James Baraz, Kate Munding & Oren Sofer: Dharma Talk 7:30 pm
James Baraz, Kate Munding & Oren Sofer: Dharma Talk
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Hello All, We look forward to seeing you at the Berkeley Buddhist Monastery for our 7:30 pm sit, followed by the Dharma talk. Topic to be determined. See you all soon. Much Metta, James, Kate & Oren  
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Improvisation Theatre Class 10:00 am
Improvisation Theatre Class
Oct 20 @ 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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Meditation Class: Ernie Isaacs 7:30 pm
Meditation Class: Ernie Isaacs
Oct 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Meditation Class: Ernie Isaacs @ Good Shepherd Episcopal Church  | Berkeley | California | United States
Hello to all – I am going to be teaching another Introductory Mindfulness Meditation class in October. It will be for six Monday nights from 7:30 to 9 pm at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 1823 9th St at Hearst … Continue reading
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Eve Decker: Teachings, Music and Talk 7:30 pm
Eve Decker: Teachings, Music and Talk
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Hi everyone, I was looking forward to being with you all this evening but I’ve come down with a pretty nasty cold and laryngitis which is making hard to speak. Eve Decker is coming in my place. Eve is a wonderful … Continue reading
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Meditation Class: Ernie Isaacs 7:30 pm
Meditation Class: Ernie Isaacs
Oct 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Meditation Class: Ernie Isaacs @ Good Shepherd Episcopal Church  | Berkeley | California | United States
Hello to all – I am going to be teaching another Introductory Mindfulness Meditation class in October. It will be for six Monday nights from 7:30 to 9 pm at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 1823 9th St at Hearst … Continue reading
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