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)
Mar 1 @ 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: IMCB Dharma Talk 7:30 pm
James Baraz: IMCB Dharma Talk
Mar 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Dear Friends, Title:  “Getting Perspective on Our Perspective” The Buddha taught, “We are what we think with our thoughts we make the world.” It important to understand how our thoughts create our reality. And it’s also vital to realize that … Continue reading
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Meditation Class: Ernie Isaacs 7:30 pm
Meditation Class: Ernie Isaacs
Mar 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Meditation Class: Ernie Isaacs @ Good Shepherd Episcopal Church  | Berkeley | California | United States
Click for a larger flyer. Beginning Meditation Class 6 Monday Evenings, 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm from February 12th to March 19th, 2018 Good Shepherd Episcopal Church 1823 Ninth St. at Hearst, Berkeley, CA Sponsored by the Insight Meditation Community of … Continue reading
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James Baraz: IMCB Dharma Talk 7:30 pm
James Baraz: IMCB Dharma Talk
Mar 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Dear Friends,   I look forward to being with you and sharing the Dharma at the monastery 7:30-9:30pm. Do you ever find yourself needing to communicate something that will be hard for someone else to receive? I’m planning to give a talk … Continue reading
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Meditation Class: Ernie Isaacs 7:30 pm
Meditation Class: Ernie Isaacs
Mar 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Meditation Class: Ernie Isaacs @ Good Shepherd Episcopal Church  | Berkeley | California | United States
Click for a larger flyer. Beginning Meditation Class 6 Monday Evenings, 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm from February 12th to March 19th, 2018 Good Shepherd Episcopal Church 1823 Ninth St. at Hearst, Berkeley, CA Sponsored by the Insight Meditation Community of … Continue reading
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James Baraz: IMCB Dharma Talk 7:30 pm
James Baraz: IMCB Dharma Talk
Mar 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Dear Friends, Topic to be determined….. Hope to see you there. Much metta, James
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Improvisation Theatre Class 10:00 am
Improvisation Theatre Class
Mar 17 @ 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
Mar 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Meditation Class: Ernie Isaacs @ Good Shepherd Episcopal Church  | Berkeley | California | United States
Click for a larger flyer. Beginning Meditation Class 6 Monday Evenings, 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm from February 12th to March 19th, 2018 Good Shepherd Episcopal Church 1823 Ninth St. at Hearst, Berkeley, CA Sponsored by the Insight Meditation Community of … Continue reading
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James Baraz: IMCB Dharma Talk 7:30 pm
James Baraz: IMCB Dharma Talk
Mar 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Dear Friends, I look forward to being with you and sharing the Dharma at the Monastery.  Doors open at 7:15pm and close at 9:30pm for straightening the hall.    I want to explore the idea of individual and collective karma. … Continue reading
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James Baraz: IMCB Dharma Talk 7:30 pm
James Baraz: IMCB Dharma Talk
Mar 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Dear Friends, Dalits Buddhist in India  (formerly Untouchable Caste) Joining James to discuss his work is Gautham Prabu, co-founder of FSHM an NGO for social transformation whose work has primarily supported Dalits (formerly India’s “Untouchable” caste) many of whom have … Continue reading
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