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Calendar

This page describes groups, classes, talks, and other gatherings. A shortened pdf can be found here.
Easing Awake Sangha events can be found here.
If you are interested in individual counseling or mentoring, please send Doug a note.

 

Ongoing

Easing Awake Sangha

Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8:30 pm

At the Unitarian Universalist Society, 2425 Sierra Blvd

The sangha provides ongoing support and community for meditators. We meet every Tuesday evening. Click here for a fuller description. For a calendar of topics at the sangha gatherings, click here.

Second Saturday Spiritual Integration Group

Saturdays, 8:30 to noon, 2nd Saturdays September through June

1126 McClaren Drive, Carmichael, CA 95608

When meditation alone is not enough. Click here for more information.

Monthly Sunday Self-Guided Daylongs

Sundays, 9:00 to 4:00, 2nd Sundays thru July, 3rd Sunday staring August

The Yolo TWIM Sangha invites experienced meditators to join them for monthly extended self-guided practice in a supportive group setting. Click here for more information.

 

Upcoming

 

May, 2018

Dhamma Talk

Wednesday, May 23, 6:30 pm

Sierra Insight Sangha at the Boeger Winery, 1709 Carson Road, Placerville, 95667

Visitors are welcome. Take Hwy 50 to Schnell School Road north; then right on Carson Road.

 

June, 2018

Sunday Morning Talk: Being Nobody

Sunday, June 3, 10:30 am

Unitarian Universalist Society of Sacramento, 2425 Sierra Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95825

I’ll be speaking at the their regular Sunday morning service. All are welcome.

Kindness and Wisdom Meditation: Nine-day Retreat

Sunday, June 24 to Tuesday, July 3,

Held at the St. Francis Retreat Center near San Juan Bautista, California.

I'll guide this residential retreat in a quiet and spacious facility. The retreat includes daily one-on-one practice interviews, evening dhamma talks, and more. For more information and registration click here.

 

September, 2018

Dhamma Talk

Tuesday, September 18, 6:30 pm

Sierra Insight Sangha at the Boeger Winery, 1709 Carson Road, Placerville, 95667

Visitors are welcome. Take Hwy 50 to Schnell School Road north; then right on Carson Road.

 

November, 2018

Dhamma Talk

Wednesday, November 28, 6:30 pm

Sierra Insight Sangha at the Boeger Winery, 1709 Carson Road, Placerville, 95667

Visitors are welcome. Take Hwy 50 to Schnell School Road north; then right on Carson Road.

 

Recent Past

Dhamma Talk

Wednesday, March 21, 6:30 pm

Sierra Insight Sangha at the Boeger Winery, 1709 Carson Road, Placerville, 95667

Visitors are welcome. Take Hwy 50 to Schnell School Road north; then right on Carson Road.

Day-long Retreat

Sunday, February 4, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

Community Room at Berryessa branch library: 3355 Noble Ave, San Jose, CA 95132.

A day of sitting and walking meditation for new and experienced meditators. Click here for more information and signup.

Dhamma Talk

Wednesday, January 24, 6:30 pm

Sierra Insight Sangha at the Boeger Winery, 1709 Carson Road, Placerville, 95667

Visitors are welcome. Take Hwy 50 to Schnell School Road north; then right on Carson Road.

Sunday Morning Talk

Sunday, January 21, 11 am

Unitarian Universalist Community of Lake County. They meet at The Kelseyville Methodist Church, 3810 Main Street, Kelseyville, CA 95451

I’ll be speaking at the their regular Sunday morning service. All are welcome.

Monday Meditation Class

Mondays, January 8 to March 16, 6:30 to 7:30 pm

At the Unitarian Universalist Society, 2425 Sierra Blvd

This class welcomes new and experienced meditators. Find more information and signup here.

Dhamma Talk

Sunday, January 7, 7:00 to 9:00 pm

Sacramento Buddhist Meditation Group, which meets in the new Sacramento Dharma Center, 3111 Wissemann Drive, Sacramento, CA 95825

I'll be sharing a dhamma talk this evening.

Dhamma Talk

Monday, October 23, 6:30 to 8:00 pm

Rocklin Sitting Group (which meets at the Rocklin Montessori School, 5250 Fifth Street, Rocklin, CA).

Sitting meditation with Dhamma Talk following. Visitors are welcome.

Weekend Retreat

Friday, October 6 to Sunday, October 8,

1126 McClaren Drive, Carmichael, CA 95608

This will be a non-residential weekend retreat running from Friday evening through Sunday afternoon. To make it more affordable, you'll be staying at home (or in home hospitality). Click here for more information.

Dhamma Talk

Wednesday, September 20, 6:30 pm

Sierra Insight Sangha at the Boeger Winery, 1709 Carson Road, Placerville, 95667

Visitors are welcome. Take Hwy 50 to Schnell School Road north; then right on Carson Road.

Renaissance Society Meditation Class

Fridays, September 1 to December 1, 9:00 to 11:30 am

Renaissance Society, Sacramento State University Campus

Offered through the Renaissance Society.

Dhamma Talk

Monday, August 21, 6:30 to 8:00 pm

Rocklin Sitting Group (which meets at the Rocklin Montessori School, 5250 Fifth Street, Rocklin, CA).

Sitting meditation with Dhamma Talk following. Visitors are welcome.

Sunday Morning Talk: Thriving in Difficult Times

Sunday, July 30, 11:00 am

First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco,1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA 94109

I’ll be speaking at the their Sunday morning service.

Kindness and Wisdom Meditation: Eight-day Retreat

Sunday, June 25 to Monday, July 3,

Held at the St. Francis Retreat Center near San Juan Bautista, California.

I'll be guiding this residential retreat in a quiet and spacious facility. The retreat includes daily one-on-one practice interviews, evening dhamma talks, and more.

Beginning the Journey: Initial Meditation Instructions Using the Buddha's Map

This small book contains the beginning meditation instructions. It's available in paperback, Kindle, on-line, and pdf download. More information …

 

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Dhamma talk

Talk as part of a Sunday morning service

Retreat

Class or Group

Books, Workshops, Miscellaneous

Unitarian Universalist

Sacramento Insight Meditation