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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, January 3 to 3, 2018, 6:30 to 8:30 pm

At the Unitarian Universalist Society, 2425 Sierra Blvd

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

Renaissance Society Meditation Class

Fridays, September 1 to December 1, 2017, 9:00 to 11:30 am

Renaissance Society, Sacramento State University Campus

Offered through the Renaissance Society.

 

Upcoming

Dhamma Talk

Sunday, January 7, 2018, 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.

Monday Meditation Class

Mondays, January 8 to February 26, 2018, 6:30 to 7:30 pm, Please stay for the meditation following at 7:00.

At the Unitarian Universalist Society, 2425 Sierra Blvd

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

Sunday Morning Talk

Sunday, January 21, 2018, 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.

Dhamma Talk

Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 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.

 

February

Day-long Retreat

Sunday, February 4, 2018, 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. Registration will open in early December.

 

March, 2018

Dhamma Talk

Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 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

Kindness and Wisdom Meditation: Eight-day Retreat

Sunday, June 24 to Monday, July 2, 2018

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

Rachael O'Brian and I will 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. Click here for click here.

 

Recent Past

Dhamma Talk

Monday, October 23, 2017, 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, 2017

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, 2017, 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.

Dhamma Talk

Monday, August 21, 2017, 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, 2017, 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, 2017

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. For registration and information click here.

 

Symbols

Dhamma talk

Talk as part of a Sunday morning service

Retreat

Class or Group

Books, Workshops, Miscellaneous

Unitarian Universalist

Sacramento Insight Meditation