Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation Daylong Retreat Saturday, March 24

Deepen your practice during a special day of silent meditation with teachers Paul Irving and Eileen Spillane. Suitable for all levels of meditators.

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Taking Refuge in Buddha: Inspiration for Walking the Spiritual Path - A Six-Week Seminar with Pamela Weiss

Starting Tuesday, April 17. Join Pam in exploring historical and mythical stories from the life of the Buddha as a lens for unfolding our own spiritual journeys.

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Meditation and Dharma Talks Every Sunday and Wednesday Night

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Upcoming Teachers: Sunday, March 25 - Kevin Griffin || Wednesday, March 28 - Pamela Weiss || Sunday, April 1 - Marlena deCarion || Wednesday, April 4 - Pamela Weiss || Sunday, April 8 - Eugene Cash || Wednesday, April 11 - Pamela Weiss || Sunday, April 15 - Eugene Cash || Wednesday, April 18 - Pamela Weiss || Sunday, April 22 - Eugene Cash || Wednesday, April 25 - Pamela Weiss

San Francisco Insight

The San Francisco Insight Meditation Community is dedicated to offering the teachings of the Buddha as they develop in the West. Our orientation is toward intensive lay practice. We offer classes, meditation retreats and other events as a community (sangha) devoted to the embodiment of awakening in our lives.

Where and When We Meet

We meet every Sunday evening from 7pm to 9pm in the Starr King Room, and every Wednesday evening from 7pm to 9pm in the Fireside Room of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Francisco, located at 1187 Franklin Street at the corner of Geary Blvd. Get directions, find parking, or view map. Our meetings begin with a 45–minute meditation, followed by a talk and discussion.

Classes and Retreats

We regularly offer a variety of beginning meditation courses providing basic Buddhist meditation instructions, Buddhist teachings, and practical suggestions for applying these teachings to our daily lives. We also offer daylong meditation retreats to deepen and mature our practice. Community members are encouraged to engage in intensive meditation retreats at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Marin County with Eugene or other Spirit Rock teachers.

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