Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation: A Daylong Retreat

Join teachers Nina Gold and Louije Kim for a precious day of practice, Saturday, February 22 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm.

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Awakening A Fierce Feminine Buddhism: A Four-Week Seminar with Pamela Weiss Starting Tuesday, March 3

Join Pam in exploring stories, myths and archetypes of Buddhist women past and present. Tuesdays from 7-9 PM.

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Meditation and Dharma Talks Every Sunday Night

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UPCOMING TEACHERS: Sunday, February 23 - Pamela Weiss || Sunday, March 1 - Dawn Neal || Sunday, March 8 - Joan "JD" Doyle || Sunday, March 15 - Victoria Cary || Sunday, March 22 - Pamela Weiss || Sunday, March 29 - Eugene Cash

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 Chapel 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 40–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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