Special Sunday: Randy Fernando speaking on the wise use of technology Sunday, July 28 at 7PM

Explore how we, as practitioners, can use mindfulness to preserve a most precious resource: our attention.

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Meditation and Dharma Talks Every Sunday and Wednesday Night

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UPCOMING TEACHERS: Sunday, June 30 - Eugene Cash || Sunday, July 7 - Eugene Cash || Sunday, July 14 - Eugene Cash || Sunday, July 21 - Eugene Cash || Sunday, July 28 - Randy Fernando || Sunday, August 4 - Eugene Cash || Sunday, August 11 - Eugene Cash and Frank Ostaseski || Sunday, August 18 - Eugene Cash || Sunday, August 25 - Eugene Cash || NOTE: The Wednesday night group is on hiatus for the summer.

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, 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 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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