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Upcoming Teachers: Sunday, April 7 - Walt Opie || Wednesday, April 10 - Eileen Spillane (Meeting in the Chapel) || Sunday, April 14 - Eugene Cash (Meeting in the Starr King Room) || Wednesday, April 17 - Pamela Weiss (Meeting in the Chapel) || Sunday, April 21 - Eugene Cash || Wednesday, April 24 - Pamela Weiss (Meeting in the Chapel) || Sunday, April 28 - Pawan Bareja || Wednesday, May 1 - Pamela Weiss || Sunday, May 5 - Eugene Cash || Wednesday, May 8 - 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 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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