Black Lives Matter

Systemic racism has been woven into the fabric of our country. It has prevailed here for 400 years—from the enslavement of African people, to lynching terrorism and Jim Crow, police violence and the pandemic of mass incarceration of Black and Brown people. We recognize the truth that to be Black in America is to not feel fully safe, seen or heard. SF Insight stands against institutionalized racism, including the many ways it shows up in predominantly white, convert Buddhist communities. We commit to doing our part to change the cycle.

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Meditation and Dharma Talks Every Sunday Night

Now On Zoom from 6-7:30 pm.

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UPCOMING SUNDAY TEACHERS -- 6:00 to 7:30 pm online until further notice at, password SFISunday || Sunday, August 16 - Eugene Cash || Sunday, August 23 - Pamela Weiss || Sunday, August 30 - Eugene Cash || Sunday, September 6 - Eugene Cash || Sunday, September 13 - Eugene Cash || Sunday, September 20 - Eugene Cash || Sunday, September 27 - 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 will be meeting via Zoom while we’re unable to meet in person. Our weekly sitting is on Sunday from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. See our calendar listings for details.

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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