The Metta Dharma Foundation, located in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area, is dedicated to the study and practice of Buddhist meditation and the integration and application of Buddhist teachings in all aspects of our lives. Our classes and programs are based in the Buddha’s teachings in the Pali discourses.
We strive to support practitioners to live with wisdom, compassion and peace through foundational teachings and practices of Moral Conduct, Mental Calm and Insight Meditation, Generosity and Lovingkindness.
Refuges and Precepts Ceremony
A Daylong of Meditation, Reflection, Refuges and Precepts
Led by Richard Shankman
Date | 9am-4pm, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015
Location | St. Clement’s Episcopal Church, 2837 Claremont, Blvd. Berkeley. Enter at the Rear of the Building, on Claremont Ave. (go down ramp from the sidewalk).
Cost | Freely Offered
Registration | Requested by not required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Introduction to Concentration Meditation:
A Weekend Residential Meditation Retreat with Tina Rasmussen, Stephen Snyder and Richard Shankman
Dates | January 22 – 24, 2016
Location | Angela Center, Santa Rosa, CA | Map
Cost | $185 (cost does not include teacher dana)
Video Teaching Series
Concentration and Insight Meditation As One Path of Practice – a 14-part series.
Samadhi and Jhana In Theravada Buddhism – an 8-part series.