Buddhism, Dharma and Meditation in Oakland, Berkeley, and the East Bay


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Ongoing Events

Weekly Meditation Group

Wednesday evenings | 7:15pm - 9:15pm
Led by Richard Shankman
Meditation, Dharma Talk and Discussion
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).
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Monthly Meditation Practice and Study Daylongs

Dates | 2018:
Saturday: April 21
Beginning in May, the 2nd Saturday of each month.
Silent Meditation Practice, with some meditation instruction and dharma talks | 9am - 4pm
St. Clement's Episcopal Church
2837 Claremont Blvd., Berkeley
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