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During the Coronavirus Outbreak all classes and meditation groups will be offered online.
Please visit our Online Schedule Page for detailed information.

Samadhi and Jhana Practice and Study Group
Last session scheduled for March 21 has been cancelled

CANCELLED: Calming the Mind/Opening to Insight
7-Day Residential Meditation Retreat
April 10 – 17, 2020

 

Daily Meditation Group

Offered online via Zoom:  Go to https://zoom.us/j/993018963
For detailed information click here: Online Schedule

7:00pm – 8:30pm Pacific Daylight Time
Led by Richard Shankman and Other Teachers
Meditation, Dharma Talk and Discussion
Will resume at St. Clements Church, Berkeley when we are safe to gather again.

 

Welcome

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.

About

The Metta Dharma Foundation is guided by the basic core values of harmonious living through moral conduct, opening our hearts through lovingkindness, compassion, sympathetic joy and equanimity, and the wisdom practices of vipassana (insight) and concentration meditation.

We offer a variety of programs and activities, which include regular weekly gatherings for meditation, dharma talks and discussion, and various classes, daylong meditation and study retreats

Ongoing Events

Weekly Meditation Group
Wednesday evenings | 7:15pm – 9:15pm
Led by Richard Shankman
Meditation, Dharma Talk and Discussion
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Monthly Meditation Practice and Study Daylongs
Monthly Daylong is on hold until we can find a new venue. Please check back here.

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