Calendar: Dec 2014 – Jan 2015
10:30 am to 12 noon
Every Sunday at 10:30am we meditate together for 30 minutes, followed by a talk or discussion till 12 noon. Everyone is then welcome to stay and socialize over refreshments till approximately 12:30, after which those who are interested usually go somewhere local for lunch. We ask for a $10 or more donation to pay for our monthly bills.
Our sittings are held at the San Francisco Buddhist Center,37 Bartlett Street, San Francisco.(Look for the red door near 21st St between Mission and Valencia Streets).
MUNI: 14 Mission or 49 Van Ness-Mission, alight at 21st St, walk ½ block.
BART:24th and Mission,walk 3½ blocks.
PARKING:on street or in adjacent New Mission Bartlett Garage.
PROGRAM CALENDAR Sunday Speakers
JAN 18 – Mushim Ikeda-Nash
Mushim Ikeda is a meditation teacher, community peace activist, writer, diversity facilitator, and mother of a 23-year-old son. She has done both monastic and lay Zen Buddhist practice over the past thirty years, in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and S. Korea. Her poetry, fiction and essays have been published widely in journals and anthologies such as Tricycle and Innovative Buddhist Women: Swimming Against the Stream.Mushim was coeditor of Making the Invisible Visible: Healing Racism in Our Buddhist Communities. Her work has been featured in two documentary films, “Between the Lines: Asian American Women Poets” and “Acting on Faith: Women and the New Religious Activism in America.” Mushim is a core teacher at the East Bay Meditation Center in downtown Oakland.
* Please Note: Mushim Ikeda has Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS). MCS is a serious environmental illness disability. We would appreciate your refraining from wearing fragranced hair, body, and clothing products, including aromatherapy and “natural” scented products, to this talk. A list of fragrance-free personal products appears at: http://eastbaymeditation.org/accessibility/scentfree.html
JAN 25 – Wade Meyer
Wade Meyer is the Director of Programs at the Rainbow Community Center, which serves the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community of Contra Costa County. With a background in Women’s Studies and International Studies, he obtained his Master of Divinity and Certificate in Sexuality and Religion in 2009 from Pacific School of Religion. His partner Cory Nyamora, PsyD. is the Director of Endurance – A Sports & Psychology Center, Inc. He is a psychologist and endurance sports coach who uses mindfulness practices in his work with clients, runners, triathletes, and families.