Friday, Mar 06, 2015

Calendar: February-March 2015

Sunday Sittings

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.



Mar 8: David Lewis

David Lewis has been following the dharma path for over 40 years and has a degree in comparative religious studies.  He attended his first retreat in the Tibetan Shambhala tradition at the age of 17, and has been practicing vipassana meditation since moving to San Francisco 25 years ago.  For the past 5 years he has been practicing intensively.  David is a member of the Mission Dharma sangha, where he teaches an introduction to insight meditation class.  He is a long time member of the Gay Buddhist Fellowship and also leads a weekly sitting group for seniors every Friday morning.  David is a graduate of Spirit Rock Meditation Center’s Dedicated Practitioners Program and has been on the teaching team for Spirit Rock retreats.

Mar 15: Pamela Weiss

Pamela Weiss has practiced Buddhism for 20 years, including several years of Zen monastic training. She is a meditation teacher, professional coach, and leader of coach training programs. She is currently in teacher training with Jack Kornfield at Spirit Rock.

Mar 22: Open Discussion

Mar 29: Eve Decker

Eve Decker, dharma musician and founding member of the award-winning Bay Area feminist folk trio Rebecca Riots, brings her music and reflections to us. In a five-star review of Eve’s 2006 Buddhist-themed solo CD, Commentary on Perfections of the Heart, Tricycle Magazine said, “Decker’s melodies, and her luscious, inventive phrasing, give (her songs) the power of a transmission.” Join Eve for a morning that will feature performances of her original dharma songs as well as sing-alongs, rounds, and more.

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