Hatred will never cease by hatred.
By love alone will it end.
This is an eternal law.”

– The Buddha

 

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Note: In-person Sunday meetings at the San Francisco Buddhist Center resume starting September 4, 2022.

Upcoming Sunday Speakers

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December

Prasadachitta

Prasadachitta

December 11, 202210:30 am - 12:00 pmSan Francisco Buddhist Center

Prasadachitta was ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order in 2011 and he became the Chair of the San Francisco Buddhist Center in April 2022.

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Prasadachitta
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December

Jetsun Zerdan Kelsang Phunrab

Jetsun Zerdan Kelsang Phunrab

December 18, 202210:30 am - 12:00 pmSan Francisco Buddhist Center

Jetsun Zerdan Kelsang Phunrab is an American Kadampa Buddhist monk. Zerdan has been ordained for 17 years, and a practicing Buddhist for more than 22 years. He was ordained in Ulverston, England by a Gelugpa monk, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche. He began his ordained lif...

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December

Small Group Discussions

Small Group Discussions

December 25, 202210:30 am - 12:00 pmSan Francisco Buddhist Center

Group discussions are a perennial favorite at GBF, allowing us to get to know each other in a way that speaker-led dharma talks do not always offer.

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January

Small Group Discussions

Small Group Discussions

January 1, 202310:30 am - 12:00 pmSan Francisco Buddhist Center

Group discussions are a perennial favorite at GBF, allowing us to get to know each other in a way that speaker-led dharma talks do not always offer.

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January

John Martin

John Martin

January 8, 202310:30 am - 12:00 pmSan Francisco Buddhist Center

John Martin teaches Vipassana (Insight), Metta (Loving Kindness) and LGBTQIA+ meditation retreats. He leads an ongoing weekly Monday evening meditation group in San Francisco.

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John Martin 2022
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January

Kevin Griffin

Kevin Griffin

January 15, 202310:30 am - 12:00 pmSan Francisco Buddhist Center

Kevin Griffin is a Buddhist teacher and author known for his innovative work connecting dharma and recovery, especially through his 2004 book "One Breath at a Time: Buddhism and the Twelve Steps".

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Kevin Griffin
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January

Daigan Gaither

Daigan Gaither

January 22, 202310:30 am - 12:00 pmSan Francisco Buddhist Center

Rev. Daigan Gaither (he/him) began Buddhist practice in 1995 in the Vipassana (Insight) tradition, and then began to study Zen in 2003. He received Lay Ordination in 2006 where he was given the name Daigan or “Great Vow,” and received Priest Ordination in July 20...

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January

Trip Weil

Trip Weil

January 29, 202310:30 am - 12:00 pmSan Francisco Buddhist Center

Trip Weil has been practicing in the Theravadan tradition since 2004. He is a graduate of Spirit Rock’s Community Dharma Leader and Dedicated Practitioner programs. Trip serves on the board of San Francisco Insight, where he also leads sitting groups and teaches medit...

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Trip Weil and friends
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February

Francisco Morillo Gable

Francisco Morillo Gable

February 5, 202310:30 am - 12:00 pmSan Francisco Buddhist Center

Francisco has been devoted to Dharma since 2003. His primary interests are teaching underserved groups and bringing the Dharma to the greater Spanish-speaking world.  

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February

Sean Feit Oakes

Sean Feit Oakes

February 12, 202310:30 am - 12:00 pmSan Francisco Buddhist Center

Sean Feit Oakes, PhD, teaches Buddhism and somatic practice focusing on the integration of meditation, trauma resolution, and social justice.

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February

Small Group Discussions

Small Group Discussions

February 19, 202310:30 am - 12:00 pmSan Francisco Buddhist Center

Group discussions are a perennial favorite at GBF, allowing us to get to know each other in a way that speaker-led dharma talks do not always offer.

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February

Pamela Weiss

Pamela Weiss

February 26, 202310:30 am - 12:00 pmSan Francisco Buddhist Center

Pamela Weiss is a dual-lineage Buddhist teacher in Soto Zen and Theravada, and the author of “A Bigger Sky: Awakening a Fierce Feminine Buddhism."

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Every Wednesday & Sunday

Password: 276525
Meeting ID: 982 393 0924

WEDNESDAY DISCUSSION GROUP

7:30-9:00 PM PACIFIC

(ZOOM ONLY)

Meditation  (7:30 – 8:00 pm)
Discussion (8:00 – 9:00 pm)

We meditate together and then discuss a variety of topics ranging from creative spiritual inspiration to applications of practice in everyday life. 

 

SUNDAY SPEAKER PROGRAM

10:30 AM TO 12 NOON PACIFIC

(ZOOM only)

Meditation  (10:30 – 11:00 am)
Dharma Talk (11:00 – Noon)
Refreshments (Noon – 12:30 pm)

GBF teachers are from all schools of Buddhism and speak on the application of the dharma in modern times. Following our program, those who are interested usually walk somewhere local together to socialize over lunch.

LOCATION*

We gather (when pandemic conditions permit, which is not the case for August 2022) at the San Francisco Buddhist Center at 37 Bartlett Street in San Francisco’s Mission District. 

Bartlett Street is between Mission & Valencia. Look for the red door near 21st Street.

* Masks and vaccination required

 SFBC is wheelchair accessible.