Prasadachitta

San Francisco Buddhist Center 37 Bartlett Street, San Francisco, CA

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

Jetsun Zerdan Kelsang Phunrab

San Francisco Buddhist Center 37 Bartlett Street, San Francisco, CA

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 life by helping to create a Buddhist temple by teaching meditation and Buddhadharma in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Zerdan now lives a humble life in Eugene, Oregon, keeping his vows, maintaining a vegan and minimalist lifestyle, and sharing a warm, gentle heart and joyful attitude. 

Small Group Discussions

San Francisco Buddhist Center 37 Bartlett Street, San Francisco, CA

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.

Small Group Discussions

San Francisco Buddhist Center 37 Bartlett Street, San Francisco, CA

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.

John Martin

San Francisco Buddhist Center 37 Bartlett Street, San Francisco, CA

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

Kevin Griffin

San Francisco Buddhist Center 37 Bartlett Street, San Francisco, CA

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".

Daigan Gaither

San Francisco Buddhist Center 37 Bartlett Street, San Francisco, CA

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 2011.

Trip Weil

San Francisco Buddhist Center 37 Bartlett Street, San Francisco, CA

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 meditation classes. He is a psychotherapist in private practice in San Francisco and a former attorney.

Francisco Morillo Gable

San Francisco Buddhist Center 37 Bartlett Street, San Francisco, CA

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.  

Sean Feit Oakes

San Francisco Buddhist Center 37 Bartlett Street, San Francisco, CA

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

Small Group Discussions

San Francisco Buddhist Center 37 Bartlett Street, San Francisco, CA

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.

Pamela Weiss

San Francisco Buddhist Center 37 Bartlett Street, San Francisco, CA

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."