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.

Dorothy Hunt

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

Dorothy Hunt serves as spiritual director of Moon Mountain Sangha and was the founder of the San Francisco Center for Meditation and Psychotherapy.

Ian Challis

Ian Challis teaches at Insight Community of the Desert, Palm Springs where he is a founding member and past guiding teacher.

Francisco Morillo Gable

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

Francisco has been devoted to Dharma since 2003. Thanks to this, he made an unexpected recovery from an accident that had rendered him disabled.

Frank Ostaseski

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

Frank Ostaseski is an internationally respected Buddhist teacher and visionary co-founder of the Zen Hospice Project, and founder of the Metta Institute.

Syra Smith

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

Syra Smith is an artist, facilitator, and mindfulness educator interested in deep ecology and manifesting a culture where we can turn toward fearless abundance and generosity. 

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.

Joe Rodriguez

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

Topic: “Taking Refuge By Evacuating Gay Afghan Refugees”

JD Doyle

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

JD Doyle serves as a Core Teacher at the East Bay Meditation Center (EBMC) and has served as a Board member and was the co-founder of the LGBTQI meditation group.

Steven Tierney

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

Steven Tierney is Professor Emeritus of Counseling Psychology at CIIS. Steven began his Buddhist practice in 1993 and is now an ordained priest in the Soto Zen lineage of Suzuki Roshi.

Small Group Discussions

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

** PRIDE WEEKEND ** 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.