Small Group Discussions

San 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.

Ann Gleig – Part 1

San Francisco Buddhist Center

TOPIC: "Losing Our Religion"
Ann Gleig is an associate professor of Religion and Cultural Studies at the University
of Central Florida. She is the author of American Dharma: Buddhism Beyond
Modernity (Yale University Press, 2019). This talk is the first of a two-part series.

Ann Gleig – Part 2

San Francisco Buddhist Center

TOPIC: "The Shifting Landscape of Buddhism in America"
Ann Gleig is an associate professor of Religion and Cultural Studies at the University
of Central Florida. She is the author of American Dharma: Buddhism Beyond
Modernity (Yale University Press, 2019). This talk is the second of a two-part series.

Eugene Cash

San Francisco Buddhist Center

Eugene is the founding teacher of San Francisco Insight. He’s passionate
about practicing 24/7, supporting awareness, investigation, and realization in daily
life.

Daigan Gaither

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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.

Liên Shutt

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Rev. Keiryū Liên Shutt is a lineage holder in the Shunryu Suzuki tradition. Born to a
Buddhist family in Vietnam, she received her meditation training in the Insight and
Zen traditions in the US, Thailand, Japan, and Vietnam.

Donald Rothberg

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Donald Rothberg, Ph.D., a member of the Teachers Council at Spirit Rock Center,
and a teacher at the East Bay Meditation Center, teaches retreats and groups on
concentration and insight meditation practice, lovingkindness practice, transforming
the judgmental mind, mindful communication, working skillfully with conflict, and
socially engaged Buddhism.

Small Group Discussions

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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.

Ari Lathuras

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Ari Lathuras has been practicing meditation for approximately 35 years. She has received teaching from many renowned Buddhist teachers over the years.

Small Group Discussions

San 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.

Saturday Half-Day Retreat: Cultivating the Heart of Peace

San Francisco Buddhist Center

Please join us September 10th at GBF’s Bartlett Street location or via Zoom, 10am to 3 pm. for a half day retreat with René Rivera.
The theme is Cultivating The Heart of Peace Meditation.
A meditation, dharma talk and group interaction will all be part of the day.

David Richo

San Francisco Buddhist Center

David Richo, Ph.D., is a psychotherapist, writer, and workshop leader. His latest book is Ready: How to Know when to Go and when to Stay. (Shambhala, 2022)