Sep
6
6:45 PM18:45

Ordinary Recovery Group

Addiction affects all of us whether we're still using substances, have stopped using, or know someone who uses. Join us to explore what we need to hold on to and what we can let go of. This gathering of supportive Sangha Members includes meditation and discussion.

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Sep
22
4:00 PM16:00

Living With Dignity Workshop (Part 1)

Sickness, Suffering, Old Age, and End-of-Life Care

Part 1 is an overview of practical aspects of health care directives and the importance of connected conversation about our and others’ preferences for aging and dying. We will provide key documents, for example, Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment, Advance Health Care Directives, Five Wishes, and Buddhist-based directives.

Part 2 will be on October 13.

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Oct
13
1:00 PM13:00

Living With Dignity Workshop (Part 2)

Sickness, Suffering, Old Age, and End-of-Life Care

Part 2 will focus on how our plans, documents, and wishes operate in different contexts, hospice, recent changes in California Right to Die law, Buddhist rituals and ceremony for suffering and end of life. Please attend part 2 only if you have attended part 1.

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Dec
31
to Jan 1

New Years Eve Sit, Bonfire

Sit until the stroke of midnight, then enjoy a bonfire with traditional disposal of temple materials and refreshments. Feel free to bring any paper items (records, letters, unused liturgical materials) or incense stubs from the year you would like to burn. Actual times TBD.

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Jul
16
6:45 PM18:45

Awakening Together: The Spiritual Practice of Inclusivity and Community

A study discussion group based on the book by Larry Yang, led by Val Miranda, with Rev. Cathy Toldi."A dharma book that is a road map showing the collective pathways out of social suffering, embracing the pain of oppression and inequity as integral to the ground of compassion and spiritual practice." (3rd meeting)

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