Special Events

Each year we aim to offer a variety of arts and special interest events to include the whole community. 

Special Events

June 13 and 14, 9am to 12noon both days
Sat, Jun 13, 2020

Saturday and Sunday June 13 and 14, 9am-12pm both days

Abiding in Peace, Here and Now, with Bodhipaksha

Following a transformative retreat in April, Bodhipaksa will introduce further radical yet simple approaches to meditation that allow experiences of peace, joy, and calmness to unfold effortlessly within us. These tools are accessible regardless of whether or not you attended his first retreat.

As well as new meditation skills, you'll come away with an understanding of the significance of dhyana in the Buddha’s path to Awakening, and especially how it leads to insight. And crucially, you’ll come away with a deeper appreciation of how peace and joy can be found in every moment.

The SFBC is joining with the Seattle, Tacoma and Vancouver Sanghas for this retreat. 

Bodhipaksha has taught meditation around the world and online for many years. He is also the author of several books, most recently This difficult thing of Being Human: The Art of Self-Compassion, and the founder of Wildmind Meditation

Please register below by Thursday June 11 if you would like to attend this online class and we will send you the link by the end of Friday June 12.

To register: enter the amount you wish to donate in the Event Donation box and click add to cart.

Suggested Donations: 

All donations are greatly appreciated but if you are facing financial difficulties please feel free to enter 0, then click 'pay later' on the payment page to ensure your registration goes through.

$75 - Full price for the weekend

$25 to $50  - I'm concerned about money but I still have an income

$100 to $125 - I don't have to worry about money and want to support Dharma activities in the west coast centers

Thank you!