Larry Yang, Democracy, Sangha, Community, Buddhism, Lion's Roar, Buddhadharma, East Bay Meditation Center

Larry Yang

Larry Yang teaches meditation retreats nationally and is committed to creating access to the dharma for diverse multicultural communities. He is a Spirit Rock teacher and is a core teacher at the East Bay Meditation Center (Oakland) and Insight Community of the Desert (Palm Springs). His book Awakening Together is available at Wisdom Publications.

Recent Articles

Learn the B.A.S.I.C.S. of Insight Meditation

Larry Yang teaches a simple practice you can do right now to gain clarity and better your life.

The Meditative Beauty of Birding

Zen teacher Benjamin Mui Pumphrey on appreciating not just the rare birds, but also the sparrows and crows.

In the Moments of Non-Awakening

Larry Yang takes an honest look at what it means to be a dharma teacher who hasn’t been, and doesn’t imagine ever being, enlightened.

Commentary: This Nation Needs Our Awakening Together

East Bay Meditation Center's core teacher Larry Yang provides commentary on what the nation really needs following the US election.

Larry Yang, Democracy, Sangha, Community, Buddhism, Lion's Roar, Buddhadharma, East Bay Meditation Center

Democracy is Good For Sanghas

In many Buddhist communities, teachers have dominant governing roles, but democracy is vital in order for Buddhism to flourish in the West.