Good intentions aren’t enough. The culture of the community must make diversity a reality. Crystal Johnson on the hard work of building a culture of “radical inclusion” at East Bay Meditation Center.
Rima Vesely-Flad reports on Deep Time Liberation, a retreat that takes African American meditators into the heart of slavery’s past so they can free themselves from its legacy of trauma.
On April 22, East Bay Meditation Center will host “The Power of Compassion,” a benefit event led by Tara Brach.
Lindsay Kyte explores East Bay Meditation Center’s focus on respect, safety, and the joy of being seen for who you are.
Lilly Greenblatt talks to Tune-Yards’ Merrill Garbus about how race and Buddhism informed the band’s latest release.
Larry Yang teaches the basics of a simple practice you can do right now: insight meditation.
In many Buddhist communities, teachers have dominant governing roles, but democracy is vital in order for Buddhism to flourish in the West.
In the late 90s, a group of Buddhist teachers and practitioners began talking about the need for a new meditation center in Oakland, California.
In Saturday’s New York Times, religion columnist Mark Oppenheimer wrote that East Bay Meditation Center is breaking Buddhist stereotypes.
East Bay Meditation Center is holding a fundraiser in Oakland on October 23 2015 called Power to the Planet.