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The latest edition of this file lives on the World Wide Web at: http://world.std.com/~metta/index.html Send updates and corrections to: metta@world.std.com S I T T I N G / P R A C T I C E G R O U P S ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ USA -------------------------------------------------------------------- CALIFORNIA - BAY AREA -------------------------------------------------------------------- Albany ~~~~~~ Name: Community of Mindful Living Address: 850 Talbot Avenue City: Albany State: CA Voice#: 510-527-3751 Updated: May 94 Sources used: Community of Mindful Living Benicia ~~~~~~~ Name: Dharma Gate Sangha Address: PO Box 1933 City: Benicia State: CA Zip: 94510 Description: Sundays, 6:00-8:00pm Lineage: Theravada (vipassana); Tiep Hien Order (Rinzai) (Thich Nhat Hanh) Contact: Patrick Thornton Voice#: 707-747-9550 Updated: 3 Oct 95 Sources used: Patrick Thornton , and Spirit Rock Newsletter, Sep 95 Berkeley ~~~~~~~~ Contact: James Baraz Address: Berkeley Buddhist Monastery, 2304 McKinley Ave. (Near Bancroft & Berkeley High School) City: Berkeley State: CA Description: Thursdays, 7:30-9:30pm Lineage: Theravada (vipassana) Updated: 23 Sep 95 Sources used: Spirit Rock Newsletter, Sep 95 Name: Berkeley Zen Center Address: 1931 Russell Street City: Berkeley State: CA Zip: 94703 Lineage: Soto Zen (Suzuki Roshi) Updated: 8 Feb 95 Sources used: Jim Lewinson Contact: Mona Bernstein Address: 2420 Sacramento Street City: Berkeley State: CA Voice#: 510-486-8107 Updated: May 94 Sources used: Community of Mindful Living Contact: Jennifer Biehn Address: 2230 Ward Street City: Berkeley State: CA Voice#: 510-843-0548 Updated: May 94 Sources used: Community of Mindful Living Contact: Benita Gould Voice#: 510-548-1775 City: Berkeley State: CA Description: Dharma of Family Life. Third Friday afternoon of month. Updated: 1 Feb 95 Sources used: Spirit Rock Newsletter (Jan 95) Contact: Edie Hartshorne City: Berkeley Voice#: 510-843-5504 Updated: May 94 Sources used: Community of Mindful Living Contact: Wes Nisker Address: St. John's Presbyterian Church, 2727 College Ave. City: Berkeley State: CA Description: Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30pm Lineage: Theravada (vipassana) Updated: 1 Feb 95 Sources used: Spirit Rock Newsletter (Jan 95) Eureka ~~~~~~ Contact: Michaela Vargas City: Eureka State: CA Voice#: 707-445-8459 Description: Theravada(vipassana) Updated: 23 Sep 95 Sources used: Spirit Rock Newsletter (Sep 95) Fairfax ~~~~~~~ Contact: Evelyn Sweeney Address: 47 Alhambra Circle City: Fairfax State: CA Zip: 94930 Updated: Mar 94 Sources used: Dharma Seed Tape Library Los Gatos ~~~~~~~~~ Name: Jikoji Address: 12100 Skyline Blvd City: Los Gatos State: CA Zip: 95030 Voice#: 408-741-9562 Lineage: Soto Zen (Suzuki Roshi) Description: Saturday 8:45am instruction. 9am zazen Wednesday 10am zazen, kinhin, zazen Updated: 8 Feb 95 Sources used: Jim Lewinson Mountain View ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Name: Kannon Do Zen Meditation Center City: Mountain View State: CA Voice#: 415-903-1935 Lineage: Soto Zen (Suzuki Roshi) Description: Wed: 6:30PM Visitor Instruction; 7:10PM Zazen, Service & Lecture Sat: 5:30AM-7AM: Zazen & Kinhin; 7AM Service, Potluck Breakfast, Work Period 9AM Zazen Updated: 8 Feb 95 Sources used: Jim Lewinson Muir Beach ~~~~~~~~~~ Contact: Wendy Johnson Address: Highway 1 City: Muir Beach State: CA Voice#: 415-383-3134 Updated: May 94 Sources used: Community of Mindful Living Napa ~~~~ Contact: Judith Day City: Napa State: CA Voice#: 707-226-3273 Description: Theravada(vipassana) Updated: 23 Sep 95 Sources used: Spirit Rock Newsletter (Sep 95) Oakland ~~~~~~~ Contact: Dan Clurman Voice#: 510-547-2380 City: Oakland State: CA Description: Communication, Spirituality & Inquiry. Monthly, on Sunday afternoons. Lineage: Theravada Updated: 1 Feb 95 Sources used: Spirit Rock Newsletter (Jan 95) Contact: Margo Tyndal Voice#: 510-654-8677 City: Oakland State: CA Description: Deepening practice. 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month. Lineage: Theravada Updated: 1 Feb 95 Sources used: Spirit Rock Newsletter (Jan 95) Contact: Leigh Brasington Voice#: 510-748-2466 City: Oakland State: CA Description: Students of Ayye Khema. Weekly, Tuesday evenings. Lineage: Theravada -- Ayye Khema Updated: 1 Feb 95 Sources used: Spirit Rock Newsletter (Jan 95) Contact: Ellen Peskin Address: 6409 Hillegass Ave City: Oakland State: CA Voice#: 510-654-1810 Updated: May 94 Sources used: Community of Mindful Living Contact: Jamie Baraz Address: 6169 Harwood Ave. City: Oakland State: CA Zip: 94618 Voice#: (415) 655-9623 Lineage: Theravada (vipassana) Description: Group sit Sunday 8:15-9:15pm; Support group Monday 7:30-9:30pm Updated: Mar 94 Sources used: Dharma Seed Tape Library Palo Alto ~~~~~~~~~ Contact: Gil Fronsdal & Mary Orr Address: Friends Meeting House, 1051 Morse Street City: Palo Alto State: CA Voice#: 408-371-8543 Lineage: Theravada (vipassana) Description: Wednesdays 7:30-9:30pm Updated: 1 Feb 95 Sources used: Spirit Rock Newsletter, Jan 95 Redwood City ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Contact: Misha Merrill City: Redwood City State: CA Voice#: 415-851-0934 Lineage: Soto Zen (Suzuki Roshi) Affiliation: California Affiliate to Kannon DO Updated: 8 Feb 95 Sources used: Jim Lewinson San Francisco ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Contact: Eugene Cash City: San Francisco State: CA Voice#: 415-979-4879 Lineage: Theravada (vipassana) Description: Sundays 7-9pm Updated: 1 Feb 95 Sources used: Spirit Rock Newsletter (Jan 95) Name: Hartford Street Zen Center Address: 57 Hartford Street City: San Francisco State: CA Zip: 94114 Lineage: Zen Updated: 8 Feb 95 Sources used: Jim Lewinson Contact: Howard Cohn Address: 675 Dolores Street City: San Francisco State: CA Zip: 94110 Voice#: (415) 821-6378 Description: Tuesdays 7:30-9:30pm Updated: 1 Feb 95 Sources used: Spirit Rock Newsletter, Jan 95 Name: Ratna Shri Sangha Address: 2245 Cabrillo #4 City: San Francisco State: CA Zip: 94121 Contact: Cindy Chang Voice#: 415 386 4619 Fax#: 415 673-1100 E-mail: jbeach@slip.net Lineage: Drikung Kagyu Affiliation: Tibetan Meditation Center Spiritual Director: Khenpo Konchog Gyaltsen Updated: 8 Oct 95 Sources used: Jeffery A. Beach Name: San Francisco Buddhist Center Address: 37 Bartlett Street City: San Francisco State: CA Voice#: (415) 282-2018 Contact: Paramabodhi Affiliation: Friends of the Western Buddhist Order Updated: 27 Mar 95 Sources used: Greg Eichler Name: San Francisco Zen Center Address: 300 Page Street City: San Francisco State: CA Zip: 94102 Voice#: (415) 863-3136 Updated: Mar 94 Sources used: Dharma Seed Tape Library Contact: Sanghapala Vihara Address: 75 H Lane City: Novato State: CA Zip: 94945 Voice#: (415) 892-7529 Updated: Nov 94 Sources used: Sanghapala flyer Contact: Helen Stoltfus & Alan Greenberg Address: 3524 -19th St (off Valencia) City: San Francisco State: CA Voice#: 415-626-0943 Updated: May 94 Sources used: Community of Mindful Living San Jose ~~~~~~~~ Contact: Gil Fronsdal & Mary Orr Address: Friends Meeting House, 1051 Morse Street City: San Jose State: CA Voice#: 408-371-8543 Description: Wednesdays 7:30-9:30pm Updated: 1 Feb 95 Sources used: Spirit Rock Newsletter (Jan 95) Contact: Gustavo Paffen Affiliate: California Affiliate to Kannon Do City: San Jose State: CA Voice#: (408)-997-9551 Description: Monday: 7PM Instruction, 8:30 Zazen Updated: 8 Feb 95 Sources used: Jim Lewinson Sausalito ~~~~~~~~~ Name: Green Gulch Farm Address: 1601 Shoreline Highway City: Sausalito State: CA Zip: 94965 Description: Sunday: instruction, meditation, lecture & tea Updated: 8 Feb 95 Sources used: Jim Lewinson Sebastopol ~~~~~~~~~~ Contact: Marg Starbuck & Bill Boykin City: Sebastopol State: CA Voice#: 707-829-6796 Description: Theravada(vipassana) Updated: 23 Sep 95 Sources used: Spirit Rock Newsletter (Sep 95) Walnut Creek ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Contact: Ernie Isaacs City: Walnut Creek State: CA Voice#: 510-526-0711 Description: Theravada(vipassana) Updated: 23 Sep 95 Sources used: Spirit Rock Newsletter (Sep 95) West Marin ~~~~~~~~~~ City: West Marin State: CA Contact: Gayle Seneca Voice#: 415-677-1551 Description: Sundays, 7pm Lineage: Theravada (vipassana) Updated: 23 Sep 95 Sources used: Spirit Rock Newsletter (Sep 95) Woodacre ~~~~~~~~ Contact: Mary Ann Clark Address: 5000 Sir Francis Drake City: Woodacre State: CA Voice#: 415-488-0164 Updated: May 94 Sources used: Community of Mindful Living [end]

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