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12:00 PM12:00

Walk to Feed the Hungry - Berkeley 2019

Join people from many spiritual traditions in this fun fall walk through the city of Berkeley.

The purpose of the walk is to raise funds for Buddhist Global Relief. BGR literally saves lives, around the world and here in the US, by funding programs that relieve hunger and promote education of the poor. Learn more at the Walk participation page and at buddhistglobalrelief.org

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10:00 AM10:00

Dharma Talk at San Francisco Zen Center

Join the greater sangha in a visit to the San Francisco Zen Center, or watch the livestream, as the Guiding Teacher Konin Cardenas offers the Saturday morning Dharma talk. This talk, like all other Ekan ZSC offerings, is by donation and no one will be turned away.

300 Page Street, San Francisco 

Meditation begins at 9:25 am

Dharma talk at 10:00 am

Go to sfzc.org for the Livestream link.

Hearing assistance devices are available.

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The Triple Gem Express for Climate Action
6:00 AM06:00

The Triple Gem Express for Climate Action

Join Guiding Teacher Konin Cardenas, Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi and other Buddhist Teachers on the Triple Gem Express bus from New York City to Washington DC for the Climate March on Washington. This is the first Rolling Retreat, and it includes meditation, talks and wholesoe action to address climate change.

Konin has been invited to give a Dharma talk during the trip, and she plans to speak about engaging in a direct, skillful response to social conditions while maintaining equanimity and compassionate regard for everyone.

Learn more and obtain tickets at the Buddhist Global Relief Triple Gem Express page!

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1:30 PM13:30

Introduction to Chaplaincy

The Institute of Buddhist Studies is offering a full day program for those who would like to explore the field of chaplaincy, and learn more about the training requirements and the experience of doing this kind of work. Konin will give a talk on "A Day in the Life of a Chaplain" in the afternoon. Drop ins are welcome! Jodo Shinshu Center, 2140 Durant Ave, Berkeley, California.

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