Sangha-palooza II – the Next Buddha is Sangha!

Bay Area Meditation Gathering.  Saturday, September 29, 11:30 am – 5:00 pm, Lake Merritt United Methodist Church, 1330 Lakeshore Avenue, Oakland, 94606

Meditation • dharma talks • lunch • music • mindful movement

Join us for a uniquely inspirational, free and historic community event — members and leaders from various dharma communities throughout the Bay Area will gather to cultivate present moment awareness and enjoy the day!

A light lunch will be served.  Event is open to all, no charge.

11:30 – 1:15  Morning session Drew Dellinger, Larry Yang, Llewellyn Vaughn-Lee, introductions, meditation, music.

1:15 – 2:30  Lunch – Public lunch, by donation

2:30 – 5:00  Afternoon session Drew Dellinger, Dorothy Hunt, Wes Nisker, Shauna Shapiro, Sheldon Callahan (Qi Gong), James Baraz, meditation, music.

Our venue is a short walk from two BART stations and bus routes in downtown Oakland. We encourage carpooling, using public transportation, biking and walking. Limited parking is available on-site.

For more information visit us on Facebook:  Sanghapalooza II (tps://, or call 510-495-7511.

Participants include: Bay Area Integral, Bay Area Ananda Marga, Awakening 360, Bay Area Open Sangha, Berkeley Shambhala Meditation Center, Bay Area Young Adult Sangha, Berkeley Zen Center, Buddhist Peace Fellowship, Buddhist Church of SF–Mindfulness Sangha, Casa de Paz at Canticle Farm, Clearwater Sangha Center for Transformative Change, Center for a Culture of Empathy, Connection Action Project, Dharmata Foundation, Contra Costa Zen Group, Drew Dellinger, East Bay Meditation Center, Earth Sangha East Bay, Healing Collective, East Bay Open Circle, Empty Gate Zen Center, Everyday Zen Foundation, Fellowship of the Heart, Foundation of the Sacred Stream, Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley, Hayward Compassion Meditation Center, Infinite Smile Sangha, The Golden Sufi Center, Integral Awakening Center, Integrative Restoration Institute, Green Sangha, Marin Open Circle, Mettadharma Foundation, Mindfulness Care Center, Moon Mountain Sangha, Mission Dharma, Nondual Wisdom and Psychotherapy, Mount Diablo Zen Group, Pacific Zen Institute, San Francisco Buddhist Center, San Francisco Zen Center, San Rafael Meditation, Rick Hanson School of Yogic Buddhism, Saraha Kadampa Buddhist Center, Science and Nonduality Service Space, Shaolin Buddhist Temple and Education Foundation, Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Shauna Shapiro/Santa Clara University, This Sacred Space, Urban Dharma, Vallejo Zen Center, WEpractice Community, Wes Nisker, Yoga Tree, Young Dharma SF.



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About Stuart Moody

Stuart Moody is Board President of Green Sangha. He received a B.S. in Conservation of Natural Resources at UC Berkeley, and an M.A. in Counseling Psychology at USF. Stuart was Green Schoolyard Coordinator at Davidson Middle School in San Rafael and directs Green Sangha’s Rethinking Plastics campaign. From 1993 to 2012, Stuart taught dance and co-directed teacher training for Young Imaginations, an arts education agency based in San Rafael. He has taught yoga and meditation to thousands in the Bay Area, including 10 years at San Quentin State Prison. Recently moved to Tucson, he just completed a graduate certificate program in “Connecting Environmental Science and Decision Making” at the University of Arizona.