Saturday, October 3, 2020
COVID-19 UPDATE: The health of our attendees is of utmost importance to us. We are continually monitoring local restrictions regarding the safety of holding large group indoor gatherings. If we do not feel we can hold it safely, this program will be cancelled, and registrations refunded. Please check back for updates beginning 30 days prior to program start.
In order to receive the greatest benefit from this day of meditation, participants will be asked to maintain silence (no talking, whispering, gesturing) and encouraged to turn off phones and tablets for the duration of the program.
Adyashanti requests that you attend the event only if you plan to stay for the entire day.
There will be no entry during meditation periods. Please arrive early.
Doors will open at 9:30 am and then close at 10:15 am.
Lunch is not provided. Plan on bringing a bag lunch or visiting a nearby restaurant.
9:30 am - Doors open
10:15 am - Doors close
10:15 am - Introduction / Orientation
10:30 am - Meditation Periods Begin
1:00 pm - Lunch Break
2:30 pm - Dharma Talk
3:30 pm - Afternoon Meditation Periods
5:15 pm - End
Lake Merritt United Methodist Church
1330 Lakeshore Ave.
Oakland, CA 94606
Transportation to Lake Merritt United Methodist Church
PARKING: Lake Merritt Church does not have its own parking lot. Parking is only available on surrounding streets, and it can sometimes be challenging to find nearby spots on weekends. Some all-day parking is allowed on streets north and east of the church. These streets are a few blocks away from the church. We highly recommend allowing extra time in your plans for parking and/or suggest you consider ridesharing with others, if possible, or using public transportation. The church is a mile walk from the Lake Merritt BART station.
From the South Bay: Take 880 N to 238 to 580 W toward Oakland. Take the Lakeshore Ave. exit. Turn left onto Lakeshore Ave. Follow Lakeshore Ave. along Lake Merritt about one mile to 1330 Lakeshore, which is 2/3 of a block past Foothill Blvd. Look for street parking as soon as you pass Foothill Blvd.
From Berkeley or Marin: Take 80 to 580 E, toward Hayward. Take the Grand Ave. exit and go straight across the intersection. Turn right onto Lakeshore Ave. Follow Lakeshore Ave. along Lake Merritt about one mile to 1330 Lakeshore, which is 2/3 of a block past Foothill Blvd. Look for street parking as soon as you pass Foothill Blvd.
Oakland Silent Meditation Day
October 3, 2020
Program Fee - Open Gate Sangha
Program fees are not transferable to other people or to other programs.
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Cancel on or before October 1, 2020: $25.00 cancellation fee
Cancel on or after October 2, 2020: No Refund