Perfectionism: Cultivating Integrity? Community Night with David Weinstein

WEDNESDAY, June 19th Community Night 7-9pm
Rockridge Meditation Community
Oakland, CA

In talking about integrity Zhuangzi says that it cannot be cultivated any more than a mountain can cultivate being a mountain, or the ocean can cultivate being the ocean.

Climbing a Tree Looking for a Fish .with David Weinstein 

SUNDAY June 23rd, 9:30am-12pm
Rockridge Meditation Community
Oakland, CA

The pursuit of the intimacy that a meditation practice offers, through the legislation and enforcement of petty rules and regulations is like looking for a fish by climbing a tree.

Individual Conversations on your Meditation Practice with David Weinstein

SATURDAY: June 29th 8am-10:30am 
Rockridge Meditation Community
Oakland, CA

June 29th = Individual Conversations on your Meditation Practice
with David Weinstein

Pitfalls of Perfection with David Longerbeam

WEDNESDAY, June 12th 7-9pm
Rockridge Meditation Community
Oakland, CA

Does seeking perfection blind us to the perfection that is
inherently present? Is it possible to stop “selecting and rejecting”,
and even if so, does that help?

Integrity & Deviled Angels with David Weinstein 

SUNDAY June 16th, 9:30am-12pm
Rockridge Meditation Community
Oakland, CA

Anyone who has paid attention to their experience will have noticed that we are composed of many parts. There is the one who wants to scratch the itchy nose, there is the one who resists. There is the one who drifts off into fantasy and the one who remembers he is meditating.

How Do I Empty the Boat I am Riding In? with David Weinstein

wednesday June 5th 7-9pm
Rockridge Meditation Community
Oakland, CA

It is in engaging the question of how do I empty the boat that I am riding in, without jumping out of the boat myself, that leads to transformation.

 Monday Night Koan Group Ordinary Life with David Longerbeam

First Monday - MONDAY  June 3rd, 7-9pm
Rockridge Meditation Community
Oakland, CA

You’re invited to join an investigation into koans that address our ordinary lives.

The Great Life After the Great Death with Cindy Marteney

SUNDAY June 9th, 9:30am-12pm
Rockridge Meditation Community
Oakland, CA

This is a koan about what it’s like to pass through the night journey and emerge alive. 

Escape From the Egg with David Weinstein 

WEDNESDAY May 29th, 7-9pm
Rockridge Meditation Community
Oakland, CA

When the shell is gone, we meet our ancestor face to face and it is none other than our own face before us. There is celebratory laughter in the ‘reunion’, lost in the weeds together.

A Subtle Understanding with Jonathan Meyers

SUNDAY June 2nd, 9:30am-12pm
Rockridge Meditation Community
Oakland, CA

what’s been most interesting over the past couple of days is what it feels like to be misunderstood, by others and even by myself, and how often I am the author of these misunderstandings.