White Heron Sangha

Other Buddhist & Mindfulness/Meditation Groups

San Luis Obispo County

Atascadero

North County White Heron Buddhist Sangha  Atascadero Public Library, 6555 Capistrano Avenue; Craig Dingman*

Los Osos

Sunday Morning Meditation Class  Los Osos Fitness, 1078 Los Osos Valley Road; Carole Maurer*

Morro Bay

Central Coast Buddhist Meditation Group  Coalesce Bookstore Garden Chapel, 845 Main Street; Rev. Seikai
Green Lotus Center  500 Morro Bay Blvd; Janne' John-Reddell

Nipomo Mesa (Arroyo Grande)

A.A. 11th Step Meditation Group  564 Mesa View Drive, Suite J

Oceano

South County Meditation Group  Tierra Nueva Cohousing, 1725 Tierra Nueva Lane; Nancy Hilyard*

Pismo Beach

Mindful Educators Meetup Group  Pismo Beach; Dee DiGioia

San Luis Obispo

A.A. 11th Step Meditation Group  Lower Downtown SLO, 560 Higuera Street, Suite E
Bodhi Path Buddhist Center
  3484 Gregory Court; Jim Wray
Connecting with Nature: Silent Meditation Hikes  Johnson Ranch Open Space; Karen
Mindfulness for Everyone (MFE)  Crows End Retreat, 6430 Squire Court; Mick Malotte*
Natural Wisdom and Compassion Meditation  Crows End Retreat, 6430 Squire Court; Eric Zeeb*
SLO Buddhist Temple  6996 Ontario Road; Tom Nishikawa
SLO Morning Meditators Meetup Group  Emerson Park, 1341 Nipomo Street; Richard Beauchamp
SLO Zazen Group  Crows End Retreat, 6430 Squire Court; Mark Shōgen Bloodgood
Transcendental Meditation (TM)  466 Branch Street; John Freeman
Vedic Meditation on the Central Coast  California Blvd & Mill Street; Jen
White Heron Sangha Tuesday Midweek Sitting  Unity Church, 1130 Orcutt Road; Arlene Winn*, James Coleman*

* White Heron Sangha member


Counties to the North

Siskiyou County

Shasta Abbey Buddhist Monastery  Mt. Shasta

Nevada County

Mountain Stream Meditation  Nevada City; Heather Sundberg*John Travis*

El Dorado County

Aloka Vihara Forest Monastery (Saranaloka Foundation)  Placerville

Mendocino County

Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery  Redwood Valley
Rangjung Yeshe Gomde  Leggett
Three Jewels Dhamma Hall  Fort Bragg

Sonoma County

Unfettered Mind | Pragmatic Buddhism  Sonoma; Ken McLeod*

Marin County

Awakening Dharma | Jhanas Advice  San Rafael; Tina Rasmussen* & Stephen Snyder*
Green Gulch Farm Zen Center  
Muir Beach
Insight-Out  San Quentin Prison; Jacques Verduin*
Spirit Rock Meditation Center  Woodacre; Anna Douglas*Mary Grace Orr*James Baraz*Wes Nisker*
Sukhasiddhi Foundation  Fairfax; Lama Palden*

San Francisco County

Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society  San Francisco; Noah Levine*
Mission Dharma  San Francisco; Howard Cohn
San Francisco Insight Meditation Community  San Francisco
San Francisco Zen Center  San Francisco; Reb Anderson*
Shambhala Meditation Center  San Francisco

San Mateo County

Coastside Vipassana Montara Lighthouse Hostel, Montara
Crystal Springs Zen Sangha  San Mateo; Keith Wiley
Insight Meditation Center  Redwood City; Gil Fronsdal
Rissho Kosei-kai Buddhist Center of San Francisco  Pacifica; Rev. Takayuki Nagashima
Sati Center for Buddhist Studies  Redwood City

Alameda County

Buddhist Peace Fellowship  Berkeley
BuddhistYogisBerkeley (The Mahasiddha Center)  Berkeley; Lama Pema Khandro
East Bay Meditation Center  Oakland; Larry Yang
Everyday Zen Foundation  Oakland; Norman Fischer*
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley  Berkeley
Leigh Brasington  Oakland; Leigh Brasington*

Stanislaus County

Insight Meditation Central Valley  Modesto

Madera County

California Vipassana Center  North Fork

Santa Clara County

Bamboo In The Wind Zen Center  Sunnyvale
Insight Meditation South Bay  Mountain View, Los Altos, Saratoga; Shaila Catherine*
Jikoji Zen Center  Los Gatos
Kannon Do Zen Meditation Center  Mountain View; Les Kaye
Karuna Buddhist Vihara  Mountain View
Mountain View Buddhist Temple  Mountain View
Ocean of Compassion Buddhist Center  Campbell
Palo Alto Buddhist Temple  Palo Alto
San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin San Jose
San Jose Insight Meditation  San Jose
Tathagata Meditation Center  San Jose

Santa Cruz County

Dudjom Tersar Ngondro Program  Watsonville
Insight Retreat Center  Santa Cruz; Gil Fronsdal
Insight Santa Cruz  Santa Cruz; Mary Grace Orr*
Land of Medicine Buddha  Soquel
Ocean Gate Zen Center  Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Zen Center  Santa Cruz
Vajrapani Institute  Boulder Creek
Vajrayana Foundation  Watsonville
Watsonville Buddhist Temple  Watsonville

Monterey County

Carmel Sambosa | Korean Buddhist Temple & Meditation Center  Carmel
Monterey Peninsula Buddhist Temple  Seaside
Tassajara Zen Mountain Center  Tassajara Hot Springs

* has presented, or is scheduled to present, a White Heron Sangha retreat, workshop, program, or class


Counties to the South

Santa Barbara County

Open Door Sangha  Santa Barbara; Alice Alldredge
Saddhamma Foundation  Santa Barbara; Sayadaw U Pandita's disciples
Santa Barbara Institute for Consciousness Studies  Santa Barbara; Alan Wallace*

Ventura County

Pine Mountain Buddhist Temple & Meditation Retreat  Ozena Valley; Rev. Phoebe, Rev. Seikai
Ventura County Meditation Group  Ventura; Rev. Phoebe, Rev. Seikai

Los Angeles County

Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society  Los Angeles; Noah Levine*
International Buddhist Meditation Center  Los Angeles; Ven. Kusala Ratana Karuna
InsightLA
  Santa Monica; Trudy Goodman*
Shambhala Meditation Center  Los Angeles
Stillpoint LA  Los Angeles; Jennifer Carson
Sunim's Ranch  Pearblossom; Hye Wol Sunim*
The Insight Center  Los Angeles
Zen Center of Los Angeles  Los Angeles; Rev. Mark Shōgen Bloodgood*

Riverside County

Insight Community of the Desert  Palm Springs; Larry Yang
Skillful Meditation Project
  Idyllwild; Jason Siff*

San Diego County

Deer Park Monastery  Escondido; Thich Nat Hanh
Metta Forest Monastery
 Valley Center; Thanisarro Bhikkhu (Ajaan Geoff)
Zen Center of San Diego  San Diego; Ezra Bayda, Elizabeth Hamilton

* has presented, or is scheduled to present, a White Heron Sangha retreat, workshop, program, or class


Other States

Colorado

Dharma Ocean  Boulder; Reginald Ray

Hawaii

Vipassana Metta on Maui  Kula; Kamala Masters*Steve Armstrong*

Massachusetts

Barre Center for Buddhist Studies  Barre
Foundation for Active Compassion  Southampton; Lama John Makransky*
Insight Meditation Society  Barre; Sharon Salzberg, Jack Kornfield, Joseph Goldstein
Integrated Dharma Institute  Amherst; Andrew Olendzki
Secular Buddhist Association  Leicester; Ted Meissner
Zen Peacemakers, Inc.  Montague; Bernie Glassman

New Mexico

Upaya Zen Center  Santa Fe; Sokaku Kathie Fischer*

Washington

Seattle Insight Meditation Society  Seattle; Rodney Smith*

Washington, DC

Insight Meditation Community of Washington  Washington, DC; Tara Brach
White Awake  Washington, DC; Eleanor Hancock, Tara Brach, Kamilah Majied, Hugh Byrne, Anne Green

* has presented, or is scheduled to present, a White Heron Sangha retreat, workshop, program, or class


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