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This is a group to offer free events to anyone and everyone who wants to share, learn, have fun and meet new people. We will help you to find location and it could be free!

Events ranging from technologies, startups, job hunting, foreign languages, to hiking and outdoors, music and dance, martial arts and yoga, meditation and philosophy, dating and relationships, acting and improvisation, networking and social media, and many other topics as well.

All events are free of charge and open to all. Though event hosts can accept donations which are freely offered for the events they hold. You are very welcomed to suggest a free Meetup event!

So come and enjoy yourself, meet new people, teach and share what you know.

Upcoming events (5+)

免费慧灯禅修 2018班 in Chinese

Mindstream - Luminous Meditation

免费慧灯禅修班简介 www.huidengzhiguang.com Text/Call[masked] for the pin to enter the building. 慧灯禅修是慈诚罗珠堪布观察现代社会人们的特点,而量身定制的。课程内容强调闻、思、修相结合,并以实修为重点,从减轻各种生活中的烦恼压力、提高生活品质入手,逐步提高升华我们的生命,以至最终认识心的本性、断除一切烦恼以及生老病死的痛苦。修学次第如下: • 学习佛法的基础知识 • 修持四加行,培养出离心 • 修持五加行,培养菩提心、忏悔罪业、积累资粮 • 修持寂止禅定,使内心平静 • 修持无我空性禅定,达到明心见性的境界 • 修持大圆满无上密法 慧灯禅修采用每周一次共修的学习方式,学员可以来道场或通过网络参加共修:观看《慧灯之光》视频, 学习、讨论视频及法本的内容,打坐共修。堪布通过网络直播对禅修班的课程进行专门指导。学员在修完五加行之后,上师会给予密法的讲解和传承。 旧金山硅谷湾区慧灯禅修每年开设一个新班. 咨询报名: [masked],[masked] (Jessica),WeChat: jessica_sv

5 Week Meditation Class " On the Path to Happiness"

Mindstream - Luminous Meditation

Text/Call[masked] for the pin to enter the building. www.luminousmeditation.org Taught by Jessica Huai who has been trained under the direct guidance of two renowned meditation masters from the world's largest Buddhist Institute Larung (in Tibet) Khenpo Tsultrim Lodro and Khenpo Sodargye. She has been meditating since 2013 with various meditation techniques accumulating over 3000 hours of meditation by 2018, gaining enormous benefits in terms of physical health, mental strength, career development, true happiness and wisdom cultivation. Jessica has been in the high tech industry since 1997 and her experiences include Senior Engineering Manager at Apple, Walmart Labs, Paypal and Yahoo etc. ------------------------------------------------ Introduction Class: What do Steve Jobs, the founder of the largest US company, and Ray Dalio, the founder of the largest US hedge fund, have in common? They both started meditation since 1972. In today's highly competitive world, more and more people find out the benefit of meditation. Steve Jobs and Ray Dalio are not the only famous meditators. From Oprah to Ellen, Katy Perry to Madonna, Lebron James to Kobe Bryant, many and more hyper-successful individuals have found the benefits of meditation and attribute it to a large part of their success. So called “Happiest man in the world”, Matthieu Richard, Ph.D in molecular genetics but then became a Tibetan Buddhist monk practicing meditations. He was a volunteer subject in a study performed at the University of Wisconsin–Madison on happiness, scoring significantly above the average of hundreds of volunteers when he did compassion meditation. • Talk about different types of meditations. • The benefits of meditations: physical health, mental wellness, personal development, wisdom and spiritual growth... 1. Relieve stress and anxiety 2. Improve sleep 3. Reduce chronic pain and heart disease 4. Lower blood pressure 5. Increase energy and immune system 6. Treat depression 7. Improve concentration and memory 8. Flexible thinking, resiliency skills 9. Compassion, empathy and happiness

Free Advanced Buddhist Meditation Class - Luminous Wisdom Meditation

Mindstream - Luminous Meditation

Free Luminous Wisdom Meditation Classes Text/Call[masked] for the pin to enter the building. www.luminouswisdom.org Based on the needs of modern practitioners, Khenpo Tsultrim Lodrö - Vice President of Larung Buddhist Institute, the largest Buddhist Institute in the world, develops and teaches the Luminous Wisdom Meditation classes over the internet, along with the local study/practice groups all over the world. The classes begin with reducing afflictions in our daily life, gradually enhancing the quality of our life and eventually realizing the nature of our mind and be free from all sufferings. • Basics and foundations. Meditation to remove obstacles in practices and daily life including work, family, health etc. • Preliminary Studies (Ngöndro) Meditations on mindfulness, compassion and mantra. Purification and accumulation of merits. • Shamatha (Calm Abiding) Meditation. • Vipassana Meditation, focus on emptiness/non-duality. • Great Perfection (Dzogchen) Meditation, the highest level of meditation. Luminous Wisdom Meditation in the San Francisco Bay Area starts a new study/practice group every year. Students can come onsite in Santa Clara or join over the internet weekly. Info and registration: [masked],[masked] (Jessica) Some exposure to Buddhism is helpful to this class.

San Jose Laughter Yoga Club Weekly Meetup

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The San Jose Laughter Yoga Club meets every Wed. from 11:30am - Noon at the JTS Northside Community Center near JapanTown at 6th and Empire Streets. Join us for a fun 3o-minute session of loads of laughter, deep breathing and a short meditation for world peace at the end. It's a great way to celebrate laughter, joy and better health through positivism! ...and it's FREE! http://www.sanjoselaughterclub.org/­

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