What we're about

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)

Online Only for now - 免费慧灯禅修 2018班 in Chinese

Mindstream - Luminous Meditation

Due to coronavirus, this class is online only now. 免费慧灯禅修班简介 www.huidengzhiguang.com We're in Building 5 on the 2nd floor, at the left back of the complex. I will try to leave the front and/or right building entrance door open. If locked, text/call[masked] 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

Closed due to coronavirus

Mindstream - Luminous Meditation

We're in Building 5 on the 2nd floor, at the left back of the complex. I will try to leave the front and/or right building entrance door open. If locked, text/call[masked] 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 4000 hours of meditation by 2020, gaining enormous benefits in terms of physical health, mental strength, career development, true happiness and wisdom cultivation. Jessica worked in the high tech industry since 1997 and her experiences include Senior Engineering Manager at Apple, Walmart Labs, Paypal and Yahoo etc.

Closed to public. Online Only for now - Free Advanced Buddhist Meditation Class

Mindstream - Luminous Meditation

Due to coronavirus, this class is online only now. Free Advanced Buddhist Meditation Class We're in Building 5 on the 2nd floor, at the left back of the complex. I will try to leave the front and/or right building entrance door open. If locked, text/call[masked] 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 this free Advanced Buddhist 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. Students can come onsite in Santa Clara or join over the internet weekly. Info and registration: [masked],[masked] Some exposure to Buddhism is helpful to this class.

Virtual Social Intelligence (Free Workshop)

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Are you ever stuck making small talk or unable to get up the courage to introduce yourself and make a great first impression so you can meet new people? Do you wonder why some people exude magnetism and charisma? Fortunately, this spring, Jaunty is here to rejuvenate your social skills with our effective, free workshop! This fun, interactive workshop is Jaunty's first step into social mastery and includes a mix of theory, exercises, and virtual socialization. We’ll look into the science of social intelligence and practice our tried and tested techniques that will enhance the way you connect with people. Our workshop covers many social graces such as conversational agility and belief systems, and we’ll examine what may be holding you back from your highest potential. If you want to become the social dynamo of your friendships, romantic endeavors, or business relations, join us on Tuesday, July 7th! About your Instructor: Eric Waisman is Jaunty’s founder. As a fourth generation entrepreneur, Eric left his corporate career with MetLife, Merrill Lynch and American Express to follow his true passions – teaching communications and being social. He has spent the past ten years studying human behavior and the science of attraction. Eric holds a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Northern Colorado and studied cultural studies at the University of Jerusalem. A former punk rock musician, in his spare time Eric enjoys traveling, playing his guitar, exercising and of course...socializing.FAQs How do I access the workshop? Register for the Workshop: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZApcO-hqT0jE9Oh3LuKMQl1h9y1TH11Ft8t - You will receive an email with login instructions once you register for the workshop. What is the Zoom Platform? - It's an online video conferencing program that you can access through your computer (preferred), phone or tablet. Zoom is built for interactivity. What should I bring to the event? - Please bring an open mind. How can I contact the organizer with any questions? - Contact us anytime at: www.jaunty.org or [masked]

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