What we're about
This Meetup group is for anyone who'd like to study ancient Hindu spiritual texts such as Vivekachudamani, Upanishads, Tripura Rahasya, Bhagavad Gita, etc. There are multiple ongoing classes on different texts. The classes are taught by Jim Gilman on a donation basis.
Jim has taught meditation and Vedanta around the world for over 30 years. For several years he served as an acharya with the Chinmaya Mission, Swami Chinmayananda’s world-wide organization. Jim’s approach to this work is immensely practical. He has a unique gift to express these subtle and profound truths in a manner that makes them easy for Westerners to understand, even with no background in Sanskrit or Hindu thought.
In keeping with the tradition set by Swami Chinmayananda, Jim stresses that this teaching is open to all, regardless of ethnicity, culture, gender, sexual orientation, or walk of life. All may come, and as the Hebrew psalmist says "taste and see the goodness of the Lord."
Classes are taught at the home of Jim Gilman, 250 Grand Ave. #10, Oakland CA 94610 (at the corner of Grand and Park View Terrace).
Call Jim at 510-220-8453 for more information.