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June 2016

Fierce Love: East Bay Meditation Center Benefit with Alice Walker and Jack Kornfield

June 15, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Pauley Ballroom, Bancroft Way and Telegraph Ave
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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November 2016

Spirit Rock’s Annual 108 Blessings Benefit

November 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Spirit Rock, 5000 Sir Frances Drake Blvd
Woodacre, CA 94973 United States
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Please join Jack Kornfield and friends for a special evening, in support of Spirit Rock's Scholarship Fund, at the beautiful Pacific Heights home of long-time friend and supporter Angie Thieriot. All proceeds go directly to the Spirit Rock Scholarship Fund. For more than 25 years, Spirit Rock has provided scholarships to those facing financial barriers or serious illness who might not otherwise be able to attend programs or retreats. Your generosity helps those in need receive transformational teachings. Individual tickets…

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February 2017

Song for All Beings

February 25, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Marin Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium, 10 Avenue of the Flags
San Rafael, CA 94903 United States
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A Dazzling, Huge-Hearted Cirque d’Spirit Join 100 performers and 2,000 friends in a ceremonial concert. A communal celebration of gratitude and one-world activism, Song For All Beings is a seamless collaboration woven by scores of musicians, dancers, and storytellers. The high-level performances spring from many spiritual and cultural traditions, creating a ceremonial concert that unfolds on stage and in the audience over the course of the evening—and long afterwards. With Jennifer Berezan, Jack Kornfield, Patti Cathcart(from Tuck and Patti), Joanna…

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May 2017

At the Intersection: Psychedelics and the Buddhist Path

May 20, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Spirit Rock, 5000 Sir Frances Drake Blvd
Woodacre, CA 94973 United States
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with Allan Badiner & Alex and Allyson Grey Jack Kornfield will welcome guests and provide an introduction to the program before introducing the afternoon's speakers who will lead us on an exploration of the intersection of psychedelics and the Buddhist path. As author Allan Badiner says, we will be zigging when others zag as we explore contrarian views on Psychedelics and Dharma asking the question of whether psychedelics play a continuing role on the Buddhist path. This event is a…

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November 2017

Mindfulness and Heartfulness in Challenging Times: Clarity, Caring, and Resolve in the Face of the Full Catastrophe

November 3, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wilshire Ebell Theater, 4401 W 8th St
Los Angeles, CA 90005 United States
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In this rare event, TRUDY GOODMAN, JON KABAT-ZINN and JACK KORNFIELD share liberating teachings and heartfelt stories, and lead beautiful practices to transform the mind and heart of all who attend. In the midst of challenging times, personal and global, they offer us wise, loving ways to care for ourselves and embody our concern for all others, and explore how to navigate our days with compassion and courage. A Fundraiser for InsightLA *If you are interested in work exchange for…

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April 2018

A Special Evening Celebrating Phillip Moffitt

April 5, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Spirit Rock, 5000 Sir Frances Drake Blvd
Woodacre, CA 94973 United States
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Please join us in coming together in community to celebrate Phillip Moffitt’s impactful years of leadership and guidance as he bows out from his incredible work as Co-Guiding Teacher. Phillip has been one of Spirit Rock’s two Co-Guiding Teachers since 2010, and has served in numerous behind-the-scenes board, governance, and leadership capacities to help guide change at Spirit Rock over the past two decades. All of this generous service has been in addition to continuing to offer his brilliant dharmic…

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November 2018

The Awakened Heart: A Benefit for InsightLA

November 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica, 1220 2nd Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401 United States
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Join us for a joyful day of transformative teachings, wonderful stories, heart practices, and awakening together. In these turbulent and divisive times, more than ever we need ways to steady our hearts, calm our minds, clear our vision and inspire our action. We will cultivate the qualities of courage and love, how to dwell in kind awareness, and how to enhance our natural capacity for care and connection, towards ourselves, our society and all beings. Metta and goodwill–combined with compassion,…

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May 2019

Benefit Weekend Retreat @ Spirit Rock

May 17 @ 3:00 pm - May 19 @ 11:30 am
Spirit Rock, 5000 Sir Frances Drake Blvd
Woodacre, CA 94973 United States
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On the weekend of May 17-19, a small group of Spirit Rock supporters will gather for an intimate three-day retreat with Spirit Rock Founder Jack Kornfield. Together, we will develop the heart quality of love, dwelling in kind awareness as we practice metta and cultivate our natural capacity for care and connection, towards ourselves and all other beings. This base of goodwill–combined with compassion, sympathetic joy and equanimity–can transform our lives. Attendance for this retreat will be limited, and proceeds…

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September 2019

The Essence of Buddhist Psychology

September 7 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Spirit Rock, 5000 Sir Frances Drake Blvd
Woodacre, CA 94973 United States
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This is a benefit for Spirit Rock. Discover inner capacities for wakefulness, joy, dignity and compassion — your Buddhanature. Join us for this day of mindful meditations and teachings on love, consciousness, healing and the nature of mind. Our training will study the fundamental principles of Buddhist psychology, combining practical examples, teaching stories, visionary wisdom and case studies. We will explore applications of these revolutionary perspectives in our healing work, our meditation and our life. Teachings are appropriate for health…

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The Sounds True Gathering

September 27
1440 Multiversity, 800 Bethany Drive
Scotts Valley, CA 95066 United States
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A four-day event (Sept 26-29) at 1440 Multiversity. Keynote presentations and breakout workshops with Sounds True authors: Jack Kornfield, Adyashanti, angel Kyodo williams, Damien Echols, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Kristin Neff, Mark Nepo, Megan Devine, Richard Miller, Robert Peng, Ruth King, Seane Corn, Stan Tatkin, Zainab Salbi, & Tami Simon. Morning practice sessions including mindfulness, yoga nidra, and qi gong. Evening entertainment with Grammy® nominee and chant master Snatam Kaur and "conscious comedian" JP Sears. Farm-to-table meals where you can connect with…

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