This page describes groups, classes, talks, and other gatherings. A shortened pdf can be found here.
Easing Awake Sangha events can be found here.
If you are interested in individual counseling, mentoring, or support, there is more information here. Or you can send Doug a note.
Solo Online Retreats
You can set up a multi-day retreat that you do at home or some other location of your choosing. Doug provides support and guidance through daily interviews using Zoom technology. Click here for a fuller description.
Easing Awake Sangha Dhamma Discussion
Tuesdays, January 11 to December 1, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, California Time
The sangha meets weekly. I guide a dhamma discussion on the second Tuesday of each month.
The sangha provides ongoing support and community for meditators. We currently meet on-line through Zoom technology. Click here for the sangha website. Then click the link at the bottom of the page.
Beginning Meditation Instruction
Sunday, February 27, 5:30 to 6:00 pm
Sunday, February 27, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
"Wellsprings of Consciousness:" Current research into how the brain actually works give new insights into the origins of consciousness, illuminate some of the Buddha’s teachings, and provide new ways to think about meditation. This evening we’ll begin to explore the origins of consciousness in the lower brain and a few of the many implications this has for how we practice.
Wednesday, March 16, 6:30 to 9:30
I speak every other month on the 3rd Wednesday (March 16, May 18, July 20, Sept 21, and Nov 16, 2022) at Sierra Insight Meditation Sangha. They meet at Boeger Winery, 1709 Carson Road, Placerville, California
Sierra Insight Sangha is a meditation group which is focused on practicing together in the Buddhist tradition of Insight Meditation. The sangha is meeting in-person now, every Wednesday evening from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. Click here for more information.
Talk as part of a Sunday morning service
Class or Group
Books, Workshops, Miscellaneous