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Vinny Ferraro

Guiding Teacher San Francisco

is the Senior Trainer for Mindful Schools in Oakland, California and his work was the subject of MTV’s If You Really Knew Me, He is a Dharma teacher and a nationally recognized leader in designing & implementing interventions for at-risk youth.
In 1987, he began volunteering his time to be of service. He went on to to help establish Dharma Punx in the mid 90’s.
In 2001, he began teaching for Challenge Day, teaching emotional intelligence and other social skills, eventually becoming their Training Director, and leading workshops to more than 100,000 youth. He then became the Training Director for the Mind Body Awareness Project, a non-profit that teaches meditation to the incarcerated.

He is a Guiding Teacher for Against the Stream, and for 12 years has led a Friday night meditation group in San Francisco. He doesn’t like talking about himself in the 3rd person.

Upcoming Events

August 2017

Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk with Devin Berry

August 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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September 2017

Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk with Louije Kim

September 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk with Cheryl Slean

September 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk with Vinny Ferraro

September 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk with Mary Stancavage

September 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk with Chris Crotty

September 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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October 2017

Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk with Enrique Collazo

October 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk with Dave Smith

October 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

October 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

October 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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November 2017

Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

November 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

November 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

November 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

November 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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December 2017

Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

December 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

December 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

December 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

December 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

December 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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January 2018

Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

January 5, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

January 12, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

January 19, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

January 26, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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February 2018

Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

February 2, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

February 9, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

February 16, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

February 23, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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March 2018

Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

March 2, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

March 9, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

March 16, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

March 23, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

March 30, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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April 2018

Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

April 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

April 13, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

April 20, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

April 27, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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May 2018

Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

May 4, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

May 11, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

May 18, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

May 25, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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June 2018

Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

June 1, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

June 8, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

June 15, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

June 22, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

June 29, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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July 2018

Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

July 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

July 13, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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Friday Meditation and Dharma Talk

July 20, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday, repeating until July 26, 2018

San Francisco Center, 2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Weekly meditation and dharma talk with Vinny Ferraro and others. This class is suitable for all and no registration is required. By donation: no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.        

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