Zen and Vipassna Mindfulness
Time: Mondays 7:15 to 9:15 PM
Location: Berkeley, CA. 10 minutes from the Berkeley or North Berkeley BART stations. Please RSVP for location on the ContactUs page.
We are inspired by a sense of presence, collaboration and community.
Oh Shim started practicing in 1983, first Zen and later Vipassana. Her practice includes over 700 long retreat days in Asia and the US.
Oh Shim means "Enlightenment Mind", the "Mind of Awakening" and "Bodhicitta". Bodhicitta is also translated as the wish to help all sentient beings attain awakening. This name and a robe bearing this name was given to Oh Shim by Zen Master Seung Sahn.
Oh Shim is a Senior Dharma Teacher in the Golden Wind Zen lineage. She embodies a refreshing collaborative style, honoring the Dharma in all beings drawing from her training in Nonviolence, while teaching in San Quentin and Cornell Corrections in San Francisco and as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the San Francisco Bay Area seeing clients in Berkeley and Marin.