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First International Conference on
Other-Centered Approaches:
New Directions in Buddhist Psychology

at the Jodo Shinshu Center
Berkeley, California
February 18 - 20, 2011

Housing & Transportation

Accommodations at or near the Jodo Shinshu Center:

Jodo Shinshu Center
2140 Durant Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94704

For hotel or dorm  room availability contact  Glenn Kameda
Phone: 510.809.1401
Email: mgr@jsc-bca.org

Downtown Berkeley Inn (3 blocks from the JSC)
2001 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone: 510.843.4043
Email: info@downtownberkeleyinn.com

Hotel Shattuck Plaza (4 blocks from the JSC)
2986 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone: 510.845.7300
Email: info@hotelshattuckplaza.com


  • Auto – participants can park in the JSC parking lot – entrance is on Durant Ave
  • BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit)
    From SFO take free shuttle from airport to BART station.*
    From Oakland, take AirBART($3.00 reg/$1.00 Seniors) connection from airport to Coliseum BART station.*
    *Board Richmond-bound train or any train and transfer to a Richmond-bound train. Get off at Downtown Berkeley station. From exit, walk about four blocks south on Shattuck Avenue and take left onto Durant. Center is at the end of this block.
  • BayPorter Express 1.877.467.1800
    Door-to-door van service; reserve ahead.  Oakland Airport to Berkeley $25 with $15 for additional passengers and $10 for children under 12.  SFO to Berkeley $32.