Ongoing Offerings

Our center offers a rich array of weekly ongoing offerings free to the public. No prior meditation experience required to attend. Most programs offer meditation instruction upon request. All are welcome.

Open Public Sitting Hours

Sunday Morning Public Sitting
Sundays 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
(followed by Tea/Coffee Social)

Thursday Evening Public Sitting
Thursdays 6:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

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Wednesday Evening Public Sitting in Encinitas
Wednesdays 7:00 p.m. Book Discussion and Group Meditation Practice



Contentment in Everyday Life

with Ruth Wallen

June 15th—July 20th

This course provides an exploration of mindfulness meditation. With meditation practice, we relax with ourselves and appreciate simple human experiences. Continue »

Summer Solstice Potluck Picnic

June 24th

Come out and enjoy the arriving of summer with fellow Sangha members and their families at South Clairemont Recreation Center. There will be picnic tables and a barbeque should you wish to grill. Please bring a dish to share. Continue »

The Science of Meditation

June 26th—November 27th

Starting April 24th at 7:00 pm, we'll begin diving deep into the conversation between the 2500 year old path of Buddhist wisdom and the modern scientific study of meditation and the mind. Continue »

2nd Sunday Dharma Talk

July 9th—October 8th

Join us to hear a talk or contemplation led by one of our members during Sunday morning public sitting meditation, with time for discussion. Followed by refreshments at 11:00. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

August 7th—October 2nd

People new to meditation as well as more experienced practitioners who wish to refresh their technique will receive instruction in a relaxed, uplifted atmosphere. Encourage your family, friends or others curious about meditation to attend. Continue »