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

Find how to get to our Shambhala Center here.

 
Wednesday Evening Mindfulness Meditation at the Encinitas YMCA
Wednesdays 7:00 p.m. For those wishing to explore or support a meditation practice. Free to non-YMCA members.
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Monthly 2nd Friday Evening Public Sitting in North Park
2nd Friday of the month 7:30 p.m. Group Meditation Practice and Social
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Introductory

Online Acharya Talk: A Year of Deepening in Compassion

June 23rd—August 4th

The Shambhala Acharyas have offered to lead the community in a year-long series of talks, contemplative and meditation practices from the Buddhist Mahayana teachings of our lineage. Continue »

'Dakini Power' Book Discussion Group

June 24th

This book offers personal reflections and life stories from 12 contemporary female Tibetan Buddhist teachers, featuring Pema Chodron, Roshi Joan Halifax, Tsultrim Allione, and Karma Lekshe Tsomo, among others. Each meeting will focus on 2 of the women. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

July 1st

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 »

'Dakini Power' Book Discussion Group

July 8th

This book offers personal reflections and life stories from 12 contemporary female Tibetan Buddhist teachers, featuring Pema Chodron, Roshi Joan Halifax, Tsultrim Allione, and Karma Lekshe Tsomo, among others. Each meeting will focus on 2 of the women. Continue »

Learn to Meditate

August 5th

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 »