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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Introductory

Learn to Meditate (via Zoom)

April 6th

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 »

Welcoming the Unwelcome (Via Zoom)

with Jill Giraud & Carolynn Larson-Garcia

April 7th

From the bestselling author of When things Fall Apart, an open-hearted call for human connection, compassion, and learning to love the world just as it is during these most challenging times. Continue »

Online Acharya Talk: Foundations for Freedom

April 12th

In the spirit of “returning to square one”–a favorite expression of the Vidyadhara, Chögyam Trungpa, a group of Acharyas were inspired to offer to the community an in-depth study of the foundational Buddhist teachings of the Hinayana. Continue »

Welcoming the Unwelcome (Via Zoom)

with Jill Giraud & Carolynn Larson-Garcia

April 14th

From the bestselling author of When things Fall Apart, an open-hearted call for human connection, compassion, and learning to love the world just as it is during these most challenging times. Continue »

Welcoming the Unwelcome (Via Zoom)

with Jill Giraud & Carolynn Larson-Garcia

April 21st