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.

Find how to get to our Shambhala Center here.

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

Monthly 2nd Wednesday Evening Public Sitting in North Park
2nd Wednesday of the month 7:30 p.m. Group Meditation Practice and Social



The Lost Art of Good Conversation

October 20th

Online teachings to accompany Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche's new book,The Lost Art of Conversation. Sign up here and a portion of the proceeds will go to San Diego Shambhala Center. Continue »

49 Day Ceremony for Ryoko Amadee Goguen

with Shastri Ruth Wallen

October 20th

Forty-nine days is traditionally regarded as the duration of the transitional state after death. Join us for a brief ceremony to mark the conclusion of Ryoko’s bardo experience. Continue »

The Science of Meditation

October 23rd—November 27th

This series presents cutting edge research on meditation and its transformative energy on our daily lives. The teachings are suitable to both those new to meditation and those who have practiced for years. Attend all or any of the talks. (Free) Continue »

Learn to Meditate

November 6th—January 8th (2018)

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 »

Shambhala Training Level 1

with Shastri Marcy Fink

November 11th—November 12th

This program is the first of a series of weekend seminars that provides an open and friendly environment to discover knowing how to live with a clear mind, a gentle heart and a sense of humor through the practice of meditation. The weekend includes ... Continue »