Mindfulness Meditation Apps
MINDFULNESS CENTERS IN CALIFORNIA
Local Meditation Groups
ENCINITAS MINDFULNESS COMMUNITY Encinitas CA. led by Diana Shimkus offers 2-3 time weekly mindfulness meditation sittings and teachings. Tuesdays - 7:00 AM; Saturdays - 7:30-9;00 AM at the Soul of Yoga 627 Encinitas Blvd, Encinitas and selected Thursdays at the EMC Outdoor Meditation Space at 816 Passiflora Avenue, Encinitas from 6:30-8:00 PM. All are welcome. Please contact Diana Shimkus at email@example.com to learn more.
BISHWA SEVA FOUNDATION
The Bishwa Seva Foundation is a US based non-profit that was founded in 2009 in Oceanside by then 25-year-old Deep Deoja and friends to support the schooling of orphans and disadvantaged students in Panuati, Nepal. Deep was born in Kathmandu, Nepal and is now a US citizen. Deep’s heart is filled with compassion for the children of the world and in particular, the children of Nepal. “Bishwa Seva” means to serve the world.
Initially the students were supported only from the proceeds of the Deep Sound Meditation, but the needs quickly outgrew the fund-raising capacity of the Deep Sound Meditation. Today, 80% of the funds to support the students comes from sponsors, like the Encinitas Mindfulness Community. The students rely on your support for education, uniforms, meals and a chance for a better life!
Upcoming Deep Sound Meditations
Monday, 02/04/19 at Seaside Center for Spiritual Living @ 6:30 pm; $20
SOLANA BEACH DHARMA STUDY GROUP-UUFSD
The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of San Dieguito has hosted two meditation groups for over twenty-five years. Where: 1036 Solana Drive, Palmer Library, Solana Beach, CA. Directions: uufsd.org
When: Thursdays, 5l30-6:45pm and Fridays, 10:30-11:45am
Format: After a brief reading we have sitting meditation for 10-15 minutes. We then read aloud from the book we are currently studying and then discuss what we have read. Our most frequent author has been Pema Chodron and we have read widely from Jack Kornfield, Thich Nhat Hanh, Sharon Salzberg and many other fine dharma teachers. At the end we have another short sitting. All are welcome. In Summer 2019, Lama Kathy Wesley will lead a retreat in San Diego. Information to follow.
We also have a monthly day of practice together which includes progressive relaxation, walking meditation, and our usual Friday schedule. These are from 9am to 2pm. Our next dates are TBD.
NORTH COUNTY ZEN CIRCLE/FOUR VOWS SANGHA
California Institute for Human Science now hosts a Zen sangha.
It is being taught by Sensei Jose Shinzan Palma, who received transmission from Joan Halifax Roshi, and myself-- so it is a Soto/ Korean Zen hybrid. Sensei's group formerly met in Carlsbad, where it was known as Carlsbad Zen Community: It is now called North County Zen Circle/ Four Vows Sangha. This sangha meets on Friday evenings from 7:30-8:30 PM.
Contact Person: Ji Hyang Padma, Ph.D.Director, Comparative Religion & Philosophy Program California Institute for Human Sciencehttp://www.cihs.edu
JULIE CHIPPENDALE, RN; SCRIPPS HOSPITAL MBSR/BOUQUET SANGHA http://mbsrencinitas.com/event/sangha-meditation/
INSIGHT SAN DIEGO Insight San Diego is a peer-led sangha in the Vipassana tradition, akin to Spirit Rock in Marin County, CA and Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA. We provide opportunities for meditation, learning the dharma, and interaction with peers for new and experienced students from diverse backgrounds in an open and safe environment. Our offerings include a weekly sitting group; bi-weekly and monthly affinity groups in subjects such as Buddhist Psychology, Social and Climate Justice, and Greeting the Heavenly Messengers; beginning meditation classes in English and Spanish; and Cultivation of Compassion Training courses. Throughout the year, we invite visiting teachers to give evening dharma talks and both non-residential and residential weekend retreats. Please visit our website and join our newsletter to stay up-to-date about current offerings: www.insightsd.org.
COMPASSIONATE HEART SANGHA - Peace House, Leucadia, CA Saturdays-10:30 am. Contact Person: firstname.lastname@example.org Universalist Fellowship - Solana Beach, CA
The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness by J. Mark G. Williams, John D. Teasdale, Zindel V. Segal and Jon Kabat-Zinn
Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life by Jon Kabat-Zinn
A Path with Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life by Jack Kornfield
The Wisdom of No Escape and the Path of Loving Kindness by Pema Chodron
Real Happiness by Sharon Salzberg
Beyond Happiness by Ezra Bayda
When Things Fall Apart; by Pema Chodron.
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