Santa Cruz, CA area
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Ananda Worship Service
at Ananda Yoga Scotts Valley
75 Mt. Hermon Rd, Scotts Valley.
Weekly Group Meditation at 9 am
Service at 10:30 am
831-338-YOGA (9642)

Dance Church
Weekly freeform DJ dance celebration. 911:30 am.
418 Front St., Santa Cruz. All ages welcome.
 Bring sacred items for the altar.
Info: 831-466-9770.

Dances of Universal Peace
Every 2nd and 4th Sunday,
7:00 pm, The Garden Sanctuary, 3070 Prather Lane, Santa Cruz. Simple circle dances using sacred phrases from spiritual traditions aroundthe world. No experience or partner needed
Info: Leela, 831-430-9848.
Also on Facebook: Santa Cruz Sufi Caravan.
Enlightened Living Program
Meet most Sundays, 11 am - noon. Please call or email first. Sponsored by Science of Spirituality, Santa Cruz.
 Meditation followed by talk on Self-knowledge and Godrealization through the teachings of HH Rajinder Singhji. Free. All are welcome. 831-423-5452,

John of God Meditation Group
Sundays, 4 pm. Everyone who has been to the Casa in Brasil, or who would like to experience an hour of healing meditation in the style of the Casa is welcome.
Info: Frieda 831-427-1488

Sri Chaitanya Saraswati Seva Ashram
Sundays, 5 pm, 2900 N. Rodeo Gulch Rd, Soquel, CA 95073, 831-462-4712. Devotional music, philosophical discussions based on the ancient culture of the Vedas of India, and a vegetarian feast. Open to the public. Free.

Teaching of Intuitional Metaphysics
Sundays, 8:15 pm. 45-min. meditation devoted to channeling the Christ vibrations of Babaji/Jesus/AAA
and your own Divine Self to lift you and the world.
Get your zap of Divine Love for the week.
 Info: Kitty and Michael Mrache 831-662-3393.

The Society of Abidance in Truth
Following the Teachings of Ramana Maharshi
Sundays, 10 am. 1834 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060. Silent meditation, discourse by Nome on Self-knowledge and Self-inquiry, and opportunities to ask questions for better comprehension of the teachings.

Sai Baba Meetings
Unity Church 407 Broadway-Santa Cruz, CA Sunday 5- 6:45 pm. For more info call Sunny Sampson


Open Support Group for Women
Last Monday of the month, 7:30-10 pm. Miracles, intentions, and prayers to empower women with greater awareness of their Self.
Info: Peggy Black 831-335-3145.

Sound Pod
Created and Hosted by Peggy Black, Co-Host Lelta Zatz First Monday, 7:30-9:30. Sacred Sound Salutrist, We explore pure tones and chants. You will generate sounds that relieve stress and clear blockages. $7 energy exchange
Call to confirm, 831-335-3145..


Casa Current Meditation Group
Alternate Tuesdays, 7-9 pm. Everyone who has been with John of God in Brazil is welcome to our Santa Cruz group. For info call Frieda 831-427-1488.

Meditation and Satsang
Meditation, 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 7-8 pm. Co-ed Satsang, 2nd Tuesday, 7-8:45 pm. Satsang for Women, 4th Tuesday, 7-8:45 pm. Info, call Marlies, 831-471-9617,

Spiritual Healing of Bruno Groening
Based on his medically documented healings and teachings, Free. Meetings in Santa Cruz, San Jose, Palo Alto, Monterrey, San Francisco and Oakland, 7:30pm.
 Call for location 831-227-0954,

The Twin Lotus Center
913 El Dorado Ave, Santa Cruz. Outstanding Morning Meditations led by Laurie Lotus Miller. Info: 831-239-3900


Beat Sanctuary-Ecstatic Dance
weekly moving meditation practice that unleashes the wisdom of your body. You are welcome no matter your level of experience or mobility. Every Wed at Santa Cruz Yoga, 402 Ingalls St, Santa Cruz. 7:30-9:15 pm
$15 / $10 students.

Drop-in Meditation
5:30-6:30 pm, Land of the Medicine Buddha,
Gompa Meditation Hall, 5800 Prescott Rd, Soquel.
Sliding scale donation, $5-10. 831-462-8383.

Kundalini Yoga, As Taught By Yogi Bhajan
with Japmeet Kaur KRI Teacher. Luminescence Day Spa, Boulder Creek. All levels. Wednesday, 6pm.
Info; 910-977-3411.

Qigong Classes
Wednesdays, 11:30-12:30 pm, Land of the Medicine Buddha, 5800 Prescott Rd, Soquel. Beginning and intermediate students welcome. Cultivate personal energy for a strong, healthy body, clear mind, and stable emotions. $5-10 donation.  Info: 831-462-8383
 (For special Sat. class, ask for Breige).

Reading circle and "Sampai" offered every Wednesday
1:30- 2:30 pm. See listing under Centers for more info.


Dances of Universal Peace/ Sufi Dancing
1st Thursday, 7:30 pm. -9 p.m. at the
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall, Freedom Blvd, Aptos Donation $7-10. Leela, 831-430-9848.
Also on Facebook: Santa Cruz Sufi Caravan.

Mata Amritanandamayi Satsang Group
Om Namah Shivaya. Thursdays, 7-9 pm. We begin with Archana, then chant the 108 names of the Divine Mother, followed by Bhajans (devotional singing) and close with Arati. We network, share food and Amma stories.
For info, contact Achintya at 831-331-5225.


Society of Abidance in Truth
Fridays, 8 pm, SAT, 1834 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060. Spiritual events: reading with commentary and dialogues by Nome from teachings of Adi Sankara, Ribhu, Ramana Maharshi. 831-425-7287

Sufi Zikr
Every 3rd Friday, 7:30 pm at the Pacific Cultural Center Studio, 1307 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz. Anwar leads seated and moving chanting and sufi practices.
Donation $7-10. Info: Leela at 831-430-9848.
Also on Facebook, Santa Cruz Sufi Caravan.


Avatamsaka Sutra
Saturdays, 7:30-9:30 pm, Berkeley Buddhist Monastery, 2304 McKinley Ave, Berkeley, CA. Lecture on the Avatamsaka (Flower Garland) Sutra, explanation of the Boddhisatva path for enlightenment. Call 510-848- 3340. Also live online. See


Alice Bailey Full Moon Meditation Group
An ongoing monthly meditation service.
Info: 831-464-4564. Free