What we're about

It is the mission of Long Beach Meditation to offer a welcoming space for all to learn the healing arts of meditation and mindfulness. We practice the profound teachings that align with the Buddha’s path to awakening.

Our programs are open to all regardless of race, gender, ethnicity, sexual preference or identity, creed, or religion. We are committed to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and community.

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Upcoming events (5)

Sunday Mindfulness Meditation

Bay Shore Community Congregational Church

In response to the urgent need to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, we must now make the following changes to the regular LBM schedule to support the health of our Sangha and the wider community.

All in-person LBM programs and classes at Bay Shore Church are suspended until further notice. We will update you when meetings can resume.

Our regular Sunday Meditation and Monday Guided Meditation WILL CONTINUE at the usual times but are moving online with immediate effect and will be streamed via Zoom.

To join our Sunday and Monday programs online use the following info for computer, tablet, smart phone or dial-up only:
Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/9014566014
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Dial in on your phone (Voice only) [masked]

Everyone is welcome to our main sit where we gather to meditate and have a discussion with our guiding teacher or special guest.Sitting together we find support, guidance and the energy to do the challenging work of awakening. Please join us!

See our page for more info: https://www.longbeachmeditation.org/weekly-sits/sunday-sit

Guided Mindfulness Meditation

Bay Shore Community Congregational Church

In response to the urgent need to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, we must now make the following changes to the regular LBM schedule to support the health of our Sangha and the wider community.

All in-person LBM programs and classes at Bay Shore Church are suspended until further notice. We will update you when meetings can resume.

Our regular Sunday Meditation and Monday Guided Meditation WILL CONTINUE at the usual times but are moving online with immediate effect and will be streamed via Zoom.

To join our Sunday and Monday programs online use the following info for computer, tablet, smart phone or dial-up only:
Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/9014566014
Password:[masked]
Meeting ID:[masked]
Dial in on your phone (Voice only) [masked]

Join Franz Manfredi, every Monday, for guided meditation! He'll be helping those new to meditation and mindfulness establish a regular practice and learn the basics. Suitable for first-timers as well as more experienced meditators. Take advantage of this time to get some simple tips on how to begin meditating on your first visit!

Parking: There is a city owned lot across Granada, it says No Parking, but only noon Saturday through noon Sunday. Otherwise it's free. There is also street parking.

Important Note: There is a wheelchair ramp to the left of the main entrance.

Cost: There is no charge. A suggested donation of $10 helps us to keep our doors open, compensate teachers, and make classes available for those who cannot afford them. If you would like to join us in this practice of dana or generosity, please consider contributing!

Wednesday Evening Meditation

Bay Shore Community Congregational Church

In response to the urgent need to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, we must now make the following changes to the regular LBM schedule to support the health of our Sangha and the wider community.

All in-person LBM programs and classes at Bay Shore Church are suspended until further notice. We will update you when meetings can resume.

Our regular Sunday Meditation, Monday Guided Meditation and Wednesday Evening Meditation WILL CONTINUE at the usual times but are moving online with immediate effect and will be streamed via Zoom.

To join our Sunday, Monday and Wednesday programs online use the following info for computer, tablet, smart phone or dial-up only:

Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/9014566014
Password:[masked]
Meeting ID:[masked]
Dial in on your phone (Voice only) [masked]

More info: https://www.longbeachmeditation.org/weekly-sits/wednesday-sit

This is our midweek sit geared to meditators with an established practice.

We start with a 45 minute silent meditation. We follow up with a short discussion, metta chant and social time. Everyone is welcome!

Time: Wednesdays from 7:00pm - 8:15pm

Cost: Suggested donation of $15 to help keep our doors open, compensate teacher, and make classes available for those who cannot afford them. No one is turned away for lack of funds. If you would like to join us in this practice of dana or generosity, please consider contributing.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

We begin with a 45 minute meditation, followed by a group discussion. We conclude at roughly 8pm with the metta (loving-kindness) chant.

We have cushions, zafus, benches and comfortable chairs on hand, but you are welcome to bring your own sitting gear.

Come early to help setup, do your own practice or meet some wonderful people!

Friday Morning Meditation

Bay Shore Community Congregational Church

In response to the urgent need to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, we must now make the following changes to the regular LBM schedule to support the health of our Sangha and the wider community.

Introducing a new morning program to support our meditation practice.
Begin the day with sitting and walking meditation.
Suitable for beginners and experienced meditators alike.
Join us as we begin our morning with the practice of present awareness.

To prevent the spread of the coronavirus, all meditation events will be streamed via Zoom.
Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/9014566014
Password:[masked]
Meeting ID:[masked]
Dial in on your phone (Voice only) [masked]

Cost: Suggested donation of $15 to help keep our doors open, compensate teacher, and make classes available for those who cannot afford them. No one is turned away for lack of funds. If you would like to join us in this practice of dana or generosity, please consider contributing.

Donate: https://www.longbeachmeditation.org/donate

Past events (1,423)

Friday Morning Meditation

Bay Shore Community Congregational Church

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