Sunburst Events

Please call for suggested donations, event location, registration, and other event details.

Call 805.736.6528  or email

Sunburst Star Party Spectacular!

One Small Step – 50 Years Later

Saturday, August 3, 2019 – 7pm-9pm

When was the last time you saw the Milky Way splashed across the heavens, or watched meteor after meteor streaking through the night sky?

Join Sunburst’s lifelong astronomy enthusiast Moksha Badarayan for this favorite annual event:

  • Explore astronomy through interactive displays and a presentation on the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.
  • Watch the Perseid meteor shower after dark!
  • View celestial bodies through a telescope.
  • Sleep under the star-filled sky (optional)

Families with school-age children welcome.

Creative Spirituality

A Mandala Workshop

August 18, 2019

Learn about the “palace of inner being” and “abode of the Deity” as you listen to sacred music and view beautiful works of art. Create your own personal mandala, inspired by guided meditation with Rev. Dr. Ron Gibbons.

Permaculture Design Certification Course (PDC) 

Designing for Change 

September 16 – 29, 2019

Looking for a practical, holistic approach to creating lasting positive change?

Do you envision abundant water, living soils, renewable energy, healthy plants, natural building, community living, and life based on the patterns found in nature?

This 14-day journey offers an in-depth introduction to permaculture, the holistic art and science of creating regenerative and resilient living systems. Course includes outdoor hands-on application and intensive study, centered around the ethics of Earth Care, People Care, and Fair Share.

Instructors: Loren Luyendyk of Permaculture Design International, with a host of special guests.

Kriya Yoga II Meditation Retreat

Deepening Your Practice

October 17 – 20, 2019

Advance and deepen your Kriya meditation practice. Receive the second initiation of Kriya; learn to activate the healing power of your chakras; enjoy interactive discussions with seasoned practitioners.

Karma Yoga Program 

Selfless Service * Spiritual Practice * Supportive Community

Infuse your daily actions with Spirit as you work, meditate, and participate
in cooperative community. Help with varied activities such as cooking,
gardening, cleaning, upkeep, and more. Apply for up to two weeks. Dates arranged individually.

Sunday Meditation Gathering
Every Sunday 10:30am

Join in a peaceful, joyous meditation service. Live music and song, an inspirational talk, and silent meditation; followed by homemade brunch and guided hike; refresh yourself in the outdoor labyrinth and gardens. Families welcome, with children’s service offered during quiet portion. First and third Sundays each month, come early to enjoy a 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. yoga class (suggested donation $5-$10).

July 14 – Never Give Up!
July 21 – Steps to God Communion
July 28 – Fan the Fire of Devotion and Desire for Spirit!
August 4 – Developing Compassion

Click here to view or download future meditation topics.

Future Events

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For information on these and other events, please call our office 805.736.6528
or email and we will be happy to connect with you!