Paula Whang-Ramos, Spiritual Director

Paula earned her Ph.D. in Psychology in 1984 and her Masters of Divinity Degree from CSE Meru Seminary in 2010. In 2012, Paula was ordained in the tradition of Kriya Yoga by her teacher, Yogacharya Ellen Grace O’Brian. Currently, Paula also serves as a Kriya Yoga teacher and an Associate Minister at CSE.

Paula is available to teach meditation at your organization or place of work. 

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Living Peace Group

3rd Thursday of the month

Next group:  Thursday, February 28, 2019
6:30-7:45 p.m.
~ Free will offering

Amidst changing life circumstances and loss, what Yogic lifestyle practices can help us live more deeply in our indwelling peace, love and wholeness? Join Paula and the BLC community for an informal gathering as we live this question. Share a time of meditation, conscious inner exploration, and prayer for peace in the hearts of all beings. Cultivate individual and group consciousness to live in peace - in our lives, in our families and in our country, right now.

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Living In The Flow Of Abundance:
Spiritual Book Study of The Jewel of Abundance
By Yogacharya Ellen Grace O'Brian

5 Wednesdays, Feb 20, 27, March 6, 13, 20 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Blue Lotus Center
Free Will Offerin

"Realizing Oneness - nothing less than wholeness  -is our greatest prosperity...We are born to thrive."

Yogacharya O'Brian, The Jewel of Abundance

We will dive into the practical application of ancient Yogic teachings and explore how spiritual realization and earthly success go hand in hand, revealing a path to abundant living that is deeply satisfying, joyful, and purposeful. Join us for a time of meditation, inspiration and Self-realization of our essential wholeness and abundance.

Feb 20:          Introduction and Part 1. Higher Purpose: Set the Foundation Upon Your Heart
Feb 27:          Part 2. Insight: Road Map for Abundant Living
March 6:      Part 3. A Skillful Way: How to Realize Fulfillment
March 13:   Part 4. Clarity: Overcome Obstacles and Thrive
March 20:   Part 5. Generosity: Live the Prosperous Life

The Jewel of Abundance is available for purchase at Blue Lotus Center and online at Amazon.

Welcome to The Blue Lotus Center

~ Return to Peace ~


The Jewel of Abundance:  An Evening of Inspiration & Kirtan

with Yogacharya Ellen Grace O'Brian,

Prabha Pacey, Purnima Cathy Conway, Soma Goresky and Shantam Galuten

Friday, February 22, 2019 • 7-9pm
Pacific Cultural Center,
1307 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA

For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.

Are you ready for more peace in your life, in your family, in our community, and in our country?
Do you want to learn practical, time tested techniques to calm your mind and 
live a wisdom guided life?
Would you like to experience the community support of other sincere seekers dedicated to peace?

If so, then join us at Blue Lotus Center, an oasis of peace for sincere seekers from all backgrounds.

During these challenging times, the Blue Lotus Center is a refuge for those seeking an alternative to the isolation and fear 

that arises when the reactive mind focuses on apparent differences, conflict and lack of abundance.

In the teaching tradition of Paramahansa Yogananda, one of the first Yogis to bring Yoga to the USA,

the Blue Lotus Center offers ancient, practical teachings of Kriya Yoga - the conscious use of our thoughts, words and actions (Kriya)

in the essential peace, love and wholeness that indwells us all the time, everywhere, and even when we forget (Yoga).

If you are ready for a change, 
then join our commitment to cultivate peace in our hearts, our lives, our families, and our world. 

The Blue Lotus Center is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. All services are offered on a donation basis, unless otherwise specified. 

 Please click here for a current listing of our ongoing meditation groups and classes.


Free Meditation Class - Learn to Meditate

Second Thursday of every month, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Next class: Thursday, March 14, 2019, 6:30 - 8:00 pm

~Free class

Calm your mind, relax your body and open your heart with a simple, ancient, time-tested meditation practice that has helped millions of sincere seekers from all traditions to live from the innate peace and joy that indwells us all.   Learn how to set up your own home meditation practice.

Instructor: Paula Whang-Ramos

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The key to the peace, security, and happiness we yearn for is within our own consciousness. The resources needed to make a difference in the world are hidden in our own hearts.

Yogacharya Ellen Grace O'Brian
Spiritual Director, Center for Spiritual Enlightenment