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Welcome to Paradise Found

Your Peace, Love, & Good Vibes shop since 1986. Divinely inspired goods selected to enrich your life with beauty, truth and goodness.  Books, music, crystals, jewelry, intuitive readings and much, much more! We invite you to come explore our peaceful environment and share a cup of tea. Located in the Historic Arts District of beautiful downtown Santa Barbara. Open seven days a week.

Come, come whoever you are: Wanderer, worshipper, lover of learning. Ours is no caravan of despair; Come, yet again come!

~Rumi

Featured Happenings

Natural Meditation~Mini Workshop & Book Signing with author, Dean Sluyter

Apr 10 2015 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

dean sluyter natural meditation event

Dean SluyterDean Sluyter has taught natural meditation throughout the United States for over 40 years, in venues ranging from Ivy League colleges to maximum security prisons. The author of four books and a blogger for The Huffington Post, he has studied and practiced deeply in several traditions, including: Vajrayana Buddhism, Bhakti Yoga, and Advaita Vedanta.

He has also completed numerous long retreats and pilgrimages in the U.S., Europe, India, Nepal, and Tibet. Known for the clarity, warmth, and humor of his presentations, Dean is dedicated to sharing authentic, traditional meditative techniques in practical, accessible form.

Free Evening Program!

More information on Natural Meditation: A Guide to Effortless Meditative Practice by Dean Sluyter

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Latest Happenings

Guest Reader! Intuitive Healing & Shamanic Readings with Sudama

Apr 10 2015 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

SudamaSudama is a United Nations award winning intuitive healer/shaman with a gift for rapid and often instant pain removal, connecting people with the Self with heart power and emotional intelligence. His consultations are designed and created effective tools for healing body/mind/spirit,  and also as teachable wisdom for creative and soulful expression and problem solving contingencies.

A graduate in creative arts, creative writing at Princeton and a Ph.D from UCSB in shamanism, Sudama worked at Pacifica Graduate Institute and currently works for private consultations.





Natural Meditation~Mini Workshop & Book Signing with author, Dean Sluyter

Apr 10 2015 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

dean sluyter natural meditation event

Dean SluyterDean Sluyter has taught natural meditation throughout the United States for over 40 years, in venues ranging from Ivy League colleges to maximum security prisons. The author of four books and a blogger for The Huffington Post, he has studied and practiced deeply in several traditions, including: Vajrayana Buddhism, Bhakti Yoga, and Advaita Vedanta.

He has also completed numerous long retreats and pilgrimages in the U.S., Europe, India, Nepal, and Tibet. Known for the clarity, warmth, and humor of his presentations, Dean is dedicated to sharing authentic, traditional meditative techniques in practical, accessible form.

Free Evening Program!

More information on Natural Meditation: A Guide to Effortless Meditative Practice by Dean Sluyter

Check out the Facebook event page





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In Touch by John J. Prendergast

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Book Picks: Natural Meditation: A Guide to Effortless Meditative Practice by Dean Sluyter

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Book Picks: Bunny Buddhism: Hopping Along the Path to Enlightenment by Krista Lester

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