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Mahakankala Buddhist Center

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508 Brinkerhoff Ave
Santa Barbara, CA United States

Upcoming Events

August 2017
$10

Meditation for Kids

August 20 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Weekly on the same day until December 17, 2017

Children will learn simple Buddhist principles, such as kindness, respect for others and keeping a happy heart, through stories, songs, meditation and crafts. A parent needs to accompany each child. Appropriate for ages 6 – 10. Adults will find these introductory teachings valuable as well, and will be able to use what is learned in class throughout the week. Practicing meditation together can support a family life filled with loving-kindness, peace and harmony. Classes are conducted by our Resident Teacher, Keli Vaughan…

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Meditation for World Peace

August 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until August 27, 2017

Sunday Mornings — Everyone Welcome 10:30-11:45am “Without inner peace, outer peace is impossible.” ~ Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Prayer and meditation are neither small nor passive actions. Rather, they are a force for change in our shared world. Join us to bring peace to our world through the action of meditation, and dedicating our prayers for world peace. Everyone is welcome – you do not need to be a Buddhist to attend. Each class consists of a guided breathing meditation, preparatory…

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Free

Heart Jewel Prayers

August 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as pujas, meaning “offering”; and the prayers we recite are sadhanas, meaning “methods for receiving attainments”. Our prayers are in English. We request the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the…

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Free

Prostrations

August 24 @ 6:45 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until August 31, 2017

Moving Meditation with Chanted Prayers: Prostration Practice Mindful movement combined with chanted prayers and a wish to purify our mind and body. A brief instruction of the practice will be given at the start. Wear clothes that allow you to bend — long, cool pants are best. Newcomers welcom

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Free

Offering to the Spiritual Guide Puja

August 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Everyone is welcome and invited to join us for this beautiful prayer practice. Offering to the Spiritual Guide is a special Guru yoga of Je Tsongkhapa in conjunction with Highest Yoga Tantra. It was compiled by the first Panchen Lama, Losang Chökyi Gyaltsän, as a preliminary practice for Vajrayana Mahamudra. The main practice is relying upon the Spiritual Guide, but it also includes all the essential practices of the stages of the path (Lamrim) and training the mind (Lojong), as…

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Center Cherishing & Potluck Social

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Summer is almost over, and new fall classes will be starting soon. To prepare both the center and ourselves for an auspicious beginning to the new season, we are hosting a Center Cherishing Potluck Social Event. Please join us as we give our beloved center a thorough cleaning (cherishing), and then kick off the fall season with a potluck party! This is an opportunity to gain merit through our practice of giving, to meet and mingle with other members of…

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$10

Meditation for Kids

August 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 17, 2017

Children will learn simple Buddhist principles, such as kindness, respect for others and keeping a happy heart, through stories, songs, meditation and crafts. A parent needs to accompany each child. Appropriate for ages 6 – 10. Adults will find these introductory teachings valuable as well, and will be able to use what is learned in class throughout the week. Practicing meditation together can support a family life filled with loving-kindness, peace and harmony. Classes are conducted by our Resident Teacher, Keli Vaughan…

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Meditation for World Peace

August 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until August 27, 2017

Sunday Mornings — Everyone Welcome 10:30-11:45am “Without inner peace, outer peace is impossible.” ~ Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Prayer and meditation are neither small nor passive actions. Rather, they are a force for change in our shared world. Join us to bring peace to our world through the action of meditation, and dedicating our prayers for world peace. Everyone is welcome – you do not need to be a Buddhist to attend. Each class consists of a guided breathing meditation, preparatory…

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Free

Long Protector Puja

August 29 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

This extensive sadhana—ritual prayers for spiritual attainments—is called “Kangso” in Tibetan, which means “Fulfilling and Restoring Ritual.” Usually performed once a month in Dharma Centers in our tradition, it is used for fulfilling our heart commitment to practice Lamrim, Lojong, and Mahamudra, for restoring any degenerate or broken commitments we may have incurred, and to rely on the Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden, regarding him as inseparable from our Spiritual Guide and Buddha. All chanted prayers are free, and everyone is welcome to…

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Free

Heart Jewel Prayers

August 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as pujas, meaning “offering”; and the prayers we recite are sadhanas, meaning “methods for receiving attainments”. Our prayers are in English. We request the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the…

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Free

Prostrations

August 31 @ 6:45 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until August 31, 2017

Moving Meditation with Chanted Prayers: Prostration Practice Mindful movement combined with chanted prayers and a wish to purify our mind and body. A brief instruction of the practice will be given at the start. Wear clothes that allow you to bend — long, cool pants are best. Newcomers welcom

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September 2017
Free

Wishfulfilling Jewel Puja

September 1 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 15, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as puja, meaning “offering”, or as sadhana, which means “method for receiving attainments”. Using ancient prayers translated into English, we receive the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the Buddhas, and…

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$15

Guru Yoga Mandala Offering Retreat

September 2 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

The practice of Mandala Offering creates vast good fortune and is a method to attain the Pure Land of a Buddha. Giving with a mind of compassion unmixed with attachment is the first of the Six Perfections. Buddha taught giving as the first of the Six Perfections so that living beings can generate good fortune, or merit, to sustain all necessary conditions for our spiritual practice. While meditation plants the seeds of realizations within our mind, if our mind is…

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$15

Guru Yoga Mandala Offering Retreat

September 3 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until September 4, 2017

This retreat unites the two practices of Guru Yoga and Mandala Offering. The blessings arising from the practice of Guru yoga are rain that nurtures and sustains the seeds of our meditation. Guru Yoga is a special and powerful method that enables us to receive the blessings of all Buddhas, Bodhisattvas, and holy beings. Receiving this inspiration into our mind bestows inner peace and gives rise to realizations of renunciation, universal compassion, and wisdom realizing emptiness. While meditation plants the…

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$15

Guru Yoga Mandala Offering Retreat

September 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until September 4, 2017

This retreat unites the two practices of Guru Yoga and Mandala Offering. The blessings arising from the practice of Guru yoga are rain that nurtures and sustains the seeds of our meditation. Guru Yoga is a special and powerful method that enables us to receive the blessings of all Buddhas, Bodhisattvas, and holy beings. Receiving this inspiration into our mind bestows inner peace and gives rise to realizations of renunciation, universal compassion, and wisdom realizing emptiness. While meditation plants the…

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Free

Quick Path

September 5 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 19, 2017

* Highest Yoga Tantra practitioners only, please.

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$5

Lunchtime Meditation

September 5 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 19, 2017

During these half hour sessions we are guided through a simple guided breathing meditation. This type of meditation is perfect for beginners and advanced meditators. By focusing on the breath, all our worries, distractions, and obsessive ways of thinking fall away and we experience inner peace. Our mind is refreshed and relaxed and we’ll find it easier to deal with day to day stress.

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Free

Powa Prayers

September 5 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Through practicing transference of consciousness — known as ‘powa’ — with faith, compassion, and concentration we can transfer the consciousness of those recently deceased to a higher rebirth or to the Pure Land of a Buddha. The Powa Ceremony can be done either by a group of practitioners or individually on behalf of one or more deceased persons, or countless deceased beings. By engaging in this practice we also create a great collection of virtue, which will also lead us…

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Free

Heart Jewel Prayers

September 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as pujas, meaning “offering”; and the prayers we recite are sadhanas, meaning “methods for receiving attainments”. Our prayers are in English. We request the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the…

Find out more »
$5

Lunchtime Meditation

September 6 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

During these half hour sessions we are guided through a simple guided breathing meditation. This type of meditation is perfect for beginners and advanced meditators. By focusing on the breath, all our worries, distractions, and obsessive ways of thinking fall away and we experience inner peace. Our mind is refreshed and relaxed and we’ll find it easier to deal with day to day stress.

Find out more »
Free

Heart Jewel Prayers

September 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 21, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as pujas, meaning “offering”; and the prayers we recite are sadhanas, meaning “methods for receiving attainments”. Our prayers are in English. We request the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the…

Find out more »
$5

Lunchtime Meditation

September 7 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 21, 2017

During these half hour sessions we are guided through a simple guided breathing meditation. This type of meditation is perfect for beginners and advanced meditators. By focusing on the breath, all our worries, distractions, and obsessive ways of thinking fall away and we experience inner peace. Our mind is refreshed and relaxed and we’ll find it easier to deal with day to day stress. Thursday is our day to practice a brief Lamrim meditation with our breathing. Lamrim meditations allow…

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Free

Tara Prayers

September 8 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Everyone is welcome and invited to join us for this beautiful prayer practice. At Kadampa Centers worldwide, the eighth of the month is Tara Day. Green Tara is a female Buddha, whose name means Rescuer; she is the embodiment of swift compassion. If we rely upon Tara sincerely and with strong faith, she will protect us from all obstacles and fulfill all our wishes. Everyone is welcome and invited to join us for Tara’s chanted prayer practice, Liberation from Sorrow.

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Free

Wishfulfilling Jewel Puja w/ Offerings

September 8 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 22, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as puja, meaning “offering”, or as sadhana, meaning “method for receiving attainments”. Using ancient prayers translated into English, we receive the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the Buddhas, and help…

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Free

Free Public Talk

September 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Tonight's talk is open to anyone who has an interest in learning about Buddhist principles and practice in a disciplined study program. We are about to embark on the study of Joyful Path of Good Fortune, living Buddhist Master Geshe Kelsang Gyatso's extraordinary explanation of Lamrim meditation. Lamrim is a special presentation of all Buddha's teachings in the order in which they can be practiced easily in our busy lives. Taken as personal advice, we can contemplate each Lamrim instruction,…

Find out more »
$10

Meditation for Kids

September 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 17, 2017

Children will learn simple Buddhist principles, such as kindness, respect for others and keeping a happy heart, through stories, songs, meditation and crafts. A parent needs to accompany each child. Appropriate for ages 6 – 10. Adults will find these introductory teachings valuable as well, and will be able to use what is learned in class throughout the week. Practicing meditation together can support a family life filled with loving-kindness, peace and harmony. Classes are conducted by our Resident Teacher, Keli Vaughan…

Find out more »

Meditation for World Peace

September 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 31, 2017

Sunday Mornings — Everyone Welcome 10:30-11:45am “Without inner peace, outer peace is impossible.” ~ Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Prayer and meditation are neither small nor passive actions. Rather, they are a force for change in our shared world. Join us to bring peace to our world through the action of meditation, and dedicating our prayers for world peace. Everyone is welcome – you do not need to be a Buddhist to attend. Each class consists of a guided breathing meditation, preparatory…

Find out more »
Free

Offering to the Spiritual Guide Puja

September 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Everyone is welcome and invited to join us for this beautiful prayer practice. Offering to the Spiritual Guide is a special Guru yoga of Je Tsongkhapa in conjunction with Highest Yoga Tantra. It was compiled by the first Panchen Lama, Losang Chökyi Gyaltsän, as a preliminary practice for Vajrayana Mahamudra. The main practice is relying upon the Spiritual Guide, but it also includes all the essential practices of the stages of the path (Lamrim) and training the mind (Lojong), as…

Find out more »
Free

Heart Jewel Prayers

September 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 18, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as pujas, meaning “offering”; and the prayers we recite are sadhanas, meaning “methods for receiving attainments”. Our prayers are in English. We request the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the…

Find out more »
Free

Quick Path

September 12 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 19, 2017

* Highest Yoga Tantra practitioners only, please.

Find out more »
$5

Lunchtime Meditation

September 12 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 19, 2017

During these half hour sessions we are guided through a simple guided breathing meditation. This type of meditation is perfect for beginners and advanced meditators. By focusing on the breath, all our worries, distractions, and obsessive ways of thinking fall away and we experience inner peace. Our mind is refreshed and relaxed and we’ll find it easier to deal with day to day stress.

Find out more »
Free

Heart Jewel Prayers

September 12 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until September 26, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as pujas, meaning “offering”; and the prayers we recite are sadhanas, meaning “methods for receiving attainments”. Our prayers are in English. We request the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the…

Find out more »

Foundation Program

September 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until September 26, 2017

THIS TUESDAY & FRIDAY: ENROLLMENT IS OPEN FOR BEGINNING OF OUR NEW FP BOOK. We are about to embark on the study of Joyful Path of Good Fortune, living Buddhist Master Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s extraordinary explanation of Lamrim meditation. Lamrim is a special presentation of all Buddha’s teachings in the order in which they can be practiced easily in our busy lives. Taken as personal advice, we can contemplate each Lamrim instruction, allowing the meaning to guide us to very…

Find out more »
Free

Heart Jewel Prayers

September 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as pujas, meaning “offering”; and the prayers we recite are sadhanas, meaning “methods for receiving attainments”. Our prayers are in English. We request the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the…

Find out more »
$5

Lunchtime Meditation

September 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

During these half hour sessions we are guided through a simple guided breathing meditation. This type of meditation is perfect for beginners and advanced meditators. By focusing on the breath, all our worries, distractions, and obsessive ways of thinking fall away and we experience inner peace. Our mind is refreshed and relaxed and we’ll find it easier to deal with day to day stress.

Find out more »
Free

Heart Jewel Prayers

September 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 21, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as pujas, meaning “offering”; and the prayers we recite are sadhanas, meaning “methods for receiving attainments”. Our prayers are in English. We request the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the…

Find out more »
$5

Lunchtime Meditation

September 14 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 21, 2017

During these half hour sessions we are guided through a simple guided breathing meditation. This type of meditation is perfect for beginners and advanced meditators. By focusing on the breath, all our worries, distractions, and obsessive ways of thinking fall away and we experience inner peace. Our mind is refreshed and relaxed and we’ll find it easier to deal with day to day stress. Thursday is our day to practice a brief Lamrim meditation with our breathing. Lamrim meditations allow…

Find out more »
Free

Wishfulfilling Jewel Puja

September 15 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 15, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as puja, meaning “offering”, or as sadhana, which means “method for receiving attainments”. Using ancient prayers translated into English, we receive the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the Buddhas, and…

Find out more »

Foundation Program

September 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

THIS TUESDAY & FRIDAY: ENROLLMENT IS OPEN FOR BEGINNING OF OUR NEW FP BOOK. We are about to embark on the study of Joyful Path of Good Fortune, living Buddhist Master Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s extraordinary explanation of Lamrim meditation. Lamrim is a special presentation of all Buddha’s teachings in the order in which they can be practiced easily in our busy lives. Taken as personal advice, we can contemplate each Lamrim instruction, allowing the meaning to guide us to very…

Find out more »
$25

Peace Is Possible: Mala Making Workshop

September 16 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn the traditional Buddhist technique for making or repairing a mala. Our ten through teens meditation group is called Peace Is Possible. This month our group project is making qualified malas. A mala is a ritual object that Buddhists use to count prayers or mantras. For Buddhist practitioners their mala is a very precious and meaningful object. Making a mala is a very meditative practice in itself. This three-hour workshop includes a brief talk on the beautiful minds of prayer,…

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$10

Meditation for Kids

September 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 17, 2017

Children will learn simple Buddhist principles, such as kindness, respect for others and keeping a happy heart, through stories, songs, meditation and crafts. A parent needs to accompany each child. Appropriate for ages 6 – 10. Adults will find these introductory teachings valuable as well, and will be able to use what is learned in class throughout the week. Practicing meditation together can support a family life filled with loving-kindness, peace and harmony. Classes are conducted by our Resident Teacher, Keli Vaughan…

Find out more »

Meditation for World Peace

September 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 31, 2017

Sunday Mornings — Everyone Welcome 10:30-11:45am “Without inner peace, outer peace is impossible.” ~ Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Prayer and meditation are neither small nor passive actions. Rather, they are a force for change in our shared world. Join us to bring peace to our world through the action of meditation, and dedicating our prayers for world peace. Everyone is welcome – you do not need to be a Buddhist to attend. Each class consists of a guided breathing meditation, preparatory…

Find out more »
Free

Heart Jewel Prayers

September 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 18, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as pujas, meaning “offering”; and the prayers we recite are sadhanas, meaning “methods for receiving attainments”. Our prayers are in English. We request the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the…

Find out more »
Free

Quick Path

September 19 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 19, 2017

* Highest Yoga Tantra practitioners only, please.

Find out more »
$5

Lunchtime Meditation

September 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 19, 2017

During these half hour sessions we are guided through a simple guided breathing meditation. This type of meditation is perfect for beginners and advanced meditators. By focusing on the breath, all our worries, distractions, and obsessive ways of thinking fall away and we experience inner peace. Our mind is refreshed and relaxed and we’ll find it easier to deal with day to day stress.

Find out more »
Free

Heart Jewel Prayers

September 19 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until September 26, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as pujas, meaning “offering”; and the prayers we recite are sadhanas, meaning “methods for receiving attainments”. Our prayers are in English. We request the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the…

Find out more »

Foundation Program

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

We are studying Joyful Path of Good Fortune, living Buddhist Master Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s extraordinary explanation of Lamrim meditation. Lamrim is a special presentation of all Buddha’s teachings in the order in which they can be practiced easily in our busy lives. Taken as personal advice, we can contemplate each Lamrim instruction, allowing the meaning to guide us to very precise meditation objects which improve our ability to maintain a stable experience of peace in our own mind. This program…

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Free

Heart Jewel Prayers

September 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as pujas, meaning “offering”; and the prayers we recite are sadhanas, meaning “methods for receiving attainments”. Our prayers are in English. We request the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the…

Find out more »
$5

Lunchtime Meditation

September 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

During these half hour sessions we are guided through a simple guided breathing meditation. This type of meditation is perfect for beginners and advanced meditators. By focusing on the breath, all our worries, distractions, and obsessive ways of thinking fall away and we experience inner peace. Our mind is refreshed and relaxed and we’ll find it easier to deal with day to day stress.

Find out more »
Free

Heart Jewel Prayers

September 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 21, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as pujas, meaning “offering”; and the prayers we recite are sadhanas, meaning “methods for receiving attainments”. Our prayers are in English. We request the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the…

Find out more »
$5

Lunchtime Meditation

September 21 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 21, 2017

During these half hour sessions we are guided through a simple guided breathing meditation. This type of meditation is perfect for beginners and advanced meditators. By focusing on the breath, all our worries, distractions, and obsessive ways of thinking fall away and we experience inner peace. Our mind is refreshed and relaxed and we’ll find it easier to deal with day to day stress. Thursday is our day to practice a brief Lamrim meditation with our breathing. Lamrim meditations allow…

Find out more »
Free

Wishfulfilling Jewel Puja w/ Offerings

September 22 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 22, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as puja, meaning “offering”, or as sadhana, meaning “method for receiving attainments”. Using ancient prayers translated into English, we receive the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the Buddhas, and help…

Find out more »
$10

Meditation for Kids

September 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 17, 2017

Children will learn simple Buddhist principles, such as kindness, respect for others and keeping a happy heart, through stories, songs, meditation and crafts. A parent needs to accompany each child. Appropriate for ages 6 – 10. Adults will find these introductory teachings valuable as well, and will be able to use what is learned in class throughout the week. Practicing meditation together can support a family life filled with loving-kindness, peace and harmony. Classes are conducted by our Resident Teacher, Keli Vaughan…

Find out more »

Meditation for World Peace

September 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 31, 2017

Sunday Mornings — Everyone Welcome 10:30-11:45am “Without inner peace, outer peace is impossible.” ~ Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Prayer and meditation are neither small nor passive actions. Rather, they are a force for change in our shared world. Join us to bring peace to our world through the action of meditation, and dedicating our prayers for world peace. Everyone is welcome – you do not need to be a Buddhist to attend. Each class consists of a guided breathing meditation, preparatory…

Find out more »
Free

Heart Jewel Prayers

September 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 18, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as pujas, meaning “offering”; and the prayers we recite are sadhanas, meaning “methods for receiving attainments”. Our prayers are in English. We request the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the…

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Free

Offering to the Spiritual Guide Puja

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Everyone is welcome and invited to join us for this beautiful prayer practice. Offering to the Spiritual Guide is a special Guru yoga of Je Tsongkhapa in conjunction with Highest Yoga Tantra. It was compiled by the first Panchen Lama, Losang Chökyi Gyaltsän, as a preliminary practice for Vajrayana Mahamudra. The main practice is relying upon the Spiritual Guide, but it also includes all the essential practices of the stages of the path (Lamrim) and training the mind (Lojong), as…

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Free

Quick Path

September 26 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 19, 2017

* Highest Yoga Tantra practitioners only, please.

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$5

Lunchtime Meditation

September 26 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 19, 2017

During these half hour sessions we are guided through a simple guided breathing meditation. This type of meditation is perfect for beginners and advanced meditators. By focusing on the breath, all our worries, distractions, and obsessive ways of thinking fall away and we experience inner peace. Our mind is refreshed and relaxed and we’ll find it easier to deal with day to day stress.

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Free

Heart Jewel Prayers

September 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until September 26, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as pujas, meaning “offering”; and the prayers we recite are sadhanas, meaning “methods for receiving attainments”. Our prayers are in English. We request the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the…

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Foundation Program

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

We are studying Joyful Path of Good Fortune, living Buddhist Master Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s extraordinary explanation of Lamrim meditation. Lamrim is a special presentation of all Buddha’s teachings in the order in which they can be practiced easily in our busy lives. Taken as personal advice, we can contemplate each Lamrim instruction, allowing the meaning to guide us to very precise meditation objects which improve our ability to maintain a stable experience of peace in our own mind. This program…

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Free

Heart Jewel Prayers

September 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as pujas, meaning “offering”; and the prayers we recite are sadhanas, meaning “methods for receiving attainments”. Our prayers are in English. We request the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the…

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$5

Lunchtime Meditation

September 27 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

During these half hour sessions we are guided through a simple guided breathing meditation. This type of meditation is perfect for beginners and advanced meditators. By focusing on the breath, all our worries, distractions, and obsessive ways of thinking fall away and we experience inner peace. Our mind is refreshed and relaxed and we’ll find it easier to deal with day to day stress.

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Free

Heart Jewel Prayers

September 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 21, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as pujas, meaning “offering”; and the prayers we recite are sadhanas, meaning “methods for receiving attainments”. Our prayers are in English. We request the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the…

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$5

Lunchtime Meditation

September 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 21, 2017

During these half hour sessions we are guided through a simple guided breathing meditation. This type of meditation is perfect for beginners and advanced meditators. By focusing on the breath, all our worries, distractions, and obsessive ways of thinking fall away and we experience inner peace. Our mind is refreshed and relaxed and we’ll find it easier to deal with day to day stress. Thursday is our day to practice a brief Lamrim meditation with our breathing. Lamrim meditations allow…

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Free

Long Protector Puja

September 29 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This extensive sadhana—ritual prayers for spiritual attainments—is called “Kangso” in Tibetan, which means “Fulfilling and Restoring Ritual.” Usually performed once a month in Dharma Centers in our tradition, it is used for fulfilling our heart commitment to practice Lamrim, Lojong, and Mahamudra, for restoring any degenerate or broken commitments we may have incurred, and to rely on the Dharma Protector Dorje Shugden, regarding him as inseparable from our Spiritual Guide and Buddha. All chanted prayers are free, and everyone is welcome to…

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October 2017
$10

Meditation for Kids

October 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 17, 2017

Children will learn simple Buddhist principles, such as kindness, respect for others and keeping a happy heart, through stories, songs, meditation and crafts. A parent needs to accompany each child. Appropriate for ages 6 – 10. Adults will find these introductory teachings valuable as well, and will be able to use what is learned in class throughout the week. Practicing meditation together can support a family life filled with loving-kindness, peace and harmony. Classes are conducted by our Resident Teacher, Keli Vaughan…

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Meditation for World Peace

October 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 31, 2017

Sunday Mornings — Everyone Welcome 10:30-11:45am “Without inner peace, outer peace is impossible.” ~ Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Prayer and meditation are neither small nor passive actions. Rather, they are a force for change in our shared world. Join us to bring peace to our world through the action of meditation, and dedicating our prayers for world peace. Everyone is welcome – you do not need to be a Buddhist to attend. Each class consists of a guided breathing meditation, preparatory…

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Free

Heart Jewel Prayers

October 2 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 18, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as pujas, meaning “offering”; and the prayers we recite are sadhanas, meaning “methods for receiving attainments”. Our prayers are in English. We request the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the…

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Free

Quick Path

October 3 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 19, 2017

* Highest Yoga Tantra practitioners only, please.

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$5

Lunchtime Meditation

October 3 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 19, 2017

During these half hour sessions we are guided through a simple guided breathing meditation. This type of meditation is perfect for beginners and advanced meditators. By focusing on the breath, all our worries, distractions, and obsessive ways of thinking fall away and we experience inner peace. Our mind is refreshed and relaxed and we’ll find it easier to deal with day to day stress.

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Free

Powa Prayers

October 3 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Through practicing transference of consciousness — known as ‘powa’ — with faith, compassion, and concentration we can transfer the consciousness of those recently deceased to a higher rebirth or to the Pure Land of a Buddha. The Powa Ceremony can be done either by a group of practitioners or individually on behalf of one or more deceased persons, or countless deceased beings. By engaging in this practice we also create a great collection of virtue, which will also lead us…

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Foundation Program

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until October 31, 2017

We are studying Joyful Path of Good Fortune, living Buddhist Master Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s extraordinary explanation of Lamrim meditation. Lamrim is a special presentation of all Buddha’s teachings in the order in which they can be practiced easily in our busy lives. Taken as personal advice, we can contemplate each Lamrim instruction, allowing the meaning to guide us to very precise meditation objects which improve our ability to maintain a stable experience of peace in our own mind. Through the…

Find out more »
Free

Heart Jewel Prayers

October 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as pujas, meaning “offering”; and the prayers we recite are sadhanas, meaning “methods for receiving attainments”. Our prayers are in English. We request the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the…

Find out more »
$5

Lunchtime Meditation

October 4 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

During these half hour sessions we are guided through a simple guided breathing meditation. This type of meditation is perfect for beginners and advanced meditators. By focusing on the breath, all our worries, distractions, and obsessive ways of thinking fall away and we experience inner peace. Our mind is refreshed and relaxed and we’ll find it easier to deal with day to day stress.

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Free

Heart Jewel Prayers

October 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 21, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as pujas, meaning “offering”; and the prayers we recite are sadhanas, meaning “methods for receiving attainments”. Our prayers are in English. We request the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the…

Find out more »
$5

Lunchtime Meditation

October 5 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 21, 2017

During these half hour sessions we are guided through a simple guided breathing meditation. This type of meditation is perfect for beginners and advanced meditators. By focusing on the breath, all our worries, distractions, and obsessive ways of thinking fall away and we experience inner peace. Our mind is refreshed and relaxed and we’ll find it easier to deal with day to day stress. Thursday is our day to practice a brief Lamrim meditation with our breathing. Lamrim meditations allow…

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Free

Wishfulfilling Jewel Puja w/ Offerings

October 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as puja, meaning “offering”, or as sadhana, meaning “method for receiving attainments”. Using ancient prayers translated into English, we receive the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the Buddhas, and help…

Find out more »
$10

Meditation for Kids

October 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 17, 2017

Children will learn simple Buddhist principles, such as kindness, respect for others and keeping a happy heart, through stories, songs, meditation and crafts. A parent needs to accompany each child. Appropriate for ages 6 – 10. Adults will find these introductory teachings valuable as well, and will be able to use what is learned in class throughout the week. Practicing meditation together can support a family life filled with loving-kindness, peace and harmony. Classes are conducted by our Resident Teacher, Keli Vaughan…

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Meditation for World Peace

October 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 31, 2017

Sunday Mornings — Everyone Welcome 10:30-11:45am “Without inner peace, outer peace is impossible.” ~ Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Prayer and meditation are neither small nor passive actions. Rather, they are a force for change in our shared world. Join us to bring peace to our world through the action of meditation, and dedicating our prayers for world peace. Everyone is welcome – you do not need to be a Buddhist to attend. Each class consists of a guided breathing meditation, preparatory…

Find out more »
Free

Heart Jewel Prayers

October 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 18, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as pujas, meaning “offering”; and the prayers we recite are sadhanas, meaning “methods for receiving attainments”. Our prayers are in English. We request the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the…

Find out more »
Free

Quick Path

October 10 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 19, 2017

* Highest Yoga Tantra practitioners only, please.

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$5

Lunchtime Meditation

October 10 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 19, 2017

During these half hour sessions we are guided through a simple guided breathing meditation. This type of meditation is perfect for beginners and advanced meditators. By focusing on the breath, all our worries, distractions, and obsessive ways of thinking fall away and we experience inner peace. Our mind is refreshed and relaxed and we’ll find it easier to deal with day to day stress.

Find out more »
Free

Offering to the Spiritual Guide Puja

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Everyone is welcome and invited to join us for this beautiful prayer practice. Offering to the Spiritual Guide is a special Guru yoga of Je Tsongkhapa in conjunction with Highest Yoga Tantra. It was compiled by the first Panchen Lama, Losang Chökyi Gyaltsän, as a preliminary practice for Vajrayana Mahamudra. The main practice is relying upon the Spiritual Guide, but it also includes all the essential practices of the stages of the path (Lamrim) and training the mind (Lojong), as…

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Free

Heart Jewel Prayers

October 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as pujas, meaning “offering”; and the prayers we recite are sadhanas, meaning “methods for receiving attainments”. Our prayers are in English. We request the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the…

Find out more »
$5

Lunchtime Meditation

October 11 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

During these half hour sessions we are guided through a simple guided breathing meditation. This type of meditation is perfect for beginners and advanced meditators. By focusing on the breath, all our worries, distractions, and obsessive ways of thinking fall away and we experience inner peace. Our mind is refreshed and relaxed and we’ll find it easier to deal with day to day stress.

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Free

Heart Jewel Prayers

October 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 21, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as pujas, meaning “offering”; and the prayers we recite are sadhanas, meaning “methods for receiving attainments”. Our prayers are in English. We request the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the…

Find out more »
$5

Lunchtime Meditation

October 12 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 21, 2017

During these half hour sessions we are guided through a simple guided breathing meditation. This type of meditation is perfect for beginners and advanced meditators. By focusing on the breath, all our worries, distractions, and obsessive ways of thinking fall away and we experience inner peace. Our mind is refreshed and relaxed and we’ll find it easier to deal with day to day stress. Thursday is our day to practice a brief Lamrim meditation with our breathing. Lamrim meditations allow…

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Free

Wishfulfilling Jewel Puja

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as puja, meaning “offering”, or as sadhana, which means “method for receiving attainments”. Using ancient prayers translated into English, we receive the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the Buddhas, and…

Find out more »
$10

Meditation for Kids

October 15 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 17, 2017

Children will learn simple Buddhist principles, such as kindness, respect for others and keeping a happy heart, through stories, songs, meditation and crafts. A parent needs to accompany each child. Appropriate for ages 6 – 10. Adults will find these introductory teachings valuable as well, and will be able to use what is learned in class throughout the week. Practicing meditation together can support a family life filled with loving-kindness, peace and harmony. Classes are conducted by our Resident Teacher, Keli Vaughan…

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Meditation for World Peace

October 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 31, 2017

Sunday Mornings — Everyone Welcome 10:30-11:45am “Without inner peace, outer peace is impossible.” ~ Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Prayer and meditation are neither small nor passive actions. Rather, they are a force for change in our shared world. Join us to bring peace to our world through the action of meditation, and dedicating our prayers for world peace. Everyone is welcome – you do not need to be a Buddhist to attend. Each class consists of a guided breathing meditation, preparatory…

Find out more »
Free

Heart Jewel Prayers

October 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 18, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as pujas, meaning “offering”; and the prayers we recite are sadhanas, meaning “methods for receiving attainments”. Our prayers are in English. We request the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the…

Find out more »
Free

Quick Path

October 17 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 19, 2017

* Highest Yoga Tantra practitioners only, please.

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$5

Lunchtime Meditation

October 17 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 19, 2017

During these half hour sessions we are guided through a simple guided breathing meditation. This type of meditation is perfect for beginners and advanced meditators. By focusing on the breath, all our worries, distractions, and obsessive ways of thinking fall away and we experience inner peace. Our mind is refreshed and relaxed and we’ll find it easier to deal with day to day stress.

Find out more »

Foundation Program

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until October 31, 2017

We are studying Joyful Path of Good Fortune, living Buddhist Master Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s extraordinary explanation of Lamrim meditation. Lamrim is a special presentation of all Buddha’s teachings in the order in which they can be practiced easily in our busy lives. Taken as personal advice, we can contemplate each Lamrim instruction, allowing the meaning to guide us to very precise meditation objects which improve our ability to maintain a stable experience of peace in our own mind. Through the…

Find out more »
Free

Heart Jewel Prayers

October 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as pujas, meaning “offering”; and the prayers we recite are sadhanas, meaning “methods for receiving attainments”. Our prayers are in English. We request the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the…

Find out more »
$5

Lunchtime Meditation

October 18 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 20, 2017

During these half hour sessions we are guided through a simple guided breathing meditation. This type of meditation is perfect for beginners and advanced meditators. By focusing on the breath, all our worries, distractions, and obsessive ways of thinking fall away and we experience inner peace. Our mind is refreshed and relaxed and we’ll find it easier to deal with day to day stress.

Find out more »
Free

Heart Jewel Prayers

October 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 21, 2017

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as pujas, meaning “offering”; and the prayers we recite are sadhanas, meaning “methods for receiving attainments”. Our prayers are in English. We request the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the…

Find out more »
$5

Lunchtime Meditation

October 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 21, 2017

During these half hour sessions we are guided through a simple guided breathing meditation. This type of meditation is perfect for beginners and advanced meditators. By focusing on the breath, all our worries, distractions, and obsessive ways of thinking fall away and we experience inner peace. Our mind is refreshed and relaxed and we’ll find it easier to deal with day to day stress. Thursday is our day to practice a brief Lamrim meditation with our breathing. Lamrim meditations allow…

Find out more »
Free

Wishfulfilling Jewel Puja w/ Offerings

October 20 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

If you enjoy meditating with others, chanted meditations are a great opportunity to engage in group meditation. These chanted meditations are also known in Sanskrit as puja, meaning “offering”, or as sadhana, meaning “method for receiving attainments”. Using ancient prayers translated into English, we receive the blessings, protection and guidance of the holy beings. We can make requests for ourselves or for others who need help or protection. These spiritual practices create a strong connection with the Buddhas, and help…

Find out more »
$10

Meditation for Kids

October 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until December 17, 2017

Children will learn simple Buddhist principles, such as kindness, respect for others and keeping a happy heart, through stories, songs, meditation and crafts. A parent needs to accompany each child. Appropriate for ages 6 – 10. Adults will find these introductory teachings valuable as well, and will be able to use what is learned in class throughout the week. Practicing meditation together can support a family life filled with loving-kindness, peace and harmony. Classes are conducted by our Resident Teacher, Keli Vaughan…

Find out more »
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