Weekly Meditation Classes

meditator in gymClass fee for regular classes is $10, ($5 for students or limited income) and no one is turned away for lack of funds.

After daytime classes, we generally gather for tea, snacks and more conversation.

BENEFITS OF MEDITATION: A regular meditation practice has many benefits:

  • Helps overcome stress
  • Reduces anxiety and worry
  • Brings inner calm and a feeling of well-being
  • Gives clarity to solve our problems
  • Helps us deal with difficult people and situations
  • CAUSE OF INNER PEACE AND LASTING HAPPINESS

Frequently Asked Questions

Our classes are designed to give a broad practical introduction to Buddhist meditation, teachings, and practice. They combine guided meditation with practical spiritual advice that you can immediately apply as a method for improving the quality of your daily life.

Through guided meditations, you will learn how to meditate, concentrate, and overcome distractions. You will also learn different meditation topics that help  overcome negative states of mind, such as anger, stress and strong attachment, and cultivate positive states of mind, such as patience and love.

Is there a dress code?

No. Just dress comfortably and normally. The room temperature may change, so you may want to dress in layers.

Do I have to sit on a cushion?

No. We have comfortable chairs and most people sit in chairs. Cushions are available.

Is it wheelchair accessible?

Yes, Absolutely. There is a handicapped parking space directly in front, and a ramp.

Can I bring my child?

If they are old enough to sit quietly during a meditation. Unfortunately we do not have a separate room for kids, but they could be taken outside. Generally people do not bring young children.

Upcoming Meditation Classes

Jun
25
Sun
2017
10:00 am Sunday Service: Path of the Bodh... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Sunday Service: Path of the Bodh... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
The Path of the Bodhisattva Practicing the Six Perfections This service includes a brief focusing meditation to help calm our minds, a teaching from Modern Buddhism with discussion of what it means for our daily lives, and[...]
Jun
26
Mon
2017
6:30 pm Meditation in St Augustine: Bodh... @ Discovery Yoga
Meditation in St Augustine: Bodh... @ Discovery Yoga
Jun 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
The path of the Bodhisattva with Resident Teacher Carol Lutker and Pat Widergren. Includes two guided meditations, teaching and practical discussion. Everyone welcome!
7:00 pm 8 Steps to Happiness- Atlantic ...
8 Steps to Happiness- Atlantic ...
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
8 Steps to Happiness-  Atlantic Beach @ Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
The Buddhist Way of Loving-kindness From the renowned Eight Verses of Training the Mind  (Lojong) by Tibetan Yogi Langri Tangpa, this course reveals the essence of the Buddhist path to enlightenment. Two guided meditations, teaching[...]
Jul
2
Sun
2017
10:00 am Sunday Service: Path of the Bodh... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Sunday Service: Path of the Bodh... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Jul 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
The Path of the Bodhisattva Practicing the Six Perfections This service includes a brief focusing meditation to help calm our minds, a teaching from Modern Buddhism with discussion of what it means for our daily lives, and[...]
Jul
9
Sun
2017
10:00 am Sunday Service: Path of the Bodh... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Sunday Service: Path of the Bodh... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Jul 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
The Path of the Bodhisattva Practicing the Six Perfections This service includes a brief focusing meditation to help calm our minds, a teaching from Modern Buddhism with discussion of what it means for our daily lives, and[...]
Jul
10
Mon
2017
6:30 pm Meditation in St Augustine: Bodh... @ Discovery Yoga
Meditation in St Augustine: Bodh... @ Discovery Yoga
Jul 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
The path of the Bodhisattva with Resident Teacher Carol Lutker and Pat Widergren. Includes two guided meditations, teaching and practical discussion. Everyone welcome!
7:00 pm 8 Steps to Happiness- Atlantic ...
8 Steps to Happiness- Atlantic ...
Jul 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
8 Steps to Happiness-  Atlantic Beach @ Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
The Buddhist Way of Loving-kindness From the renowned Eight Verses of Training the Mind  (Lojong) by Tibetan Yogi Langri Tangpa, this course reveals the essence of the Buddhist path to enlightenment. Two guided meditations, teaching[...]