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

Sep
19
Wed
2018
7:00 pm Modern Buddhism – Meditation Class @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Modern Buddhism – Meditation Class @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Modern Buddhism - Meditation Class @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
Meditations and new topics, with Kadampa Teacher John Jones based on  the book Modern Buddhism by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, clearly explaining the entire path to liberation and enlightenment. This book is available as[...]
Sep
23
Sun
2018
10:00 am Sunday Meditations and Teaching:... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Sunday Meditations and Teaching:... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Sunday Meditations and Teaching: How to Transform Your Life @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
NEW SERIES This service includes a brief focusing meditation to help calm our minds, a teaching from How to Transform Your Life, with discussion of what it means for our daily lives, and a deeper meditation[...]
Sep
24
Mon
2018
6:30 pm Meditation in St Augustine: Tran... @ Discovery Yoga
Meditation in St Augustine: Tran... @ Discovery Yoga
Sep 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Meditation in St Augustine: Transform Your Life @ Discovery Yoga | Saint Augustine | Florida | United States
NEW SERIES: How to Transform Your Life with Kadampa Teachers Jethro Boyd and Pat Widergren. Each session includes two guided meditations, brief teaching and discussion. Everyone welcome.
7:00 pm Modern Buddhism – Atlantic Beach
Modern Buddhism – Atlantic Beach
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Modern Buddhism -  Atlantic Beach @ Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
Two guided meditations, teaching and practical discussion, with Kadampa teacher John Jones, based on the book Modern Buddhism   by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, which explains clearly the entire path to liberation and enlightenment. Everyone[...]
Sep
25
Tue
2018
6:00 pm Palm Coast Meditation & Modern B... @ Flagler County Library STUDY ROOM
Palm Coast Meditation & Modern B... @ Flagler County Library STUDY ROOM
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Palm Coast Meditation & Modern Buddhism @ Flagler County Library STUDY ROOM | Palm Coast | Florida | United States
Meditations for Clarity, Wisdom & Compassion Sept: Living the Four Noble Truths Each session includes two guided meditations, teaching and discussion, with Kadam Carol Lutker, based on the books How to Transform Your Life, and How to[...]
Sep
26
Wed
2018
7:00 pm Modern Buddhism – Meditation Class @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Modern Buddhism – Meditation Class @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Modern Buddhism - Meditation Class @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
Meditations and new topics, with Kadampa Teacher John Jones based on  the book Modern Buddhism by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, clearly explaining the entire path to liberation and enlightenment. This book is available as[...]
Sep
30
Sun
2018
10:00 am Sunday Meditations and Teaching:... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Sunday Meditations and Teaching:... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Sunday Meditations and Teaching: How to Transform Your Life @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
NEW SERIES This service includes a brief focusing meditation to help calm our minds, a teaching from How to Transform Your Life, with discussion of what it means for our daily lives, and a deeper meditation[...]