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

Feb
17
Sun
2019
10:00 am Sunday Meditations and Teaching:... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Sunday Meditations and Teaching:... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Feb 17 @ 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, and teaching with discussion of what it means for our daily lives, and a deeper meditation to gain realizations of the[...]
12:00 pm Foundation Program @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Foundation Program @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Feb 17 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Foundation Program @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
 Attend a free introductory FP Class Feb 17, 12 noon- 1:30 Beginning a new book study in mid-February: The Oral Instructions of Mahamudra, by Ven. Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, the very essence of Buddha’s teachings of sutra[...]
Feb
18
Mon
2019
6:30 pm Path to Happiness – Meditation i... @ Discovery Yoga
Path to Happiness – Meditation i... @ Discovery Yoga
Feb 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Path to Happiness - Meditation in St Augustine @ Discovery Yoga | St. Augustine | Florida | United States
Meditations on the stages of the path to happiness – lamrim – based on The New Meditation Handbook by Ven Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, with Kadampa Teacher Jethro Boyd.  Each session includes two guided meditations,[...]
7:00 pm Modern Buddhism – Atlantic Beach
Modern Buddhism – Atlantic Beach
Feb 18 @ 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[...]
Feb
19
Tue
2019
4:30 pm Palm Coast Afternoon Meditation ... @ Flagler County Library STUDY ROOM
Palm Coast Afternoon Meditation ... @ Flagler County Library STUDY ROOM
Feb 19 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Palm Coast Afternoon Meditation & Modern Buddhism @ Flagler County Library STUDY ROOM | Palm Coast | Florida | United States
Meditations for Inner Peace, Wisdom & Compassion FEBRUARY TOPICS: Dealing with Difficulties for those who prefer an afternoon session Each session includes two guided meditations, teaching and discussion, with Kadam Carol Lutker, based on the[...]
Feb
20
Wed
2019
3:30 pm Meditation in Port Orange: Peace... @ Port Orange Family YMCA
Meditation in Port Orange: Peace... @ Port Orange Family YMCA
Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Meditation in Port Orange: Peace of Mind @ Port Orange Family YMCA | Port Orange | Florida | United States
Enjoy a guided breathing meditation to reduce stress, and a short teaching on how to use meditation practice to live with more peace, compassion and wisdom. Sessions included two guided meditations, teaching and discussion by[...]
7:00 pm Modern Buddhism – Meditation Class @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Modern Buddhism – Meditation Class @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Feb 20 @ 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[...]