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

Apr
28
Sun
2019
10:00 am Sunday Meditations and Teaching:... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Sunday Meditations and Teaching:... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Sunday Meditations and Teaching: Secrets of Happy Relationships @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
NEW CLASS SERIES: RELATIONSHIPS 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[...]
12:00 pm Foundation Program- Advanced Class @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Foundation Program- Advanced Class @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Apr 28 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Foundation Program- Advanced Class @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
The Oral Instructions of Mahamudra, by Ven. Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, the very essence of Buddha’s teachings of sutra and tantra. This book reveals the uncommon practice of Tantric Mahamudra of the Ganden Oral Lineage. It explains[...]
Apr
29
Mon
2019
6:30 pm Path to Happiness – Meditation i... @ Discovery Yoga
Path to Happiness – Meditation i... @ Discovery Yoga
Apr 29 @ 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 Meditation Class – Atlantic Beach
Meditation Class – Atlantic Beach
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Meditation Class -  Atlantic Beach @ Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
Two guided meditations, teaching and practical discussion, with Kadampa teacher John Jones, based on the book How to Transform Your Life   by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, which explains clearly the entire path to liberation[...]
Apr
30
Tue
2019
6:15 pm Palm Coast Meditation and Modern... @ Body Therapy Center
Palm Coast Meditation and Modern... @ Body Therapy Center
Apr 30 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
Palm Coast Meditation and Modern Buddhism @ Body Therapy Center
“Secrets of Happy Relationships” – meditations and teachings with Kadam Carol Lutker EVERYONE WELCOME. DONATION $10. Chairs and cushions provided – or you can bring your own cushion.  
May
1
Wed
2019
7:00 pm Meditation Class – How to Transf... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Meditation Class – How to Transf... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
May 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Meditation Class - How to Transform Your Life @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
Meditations and new topics, with Kadampa Teacher John Jones based on  the book How to Transform Your Life by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, clearly explaining the entire path to liberation and enlightenment. This book[...]
May
4
Sat
2019
10:00 am Purify Negativity and Remove Obs... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Purify Negativity and Remove Obs... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Purify Negativity and Remove Obstacles: Prayers and Meditations @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
Create happiness and not suffering Everyone has accumulated negative karma through past actions and thoughts, in previous lives and this life. Purify past negative actions now, before they ripen as problems, through relying on the[...]