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
21
Wed
2018
7:00 pm How to Understand the Mind – Med... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
How to Understand the Mind – Med... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
How to Understand the Mind - Meditation Class @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
Meditations and new topics, with Kadampa Teacher John Jones based on “How to Understand the Mind” by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche.
Feb
25
Sun
2018
10:00 am Sunday Service: How to Transform... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Sunday Service: How to Transform... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Sunday Service: 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[...]
Feb
26
Mon
2018
6:30 pm Meditation in St Augustine: Tran... @ Discovery Yoga
Meditation in St Augustine: Tran... @ Discovery Yoga
Feb 26 @ 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. You can download this e-book for FREE: http://howtoTYL.com Each class includes two guided meditations, teaching and practical discussion. Everyone welcome! TOPICS: FEB[...]
7:00 pm 8 Steps to Happiness- Atlantic ...
8 Steps to Happiness- Atlantic ...
Feb 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[...]
Feb
28
Wed
2018
7:00 pm How to Understand the Mind – Med... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
How to Understand the Mind – Med... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
How to Understand the Mind - Meditation Class @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
Meditations and new topics, with Kadampa Teacher John Jones based on “How to Understand the Mind” by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche.
Mar
3
Sat
2018
10:00 am Purify Negativity and Remove Obs... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Purify Negativity and Remove Obs... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 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[...]
Mar
4
Sun
2018
10:00 am Sunday Service: How to Transform... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Sunday Service: How to Transform... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Sunday Service: 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[...]