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

Oct
23
Wed
2019
3:00 pm Meditation in Port Orange: Peace... @ Port Orange Family YMCA
Meditation in Port Orange: Peace... @ Port Orange Family YMCA
Oct 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meditation in Port Orange: Peace of Mind @ Port Orange Family YMCA | Port Orange | Florida | United States
Enjoy a guided breathing meditation to calm and focus our mind, and a short teaching on how to use meditation practice to live with more peace, compassion and wisdom. Sessions included two guided meditations, teaching[...]
7:00 pm Meditation Class – How to Transf... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Meditation Class – How to Transf... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Oct 23 @ 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[...]
Oct
26
Sat
2019
10:00 am Silent Urban Retreat @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Silent Urban Retreat @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Silent Urban Retreat @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
contemplation and meditation Teachings from the International Fall Festival  with Kadam Carol SAVE THE DAY NOW AND PLAN TO JOIN US FOR THIS PEACEFUL AND MEANINGFUL MORNING. Lunch included.  PLEASE REGISTER.
Oct
27
Sun
2019
10:00 am Sunday Meditations and Teaching:... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Sunday Meditations and Teaching:... @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Sunday Meditations and Teaching: Eight Steps to Happiness @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
NEW CLASS SERIES  based on NEW EIGHT STEPS TO HAPPINESS: THE BUDDHIST WAY OF LOVING KINDNESS by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche This service includes a brief focusing meditation to help calm our minds, and[...]
Oct
28
Mon
2019
6:30 pm Steps to Happiness – Meditation ... @ Discovery Yoga
Steps to Happiness – Meditation ... @ Discovery Yoga
Oct 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Steps 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 Eight Steps to Happiness by Ven Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, with Kadampa Teacher Jethro Boyd.  Each session includes two[...]
7:00 pm Meditation Class – Atlantic Beach
Meditation Class – Atlantic Beach
Oct 28 @ 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[...]
Oct
29
Tue
2019
6:15 pm Palm Coast Meditation and Modern... @ Body Therapy Center
Palm Coast Meditation and Modern... @ Body Therapy Center
Oct 29 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
Palm Coast Meditation and Modern Buddhism @ Body Therapy Center
From Confusion to Clarity: UNDERSTANDING EMPTINESS  5-week course ends Oct 29 Weekly meditations and teachings with Kadam Carol Lutker, based on the book “New Eight Steps to Happiness” by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche. NEW SERIES[...]