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
25
Sun
2020
10:00 am Politics, Pandemics, and PEACE- ...
Politics, Pandemics, and PEACE- ...
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Politics, Pandemics, and PEACE- new SUNDAY series online @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
How to maintain – or develop- inner peace even in these conditions We can learn to keep a balanced mind in these difficult times, through learning to cherish others (even those we don’t like) Join[...]
12:00 pm Foundation Program- Advanced Cla...
Foundation Program- Advanced Cla...
Oct 25 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Foundation Program- Advanced Class - ONLINE ONLY BY PERMISSION @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
FOUNDATION PROGRAM BEGINS A NEW TERM AUGUST 2 at NOON Studying Mirror of Dharma with Additions by Ven. Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche Ask your Teacher for details.   If you have been attending our GP classes[...]
Oct
26
Mon
2020
7:00 pm Meditation Class: Learning to b...
Meditation Class: Learning to b...
Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Meditation Class:  Learning to be a Bodhisattva @ ONLINE EVENT | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
Two guided meditations, teaching and practical discussion, with Kadampa teacher John Jones, based on the book  by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, which explains clearly  and practically how to make our life meaningful and happy,[...]
Oct
27
Tue
2020
6:00 pm Tuesday Meditation ONLINE: Heart...
Tuesday Meditation ONLINE: Heart...
Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tuesday Meditation ONLINE: Heart of Wisdom @ ONLINE EVENT
HEART OF WISDOM Profound Teachings from Buddha’s Heart an explanation of the Heart Sutra – wisdom and compassion in our life NOW ONLINE ONLY THRU ZOOM.  NOT LIMITED TO PALM COAST! PLEASE DONATE AT THE[...]
Oct
28
Wed
2020
7:00 pm PUJA NIGHT- Chanted Prayers for ...
PUJA NIGHT- Chanted Prayers for ...
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
PUJA NIGHT- Chanted Prayers for wisdom and protection FREE ONLINE @ ONLINE EVENT | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
We will join in various chanted prayers each Wednesday, with meditations and mantras requesting wisdom, healing, protection, lovingkindness, compassion and so forth. Meet a different Buddha each week, such as Prajnaparamita, Medicine Buddha, Green Tara,[...]
Oct
29
Thu
2020
6:00 pm Meditation Class Thursdays: Unde...
Meditation Class Thursdays: Unde...
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Meditation Class Thursdays: Understanding our Mind.  ONLINE @ ONLINE EVENT
Enjoy peaceful guided meditations and teachings on Buddha’s wisdom for our daily lives, and how to use the power of our mind to transform our life, with Kadam Carol, Each class includes two guided meditations,[...]
Nov
1
Sun
2020
10:00 am Politics, Pandemics, and PEACE- ...
Politics, Pandemics, and PEACE- ...
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Politics, Pandemics, and PEACE- new SUNDAY series online @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
How to maintain – or develop- inner peace even in these conditions We can learn to keep a balanced mind in these difficult times, through learning to cherish others (even those we don’t like) Join[...]

For more information, send an email to info@MeditationInJacksonville.org