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

Jun
6
Sat
2020
10:00 am Purify Negativity and Remove Obs...
Purify Negativity and Remove Obs...
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Purify Negativity and Remove Obstacles: ONLINE Prayers and Meditations @ ONLINE | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
ONLINE ONLY – LIVE STREAMING ON ZOOM 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[...]
Jun
7
Sun
2020
10:00 am Mahanaya Refuge Ceremony
Mahanaya Refuge Ceremony
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mahanaya Refuge Ceremony @ online | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
Come under the protective umbrella of Buddhism Through understanding the dangers of samsara, for ourselves and others, and considering the power of the Three Jewels, Buddha, Dharma and Sangha, to protect us and lead us[...]
10:00 am Sunday Meditations – Inner Prote...
Sunday Meditations – Inner Prote...
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Sunday Meditations - Inner Protection - ONLINE @ ONLINE EVENT | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
NOW MEETING ONLINE ONLY THRU ZOOM. STAY CALM AND CONNECTED WITH US. TO PARTICIPATE, PLEASE  DONATE AT THE VERY BOTTOM OF OUR HOMEPAGE  AND EMAIL Info@MeditationINJacksonville.org  RE THE SUNDAY CLASS IN ADVANCE. ZOOM LINK  https://zoom.us/j/694553746[...]
12:00 pm Foundation Program- Advanced Cla...
Foundation Program- Advanced Cla...
Jun 7 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Foundation Program- Advanced Class - ONLINE ONLY BY PERMISSION @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
Studying Universal Compassion by Ven. Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche Ask your Teacher for details.   If you have been attending our GP classes for a few months, this program may be for you. Foundation program meets weekly,[...]
Jun
8
Mon
2020
7:00 pm ON-LINE Meditation Class: How t...
ON-LINE Meditation Class: How t...
Jun 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
ON-LINE Meditation Class:  How to Solve our Human Problems @ ONLINE EVENT | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
HOW TO PARTICIPATE ONLINE PLEASE DONATE USING THE BUTTON AT THE VERY BOTTOM OF OUR HOMEPAGE IF YOU ARE NOT ALREADY A MEMBER. THEN EMAIL US TO JOIN THIS CLASS, OR TEXT 386-793-3013. WE WILL[...]
Jun
9
Tue
2020
6:00 pm Palm Coast Meditation ONLINE ONLY
Palm Coast Meditation ONLINE ONLY
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Palm Coast Meditation ONLINE ONLY @ 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. PLEASE DONATE AT THE BOTTOM OF OUR HOMEPAGE IF[...]
7:00 pm TRANSFORMING ADVERSITY INTO SPIR...
TRANSFORMING ADVERSITY INTO SPIR...
Jun 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
TRANSFORMING ADVERSITY INTO SPIRITUAL POWER talk by Kadam Morten, US Spiritual Dir. @ online event
“What is our response to the suffering and cruelty we see all around us in our world? Discouragement,  fear, grief, rage …? When we find ourselves caught up in painful, overwhelming minds is there anything[...]