Introduction – 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
2
Sun
2022
10:00 am Strength Under Pressure
Strength Under Pressure
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Strength Under Pressure @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
SUNDAYS   |    10 ~ 11:15 AM IN PERSON Just as the peacock is said to be able to eat poisonous plants and thrive, so Kadampas train in transforming difficulties into joyful realizations on our[...]
12:00 pm Foundation Program- Advanced Cla...
Foundation Program- Advanced Cla...
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Foundation Program- Advanced Class - BY PERMISSION @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
Studying  Meaningful to Behold, by Ven. Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, the commentary to Shantideva’s Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life NEW TERM STARTING SEPTEMBER, NEW STUDENTS WELCOME STUDYING CHAPTER 8, MEDITATIONS ON CHERISHING, AND FAMOUS[...]
Oct
4
Tue
2022
6:30 pm Path to Supreme Happiness – Palm...
Path to Supreme Happiness – Palm...
Oct 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Path to Supreme Happiness - Palm Coast @ Body Therapy Center Studio
  ) General Program – Tuesday class IN PALM COAST 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm Path of Supreme Happiness Becoming a Bodhisattva – Lamrim Part 3 BASIC BREATHING MEDITATIONS, followed by training in developing the supreme[...]
Oct
9
Sun
2022
10:00 am Strength Under Pressure
Strength Under Pressure
Oct 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Strength Under Pressure @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
SUNDAYS   |    10 ~ 11:15 AM IN PERSON Just as the peacock is said to be able to eat poisonous plants and thrive, so Kadampas train in transforming difficulties into joyful realizations on our[...]
12:00 pm Foundation Program- Advanced Cla...
Foundation Program- Advanced Cla...
Oct 9 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Foundation Program- Advanced Class - BY PERMISSION @ Maitreya Kadampa Buddhist Center | Atlantic Beach | Florida | United States
Studying  Meaningful to Behold, by Ven. Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, the commentary to Shantideva’s Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life NEW TERM STARTING SEPTEMBER, NEW STUDENTS WELCOME STUDYING CHAPTER 8, MEDITATIONS ON CHERISHING, AND FAMOUS[...]
Oct
11
Tue
2022
6:30 pm Path to Supreme Happiness – Palm...
Path to Supreme Happiness – Palm...
Oct 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Path to Supreme Happiness - Palm Coast @ Body Therapy Center Studio
  ) General Program – Tuesday class IN PALM COAST 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm Path of Supreme Happiness Becoming a Bodhisattva – Lamrim Part 3 BASIC BREATHING MEDITATIONS, followed by training in developing the supreme[...]

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