• Rosemead-Chan Buddhist Meditation + Dharma Talk + Free Pure Vegetarian Lunch

    This class teaches the fundamentals of Chan Buddhist meditation, as taught by Dharma Master YongHua, who has trained as a Buddhist monk in the rigorous techniques of Chan for 20 years. This is a rare opportunity to learn from a Master of Chan meditation. What is Chan Meditation Chan (called "zen" in Japanese) is the most advanced form of Mahayana Buddhist meditation. We follow the tradition of Wei Yang lineage, one of five Chinese Chan schools transmitted by Grand Dharma Master Hsuan Hua. We adapt Chinese Chan training methods to the Western culture and modern times and call it "American Chan". Since 2006, students of American Chan from all walks of life and many continents have been improving steadily from beginner to expert levels, thus enabling them to better cope with the increasing complexities and challenges of modern times. Benefits • Reduce stress • Increase concentration • Improve physical & mental health • Lead a happier, more peaceful life • Restore balance & harmony • Develop wisdom and compassion Please RSVP if you would like to attend. The schedule is: 9:00 am -10:00am Option 1: Introduction to Chan Mediation Class (Beginner's class) Option 2: Silent sitting meditation (Main Buddha Hall) 10:00am-11:00am: Dharma Talk 11:00am-12 Noon: Vegetarian Lunch Once you have learned the basics, then you can skip the beginning class and join the full one hour sit that takes place from 9-10am. All programs are donation based. For more information, please contact us through meetup or call: (626)[masked]. You can download Master YongHua's Dharma talk mp3 files at http://www.chanpureland.org/dharma-talk.html

  • Every Saturday Meditation Gathering & Class @ K-Town Shatto Recreation Center

    CITY OF LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND PARKS SHATTO RECREATION CENTER 3191 W. 4TH ST. -- LOS ANGELES CA 90020 PHONE (213)[masked] * FAX (213)[masked] Email: [masked] Every Saturday 2pm Tuition: Free of charge No class during thanksgiving weekend No class during December Chan Meditation When we think of meditation, we automatically relate it to “relaxation” or “feeling good”. In fact, only hard work and consistent effort will produce genuine results in meditation training. In Chan meditation training, the results are solid and concrete. You will be much more relaxed and peaceful by increasing your concentration power. All ages and levels from beginners to advanced. Kids can attend under supervision by a parent, guardian, or adult designated on the Authorization. Instructors: Venerable XianRen, Shana Han Korean or Vietnamese translation available. What we'll do: - Greeting, stretching - Basic posture+technique - Silent meditation (Duration 15~30 minutes depending on students) What to bring: Yoga Mat & towel or small towel. REGISTRATION IS MONTHLY & CONTINUOUS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. Monastic Teacher Venerable XianRen is a Buddhist nun and has been training with Master YongHua since 2014. She devotes her life as a monastic in order to focus on a spiritual path and to help others. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Pacific Union College in Napa Valley, California. She was an accountant and tax specialist. Currently, she teaches the children’s meditation class at Lu Mountain Temple in Rosemead, California. Venerable XianRen 賢忍 Venerable XianRen is a Buddhist nun and has been training with Master YongHua since 2014. She devotes her life as a monastic in order to focus on a spiritual path and to help others. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Pacific Union College in Napa Valley, California. She was an accountant and tax specialist. Currently, she teaches the children’s meditation class at Lu Mountain Temple in Rosemead, California. Lay Instructor Shana Han is the founder and CEO of Hansderma, Inc. She has successfully established her business on her own in her late 20s. She is now a meditation instructor national wide. For the past years, Shana has dedicated her time to practice Chan and Mahayana Buddhism. Because she got so much out of this practice, she decided to share this wonderful experience with others. With her teacher’s help, Dharma Master YongHua, she started to teach Chan Meditation. If you want to support what we do, go to https://www.gofundme.com/chanmeditation

  • Pico Rivera: Learn to Meditate for Free & Join the Farmer's market

    Pico Rivera Senior Center

    This class is offered by city of Pico Rivera. Free community class + Free parking. * There's farmer's marketing right outside the senior center on Weds. You can walk around the farmer's market before or after joining to the class. Park your car at senior center (Free) and then you can walk to the farmer's market (just a few steps away). When we think of meditation, we automatically relate it to “relaxation” or “feeling good”. In fact, Chan Meditation, one of the most powerful meditation schools, advocates to sit and endure discomforts while meditating in sitting posture. In fact, only hard work and consistent effort will produce genuine results in meditation training. For the past years, we have trained countless students who already meditated for many years but couldn't get the results they wanted. We are not here to please you and make you feel good, and we are here to help you so that you can get what you want! What is Chan Meditation Chan meditation is the most advanced form of Mahayana Buddhist meditation. We follow the tradition of Wei Yang lineage, one of five Chinese Chan schools transmitted by Grand Dharma Master Hsuan Hua. We adapt Chinese Chan training methods to the Western culture and modern times and call it "American Chan". What we’ll do - We start by greeting and stretching - Learn sitting posture & several techniques of meditation - Silent meditation 15~30 mins (We will decide that day) - Questions and answers, socializing. What to Bring - Yoga Mat or Towel - Wear comfortable pants Monastic Teacher Venerable XianRen is a Buddhist nun and has been training with Master YongHua since 2014. She devotes her life as a monastic in order to focus on a spiritual path and to help others. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Pacific Union College in Napa Valley, California. She was an accountant and tax specialist. Currently, she teaches the children’s meditation class at Lu Mountain Temple in Rosemead, California. Instructor Shana Han is the founder and CEO of Hansderma, Inc. She has successfully established her business in her late 20s. She is now a meditation instructor national wide. For the past years, Shana has dedicated her time to practice Chan and Mahayana Buddhism. Because she got so much out of this practice, she decided to share this wonderful experience with others. With her teacher’s help, Dharma Master YongHua, she started to teach Chan Meditation. If you want to support what we do, you can make a donation through https://www.gofundme.com/chanmeditation

  • Rosemead-Chan Buddhist Meditation + Dharma Talk + Free Pure Vegetarian Lunch

    This class teaches the fundamentals of Chan Buddhist meditation, as taught by Dharma Master YongHua, who has trained as a Buddhist monk in the rigorous techniques of Chan for 20 years. This is a rare opportunity to learn from a Master of Chan meditation. What is Chan Meditation Chan (called "zen" in Japanese) is the most advanced form of Mahayana Buddhist meditation. We follow the tradition of Wei Yang lineage, one of five Chinese Chan schools transmitted by Grand Dharma Master Hsuan Hua. We adapt Chinese Chan training methods to the Western culture and modern times and call it "American Chan". Since 2006, students of American Chan from all walks of life and many continents have been improving steadily from beginner to expert levels, thus enabling them to better cope with the increasing complexities and challenges of modern times. Benefits • Reduce stress • Increase concentration • Improve physical & mental health • Lead a happier, more peaceful life • Restore balance & harmony • Develop wisdom and compassion Please RSVP if you would like to attend. The schedule is: 9:00 am -10:00am Option 1: Introduction to Chan Mediation Class (Beginner's class) Option 2: Silent sitting meditation (Main Buddha Hall) 10:00am-11:00am: Dharma Talk 11:00am-12 Noon: Vegetarian Lunch Once you have learned the basics, then you can skip the beginning class and join the full one hour sit that takes place from 9-10am. All programs are donation based. For more information, please contact us through meetup or call: (626)[masked]. You can download Master YongHua's Dharma talk mp3 files at http://www.chanpureland.org/dharma-talk.html

  • Every Saturday Meditation Gathering & Class @ K-Town Shatto Recreation Center

    CITY OF LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND PARKS SHATTO RECREATION CENTER 3191 W. 4TH ST. -- LOS ANGELES CA 90020 PHONE (213)[masked] * FAX (213)[masked] Email: [masked] Every Saturday 2pm Tuition: Free of charge No class during thanksgiving weekend No class during December Chan Meditation When we think of meditation, we automatically relate it to “relaxation” or “feeling good”. In fact, only hard work and consistent effort will produce genuine results in meditation training. In Chan meditation training, the results are solid and concrete. You will be much more relaxed and peaceful by increasing your concentration power. All ages and levels from beginners to advanced. Kids can attend under supervision by a parent, guardian, or adult designated on the Authorization. Instructors: Venerable XianRen, Shana Han Korean or Vietnamese translation available. What we'll do: - Greeting, stretching - Basic posture+technique - Silent meditation (Duration 15~30 minutes depending on students) What to bring: Yoga Mat & towel or small towel. REGISTRATION IS MONTHLY & CONTINUOUS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. Monastic Teacher Venerable XianRen is a Buddhist nun and has been training with Master YongHua since 2014. She devotes her life as a monastic in order to focus on a spiritual path and to help others. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Pacific Union College in Napa Valley, California. She was an accountant and tax specialist. Currently, she teaches the children’s meditation class at Lu Mountain Temple in Rosemead, California. Venerable XianRen 賢忍 Venerable XianRen is a Buddhist nun and has been training with Master YongHua since 2014. She devotes her life as a monastic in order to focus on a spiritual path and to help others. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Pacific Union College in Napa Valley, California. She was an accountant and tax specialist. Currently, she teaches the children’s meditation class at Lu Mountain Temple in Rosemead, California. Lay Instructor Shana Han is the founder and CEO of Hansderma, Inc. She has successfully established her business on her own in her late 20s. She is now a meditation instructor national wide. For the past years, Shana has dedicated her time to practice Chan and Mahayana Buddhism. Because she got so much out of this practice, she decided to share this wonderful experience with others. With her teacher’s help, Dharma Master YongHua, she started to teach Chan Meditation. If you want to support what we do, go to https://www.gofundme.com/chanmeditation

  • Pico Rivera: Learn to Meditate for Free & Join the Farmer's market

    Pico Rivera Senior Center

    This class is offered by city of Pico Rivera. Free community class + Free parking. * There's farmer's marketing right outside the senior center on Weds. You can walk around the farmer's market before or after joining to the class. Park your car at senior center (Free) and then you can walk to the farmer's market (just a few steps away). When we think of meditation, we automatically relate it to “relaxation” or “feeling good”. In fact, Chan Meditation, one of the most powerful meditation schools, advocates to sit and endure discomforts while meditating in sitting posture. In fact, only hard work and consistent effort will produce genuine results in meditation training. For the past years, we have trained countless students who already meditated for many years but couldn't get the results they wanted. We are not here to please you and make you feel good, and we are here to help you so that you can get what you want! What is Chan Meditation Chan meditation is the most advanced form of Mahayana Buddhist meditation. We follow the tradition of Wei Yang lineage, one of five Chinese Chan schools transmitted by Grand Dharma Master Hsuan Hua. We adapt Chinese Chan training methods to the Western culture and modern times and call it "American Chan". What we’ll do - We start by greeting and stretching - Learn sitting posture & several techniques of meditation - Silent meditation 15~30 mins (We will decide that day) - Questions and answers, socializing. What to Bring - Yoga Mat or Towel - Wear comfortable pants Monastic Teacher Venerable XianRen is a Buddhist nun and has been training with Master YongHua since 2014. She devotes her life as a monastic in order to focus on a spiritual path and to help others. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Pacific Union College in Napa Valley, California. She was an accountant and tax specialist. Currently, she teaches the children’s meditation class at Lu Mountain Temple in Rosemead, California. Instructor Shana Han is the founder and CEO of Hansderma, Inc. She has successfully established her business in her late 20s. She is now a meditation instructor national wide. For the past years, Shana has dedicated her time to practice Chan and Mahayana Buddhism. Because she got so much out of this practice, she decided to share this wonderful experience with others. With her teacher’s help, Dharma Master YongHua, she started to teach Chan Meditation. If you want to support what we do, you can make a donation through https://www.gofundme.com/chanmeditation

  • Rosemead-Chan Buddhist Meditation + Dharma Talk + Free Pure Vegetarian Lunch

    This class teaches the fundamentals of Chan Buddhist meditation, as taught by Dharma Master YongHua, who has trained as a Buddhist monk in the rigorous techniques of Chan for 20 years. This is a rare opportunity to learn from a Master of Chan meditation. What is Chan Meditation Chan (called "zen" in Japanese) is the most advanced form of Mahayana Buddhist meditation. We follow the tradition of Wei Yang lineage, one of five Chinese Chan schools transmitted by Grand Dharma Master Hsuan Hua. We adapt Chinese Chan training methods to the Western culture and modern times and call it "American Chan". Since 2006, students of American Chan from all walks of life and many continents have been improving steadily from beginner to expert levels, thus enabling them to better cope with the increasing complexities and challenges of modern times. Benefits • Reduce stress • Increase concentration • Improve physical & mental health • Lead a happier, more peaceful life • Restore balance & harmony • Develop wisdom and compassion Please RSVP if you would like to attend. The schedule is: 9:00 am -10:00am Option 1: Introduction to Chan Mediation Class (Beginner's class) Option 2: Silent sitting meditation (Main Buddha Hall) 10:00am-11:00am: Dharma Talk 11:00am-12 Noon: Vegetarian Lunch Once you have learned the basics, then you can skip the beginning class and join the full one hour sit that takes place from 9-10am. All programs are donation based. For more information, please contact us through meetup or call: (626)[masked]. You can download Master YongHua's Dharma talk mp3 files at http://www.chanpureland.org/dharma-talk.html

  • Every Saturday Meditation Gathering & Class @ K-Town Shatto Recreation Center

    CITY OF LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND PARKS SHATTO RECREATION CENTER 3191 W. 4TH ST. -- LOS ANGELES CA 90020 PHONE (213)[masked] * FAX (213)[masked] Email: [masked] Every Saturday 2pm Tuition: Free of charge No class during thanksgiving weekend No class during December Chan Meditation When we think of meditation, we automatically relate it to “relaxation” or “feeling good”. In fact, only hard work and consistent effort will produce genuine results in meditation training. In Chan meditation training, the results are solid and concrete. You will be much more relaxed and peaceful by increasing your concentration power. All ages and levels from beginners to advanced. Kids can attend under supervision by a parent, guardian, or adult designated on the Authorization. Instructors: Venerable XianRen, Shana Han Korean or Vietnamese translation available. What we'll do: - Greeting, stretching - Basic posture+technique - Silent meditation (Duration 15~30 minutes depending on students) What to bring: Yoga Mat & towel or small towel. REGISTRATION IS MONTHLY & CONTINUOUS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. Monastic Teacher Venerable XianRen is a Buddhist nun and has been training with Master YongHua since 2014. She devotes her life as a monastic in order to focus on a spiritual path and to help others. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Pacific Union College in Napa Valley, California. She was an accountant and tax specialist. Currently, she teaches the children’s meditation class at Lu Mountain Temple in Rosemead, California. Venerable XianRen 賢忍 Venerable XianRen is a Buddhist nun and has been training with Master YongHua since 2014. She devotes her life as a monastic in order to focus on a spiritual path and to help others. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Pacific Union College in Napa Valley, California. She was an accountant and tax specialist. Currently, she teaches the children’s meditation class at Lu Mountain Temple in Rosemead, California. Lay Instructor Shana Han is the founder and CEO of Hansderma, Inc. She has successfully established her business on her own in her late 20s. She is now a meditation instructor national wide. For the past years, Shana has dedicated her time to practice Chan and Mahayana Buddhism. Because she got so much out of this practice, she decided to share this wonderful experience with others. With her teacher’s help, Dharma Master YongHua, she started to teach Chan Meditation. If you want to support what we do, go to https://www.gofundme.com/chanmeditation

  • Rosemead-Chan Buddhist Meditation + Dharma Talk + Free Pure Vegetarian Lunch

    This class teaches the fundamentals of Chan Buddhist meditation, as taught by Dharma Master YongHua, who has trained as a Buddhist monk in the rigorous techniques of Chan for 20 years. This is a rare opportunity to learn from a Master of Chan meditation. What is Chan Meditation Chan (called "zen" in Japanese) is the most advanced form of Mahayana Buddhist meditation. We follow the tradition of Wei Yang lineage, one of five Chinese Chan schools transmitted by Grand Dharma Master Hsuan Hua. We adapt Chinese Chan training methods to the Western culture and modern times and call it "American Chan". Since 2006, students of American Chan from all walks of life and many continents have been improving steadily from beginner to expert levels, thus enabling them to better cope with the increasing complexities and challenges of modern times. Benefits • Reduce stress • Increase concentration • Improve physical & mental health • Lead a happier, more peaceful life • Restore balance & harmony • Develop wisdom and compassion Please RSVP if you would like to attend. The schedule is: 9:00 am -10:00am Option 1: Introduction to Chan Mediation Class (Beginner's class) Option 2: Silent sitting meditation (Main Buddha Hall) 10:00am-11:00am: Dharma Talk 11:00am-12 Noon: Vegetarian Lunch Once you have learned the basics, then you can skip the beginning class and join the full one hour sit that takes place from 9-10am. All programs are donation based. For more information, please contact us through meetup or call: (626)[masked]. You can download Master YongHua's Dharma talk mp3 files at http://www.chanpureland.org/dharma-talk.html

  • Every Saturday Meditation Gathering & Class @ K-Town Shatto Recreation Center

    CITY OF LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION AND PARKS SHATTO RECREATION CENTER 3191 W. 4TH ST. -- LOS ANGELES CA 90020 PHONE (213)[masked] * FAX (213)[masked] Email: [masked] Every Saturday 2pm Tuition: Free of charge No class during thanksgiving weekend No class during December Chan Meditation When we think of meditation, we automatically relate it to “relaxation” or “feeling good”. In fact, only hard work and consistent effort will produce genuine results in meditation training. In Chan meditation training, the results are solid and concrete. You will be much more relaxed and peaceful by increasing your concentration power. All ages and levels from beginners to advanced. Kids can attend under supervision by a parent, guardian, or adult designated on the Authorization. Instructors: Venerable XianRen, Shana Han Korean or Vietnamese translation available. What we'll do: - Greeting, stretching - Basic posture+technique - Silent meditation (Duration 15~30 minutes depending on students) What to bring: Yoga Mat & towel or small towel. REGISTRATION IS MONTHLY & CONTINUOUS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. Monastic Teacher Venerable XianRen is a Buddhist nun and has been training with Master YongHua since 2014. She devotes her life as a monastic in order to focus on a spiritual path and to help others. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Pacific Union College in Napa Valley, California. She was an accountant and tax specialist. Currently, she teaches the children’s meditation class at Lu Mountain Temple in Rosemead, California. Venerable XianRen 賢忍 Venerable XianRen is a Buddhist nun and has been training with Master YongHua since 2014. She devotes her life as a monastic in order to focus on a spiritual path and to help others. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Pacific Union College in Napa Valley, California. She was an accountant and tax specialist. Currently, she teaches the children’s meditation class at Lu Mountain Temple in Rosemead, California. Lay Instructor Shana Han is the founder and CEO of Hansderma, Inc. She has successfully established her business on her own in her late 20s. She is now a meditation instructor national wide. For the past years, Shana has dedicated her time to practice Chan and Mahayana Buddhism. Because she got so much out of this practice, she decided to share this wonderful experience with others. With her teacher’s help, Dharma Master YongHua, she started to teach Chan Meditation. If you want to support what we do, go to https://www.gofundme.com/chanmeditation