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Meet like-minded people interested in meditation and exploring Buddhist philosophy. Each one-hour class will include two guided meditations. There will be a new topic each week to help us develop a sense of well-being and address problems encountered in daily life. We present a path of individual transformation to benefit both ourselves and others.

Meditation is now generally acknowledged as the best method for reducing stress and becoming more peaceful, attentive and present. But it is much more than that. Meditation gives us the ability to understand our mind fully and to bring about profound spiritual transformation, enabling us to become the person we wish to be. In our classes, through a combination of talks, guided meditation and discussion, we will be guided into the deeper joy of meditation helping us to unlock our amazing potential for freedom, happiness and love.

We average about 30 meditators per class, which is not reflected in the number of RSVPs we receive. While RSVPs are encouraged, you do not need to RSVP to attend. Drop-ins are welcome. There is no requirement to attend all the classes in a series.

You don't need to be a Buddhist to enjoy and benefit from these classes. We are An Inclusive Community (http://www.meditateinhollywood.org/about-us/inclusive-community/)!

Our ongoing Monday night classes are $10. Light refreshments are served after class. Please check fees on each post for special events (e.g., occasional Saturday mornings).

We are located at Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church, 301 N Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena CA 91103, which is the left-most building along the free parking lot.


Visit our Pasadena webpage (http://www.meditateinla.org/classes/meditate-in-pasadena/)
Visit our Hollywood Temple website (http://www.meditateinhollywood.org/)
Visit our Elysian Valley Center website (http://www.meditateinla.org/)

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Healing Anxiety: Transform Fear with Compassion

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In the past 18 months we have experienced unprecedented levels of uncertainty, outer and perhaps inner conflict, and a general turbulence throughout our society. Many of us are feeling unsettled as we face the ongoing effects of the global pandemic, and the prospect of a world that now more than ever feels out of control. This uncertainty can easily give rise to frustration, negativity, and an underlying, pervading anxiety.

In this series, you will hear insights from Buddhist psychology and philosophy to help you better understand and eventually heal the debilitating reaction of anxiety. Classes include a teaching and guided meditation. Everyone welcome.

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