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Meditation, Modern Buddhism, and a spiritual community that supports and encourages you in your practices. We are all here to improve ourself as people, implementing well-established methods for overcoming our bad habits and increasing our good ones. We have classes and workshops that are open to everyone.

Upcoming events (5)

Lunchtime Meditation - via Live-Stream

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This 45-minute meditation class is being offered by live-stream for people in the Pacific Northwest region of the US (Outside this area? Find a Kadampa Center near you). Registrants will receive a link to enable them to watch and listen by phone, tablet or computer. Buddhist meditation is a tool for improving our human nature. It enables us to not only attain a state of mental relaxation, but also cultivate kindness, compassion and inner wisdom. Each Wednesday class includes a short teaching and guided meditations that relax the mind and tap into our positive potential. This is an ideal mid-day break for everyone, new and experienced meditators alike! Attendance is by suggested donation of $10 ($5 for students/seniors 62+). Free for supporters of Kadampa Meditation Center Washington and Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center Olympia/Tacoma. Here is how to access it: https://meditateinolympia.org/lunchtime-meditation-online/

Friday Lunchtime Meditation

Online event

$8.00

MEDITATIONS FOR A BETTER LIFE If we practice meditation we will experience a calm, spacious feeling in the mind, and many of our usual problems will fall away. Difficult situations will become easier to deal with, we will naturally feel warm and well disposed towards other people, and our relationships with others will gradually improve. The benefits of meditation include: - Improved concentration and focus in daily life - Less stress, worry & anxiety - A positive outlook on life & better relationships Please Register; https://meditateinolympia.org/friday-lunchtime-meditation-registration/

Meditations for World Peace - Class via Live-stream

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$12.00

This meditation class is being offered by live-stream. Registrants will receive a link to enable them to watch and listen by phone, tablet or computer. Without first developing inner peace, world peace will remain impossible to achieve. We all have within us the potential for peace and happiness, and cultivating this potential creates the harmony we seek. Teachings in this class are derived from Modern Buddhism, by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche. The book offers a special presentation of Buddha’s teachings on compassion and wisdom, and communicates their essence in a way that is easy to understand and put into practice. Each class includes a relaxing breathing meditation, a teaching, a contemplative meditation, and a closing dedication. Attendance at Meditations for World Peace is by suggested donation of $12 ($6 for students/seniors 62+). Free for supporters of Kadampa Meditation Center Washington. Here is how to access it: https://meditateinolympia.org/meditations-for-world-peace-class-via-live-stream/

Monday Evening Meditation Class - via Live-stream

Needs a location

$12.00

This class is being offered by live-stream. Registrants will receive a link to enable them to watch and listen by phone, tablet or computer. Monday Evening Meditation is a weekly class in meditation and Buddhist psychology with Gen Kelsang Khedrub, Kadampa Meditation Center Washington's Resident Teacher. Teachings and meditations are currently being derived from the book Universal Compassion by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche. Everyone can benefit from learning how to overcome anger and develop patience, how to increase love and compassion, and how to apply Buddha’s wisdom teachings to modern life. Drop in remotely to any class and experience the inner peace brought about by listening to and meditating upon profound Dharma topics. Here is how to access it: https://meditateinolympia.org/monday-evening-meditation-class-via-live-stream/

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Monday Evening Meditation Class - via Live-stream

Needs a location

$12.00

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