Buddhist Wisdom For Everyday Life, a secular class. Guided mindfulness and loving kindness meditation, a short talk and discussion on how to live with ease, kindness, clarity and insight. Mindfulness Meditation is shown to improve focus, emotional resilience and bring more joy into your life.
The basic teachings of Buddhism can make our lives more workable and give us an enlightened perspective. A chance to meditate as well as a time to explore teachings that are designed to lead us to peace and happiness. Offered by the Venice Mindfulness Meditation Community.
Suggested donation $10, helps support our wonderful Center where we meet. If you are low income please pay what you can afford.
Please note the last Sunday of the month is a silent retreat no regular class. Call[masked] for info on beginner classes
Jim Piekarski, LMFT, Jim Piekarski is a retired Marriage and Family Therapist (CA) who lives in Venice and teaches meditation and Buddhist wisdom. He is the author of Mastering Your Emotions: Seven Steps to Transforming Emotional Reactivity. (Away Feb - April)
Monk San, Bhante Chan and Bhante Gnanissara. All three monks received ordination from Bhante Sujatha in Sri Lanka. After moving to Florida, they have been working to establish the Serenity Buddhist Meditation Center, Sarasota. They have a keen understanding of the teachings and western culture and helping us find inner peace.
Jillaurie Crane, M.A. is an educator and Buddhist Chaplain with over 30 years of meditation practice and study. She completed a seven year training in buddhist studies, retreats, seminary program and a meditation instructor/teacher training and teaches in a secular format. She is a retired psychotherapist.