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- Tuesday – Hermosa Beach
- Wednesday – Redondo Beach
- Thursday – Hermosa Beach
- Thursday – San Pedro
- Thursday – Torrance
- Friday – Hermosa Beach
- Saturday – Hermosa Beach
- Sunday – Hermosa Beach
- Sunday – Palos Verdes
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Meditation for Everyone
Welcome to the Mahamudra Kadampa Buddhist Center. We are dedicated to teaching practitioners how to control and still their minds through meditation.
Meditation and Study Programs in Modern Buddhism
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Winter Series Drop In Classes
DAILY MEDITATION AND PRACTICE
The Benefits of Meditation
Just as a bird cannot fly if it has stones tied to its legs, so we cannot make progress on the spiritual path if we are tightly tied down by the chains of attachment, anger and ignorance. Understand the peace and wisdom of letting go of deceptive states of mind, letting go of our anger and dissatisfaction. And cultivate minds of patience, compassion and wisdom.
Improve and perfect the minds that understand the nature of impermanent phenomena, how cause and effect function to bring about future pain or happiness, come to know how we create our own suffering and how to stop it, how we can love without attachment, develop compassion for those who cannot love, and develop wisdom through our own inner experience. By following the instructions of training the mind, our wisdom will naturally and effortlessly increase and our mind will experience the inner peace that we long for.
Meditation creates an inner space and lucidity that increases our experience of the beauty of concentration. From this concentration and good heart arises the inner wealth of clarity, stillness and wisdom.
By following very simple, practical instructions we can learn to make our life meaningful and with effort we can attain full enlightenment.
The Power of Meditation
Meditating can help you:
- Experience an inner calm and relax your body and mind
- Deal with challenges in a positive way
- Develop inner wisdom that leads to enlightenment
Video Presentations on Kadampa Buddhism
Watch video presentations of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, International Festivals, Teachings and Temple Projects from around the world.
“When the turbulence of distracting thoughts subsides and the mind becomes still, a deep happiness and contentment naturally arises from within.” — Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche
Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche
Gen Kelsang Tangpa
Winter Meditation Series
Advice from Buddha’s Heart
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings
7:15 pm – 9:15 pm
Preliminary Practice Retreats
Winter Retreat Month
Week 1 • January 10 – 13
GOING FOR REFUGE
Week 2 • January 17 – 20
Week 3 • January 24 – 27
Week 4 • January 31 – February 3
Joshua Tree Away Retreat
Presidents’ Day Weekend
February 15 – 18
How to Understand the Meditation Practice with Discussion
Heart Jewel Practice Explained
9:00 am – 10:30 am
Mindfulness and Meditation and Reflection
South Coast Botanic Garden
10:00 am – 11:15 am
Meditation for Kids and Families
11:30 am – 12:30 pm