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.

Study and Meditation Programs in Modern Buddhism

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General Program Spring Series | Drop In Classes

Classes held in Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Torrance and San Pedro

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

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“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


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How to Transform
Your Life and Find
Happiness Within
Classes On-Going
Drop in Anytime
Mon – Thu evenings
7:15 pm – 9:15 pm

Mindfulness and

Summer Series
Jun 20 – Sep 7
Tue & Thu evenings
7:15 pm – 9:15 pm

Foundation Program
Study Program for Those
Wishing to Deepen Their
Understanding of the
General Program Teachings

How to Understand
the Meditation Practice
with Discussion
Our daily practice explained
Saturday Mornings
9:00 am – 10:30 am

Dharma for Kids
and Families
Sunday Mornings
11:30 am – 12:30 pm


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