Meditation and Buddhism in Orange County
What is Meditation?
Our mind is normally like a balloon in the wind, if we train in meditation our mind will naturally grow more peaceful. Eventually we will be happy all the time. Read more …
There are three reasons why we need to study and practice meditation, to develop our wisdom, cultivate a good heart, and maintain a peaceful state of mind. Read more …
Winter 2014 Series (Drop-In Classes | Ongoing):
How To Solve Our Human Problems
Feb 17th, 20th – Allow Room In the Mind for Thunderstorms
Feb 24th, 27th – We Examine the Real Nature of Our Pain
Mar 3rd, 6th – Learning Not to Retaliate/Compassion
Mar 10th, 13th – Freedom from The Pain of Jealousy
Mar 17th, 20th – How to Begin a Meditation Practice
Mar 24th, 27th – The (Buddhist) Way of Life
Drop-In Weekly Meditation Classes
Monday Evenings, Mission Viejo, Ca. (Directions)
Thursday Evenings, Newport Beach, Ca.
Mother Center KMC Manjushri
There are over 1100 Centers and Branches around the world. KMC Manjushri is located in the beautiful Lake District of Northern England. There is a worldwide web of Meditation Centers. Read more…
Quotes of the Week
from Geshe Kelsang Gyatso:
Our problems do not exist outside our mind. The real nature of our problems is our unpleasant feelings which are part of our mind.
The deeper our concentration, the more profound and stable our mental peace will be, and the clearer and more powerful our mind will become.
Patient acceptance does not mean that we do not take practical steps to improve our situation. We do not need to become unhappy or impatient to remedy a situation.
When you come to know your own mind, you will come to know the minds of others. Therefore, watch your own mind.
Having recognized anger as our main enemy, we should then make a strong decision not to allow it to arise.