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 …
Foundation Study Program
This program is for students who wish for a
in depth and structured study program. Read more …
Summer General Program 2015 Series (Drop-In Classes):
Continuing through the Summer, every Wednesday and Thursday night, a new insight will be covered in ” The New Meditation Handbook” and “Transform Your Life“, with commentary and guided meditations. This text covers basic and advance principles of meditation in addition to the meditations on the stages of the path to enlightenment. The classes are taught by, Resident Teacher and American Buddhist Monk, Kelsang Tangpa in Newport Beach and Senior Student, David Satossky in San Clemente. Read more…
Understanding the Meditation Practice – Summer Series
San Clemente (SC) Wednesdays and Newport Beach (NB) Thursdays
(NB) June 18th - Our Mind and Our Precious Life
(SC) June 24th - Our Mind and Our Precious Life
(NB) June 25th – Making the Most of Our Precious Human Life
(SC) July 1st – Making the Most of Our Precious Human Life
(NB) July 2nd – Understanding Death and Impermanence
(SC) July 8th – Understanding Death and Impermanence
(NB) July 9th – Rebirth and Taking Refuge in Dharma
(SC) July 15th – Rebirth and Taking Refuge in Dharma
(NB) July 16th – Unwinding Karma, Actions and Effects
(SC) July 22nd – Unwinding Karma, Actions and Effects
New Location in San Clemente Drop-In Weekly Meditation Classes
Wednesday Evenings, San Clemente, 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 Wisdom
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.