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Meditation in Orange County
Welcome to the Mahamudra Kadampa Buddhist Center Branch locations in Orange County.
We are dedicated to teaching practitioners how to control and still their minds through meditation.
General Program Class Series
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General Program Classes Drop In
MEDITATIONS ON IMPERMANENCE, KARMA, NATURE OF SUFFERING, LOVE, COMPASSION AND WISDOM
(see upper left column for class schedules, area and by day of the week. Click on your choice for class area and date)
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, 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 Presentation 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
Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
Gen Kelsang Tangpa
Joshua Tree California
Annual Away Retreat
Meditations on the
Transference of Consciousness
February 12th through 15th
The Blessing Empowerment of
March 4th through 6th
Study Program for Those
Wishing to Deepen Their
Understanding of the
General Program Teachings