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 …
Fall General Program 2014 Series (Drop-In Classes):
Continuing through the fall, every Thursday night, a new insight will be covered in this exquisite 12th century poem, with commentary and guided meditation. This text covers the training of the mind in love and compassion in addition to meditations on the stages of the path to enlightenment. The classes are taught by, Resident Teacher and American Buddhist Monk, Kelsang Tangpa. Read more…
Universal Compassion, a Poem – Fall Series
Oct 2nd - Meditating on Equalizing Self with Others
Oct 9th – Contemplating the Danger of Self Cherishing
Oct 16th - Meditate on the Great Kindness of All
Oct 23rd - Meditating on Exchanging Self with Others
Oct 30th - Taking Suffering Away by Compassion
Nov 6th - Begin the Sequence of Compassion by Taking On
Future Suffering From Your Own Side
Drop-In Weekly Meditation Classes
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 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.