What is Meditation?

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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 …


Study Programs

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 …

How to Deal Effectively with Anger and Dissatisfaction

Fall General Program Series 2015 (Drop-In Classes):

Continuing through the Fall, every Wednesday and Thursday night, a new insight will be covered in the text “How to Solve Our Human Problems ” with commentary and guided meditations on removing the anger from our mind with meditation. This text covers basic and advance principles of meditation in addition to understanding the causes of anger and dissatisfaction.  We will learn the opponents to these painful minds which is patient acceptance. The classes are taught by, Resident Teacher, Kelsang Tangpa in Santa Ana, Senior Student, Erich Schader in Newport Beach and Senior Student, David Satossky in San Clemente. Read more…

How to Deal Effectively with Anger and Dissatisfaction – Fall Series

San Clemente, Wednesdays

Newport Beach, Thursdays and

Santa Ana, also Thursdays

New Location in Santa Ana:
Classes begin in Santa Ana Thursday, October 22, 2015

Thursday Evenings,  Santa Ana, 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.