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 …


Winter 2014 Series (Drop-In Classes | Ongoing):
How To Solve Our Human Problems

March 17th, 20th – How to Begin a Meditation Practice
March 24th, 27th – The (Buddhist) Way of Life
Mar 31st, April 3rd – The Practice of Giving Without Attachment
April 7th, 10th – The Practice of Giving Love
April 14th, 17th – Understanding the Nature of Impermanence
April 21st ,24th – The Buddhist Way of Loving Kindness
April 28th, May 1st – Abandoning Hurting Others
May 5th, 8th – Improving The Daily Meditation Practice

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.