Mantra, Meditation and Mala Making Workshop - Aprende a Recitar, Meditar y hacer Malas Taller (Bilingual in English and Spanish)

Join us for an introduction to mala making and learn how to use a Buddhist mala in conjunction with mantra meditation to improve your peace of mind, compassion, and wisdom. Enjoy a peaceful Saturday exploring this traditional art by making your own mala to take home with you.

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Selfless Love

In this series on Selfless Love, we will learn from Buddha’s teachings that loving others is the method for attaining the ultimate goal of human life—permanent peace and happiness!

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Transcending The Ordinary

Buddha taught six important mental states that when developed and practiced, lead us into living an inspiring, loving and meaningful life.  These beautiful, powerful states of mind are called, The Six Perfections.

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Meditation Changes Everything

So much of the stress and tension we normally experience comes from our mind, and many of the problems we experience, including ill health, are caused or aggravated by this stress. Just by doing breathing meditation for ten or fifteen minutes each day, we will be able to reduce this stress.

We will experience a calm, spacious feeling in the mind, and many of our usual problems will fall away. Difficult situations will become easier to deal with, we will naturally feel warm and well disposed towards other people, and our relationships with others will gradually improve.

We should train in this preliminary meditation until we gain some experience of it. However, if we want to attain permanent, unchanging inner peace, and if we want to become completely free from problems and suffering, we need to advance beyond simple breathing meditation to more practical forms of meditation, such as the cycle of twenty-one Lamrim meditations explained in

The New Meditation Handbook

by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso