Enlightenment and great bliss are one thing... but Buddhism can also help us with more immediate goals, such as having a fantastic day! In this lively class, we’ll learn meditations, mental exercises and ways of reframing our situation that can turn a bad day around and keep an awful day from t...
Saturday, January 27 2018 11:00 AM — 1:00 PM
A HALF-DAY RETREAT WITH KADAM MATTHEW The meditation on the pure, clear nature of the mind, or Mahamudra, is extremely powerful in helping us overcome our distractions, enabling us to settle our minds like a still ocean—blissful and at peace. Mahamudra meditation also increases our wisdom insig...
Saturday, January 13 2018 9:30 AM — 3:00 PM
Join us Sunday, December 31 and ring in the New Year with Compassion and Beneficial Intentions! Enjoy a peaceful New Year's Eve celebration this year. Avoid the crowds and the mayhem by joining Vajradhara Center for an evening of meditation, dharma wisdom, snacks, sparkling cider, socializing and...
Sun, Dec 31 2017 9:00 PM — Mon, Jan 1 2018 12:00 AM
Check out the center and learn meditation basics with student teachers. Each class includes two short meditations and time for questions and discussion.
Wed, Nov 1 2017 7:00 PM — Wed, Dec 20 2017 8:00 PM
The meditation on the pure, clear nature of the mind, or Mahamudra, is extremely powerful in helping us overcome our distractions, enabling us to settle our minds like a still ocean, blissful and at peace. Mahamudra meditation also increases our wisdom insight into the nature of reality, makes ...
Saturday, December 9 2017 10:30 AM — 2:30 PM
Meditations to Empower the Mind During these unpredictable and chaotic times, who can we rely upon , and what can protect us? Vajradhara Meditation Center is very happy to welcome special guest teacher Kadam Lucy James, who will explain the practice of going for refuge, the foundation of all Bud...
Tuesday, November 21 2017 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM
In this Saturday morning meditation workshop, we will learn a special breathing meditation that we can combine with the blessing mantra of all the Buddhas. Mantra is enlightened energy appearing as sound. And when we recite it, our minds become calm, clear and powerfully positive. This extraordi...
Saturday, November 18 2017 10:00 AM — 12:00 PM
Join us for this "palate cleansing" Friday night open meditation, followed by an informal discussion over food and refreshments. Everyone is welcome! Please bring a vegetarian dish/snack or non-alcoholic beverage to share. GATHERING DISCUSSION TOPIC: They say that the mind of gratitude increases...
Friday, November 17 2017 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM
We will not remain in this world forever. Death stands at the threshold of our life and it is a transition all must make. We fear it, but this is due in large part to our lack of understanding about what happens during the death process itself. Preparing for death while we yet live is one of the...
Saturday, October 28 2017 10:00 AM — 1:00 PM