Descriptions & Locations

All of the classes listed here are open to anyone on a drop-in basis. Please check the Upcoming Classes or Calendar page for a current schedule and individual class pages for more details and pricing. Classes are especially designed to help busy modern people find more inner peace and happiness. No prior experience in Buddhism or meditation is necessary. Everyone welcome!


CLASSES AT OUR TEMPLE IN BALLARD

Introduction to Meditation and Buddhism
MONDAYS, 7:00 – 8:30PM. Our weekly flagship class in meditation and Buddhist psychology. Topics vary and include how to overcome anger and develop patience, how to increase love and compassion, and how to apply Buddha’s wisdom teachings to our daily life.

Meditations for World Peace
SUNDAYS, 10:00-11:15AM. All ages are welcome at the temple on Sunday mornings! This is a popular class that includes instruction on the practice of Buddhist meditation and allows ample time for meditation practice. While geared for beginners, it is an excellent class for supporting a long term meditation practice.

Meditación en Español
SUNDAYS, 1:00-2:00PM. Clases de meditación en español para aprender a aplicar consejos prácticos de la filosofía budista a nuestra vida diaria para disfrutar de mayor paz interior y felicidad tanto por nuestro propio beneficio como por el de los demás.

Lunchtime Meditation
WEDNESDAYS, 12:00 – 12:45PM. A break in your day for some meditation. All experience levels are welcome. This class follows the 21 Lamrim meditations – the fundamental meditations of Kadampa Buddhism. Topics include impermanence, wishing love, great compassion and bodhichitta.

CLASSES IN OTHER LOCATIONS

These classes are great for beginning and experienced meditators and include meditation and teachings on basic Buddhist psychology. Please follow the links for location information.

SEATTLE AREA

West Seattle
MONDAYS, 7:00 – 8:30PM

Downtown Seattle
TUESDAYS, 12:15 – 1:00PM

First Hill/Capitol Hill
Class is on hiatus. Click on the link above to learn more about other classes.

EASTSIDE

Bellevue
WEDNESDAYS, 7:00-8:00PM, see page for dates

Kirkland
SUNDAYS, 9:00-10:00AM

OTHER AREAS

Everett
WEDNESDAYS, 7:00 – 8:30PM

Edmonds
WEDNESDAYS, 7:00-8:15PM, see page for dates

Whidbey Island
THURSDAYS, 7:00-8:15PM

Skagit Valley
MONDAYS, 7:00 – 8:30PM

Anchorage, Alaska
SUNDAYS, 10:15 – 11:45AM


For classes in Olympia and Tacoma, check out Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center.