Weekly Sunday Morning Classes (1600 × 600 px)
Weekly Sunday Morning Classes (1600 × 600 px)
previous arrow
next arrow

Meditation often seems very difficult, but it becomes easier and more focused when we rely upon the advice of Buddha.  In this series we will learn how to incorporate Buddhist practices and techniques to grow our joyful meditation practice and experience real inner peace.

This series, taught by Lynn Ann Kister, is suitable for everyone! Live-streamed and in-person!

Enjoy this class? Please join us for Meditations for World Peace on Sundays at 10am.
In-person and LiveStreamed.

 

THURSDAYS

Meditate with friends on Thursday evenings!
  • Dates and Time:
    Every Thursday
    6:00pm-7:00pm
  • Cost $10/class
Kadampa Meditation Teacher, Lynn Ann Kister
Kadampa Meditation Teacher, Lynn Ann Kister
Kadampa Meditation Teacher, Richard Critchlow

 

MEDITATION RESOURCES

Get meditation books and mp3/CDs from Tharpa Publications or locally via curbside pickup 

Purchase paper books via curbside pickup from the Kadampa Meditation Center Washington bookshop or browse Tharpa Publications online.

Meditations for Relaxation – get the mp3 instantly, or order a CD on sale!

Download the free e-book How to Transform Your Life by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche here.

CLASS FORMAT

What to expect at a class
  • Guided Meditation

    Each class begins with a guided breathing meditation to help settle the mind, let go of distractions and cultivate inner peace.

  • Teaching

    The teacher will then give a practical teaching based on a Buddhist topic, and will explain how we can integrate Buddha’s timeless wisdom into our busy daily lives.

  • Concluding Meditation

    The class concludes with a guided meditation to help us become deeply familiar with the teaching. Dedication prayers are chanted at the end of some classes.

FAQ

Click below to find out more

A: No. Buddha’s teachings are presented in a way that is accessible to everyone, and no religious obligation is required.

A: No. Everyone is welcome, including beginners. The classes are fully guided so all you need to do is show up.

A: No special clothing is required, come as you are.

A: No. The classes focus on meditation and teachings alone. You can choose to sit on a chair or meditation cushion.

A: No, but you can ask questions after class if you would like.

A: No, it is not necessary to book in advance. Each class is self-contained so you can come to whichever class suits your schedule and start whenever you like.

A: Kadampa Meditation Center Washington is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization run entirely by volunteers. Supporter donations and fees are used to rent or maintain facilities for these classes, and any surplus is donated to the International Temples Project. We make every effort to keep fees low and, for most classes and events, reduced rates are available to senior citizens and full-time students. If you would like to attend an event but are unable to afford the fee, please contact the Administrative Director at least one week in advance.

A: No, please feel free to drop in whenever you like. Attending the entire series of classes is highly beneficial, as each class builds on the next. However, each class is taught in such a way that you can derive value from attending even just once.