Current Schedule of Meditation Classes
All classes include seated meditation instruction and a Dharma talk about mindfulness. The Path is a circuitous spiral, providing newcomers a first look and at the same time allowing returning students a deeper understanding of the topics discussed. All teachers offer a unique style, based on their own experiences on the Path. Click on the teacher’s name to learn more. We have both chairs and cushions for use during class. We welcome adults at all levels of experience, including beginners. No reservation is necessary.
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FREE WEEKLY CLASSES! Pay What You Wish!
Thursdays at 7:00pm with Teresa – Expanding Consciousness through Sound & Meditation
FRIDAY OM – 11:00 am Open Meditation (OM) & Free Introduction to Meditation with Rosleen
Saturdays at 11:00 am with Isis – Melting Pot Buddhism & Meditation
*no classes May 20 or June 24 (member events)
See Also Meditation Empowerment Workshop Intensive on April 15th at 2pm!
Sundays at 11:00am
*no class on April 2
April 9, 16, and 23 at 11:00am with Rosleen – Guided Healing Meditation
March 26 & April 30 with Hathor – Unifying Martial Arts & Meditation
March 26 Volunteer Meeting at 1:30 pm
SPECIAL EVENT: Authentic Living
Meditation Empowerment Workshop Intensive with Isis
|During our workshop on Authentic Living, we’ll address the challenge of living in a world full of unobtainable ideals. We’re constantly bombarded by advertising telling us we need to be someone else. In the world of social media, we find ourselves comparing our lives to the snippets shared by others. Even on the spiritual path, we find ourselves trying to measure up to Saints. We each exist as perfection in the imperfect world. During this workshop, we’ll discuss how to let go of the fantasies and embrace the real, Authentic you.|
March 26 at 1:30 pm
April 30 at 1:30 pm
Join us for a free meditation and planning session. We need lots of volunteers for jobs large and small, one-time and on-going, both in person and via the internet. Join us to see how YOU can help share the Dharma and make this world a brighter, happier place!
Join us for the meeting via Skype! Sign up for the Volunteer email list to get details, or visit our Volunteer Page.
Can’t make the meeting? Contact Hathor at Volunteer@DharmaCenter.com
Join us for #randomOM
There is no fee for OM – pay what you wish!
Drop by anytime during Open Meditation to sit for 5 minutes, or an hour
In addition to Friday OM, watch for the next #randomOM to be announced on Twitter or Facebook #RandomOM – Click for details
For detailed meditation instruction, please attend any of our classes.
“Stillness is the alter of spirit”
– Paramahansa Yogananada
Volunteers, Tuition, Gifts, and Memberships make Dharma Center possible.
Thank you for your support!
As our world faces even more uncertainty and turbulence, we’re being moved to respond to this suffering in a big way: Free classes.
Not everyone who meditates is interested in Enlightenment; however everyone can benefit from meditation. Meditation and mindfulness increases awareness, improves concentration, decreases stress, slows aging, and teaches us acceptance of ourselves and others.
Dharma Center is a privately-owned business, and we encourage those who find value in our classes to pay what you wish, even if that is nothing.
We’ll continue creating a space for those ready to dive deeper and invest in their spiritual education by periodically offering retreats and special intensive workshops. The workshops held at Dharma Center can also be accessed via Skype.
Membership subscriptions are available to support our work of sharing meditation and assisting the Awakening of those who wish to free themselves from suffering.
Dharma Center is undertaking an experiment in radical generosity, and it’s success depends upon you.
The tuition collected for classes pays the rent and insurance for the room and for teaching supplies, such as informational handouts, music, furniture, advertising, and office supplies. Memberships also pay for these expenses. Teachers and the volunteers who help run Dharma Center are not paid for their time.
We are relying on the concept of an Exchange of Gratitude to finance our center for meditation and self-discovery. The Exchange of Gratitude concept means that people understand the need pay for a place to explore the teachings and practice because it provides an important benefit to their lives. This can be difficult for some people to grasp who are stuck in the American conditioning of getting the most and paying the least for it.
Money, in this society, is a symbol of power. Money, like power, allows you to experience things that are not available to those lacking in money. If you find yourself unable to pay for the things you need, there is a problem related to your personal power. A spiritual discipline will help you develop personal power and allow you to resolve the issues interfering with basic survival. Without a stable base on which to build, spiritual progress is unlikely. To rise above the suffering of the world and enter into the higher mind states, a certain amount of power is required. To go beyond all mind states and enter samadhi, even more power is needed.
Utilizing your personal power appropriately, that is spending energy and money on the things truly important to you, are the first steps towards serious spiritual development. Paying for your spiritual practice is one small way to send a message to yourself and Eternity that your practice is important to you.
For those of you who are ready to make an ongoing commitment to your spiritual practice, we invite you to join as a Dharma Center Member. Please see our class handout or visit our Membership Options page.