Welcome to Meditate in Olympia and Tacoma

Upcoming Special Events

Sep
22
Fri
2017
all-day Buddha’s Return from Heaven Day ...
Buddha’s Return from Heaven Day ...
Sep 22 all-day
September 22 marks the celebration of Buddha’s Return from Heaven Day. The following explanation is an extract from a talk given by Geshe Kelsang on this day in 1991: ‘On this day we celebrate Buddha’s return from the desire god realm called Land of the Thirty-three Heavens, where he had been to visit his mother who had been reborn there. ... Read More
9:00 am Foundation Program
Foundation Program
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
We are starting the study of How to Understand the Mind by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Classes run weekly, every Friday, from 9-11am. We have an open enrollment period for 3 weeks. We welcome everyone to join in this special program. ABOUT FOUNDATION PROGRAM Foundation Program is ideal for those who have gained a basic understanding of Kadampa Buddhism through ... Read More
12:00 pm Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
5:00 pm Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings
Sep 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
This practice is the heart essence of Kadampa Buddhism. In the first part of the practice we visualize our Spiritual Guide as Je Tsongkhapa and make prayers and requests to purify negativity, accumulate merit, and receive blessings. This prepares our mind for our meditation on Stages of the Path to Enlightenment. After the meditation we make prayers to our Dharma ... Read More
7:00 pm Life of Buddha Movie Night
Life of Buddha Movie Night
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Life of Buddha Movie Night
Join us for a very special presentation of truly meaningful movie: The Life of Buddha. A special dramatic presentation, inspired by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso and his teachings, that visually captures the essence of Buddha Shakyamuni’s life. Based on the twelve principal deeds of Buddha, it reveals in a clear, entertaining and moving way the essential characteristics of a spiritual ... Read More
Sep
22
Fri
2017
all-day Buddha’s Return from Heaven Day ...
Buddha’s Return from Heaven Day ...
Sep 22 all-day
September 22 marks the celebration of Buddha’s Return from Heaven Day. The following explanation is an extract from a talk given by Geshe Kelsang on this day in 1991: ‘On this day we celebrate Buddha’s return from the desire god realm called Land of the Thirty-three Heavens, where he had been to visit his mother who had been reborn there. ... Read More
9:00 am Foundation Program
Foundation Program
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
We are starting the study of How to Understand the Mind by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Classes run weekly, every Friday, from 9-11am. We have an open enrollment period for 3 weeks. We welcome everyone to join in this special program. ABOUT FOUNDATION PROGRAM Foundation Program is ideal for those who have gained a basic understanding of Kadampa Buddhism through ... Read More
12:00 pm Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
5:00 pm Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings
Sep 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
This practice is the heart essence of Kadampa Buddhism. In the first part of the practice we visualize our Spiritual Guide as Je Tsongkhapa and make prayers and requests to purify negativity, accumulate merit, and receive blessings. This prepares our mind for our meditation on Stages of the Path to Enlightenment. After the meditation we make prayers to our Dharma ... Read More
7:00 pm Life of Buddha Movie Night
Life of Buddha Movie Night
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Life of Buddha Movie Night
Join us for a very special presentation of truly meaningful movie: The Life of Buddha. A special dramatic presentation, inspired by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso and his teachings, that visually captures the essence of Buddha Shakyamuni’s life. Based on the twelve principal deeds of Buddha, it reveals in a clear, entertaining and moving way the essential characteristics of a spiritual ... Read More

Olympia Ongoing Events

Sunday Prayers for World Peace

  • Every Sunday
    10 – 11:15am

    Olympia shrine

Tuesday Drop-In Classes

  • Sept 5 – 26
    6 – 7:15pm

    Beyond the Tyranny of Harted web

Lunchtime Meditation

  • Every Mon, Wed & Fri
    12:00 – 1:00pm

    Olympia Lunchtime Meditations

Shelton Meditation

  • Saturdays 5:30- 6:30pm
    Brilliant Moon, Shelton
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    Beyond the Tyranny of Hatred web OLY

Olympia Classes Calendar

Olympia Special Events

Tacoma Ongoing Events

 

Sunday Prayers for World Peace

  • Every Sunday
    10 – 11:15am

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Monday Drop-In Classes

  • Sept 4 – 25
    7 – 8:30pm

    Love in Daily Life web

Tacoma Classes Calendar

Tacoma Special Events

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