Welcome to Meditate in Olympia

Olympia Classes & Events

Apr
19
Thu
2018
10:00 am Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offering...
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offering...
Apr 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:20 am
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
Apr
20
Fri
2018
10:00 am Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offering...
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offering...
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:20 am
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
12:00 pm Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Apr 20 @ 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
Apr
21
Sat
2018
8:00 am Olympia ~ Heart Jewel
Olympia ~ Heart Jewel
Apr 21 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
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
9:30 am Center Cherishing
Center Cherishing
Apr 21 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Center Cherishing
Our Buddhist Center is our spiritual home. It is a place where we can let go of the worries and stresses of daily life and engage in meaningful activities. We are very fortunate to have such a space that bestows much peace and happiness on many. This Saturday we can help others and ourselves maintain a peaceful mind by helping ... Read More
Apr
22
Sun
2018
10:00 am Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join us for guided meditations, prayers for world peace, and uplifting advice on how we can transform our day-to-day life into opportunities for personal and spiritual growth. Through developing inner peace in this way, outer peace will naturally come about. Drop-in anytime. Everyone Welcome. ~ $5-10 Suggested Donation ~ This event has a ... Read More

Sunday Prayers
for World Peace

Tuesday Night
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About Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center

 
Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center offers a place for the presentation of Modern Buddhism and the practice of meditation right in the downtown of Tacoma.

Everyone is welcome to understand the causes of a peaceful and happy mind as well as the opportunity to learn about extracting the full meaning from life.

Classes are held on a weekly basis and you can attend a series or drop in for a single class.

Modern Buddhism

Modern Buddhism is the practical presentation of the Kadampa Buddhist tradition. This time-honored tradition has brought Buddha’s teachings and meditation practices to people throughout the world.

This development has arisen because Buddhism has a timeless and universal relevance that allows anyone in any culture, regardless of race, gender, or age to practice the instructions.

Through training in meditation and other Buddhist practices you can improve the quality of your life by developing and increasing your capacity for inner peace, compassion, and wisdom.

Why Meditation

There is a broad range of benefits coming from daily meditation. While the practices of meditation have been around since the time of Buddha Shakyamuni over 2600 years ago, modern science is just now starting to identify these benefits and encouraging people to learn how to meditate and be mindful.

To get a full appreciation of the benefits of meditation, it is necessary to find a qualified presentation and apply the techniques correctly and systematically. It is worth taking time to learn how to meditate.

About the New Kadampa Tradition

The New Kadampa Tradition is an affiliation of Kadampa Buddhist Centers and Kadampa Meditation Centers around the world. With 1300 communities engaged in following the teachings of the contemporary Kadampa master, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche.

The community in Tacoma is a branch of the Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center based out of Olympia. We have a dedicated space where offer classes.

You can find the closest Kadampa Center by viewing our community map

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