painted lotusIn addition to our regular weekly classes, we offer many special events, workshops, and retreats in Olympia and Tacoma* to introduce you to, or deepen your experience of Buddha’s timeless teachings on cultivating peace and authentic happiness. The links to the right are all the upcoming events. You may use the registration button on the event page, if there is one, or simply register when you arrive. Because all of our classes begin with guided meditation, it’s a good idea to come a few minutes early.

*We have two Categories of special events that are color-coded. Olympia Special Events are in red or Tacoma Special Events in blue. 

Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Learning to be Happy
10:00 am
Since we invented the wheel humans have been rapidly developing and making material progress. Perhaps exceeding our own needs for development. Especially, these days, through our input of great amounts of work, we have made immense technological progress. However, are we really happy? Before we go to bed every day do we feel a deep sense of meaningful satisfaction? In ... Read More
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Center Cherishing
10:00 am
Tushita KBC is the spiritual home for many people in the South Puget Sound. Of course, the doors are open to each and every person who passes by. Because our spiritual home exists as part of our open, inviting community we take time to cherish the space and make the Center more welcoming. Join in with the community for a ... Read More
Buddha Maitreya Empowerment: Buddhist Way of Loving Kindness
10:00 am
Buddha Maitreya is the embodiment of all of the loving-kindness of all the Buddhas. This empowerment will be a blissful guided meditation which connects us to Maitreya’s enlightened love so that we gain great power in our spiritual development. The commentary will focus on the special brief practice of Buddha Maitreya. The practices of Maitreya involves nurturing our own good ... Read More
Nov 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Black Friday Talk: Stress-Free Holidays
7:00 pm
As the classic Christmas song proclaims, “It is the most wonderful time of the year”, but is that our experience? So many people find themselves feeling overwhelmed, stressed, and in need of a break. We don’t have the option to skip the holiday season either. So, what are we to do? We are certainly capable of having stress-free holidays. There ... Read More
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Overcoming Anxiety
10:00 am
Our potentials to experience happy states of mind are utterly boundless. Yet from time to time we are left feeling unsure and worried about our future. When these negative minds disappear, we are only temporarily freed from them, as they will arise within our minds sometime in the future. We need to do something. We need a positive transformation of ... Read More
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Focus & Concentration
10:00 am
“When the turbulence of our distracting conceptions subsides, a deep sense of peace and well being naturally occurs within the mind.” Concentration can be one of the most peaceful things our mind can experience. In this class, we will be developing our capacity for concentration by looking at the nature of our mind. This will make our mind happy as ... Read More

Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Since we invented the wheel humans have been rapidly developing and making material progress. Perhaps exceeding our own needs for development. Especially, these days, through our input of great amounts of work, we have made immense technological progress. However, are we really happy? Before we go to bed every day do we feel a deep sense of meaningful satisfaction? In ... Read More
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tushita KBC is the spiritual home for many people in the South Puget Sound. Of course, the doors are open to each and every person who passes by. Because our spiritual home exists as part of our open, inviting community we take time to cherish the space and make the Center more welcoming. Join in with the community for a ... Read More
Nov 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Buddha Maitreya is the embodiment of all of the loving-kindness of all the Buddhas. This empowerment will be a blissful guided meditation which connects us to Maitreya’s enlightened love so that we gain great power in our spiritual development. The commentary will focus on the special brief practice of Buddha Maitreya. The practices of Maitreya involves nurturing our own good ... Read More
Nov 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
As the classic Christmas song proclaims, “It is the most wonderful time of the year”, but is that our experience? So many people find themselves feeling overwhelmed, stressed, and in need of a break. We don’t have the option to skip the holiday season either. So, what are we to do? We are certainly capable of having stress-free holidays. There ... Read More
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Our potentials to experience happy states of mind are utterly boundless. Yet from time to time we are left feeling unsure and worried about our future. When these negative minds disappear, we are only temporarily freed from them, as they will arise within our minds sometime in the future. We need to do something. We need a positive transformation of ... Read More
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
“When the turbulence of our distracting conceptions subsides, a deep sense of peace and well being naturally occurs within the mind.” Concentration can be one of the most peaceful things our mind can experience. In this class, we will be developing our capacity for concentration by looking at the nature of our mind. This will make our mind happy as ... Read More

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