Meditation classes in Pasadena

Wednesday 7:15pm - 8:30pm

Rosebud Coffee

2302 E Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA, 91107

Starting July 10: THE COURAGE TO LOVE

Love is the great healer, the harmonizer that brings joy to our relationships and great meaning to our life. So how do we remain open-hearted and loving in the face of betrayal, hurt and abuse? Buddha’s teachings tell us how to tap into the reservoir of love that exists within each of us.

In this series, we will discover how meditation can enable us to transform and heal all our relationships, including the one we have with ourself! As we’ll see, our wounds can serve as the springboard for our becoming the powerful, joyful, beneficial person we wish to be.

July 3  NO CLASS

July 10   The Courage to Love
July 17    Why “Love” Fails Us
July 24    Authentic Love Will Change You
July 31     Caring for Self is Not Selfish

August 7  NO CLASS

August 14    Every Relationship Can Be Healed
August 21    The Practice of Empathy
August 28   Loving Kindness Meditation

**CAFE CULTURE ADDRESS: 1359 N Altadena Dr, Pasadena, CA 91107**

Mindfulness: Fundamentals of Buddhist Meditation

June 19  Our Precious Human Life with Gen Kelsang Rigpa
June 26  Meditation: Death and Impermanence with Roozbeh Ghobadopour

Why practice mindfulness?
✅ Overcome Disturbing thoughts
✅ Stay focused on what’s important
✅ Experience peace of mind
✅ Live a meaningful life by restoring focus on what’s important
✅ Heal mental and physical pain
✅ Change Your Mind, Change Your World

About the Class
Class begins with a guided meditation, followed by a talk on a topic (listed above), and ends with another guided meditation. Everyone is welcome. No previous meditation experience is necessary.

Although it’s most beneficial to engage in the whole series, you are welcome to drop in for an individual class whenever you wish.

Weekly guided meditations and Buddhist teachings are suitable for both beginners and more advanced meditation practitioners. Classes are held every week unless otherwise stated.

$12 per Class
Free for Supporting Members of KMC Hollywood

About the Class
Each drop-in class begins with a guided meditation followed by a teaching, and concluding with another guided meditation. No experience is necessary, and everyone is welcome!

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About the teacher

Gen Kelsang Rigpa

Resident Teacher and Western US National Spiritual Director. Gen Kelsang Rigpa is an American Buddhist monk, the Western US National Spiritual Director and the Resident Teacher at KMC-Hollywood. He is a close disciple of Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, having received lineage blessings and oral transmissions directly from him. Gen Rigpa’s heartfelt and practical teachings are presented with warmth and humor, making them accessible to everyone. He shows the joy of living a spiritual life, and is an inspiring example of Buddhism in practice. Through his clear presentation, he is able to help student discover for themselves how to integrate these timeless teachings into our modern world, making everyday life joyful and meaningful.

  • Wednesday
  • 7:15pm - 8:30pm
  • Pasadena CA
  • Rosebud Coffee

  • 2302 E Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA, 91107
  • $12
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