meditation and buddhism study

Upcoming Class Breaks

There will be no classes during these times:

  • Summer Festival: July 22 through August 12, 2019

This Saturday, March 23

9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Saturday Retreat – Connecting with Others

9:30 am – 2:30 pm — $25 General, $12 Seniors, Students & Members. Supporters free. 

Arrive early. Doors close at 10 am. You may leave at any time on your own.

Schedule:
Arrive 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Session 1 10:00 am – 11:15 am
15 minute Break
Session 2 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
30 minute Lunch Bring your own or pick up at nearby cafes
Session 3 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm

“We are all interconnected in a web of kindness from which it is impossible to separate our self. Everything we have and everything we enjoy, including our very life, is due to the kindness of others.” – Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche 

Current Classes at Meditate In Eugene

Lunchtime 30 minute meditation

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 12:15 – 12:45

$5 (Free with membership)

Take 30 minutes out of your workday to relax, connect to your heart and cultivate inner peace and happiness. Everyone is welcome to attend these guided meditations. No previous experience is necessary.

Identify and Reduce Stressors

Monday 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

$10 or $5 discounted (Free with membership)

Drop in class for both beginners and those with meditation experience. When our delusions are not functioning strongly our mind is relatively tranquil and contented, but as soon as anger, jealousy or desirous attachment arise, they destroy our peace of mind like a storm destroying the tranquility of an ocean. “How to Understand the Mind”- Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

Beginning Meditation

Tuesday 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

By donation (Suggested $5 – $10 for Non-Members)

Drop ins welcome. This series will explore what meditation is, how to use breathing meditation for relaxation, discover your own inner potential for lasting peace and happiness by meditating on the mind, and deepen your connection with others by using meditation to increase your love and compassion for them. The class is designed with beginning meditators in mind, but experienced meditators will also benefit from this class.

In Depth Study

$10 or $5 discounted (Free with membership)

Wednesday 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

In depth study of Buddhist topics starting with the text How to Transform Your Life by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Guided meditations are part of the class. A free ebook is available for download: How to Transform Your Life.  Previous experience is not necessary.  Drop ins are welcome. You will gain the most from this class if you make it a regular part of your weekly schedule.