meditation and buddhism study

Classes at Meditate In Eugene

Upcoming Class Breaks

  • December 23 – January 1: Holiday break

Day Course – Clearing Negativity from our Mind

Saturday, January 5, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Arrive no later than 9:55 am to be let into the building. You may leave at anytime on your own.

Learn what karma is, how it affects your life and how to purify the negative potentials of your harmful actions before they cause suffering. The last session of the day, we will engage in a guided Vajrasattva purification practice to purify our minds of harmful potentials from our past negative actions so we will not experience their painful results. Snacks provided between sessions.

Meditations for a Better Life Begin January 2, 2019

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.

Six Practices of a Happy Person

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. Bodhisattvas are the happiest people in the world.This series explores the six perfections practiced by Bodhisattvas and how we can use the same practices to improve ourselves and become happier people.

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.