Meditation classes in Pasadena

Wednesday 7:15pm - 8:30pm

1359 N Altadena Dr, Pasadena, CA, 91107

Cafe Culture



Special Class with Gen Rigpa on October 9 – A Powerful Breathing Meditation: Taking & Giving

Then … starting October 16 – Modern Buddhism: The Science of Happiness

Modern Buddhism provides inner scientific methods for improving the quality of our mind and life. This unique, practical presentation of Buddhism is modern yet preserves the authenticity and original meaning of these profound teachings. Through these methods you can:

  • Overcome your anger, attachment, and discouragement
  • Improve your compassion and wisdom
  • Bring great benefit to your family, friends and world

The “Modern Buddhism Series” is a special new set of courses being offered based on the book Modern Buddhism.

October 16   The Capacity of Our Mind
October 23   Inner & Outer Technology
October 30   Respond to Difficulties with a Positive Mind
November 6   Karma: The Relationship Between Mind and Experience
November 13   Tantra: Mind Creates Reality
November 20   Meditation: From the Head to the Heart
November 27   The Source of All Our Problems
December 4   Ultimate Truth
December 11  The Real Meaning of Human Life
December 18   Modern Buddhism: Meditation, Q & A, Holiday Party

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

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About the teacher
Gen Rigpa

Gen Rigpa

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 students 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
  • Cafe Culture

  • 1359 N Altadena Dr, Pasadena, CA, 91107
  • $12
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