Meditation Classes in Pasadena

Wednesday 7:00pm - 8:00pm

509 E Walnut St, Pasadena, CA, 91101

Ambrose Cafe

Two Special Classes:
February 5 Training the Mind in Daily Activities: Meditation on the Go
February 12 Letting Go of Painful Thoughts: Protecting Our Peace of Mind

Starting February 19: Letting Go of Anxiety with Buddhist monk Gen Rigpa

Many people suffer from fear and anxiety, feeling overwhelmed by the stress and unpredictability of everyday life. In this course, we’ll explore mindfulness methods and meditations from Buddha’s teachings that help us deal with fear and tension more effectively and help us to become peaceful, fearless and confident.

February 19:  Public Talk: Letting Go of Anxiety – Bring a friend for free!

Online registration is recommended for the public talk but you can also pay at the door

This talk will be followed by a 4-week series. Drop in to any of the classes in the series:

February 26:  Creating Space Through Acceptance
March 4:   Confidence & the Power of Imagination
March 11:   Thinking Big: Changing Our Perspective
March 18:  Enlightened Fearlessness

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 teacher
Gen Kelsang Rigpa

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
  • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Pasadena CA
  • Ambrose Cafe

  • 509 E Walnut St, Pasadena, CA, 91101

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