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Meditation is an ancient and powerful technique for developing the mind, is commonly practiced in different forms among all spiritual traditions, and is one of the central elements of Buddhist practice. Shantideva Center offers a full program of meditation for every level of practice, from complete beginners to advanced practitioners.

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Meditation 101

Introductory course covering the basics of meditation.

Metta Meditation

Learn to transform emotional barriers and respond to self-judgment and criticism with self-compassion.

Lunchtime Meditation

Guided or unguided meditation every weekday at lunchtime.


Buddhist Meditation

Meditations for exploring the stages on the path to enlightment.

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Morning Mindfulness Meditation

Start your day by developing a clear, focused, and relaxed mind.

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Meditation for Kids

A unique program designed for kids aged 8-15.

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