Esquimalt Neighbourhood House - Kadampa Meditation Centre Victoria


Friday Guided Meditation 

Esquimalt Neighbourhood House

Guided Meditation | IN-PERSON

Relax and Re-Focus!  Treat yourself to a guided meditation and bring some stillness and inspiration to your day.

DAY:  Friday Afternoons

TIME: 1.00-1.30pm

TEACHER:  Sachi Tamura or Meaghan Klasssen

WHERE:  Esquimalt Neighbourhood House, 511 Constance Ave.


Suitable for everyone!  These guided meditations are practical methods to improve the quality of our lives through meditation and Buddhist teachings.

Drop in.  No registration needed.  Please arrive a few minutes before the meditation starts.


Take half an hour at lunchtime to relax, refresh and de-stress. Cultivate inner peace through a guided practice and enjoy the rest of your day with an inspired and positive mind.

With regular practice these meditations help us to experience mental clarity, a sense of well-being, and increased love and compassion for others.


Thought for the Day

Be inspired and uplifted with a bitesize teaching that introduces the meditation for the day.  If we wish, we can join in and recite the Liberating Prayer, which is a chanted prayer where we connect with the inspiration of enlightened beings.


Enjoy a 20-minute meditation to help you experience inner peace, increase your wisdom, and develop a good heart.

Concluding Advice

Practical advice on how to take the meditation experience to heart, and carry it with mindfulness into your daily life.

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The smiling face of Sachi Tamura

Sachi Tamura

Sachi is a member of the Teacher Training Program and teaches weekly classes at the Esquimalt Recreation Centre and the Foundation Program at Bodhichitta Centre.  Sachi’s background includes experience in human services, community music, and death midwifery.

The smiling face of Sachi Tamura

Meagan Klaassen

Meagan is a member of the Foundation Program and a long term practitioner of Kadampa Buddhism.  She is the mother of two teenagers and a furniture designer having created the beautiful shrine cabinets at the Centre. Meagan teaches our outreach program to young people visiting the Centre. 


Q. What are the COVID protocols for this meditation session?
    • Stay home if sick or not feeling well
    • Masks are optional
Q. Do I need to have any experience?

No. Everyone is welcome, including beginners.  Anyone can learn basic meditation and experience the benefits that come from having a peaceful mind.  All you need is the wish to improve yourself and the quality of your life.

Q. How should I dress?
No special clothing is required, come as you are.
Q. Is there any physical exercise involved?
No. The classes focus on meditation and teachings alone. You can choose to sit on a chair or meditation cushion.
Q. Do I need to book in advance?
No, it is not necessary to book in advance for Noon Meditation classes. Each class is self-contained so you can drop-in whenever you like.


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