This meditation class in Columbia is held at the Oakland Mills Interfaith Center, a friendly and welcoming space that is centrally located in the town of Columbia. We meet in room 400 which is easily accessible after entering the building.
Kindness Equals Happiness – The weeks of August 13 through September 3
Everybody needs to be good-natured with a good heart, because in this way we can solve our own problems as well as those of others, and we can make our human life meaningful. Every living being has the same basic wish—to be happy and avoid suffering. In these classes we will learn how to fulfill this wish.
- Aug 14 The Secret of Happiness
- Aug 21 Warm Heart and Feeling of Closeness
- Aug 28. How to Stay Happy in Daily Life
- Sep 4. Remaining Happy in Hard Times
Creating Balance in a Busy Life – The weeks of September 10 through October 8
Most of our daily problems arise from unbalanced minds such as uncontrolled desire and irritation. If we learn to maintain a well-balanced mind our meetings with others will be pleasant, our friendships long-lasting and our mind will remain peaceful in the midst of our busy daily life.
- Sept 12 Inner Peace
- Sept 19 Keeping a Balanced Mind — equanimity
- Sept 26 Simplify Your Life — Contentment
- Oct 3 Working with Difficulties — Patience
- Oct 10 Kindness and Compassion in daily life
Everyone is welcome!
Time: Tuesdays 7:30pm – 8:45pm
Teacher: Rick Ratigan is a longtime member of KMC-MD and has contributed greatly to the community over the past 16 years. He is retired from the State of Maryland with a background in Social Services. He is a sincere meditator and Dharma practitioner and is well liked for his compassion and good sense of humor. Rick’s classes are down-to-earth and practical.
First time coming to a class? Here’s what to expect.
Location: Oakland Mills Interfaith Center, Room 400, 5885 Robert Oliver Place Oakland Mills Village, Columbia, MD 21045