New! 6-Week Meditation Course

Begin 2020 with an intention to bring greater awareness into your life, with an open and compassionate heart. This January, Dawn Kim will be teaching you the skills to cultivate greater awareness with compassion. This multi-week course will teach you how to bring more awareness to your moment to moment experiences, and how you can bring a gentler and kinder attitude towards each of these moments. In this course, you will learn the following:

  • how to be less reactive in difficult situations,
  • how to reduce mental and emotional stress,
  • how to cultivate more compassion for yourself and others, and
  • how you can bring more joy and balance into all of your relationships

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Limited spots available! (Limited to 12 seats)


A Toronto Meditation Group for Modern Life

Luminous Ground’s meditation classes are training grounds for developing the skills to be present in your life and develop the leadership capabilities to effect real change in the world. No prior experience is necessary to attend.

We are a registered Buddhist charity that teaches and practices meditation techniques from all the major schools of Buddhism, bringing them to life in interactive and integrative ways.

All are welcome, whether you are curious and starting to explore, already have a meditative practice, or are interested in training to become a meditation instructor.

We organize meditation retreats and classes, as well as provide curated recommendations of teachers, books, and health professionals. One-on-one coaching/mentoring is also available for those who wish to go deeper in their practice.

Meditation Class Every Wednesday

luminous-ground-meditation-torontoWe meet every Wednesday from 7-8:45pm at 553 Queen St. West, 3rd floor. $10 (free the first time). Here’s a map.

Why practice meditation?

Understanding and achieving your potential reaches beyond intelligence, beauty, or wealth. It requires refined emotional intelligence found through true connection to yourself and other people. Here it is possible to learn spiritual methods that open a universe of possibilities, connecting joyfulness and learning in a safe and light-hearted atmosphere.

Here you will learn to ‘walk the talk’ and develop a spiritual practice that is sustainable and integrated in behaviours and actions.

The results of a regular meditation practice

The development of our own timeless wisdom that supports balanced and holistic living, clear and fearless purpose and action, and an authentic ever-present feeling of lightness and happiness.

We learn how to transmit that wisdom to others, both formally and informally.

6-Week Meditation Course

Learn More Here Hello! My name is Dawn Kim and I am a junior teacher at Luminous Ground Meditation Community in Toronto. When I attended my first meditation session, I was 26. I just moved back to Toronto and I started a new job. From the outside, my life was going well and there was […]

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