Welcome to MLA

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- Buddha

Mindful Living Alliance (MLA) is a non-profit organization for people who are interested in seeking true happiness through the practice of meditation.

Our grounds and all events are open to you and everyone without any discrimination and regardless of one's religion, gender, ethnicity,... MLA offers free meditation instructions, meditation retreats, beginners' classes, and book studies. Please explore our site to learn more about our community, classes, events, downloads, and how to join/support MLA.

May you be well, happy, and peaceful!

Event Spotlight
  • Saturday, September 12, 2015
    4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    “Mindfulness for the Time-Crunched Professional”, presented by panelists: Dr. Ying Chen, Greg MacDonald, and Maria Chen, moderated by Richard Wang, J.D.
    Location: Community Room, San Jose Public Library, West Valley Branch
    1243 San Tomas Aquino Rd., San Jose, CA 95117
  • Sunday, October 18, 2015
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    “Mindfulness, Psychotherapy, and Spirituality”, presented by Dr. Brian Sackett
    Location: Saratoga Library, 13650 Saratoga Ave., Saratoga, CA 95070
Regular Events

Every Friday Morning
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

First, Third, and Fifth Sundays of the Month, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Second Sunday of the Month
9:30 AM - 01:00 PM

Fourth Sunday of the Month
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Twice a Year


Click here for full event calendar.