Toronto Meditation Centre - General Information
About the Meditation Center
The building is a free-standing unit that is part of a condominium with 12 free-standing units of various sizes. The Center is 5,014 sq. ft. in size, and in addition to the inside space, the property includes a private fenced outside area of about 1,250 sq. ft. that is connected to the Children’s room and a big hall area. As per the occupancy permit, the premises can accommodate as many as 226 people at any time.
Located in the western part of the Greater Toronto Area, this is an Urban Meditation Center.
- Buses: About 4 minutes’ walk to a stop on Dixie Road
- Hurontario Station: About 8 minutes away
- Airport: About 10 minutes from Pearson International Airport
- By Car:
- Highway 401 is within 2 kilometers. This gives easy access to other highways 410, 427 and 403.
- West: Brampton is about 25 minutes.
- Central: Toronto downtown is about 30–40 minutes.
- East: Scarborough is about 30 minutes.
1337 Matheson Blvd E.
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Accommodation is available at local abhyasis’ homes during gatherings on a limited basis. Overnight stay at the Meditation Center is not permitted.
Please click this link (https://goo.gl/maps/QPlML) to see hotel accommodations close to our Meditation Center. Since the rates are driven by demand and season, please call the hotel of your choice to inquire about rates for your stay.
Abhyasis can park their cars at the Meditation Center. However, since our Meditation Center is in a condominium complex, the parking spots are shared by other units in the complex and are used on a first-come-first-served basis.
Mississauga's climate is considered moderate. The summer months can bring high temperatures, sometimes accompanied by high humidity levels. The average temperature in July and August is 20 °C (70 °F) but the temperature can soar to 30 °C (86 °F) and above. A high humidity level can make the temperature appear even warmer.
The city usually experiences 6 months of snow-free weather; however, there is the odd occurrence where snow does fall in either October or May. Winters in Mississauga can be cold, with temperatures most often below the freezing mark. The Average January temperature is -6 °C / 21 °F. The January average high is -2 °C / 28 °F and January average low is -15 °C / -4 °F. Layered clothing is recommended. It is highly recommended that you check the local weather and apply your good judgment before your travel.
Medical services at the Meditation Center will be limited to first aid as required in emergencies. For all other medical requirements, you will need to contact local non-emergency or emergency medical services as applicable. Please bring all necessary prescription medications as applicable.
The Meditation Center has a well-stocked bookstore that includes reading, audio and video materials published by Shri Ram Chandra Mission and a library that includes literature from a broad range of spiritual traditions.