Buddhism

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We investigate the three-fold path of Ethics, Meditation and Wisdom. Each evening starts with an introduction to meditation followed by a tea break and then study and discussion led by an experienced Buddhist. Participants progress through three levels of the study with Level 1 suitable for those completely new to Buddhism. The course will give a clear account of the foundations of the Buddha’s teachings. Participants enjoy the opportunity to discuss some of the big issues in life in the spirit of open enquiry and find out just how relevant the traditional Buddhist teachings are to contemporary life. Each course concludes with a Day Retreat on the Sunday after the last session. Start dates are as follows *(we run the three levels of the course concurrently):

Crucible of Communication

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 10:00 to Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 17:00
Price: 
£0.00

With Bhadra and Viryadevi

This practice combines the skills learnt through meditation with the practice of communication. Its aims are to support you to bring awareness to habitual patterns in order to deepen relationship with yourself, other and what is described as the transpersonal.

We will be using meditation, group work and also sharing teachings on how to develop sensitivity to the direct, intuitive knowing throught the body whilst opening to each other. Developing trust in this area is a great resource for fruitful relationships and a maturing practice....

Essentials of Buddhism Level 3

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:15
Price: 
£0.00

Each course comprises six weeks and concludes with a day retreat on the Sunday after the last session. For this course the day retreat is on Sunday 11 June from 10.30 - 4.30pm. (Please bring vegetarian food for our shared lunch on the day retreat.)

Booking is recommended for this course. You can register online by clicking 'add to basket' below and following the checkout procedure, or make a booking by phone.
There is no fee for the course. All our meditation and Buddhism events have no charge.

Donations are welcome; you can donate online, or at the...

Essentials of Buddhism Level 2

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:15
Price: 
£0.00

Each course comprises six weeks and concludes with a day retreat on the Sunday after the last session. For this course the day retreat is on Sunday 11 June from 10.30 - 4.30pm. (Please bring vegetarian food for our shared lunch on the day retreat.)

Booking is recommended for this course. You can register online by clicking 'add to basket' below and following the checkout procedure, or make a booking by phone.
There is no fee for the course. All our meditation and Buddhism events have no charge.

Donations are welcome; you can donate online, or at the...

Essentials of Buddhism Level 1

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:15

A Six Week Introductory Course 

We investigate the three-fold path of Ethics, Meditation and Wisdom. Each evening starts with an introduction to meditation followed by a tea break and then study and discussion led by an experienced Buddhist. Participants progress through three levels of the study with Level 1 suitable for those completely new to Buddhism. The course will give a clear account of the foundations of the Buddha’s teachings. Participants enjoy the opportunity to discuss some of the big issues in life in the spirit of open enquiry and find out just how...

Young Bodhisattva Club

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 19:30 to 21:30

Young Bodhisattva Club: An monthly evening of meditation and Dharma

Calling all youngish (under 35's) and aspiring beings who are interested in taking their practice deeper.  We are looking for you to join us on the first Friday night of each month from 7:30pm-9:30pm.  We promise you won't be disappointed! 

Each night will start with a meditation, followed by an exploration of how to engage with the Dharma, and our deeper Bodhisattava heart/mind, directly in our lives, no matter what. Hey, its a challenge, but we think you're up to it! ...

Buddha Day

Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 10:30 to 17:00
Price: 
£0.00

On Buddha Day, or Wesak, we gather together to Celebrate the Buddha's Enlightenment. The Day will start with a morning of meditation, we will then share vegetarian lunch and the afternoon will consist of a talk and end with a puja. Hope to see you there.

Family Sunday

Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 15:30 to 17:00
Price: 
£0.00

Monthly (ish) get-together for families, kids and adults who like to act like children sometimes!

Sunday 7th May  3.30- 5pm

Young Bodhisattva Club

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 19:30 to 21:30

Young Bodhisattva Club: An monthly evening of meditation and Dharma

Calling all youngish (under 35's) and aspiring beings who are interested in taking their practice deeper.  We are looking for you to join us on the first Friday night of each month from 7:30pm-9:30pm.  We promise you won't be disappointed! 

Each night will start with a meditation, followed by an exploration of how to engage with the Dharma, and our deeper Bodhisattava heart/mind, directly in our lives, no matter what. Hey, its a challenge, but we think you're up to it! ...

Family Sunday

Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 15:30 to 17:00
Price: 
£0.00

Monthly (ish) get-together for families, kids and adults who like to act like children sometimes!

Sunday 25 June  3.30- 5pm

Young Bodhisattva Club

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 19:30 to 21:30

Young Bodhisattva Club: An monthly evening of meditation and Dharma

Calling all youngish (under 35's) and aspiring beings who are interested in taking their practice deeper.  We are looking for you to join us on the first Friday night of each month from 7:30pm-9:30pm.  We promise you won't be disappointed! 

Each night will start with a meditation, followed by an exploration of how to engage with the Dharma, and our deeper Bodhisattava heart/mind, directly in our lives, no matter what. Hey, its a challenge, but we think you're up to it! ...