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 experienced Buddhists.

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 weekend after the last session.

Essentials of Buddhism Level 1 *starts Wednesday 20th March 7pm

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 19:00 to 21:15

A Six Week Introductory Course 

We investigate the Buddha's teachings via the three-fold path of Ethics, Meditation and Wisdom. Each evening starts with an introduction to calming meditation practices, followed by a tea break. In the second half of the evening, there will be a talk, followed by group discussion led by an experienced Buddhist practitioner. Participants progress through the three paths of study with Level 1 and it is suitable for those completely new to Buddhism, or for those who are exploring how the Glasgow Buddhist centre and Triratna Buddhist...

Essentials of Buddhism Level 2 *next intake Wednesday 20th March 7pm

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 19:00 to 21:15

This course is only suitable for those who have completed a Level 1 Essentials of Buddhism course.

During each year, in Level 2 we cover four topics of study:

The eightfold path, The System of Practice, Deepening Meditation, The Wheel of Life & Spiral Path

The next course begins on Wednesday 20th March 

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 Saturday 27th April from 10.30 - 4.30pm. (Please bring vegetarian food for our shared lunch on the ...