Beginner

For regular weekly events including meditation, yoga and sangha events, see our Weekly Drop-in page

Yoga for beginners with Joy Charnley

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 17:30 to 18:45
Price: 
£68.00

Joy qualified with Yoga Scotland in 2011 and since then has been teaching a range of classes and 1:1 sessions focussed on  body and breath awareness. This class is suitable for beginners or anyone wanting to consolidate their practice

This is an 8 week block and is available to book online or over the phone.

25 April to 27 June (no class on 30 May or 20 June), 17.30-18.45

There is also a drop-in option at £9/£7 per session, payable on the night.

Essentials of Buddhist Meditation

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00

Essentials of Buddhist Meditation, a six week course
A structured introduction to meditation, posture, setting up a practice, balancing effort and relaxation. Participants will gain a practical ability in the two foundation meditation practices, the mindfulness of breathing and the metta bhavana (development of loving kindness).

Meditation can produce many benefits, from reducing stress and improving quality of life, to accessing clearer states of mind and positive emotions such as love and compassion.

Each course comprises six weeks...

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

The Poet's Way

Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 17:00 to 21:00

Awakening to the power of poems to complement & enhance our spiritual practice.

Inspired by Manjusvara's book The Poet's Way, Jane Hirshfield says "this book offers warm-hearted, step-by step awakening into the possibilities and powers of poems".

Bring a poem to share-with 4 copies-yours or by someone else. Bring writing materials and vegetarian food to share during the break.

To find out more and book a place - contact:

Maria: 07756 401141 mvenditozzi@hotmail.com

Larry: 0141 946 8096...

Qigong with Susanne Lin Jensen

Friday, May 26, 2017 - 16:00 to 17:00
Price: 
£40.00

A six week course starting  26th May. Learn a series of 18 gentle movements to help mind-body co-ordination. This sequence is known as Taijiqigong as it has the soft flowing quality of Taijiquan and the health benefits of Qigong. The moves are easy to learn and can be done by people of all ages and abilities.. The class is taken by Susanne Lin Jensen, a teacher of Dragon Spring Taiji School.

 

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! ...

The Poet's Way

Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 17:00 to 21:00

Awakening to the power of poems to complement & enhance our spiritual practice.

Inspired by Manjusvara's book The Poet's Way, Jane Hirshfield says "this book offers warm-hearted, step-by step awakening into the possibilities and powers of poems".

Bring a poem to share-with 4 copies-yours or by someone else. Bring writing materials and vegetarian food to share during the break.

To find out more and book a place - contact:

Maria: 07756 401141 mvenditozzi@hotmail.com

Larry: 0141 946 8096...

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! ...

The Poet's Way

Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 17:00 to 21:00

Awakening to the power of poems to complement & enhance our spiritual practice.

Inspired by Manjusvara's book The Poet's Way, Jane Hirshfield says "this book offers warm-hearted, step-by step awakening into the possibilities and powers of poems".

Bring a poem to share-with 4 copies-yours or by someone else. Bring writing materials and vegetarian food to share during the break.

To find out more and book a place - contact:

Maria: 07756 401141 mvenditozzi@hotmail.com

Larry: 0141 946 8096...

The Poet's Way

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 17:00 to 21:00

Awakening to the power of poems to complement & enhance our spiritual practice.

Inspired by Manjusvara's book The Poet's Way, Jane Hirshfield says "this book offers warm-hearted, step-by step awakening into the possibilities and powers of poems".

Bring a poem to share-with 4 copies-yours or by someone else. Bring writing materials and vegetarian food to share during the break.

To find out more and book a place - contact:

Maria: 07756 401141 mvenditozzi@hotmail.com

Larry: 0141 946 8096...

The Poet's Way

Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 17:00 to 21:00

Awakening to the power of poems to complement & enhance our spiritual practice.

Inspired by Manjusvara's book The Poet's Way, Jane Hirshfield says "this book offers warm-hearted, step-by step awakening into the possibilities and powers of poems".

Bring a poem to share-with 4 copies-yours or by someone else. Bring writing materials and vegetarian food to share during the break.

To find out more and book a place - contact:

Maria: 07756 401141 mvenditozzi@hotmail.com

Larry: 0141 946 8096...

The Poet's Way

Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 17:00 to 21:00

Awakening to the power of poems to complement & enhance our spiritual practice.

Inspired by Manjusvara's book The Poet's Way, Jane Hirshfield says "this book offers warm-hearted, step-by step awakening into the possibilities and powers of poems".

Bring a poem to share-with 4 copies-yours or by someone else. Bring writing materials and vegetarian food to share during the break.

To find out more and book a place - contact:

Maria: 07756 401141 mvenditozzi@hotmail.com

Larry: 0141 946 8096...

The Poet's Way

Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 17:00 to 21:00

Awakening to the power of poems to complement & enhance our spiritual practice.

Inspired by Manjusvara's book The Poet's Way, Jane Hirshfield says "this book offers warm-hearted, step-by step awakening into the possibilities and powers of poems".

Bring a poem to share-with 4 copies-yours or by someone else. Bring writing materials and vegetarian food to share during the break.

To find out more and book a place - contact:

Maria: 07756 401141 mvenditozzi@hotmail.com

Larry: 0141 946 8096...