Meditation

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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. 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 and concludes with a Day retreat on the Sunday after the last session.

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 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.

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! ...

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! ...