Every Tuesday night, all year round we explore the Dharma together. A community of order members, mitras and people who have completed the level 2 buddhism courses, get together to study a particular aspect of the Buddha’s teaching together. Using the 3-fold path of wisdom: hearing, reflecting and meditating on the Dharma. We take a slow approach to a text or talk around this year’s theme of Kshanti. Kshanti means patience, forgiveness, tolerance and it is one of the qualities of a bodhisattva; a being that devotes all of their energies to ending suffering for all.
A 6-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...
Level 2: The Wheel of Life
(suitable for those who have completed a Level 1 Essentials of Buddhism course)
Each evening starts with a semi-lead meditation practice, 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 and opportunity to reflect and ask questions.
It runs from 7pm - 9.30pm
Each course comprises eight weeks (all Wednesday evenings) with a day retreat on Sunday 8th December 10.30 - 4....