The Magic of Meditation
June 4 to July 16
Tuesday 7.30pm to 9pm
Class fee: £7 per class
We often feel trapped and bound by the appearances of ordinary, mundane life, thinking that we are powerless to change the world we live in.
Through understanding that the world depends upon our mind and thoughts, we can change the world simply by changing our mind
Learn how meditation is the magic that transforms our life and world for the better.
A 3 week Summer Meditation Course.
Class fee: £7 per class
Enjoy discovering your own inner oasis of peace. Experience how, through meditation, ‘….gradually our distracting thoughts will subside and we shall experience a sense of inner peace and relaxation. Our mind will feel lucid and spacious and we shall feel refreshed.’ New Meditation Handbook, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche.
3 meditations and light teaching sessions with option to stay on after to discuss and ask questions over tea and biscuits.Suitable for all levels including beginners and returners. As with all our Tuesday and Thursday meditation classes you can book a whole series for a 25% discount - not available to do online but please ask the person who is checking you in on the day.
ALL OUR GENERAL PROGRAMME MEDITATION CLASSES on Tuesday evenings and Thursday mornings have the same format ...
Classes include guided meditations, a short talk on some aspect of meditation and a second meditation on the conclusions of these talks, followed by tea and biscuits in the lovely café space of this listed building and a chance to discuss and ask questions. Wear loose comfortable clothes, Seating is on chairs or floor cushions.Our meditation courses and classes are open to everyone, whatever level of interest or experience, and give people the opportunity to learn more about meditation, Buddhism, and finding peace & happiness from within.
SERIES ONE: MEDITATION - THE KEY TO A HAPPY LIFE.
TUESDAYS - Sep 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th. 7.30-9.00pm. £7
REPEATED ON THURSDAYS - SEP 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th 11am - 12.30pm. £7
‘When the turbulence of distracting thoughts subsides and our mind becomes still, a deep happiness and contentment naturally arise from within.’ Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche.
What is meditation? Why do we need to do it and how to do it. Learn how its essential for a happy life. Modern meditation focuses on integrating what we have learned into daily life, bringing a fresh perspective on difficult situations, making it very practical for everyone.
The benefits of meditation include: improved concentration and focus in daily life; less stress, worry & anxiety; reduced irritation, anger & frustration; greater inner peace & happiness; increased confidence & self-esteem; improved mental and physical well being and - a positive outlook on life & better relationships! What could be better than this!