Online Weekly Lunchtime Meditation
Led meditation of the two meditations we teach: The Mindfulness of Breathing and the Mettā Bhāvanā, proceeded with a brief tune-in.
Suitable for complete beginners.
Please note there is a break in the course on 12th February as the Buddhist Centre will be closed for a weekend retreat.
The last session will therefore be 26th February - see programme below.
This six week course offers a lively and systematic introduction to the Noble Eightfold Path, a fundamental and very practical Buddhist teaching on how to live our lives well.
Starting with an emphasis on 'Vision', we follow onto the the process of Transformation which deals with: Emotion, Speech, Action, Livelihood, Effort, Awareness and Meditation.
This is a course held on Saturdays. The sessions will be structured in two halves, with a led meditation session and a Buddhist study session, with a tea break in between.
This is an interactive course, expect to introduce yourself to the other group members and to engage in group discussion on the study material.
This course is suited to Newcomers, as well as those who have completed the Introduction to Buddhism and Meditation Course.
|Date||Vision & Transformation - An introduction to the Buddha's Noble Eightfold Path|
|15 January||The Eightfold Path and Right Vision|
|22 January||Emotion, Ethics and Gratitude|
|29 January||Emotion and Imagination|
|5 February||Right Speech|
|12 February||No Class - Centre closed for weekend retreat|
|19 February||Action and Livelihood|
|26 February||Effort, Awareness and Meditation|
The course is especially suited for people who are new to meditation and Buddhism, and suitable for everyone, regardless of your religious beliefs
This course is suited to newcomers to Buddhism and meditation, it is also well suited to those who have completed the 'Introduction to Buddhism and Meditation' course.
There are no special requirements, just whatever is comfortable to sit in
Yes. As places are limited booking is essential
The total cost of the course is £40 for the full six weeks
All are welcome at our newcomers classes and courses however anyone under the age of 18 needs to be accompanied by a parent or guardian. If this is not possible it will be necessary to bring written permission from a parent of guardian if you are under 18 and would like to attend