EVERYONE IS WELCOME at Madhyamaka Kadampa Meditation Centre in Pocklington, near York. Thousands of people visit us each year.
We are a Centre of Modern Buddhism that is open to the public year-round.
ENJOY MEDITATION classes, courses and retreats, relax in the World Peace Café,
stroll around the stunning grounds, unwind as a guest in the B&B, or volunteer your time and skills.
OUR CLASSES, COURSES & RETREATS offer something for everyone, of all levels of interest and experience, including those who have never meditated. We invite you to explore our website and look forward to your visit.
7:30 – 9pm Introduction
9pm Hot Chocolate Refreshments in the lounge
9:30 – 11am Session 7
12 – 1pm Session 8
3 – 4pm Session 9 Q&A
5 – 6pm Session 10
7.30 – 8.30pm WFJ
Sun 23rd – Thur 27th December:
Growing your Good Heart – Bodhichitta with Gen Kelsang Gomchen, Resident Teacher of KMC London
The teachings and meditations will be based on Guide to the Bodhisattva’s way of Life.
Contemplating the verses in Shantideva’s Guide has a profoundly liberating effect on the mind. Gen Gomchen will explain their meaning in a way that is practical and relevant to everyday life and help us to move from suffering and conflict to happiness and peace, and gradually enter, make progress along and complete the path to enlightenment.
9:30 – 11am Session 1
12 – 1pm Session 2
3 – 4pm Session 3 Q&A
5 – 6pm Session 4
7.30 – 8.30pm Wishfulfilling Jewel chanted prayers
9:30 – 11am Session 11
12 – 1pm Session 12
11 – 12:30am Session 5 with Prayers for World Peace
1pm Special Christmas Lunch
4:30- 5:30pm Session 6
7:30 – 9:15pm Offering the Spiritual Guide chanted prayers
Friday 28th Dec – Tuesday 1st January
New Year, New You
with Gen Tharpa, Resident Teacher of Madhyamaka KMC
How many New Years resolutions have we struggled to keep?
With the power of meditation we can bring about real change and become the person we want to be
How wonderful! The New Year gives us the opportunity to reflect on the direction our life is taking and to be more clear about how we wish to change. Join us for this course to learn how you can rely on meditation, mindfulness and Buddhist wisdom to give yourself a renewed sense of purpose and meaning.
31st December New Year’s Eve Celebration – Buffet & Meditation
with Kadampa teachers, Margaret & Richard Hoyle
There will be a special New Year Celebration on New Year’s Eve to see in the New Year with candle-lit midnight prayers in the magical setting of Madhyamaka Kadampa Meditation Centre in Pocklington (near York). Everyone is welcome!
You don’t need to have experience of meditation to enjoy the benefits of this evening.
8pm Hot punch reception
8.30 – 9.45pm Buffet
9.45 – 10.30pm Teaching
10.30 – 11pm Refreshments
11pm – 12.15am Guided meditation & candle-let midnight prayers
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