Day and Half-Day Meditation Courses

 

Half day course in York

Saturday 25th February

How to wake up smiling

With Buddhist nun, Gen Kelsang Delek

The Friends’ Meeting House, Friargate, YO1 9RL

A half day meditation course with Gen Delek on overcoming stress and anxiety. Learn practical, effective ways of thinking to banish the winter blues!

 

9:30am—12noon

About the course

Stress, worry and anxiety are on the increase, and many people feel down and depressed at

this time of year. Meditation has many practical, effective ways of thinking that will help you

feel strong and positive again. This half day meditation course will help you to banish the

winter blues!

 

 

Half day course At Madhaymaka KMC with Kelsang Lekmo

Saturday 11th March

Dealing with Anger
Frustration, annoyance, and anger destroy our happiness, our relationships, and our health. We will Understand why these painful feelings arise, and how to respond to difficulties with genuine patience and acceptance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Half day course at Madhyamaka KMC

Saturday 6th May

Love, Desire and Attachment
Learn to distinguish between love and desirous attachment. These two are easily confused, but desirous attachment brings only problems, whereas love is the foundation of all stable and fulfilling relationships.

 

 

 

 

 

Half day course in York  with Kadampa teacher Nigel Woolsey

Saturday 10th June

Mindfulness and meditation

 

 

 

Day course  at Madhyamaka KMC

Saturday 1st July

A Meaningful Life
What is a meaningful life? On this course we will learn how to create inner wealth within our mind through spiritual practice.  In this way everything we think, say, and do becomes meaningful.
This stand-alone day course is part of a longer course running
from Fri 30th- Tues 4th July.

 

 

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Half day course

Saturday September 30th

The Confidence to Change
Every teaching of Buddha is practical advice on how to improve ourselves and become the person we want to be. This course will empower us to develop great confidence in our potential and in our ability to create happiness.

 

 

Half day course in York
Saturday October 21st

Overcoming stress anxiety and worry

Stress, anxiety, and fear are nearly universal experiences of our busy modern lives. These very common states of mind rob us of our ability to enjoy our life, and to experience peace and happiness. Buddha’s timeless teachings offer a simple and yet profound alternative. If we can train our mind to respond to life’s challenges with a peaceful, positive attitude, all our ordinary problems and difficulties will fall away, and we will discover our true nature, which is infinitely calm, happy and stable. In this way we can learn to face life with clarity, inner strength, and profound peace

 

 

 

 

Day course at Madhyamaka KMC

Saturday 11th November

Death and Dying: a Buddhist perspective
Through teachings, meditations, discussion, and some guided prayers, Gen Delek will help us come to terms with our own mortality, overcome fear, and be confident in helping others who are dying. She will explain what is death and how we die from the Buddhist perspective.
It is essential to book for this popular course.

 

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Half day course in York

Saturday 2nd December

Seeing beyond appearance (emptiness)

 

 

 

 

What to expect…

Each course includes teachings, guided meditation and discussion. Some people find it helpful to make notes during the sessions so you might want to bring a notebook.

Seating is on chairs so no need for any special clothing, just wear something comfortable. Meditation cushions are also available for use if you prefer.

These meditation events are held at various locations including Madhyamaka Kadampa Meditation Centre (Pocklington), as well as York and other surrounding towns.

An optional light-lunch can be booked alongside half-day courses at Madhyamaka KMC.

Fancy staying a few extra days before or after the course? Click here to book the Bed & Breakfast.