Weekly drop-in meditation classes offer the chance to learn how to make our mind calm and peaceful. By training in meditation we will experience the benefits for ourself – learn to develop inner peace, giving us the ability to stay happy and positive all the time, even in the most difficult circumstances. Through learning meditation techniques we can overcome anxiety and depression, improve sleep and live a more positive way of life.
You can join the classes at any time, no need to book or reserve a place.
Each class costs £6 (or buy a prepaid card – 5 classes for £20)
Each class includes a guided breathing meditation, a teaching, a second meditation based on the teaching and time for questions. Everyone is welcome to attend at any time and there’s no need to pre-register.
Everyone is welcome to this class to learn more about meditation and Buddhism. Seating is on normal chairs, no need to book or reserve a place, and no need for any special clothing.
The classes will be looking at the new book by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, How to Understand the Mind. This remarkable book offers us deep insight into our mind, and shows how an understanding of its nature and functions can be used practically in everyday experience to improve our lives.
The book will be available to buy at classes or you can preview and buy it now at Tharpa publications online.
Join at any time
how to understand the mind: jan – feb
week 1 Peaceful mind, happy life
week 2 Experiencing clarity of mind
week 3 How our mind works
week 4 The power of mindfulness & concentration
week 5 Finding our object of meditation
the power of positive thinking: feb – apr
week 1 Meditation & positive thinking
week 2 Love without pain
week 3 Life without anger
week 4 Confidence without arrogance
week 5 A mind without confusion
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Pocklington (Madhyamaka KMC)