York Thursday Meditation Class

weekly classes with Western Buddhist nun, Gen Kelsang Delek

Thursdays 7.00pm – 8.30pm
£6 per class, or 4 classes for £20

Join at any time

The Friends’ Meeting House, Friargate, York, YO1 9RL

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Discover Meditation

Everyone can learn to meditate; it doesn’t require long periods of sitting and silence but is something we can incorporate into our busy daily lives. Meditation gives us the tools to be happier, more peaceful, kinder to others, a better example to our children. If you are new to meditation or feel the need for some inspiration and encouragement to refresh your practice this is the perfect series for you!

Sept 10 · 17 · 24

Stop Worrying, Start Living!

Our negative states of mind such as uncontrolled desire, stress, and worry create endless problems for ourselves and others, and mean we can never really relax and be happy. Buddha’s popular teaching on the Four Noble Truths offers a clear and simple solution, guiding us to an oasis of peace within our hearts.

This course is based on the book How to Solve our Human Problems by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso and is for sale in our bookshop

Oct 15 · 22 · 29 – Nov 5

Overcoming Anger and Frustration

Anger, frustration and disappointment afflict us almost every day, causing problems in our relationships at home and at work, destroying our peace of mind and even affecting our health. In this series we will take a look at what anger is, why it arises, and learn methods to reduce it. Buddhist teachings have time-honoured techniques and lines of reasoning that give us effective, constructive responses to these painful states of mind.

This course is based on the book How to Solve our Human Problems by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso and is for sale in our bookshop

Nov 12 · 19 · 26 – Dec 3 · 10

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.

Class finishes with refreshments until 9pm.

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