York Thursday Meditation Class

with English Buddhist nun, Gen Kelsang Delek

Thursdays 7.00pm – 8.30pm

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

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£6 per class, or 4 classes for £20

Meditation for Everyone

This series of meditations and teachings, derived from
Buddha’s timeless wisdom, will help us to develop different
ways of thinking and give us peace of mind.


Topics and dates:

Transforming Adversity
Thursdays April 27 – May 18

Timeless Wisdom for our Modern World
Thursdays June 1 – 15


Short course: Saturday 10th June

Mindfulness and Meditation £15

with Nigel Woolsey at the Friends’ Meeting House York, YO1 9RL

Followed by 4 weeks course  £20

Training in Mindfulness in Daily Life
Thursdays June 22 – July 13


Transforming Adversity

Hardly a day goes by when we’re not experiencing some kind of challenge, whether it’s falling out with a friend, getting sick, losing our job, or feeling over-worked and over-tired. When we experience such adversity how should we respond? This series of classes based on the book How to Transform Your Life by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso will explain practical methods to maintain a positive and peaceful state of mind in the face of adversity. In this way we will be able to meet all challenges, great and small, with confidence and wisdom.

Seeing good qualities

The strength of humility

Identifying the source of our problems

Overcoming selfishness

Timeless Wisdom for our Modern World

Make positive, authentic change from within using the timeless wisdom of Buddhist meditation. Learn simple methods that will overcome negative habits and help us cultivate our potential for love, compassion and wisdom. This series is based on How to Transform Your Life, one of the most popular and accessible books by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.

Looking at life from others’ point of view

The good heart of compassion

Wishing love

Taking away suffering

Giving happiness

Becoming a friend of the world

The true nature of reality

Each class consists of meditations, a teaching on different themes throughout the year, and time for questions and refreshments.Everyone is welcome. Join at any time.

These classes are run in: Beverley, Driffield, Goole, Pickering, Pocklington, Scarborough, Thirsk and York.

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.