Saturday Meditation Courses

COST: £10/ Course. FREE WITH MEMBERSHIP
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Saturday 21 AUGust, 2-3.30pm

Overcoming Anxiety

with Kelsang Deden

IN-PERSON & LIVE-STREAMED (available to watch the replay up to 72 hours after the live class)

Anxiety, we are told is an inevitable, indeed a necessary part of human life. Some even say it is hard-wired into our brains. If we simply accept this approach then we sell ourselves short. We accept a life of dissatisfaction made bearable by a few family and friends and our transient pleasures. But it’s always there, in the background, or raising its ugly head. Anxiety.

Anxiety has one positive quality. It tells us we are getting something wrong. It’s the symptom not the disease. The disease is actually a very basic confusion – about how to make ourselves happy. In this course the teacher will explain how Buddha eliminates this confusion by clearly showing us how to identify the real causes of happiness and suffering. With this wisdom we can then be confident of reducing and finally overcoming our anxiety.

FEE £10/ course

anxiety a buddhist approach

Meditation course

In this course Gen-la Kunsang will explain how Buddha eliminates this confusion by clearly showing us how to identify the real causes of happiness and suffering. With this wisdom we can then be confident of reducing and finally overcoming our anxiety.

Saturday 28 AUGust, 10am-3pm

ACCEPTANCE, Day Retreat

with Gen-la Kelsang Kunsang

IN-PERSON & LIVE-STREAMED (available to watch the replay up to 72 hours after the live class)

Sometimes we need to give ourselves complete permission just to switch off -to be content and just accept our life as it is, no matter what it has thrown at us. On our own it is not always easy simply to be kind and patient with ourselves and others. Our mind would prefer us to be restless and critical rather than at one with our life.

This retreat is designed to give us the mental space and guidance to practise patient acceptance – a very calm, composed and wise state of mind. With this we can avoid many of the mental habits which make inner peace so difficult – blame, guilt, denial or transferring our unhappiness on to others.

Gen-la Kunsang has deep experience of this special practice and is the perfect guide for this day of retreat.

SCHEDULE

10-11.15pm introduction

11.45-12.45pm Session 1

2-3pm Session 2

FEE £20/ course

acceptance day meditation retreat

Meditation course

This retreat is designed to give us the mental space and guidance to practise patient acceptance – a very calm, composed and wise state of mind. With this we can avoid many of the mental habits which make inner peace so difficult – blame, guilt, denial or transferring our unhappiness on to others.