FREE TALK! This Thursday 15 June @ 7pm
An evening with Buddhist monk Gen Togden
Guided meditation and Q&ARegister now
‘When the turbulence of distracting thoughts subsides and our mind becomes still, a deep happiness and contentment naturally arises from within.’Geshe Kelsang Gyatso (from the book The New Meditation Handbook)
Please note: you can drop into any class you want. Each class is self-contained, suitable for beginners and for those with experience.
Meditation to Help Improve Relationships
with Buddhist monk Gen Togden
Saturday 25 March 2 – 5:30pm
Participate in this course to learn how meditation can be used effectively to improve your relationships, including your important close relationships at home and at work. Meditation will be presented as an accessible method that anyone can integrate in their everyday life. When we meditate our mind becomes peaceful and we develop a deep sense of contentment and well-being. We can also develop a warm heart and a positive disposition towards others. The Buddhist monk Gen Togden is a senior meditation teacher with vast international experience. His teachings are practical and easy to understand because he has a lot of wisdom and a good sense of humour. Everyone is welcome! No previous experience of meditation is required.
Freedom From Painful Emotions
Drop in Classes – Begins May 17th
Discover the inner peace of emotional freedom
Imagine a life completely free from anger, jealousy, ignorance and all the other painful states of mind. It is entirely possible by learning to control our mind. This course Freedom From Painful Emotions is based on Buddhas first teaching called The Four Noble Truths, by using this four step method we can integrate ancient Buddhist wisdom into our daily life. By mixing our mind with these timeless instructions we can liberate ourselves from all causes of suffering.
In the following series of classes you will discover each week a method for addressing a specific toxic mind – called delusions – and learn how to apply the positive mental opponent. We will discover why these negative states of mind arise, and how through our meditation practice we can completely eliminate them from our mind. These practical methods will help us to experience a deep and satisfying emotional freedom, and give us the skills to be the confident and joyful person we wish to be.
May 17th – The Frustration of Life, Where is Real Happiness?
Overcome the happiness trap and discover a fresh approach to life by discovering happiness from within.
May 24th – The Origin of Painful Emotions
Painful emotions come from negative states of mind called delusions, if we understand how to identify these painful feelings we can learn to overcome them completely.
May 31st– The Solution to all our Problems
Learn ancient Buddhist techniques on how to guard the mind from painful emotions, and form happy habits of mind.
June 7th – Complete Emotional Freedom
What is the mind’s true potential? Should we be satisfied with temporary happiness or is there a deeper meaning to our life.
Is a way of calming the mind, making us more peaceful, balanced and focused in our daily lives. Ultimately, it enables us to awaken our spiritual potential and find lasting joy and contentment.
Is a path of individual transformation. It teaches us to look within ourselves for the inner peace and happiness we seek. By developing a more positive outlook, and in particular by deepening our wisdom and compassion, we can improve the quality of our life and gain great power to help others.