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.
The Power to Be Happy
Drop in Classes – Begins February 22nd
Meditations to cultivate a good heart and transform problems through cherishing others.
This series gives you practical, creative methods to transform your day-to-day experiences – including the most challenging situations – into opportunities for personal growth and development. Ancient meditation techniques, tried and tested for a thousand years, are explained and made relevant to our modern life.
Feb 22nd – Precious Mind, Precious Heart
Learn how to solve all your daily problems by developing a good heart. By understanding the equality of our self and others we can overcome instinctive minds of negativity and instead enjoy a feelings of connectedness and empathy towards others.
Mar 1st – Warm, Kind and Loving
So often in life we find it difficult to keep a happy mind, this is because we do not recognize the kindness that others have shown us. Once we understand how we receive immense benefit from others we will naturally develop a deep feeling of appreciation and gratitude towards them & want to return their kindness with warmth and admiration.
Mar 8th – Opening Your Heart Safely
Have you ever considered why pain & problems seem to come easily but happiness and freedom are difficult to obtain? If we understand the root cause of all our problems we can solve this dilemma and put end to frustration and disappointment.
Mar 15th – No Greater Meaning Than This
What is the meaning of life? If we check carefully we shall realize that meaning can be found from how we affect others and how we feel about them. By transcending selfish views and intentions we can discover a truly meaningful and happy 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.