Suitable for everyone, these walk-in classes offer practical methods to improve the quality of our lives through meditation and Buddhist teachings.
December: Understanding the Mind, Part 1
Our mind’s true nature is like a clear sky, but so often it’s clouded by our busy, uncontrolled (and sometimes negative) thoughts. Learn how you can experience the inner peace and joy of a clear mind through Buddha’s teachings and simple meditations.
Dec 5 – What is the Mind?
Dec 12 – Understanding the Mind
Dec 19 – The Power of the Mind
January: Understanding the Mind, Part 2
Jan 9 – The Buddhist practice of Non-harmfulness
Jan 16 – The real meaning of human life
Jan 23 – Overcoming laziness
Jan 30 – How to go for Refuge
How to Love Deeply
In this series, based on the book The New Eight Steps of Happiness, we will learn the actual methods for purifying the mind, and having an experience of true, deep love & compassion. These powerful and joyful methods, that come from Buddha’s teachings, bring about deep healing in our hearts. Through guided meditations, teachings and discussion the teacher will emphasize the integration of these profound tools into our daily lives.
Feb. 6 – Finding Pure Love
Feb. 13 – Enhancing the Mind of Love
Feb. 20 – What’s Wrong with Self-Cherishing
Feb. 27 – Universal Compassion
“Going to the meditation classes regularly has literally changed my life. Meditation has helped me examine the way I think and react to the circumstances of my daily life. It has helped me change for the better.”
“Attending the Centre reminds me of how I can improve myself and fulfil my potential. I also just generally enjoy being around other kind people.”
“I benefit from every class that I attend. For me this has become a lifelong commitment, to stop thinking about me, and think about how I can benefit others.”