Suitable for everyone, these walk-in classes offer practical methods to improve the quality of our lives through meditation and Buddhist teachings.
Freedom from Limitations • 4-Week Series
Nov 1 – Letting Go of Anger
Nov 8 – How Attachment Sets Us Up for Suffering
Nov 15 – Overcoming Depression and Low Self-Esteem
Nov 22 – Letting Go of our Limited Self
Improving Relationships • 3-Week Series
Nov 29 – Connecting to Others through Gratitude
Dec 6 – Seeing Beyond our Faults
Dec 13 – Cultivating a Giving Heart
This series of classes will be based on the book, How to Transform Your Life, a practical manual that shows how we can develop and maintain inner peace. Learn step-by-step meditations for solving daily problems and discover the methods through which we can bring about positive changes in our lives that will enable us to experience deep and lasting happiness.
Resolutions for Positive Change
Start the new year in a meaningful way by learning the art of meditation
Jan 10 – Happiness from Within
Jan 17 – The Real Source of Problems
Jan 24 – Understanding the Mind
Jan 31 – The Path to Inner Peace
A Daily Practice
Making progress by applying meditation to daily life
Feb 7 – The Power of Faith
Feb 14 – Protecting our Peace
Feb 21 – Overcoming Selfish Minds
Feb 28 – The Joy of Effort
Happy Whatever Happens
Learn how to solve problems through applying Buddha’s wisdom to our daily life
Mar 7 – Inner & Outer Problems
Mar 14 – Moral Discipline
Mar 21 – Concentration
Mar 28 – Wisdom
The Way of Loving Kindness
Using Buddha’s teachings to enjoy a happy life and become of great benefit to others
Apr 4 – Finding Real Meaning
Apr 11 – The Kindness of Others
Apr 18 – Learning to Cherish Others
Apr 25 – The Mirror of Dharma
A) No. We try to present Buddha’s teachings in a way that is accessible to everyone, and no religious obligation is required.
A) No. Everyone is welcome, including beginners. The classes are fully guided so all you need to do is show up.
A) No special clothing is required, come as you are.
A) No. The classes focus on meditation and teachings alone. You can choose to sit on a chair or meditation cushion.
A) No. But you can ask questions if you want to.
A) For weekly classes it is not necessary to book in advance. Each class is self-contained so you can come along whenever you can, and start whenever you like.
A) No, please feel free to drop in whenever you like. Attending the entire series of classes is highly beneficial, as each class builds on the next. However, each class is taught in such a way that if you only attend one class, you will derive benefit from it.
A) We are a registered charity (Charity # 861356970 RR0001) run entirely by volunteers, no-one receives a salary. However, the funds we receive are used to maintain the Temple in good working order – any surplus is donated to the charity International Temples Project.
“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.”
“Kadampa continues to transform my life, from “doing”, to simply…”being”.
“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.”