Suitable for everyone, these walk-in classes offer practical methods to improve the quality of our lives through meditation and Buddhist teachings.
Based on the book How to Transform Your Life, this series of classes will provide clear and practical methods for transforming all life’s difficulties into valuable spiritual insights. The step-by-step instructions will enable us to find greater happiness and fulfilment in our busy daily lives by developing stable minds of patience, empathy and compassion.
When our mind is free from negative thoughts and attitudes life is joyful and uplifting. This month we will explore how to keep a peaceful, pure mind even when surrounded by the challenges of our modern world.
Nov. 6 – Pure mind, Pure world
Nov. 20 – Abandoning Negativity
Nov. 27 – Embracing Impermanence
The mind itself is the source of our peace and happiness and also our worries and problems. By understanding more about how our own mind works, we can begin to gain control over our life and prepare for the year ahead.
Dec. 4 – Clarity of the Mind
Dec. 11 – Purity of the Mind
Dec. 18 – How to be Content
We will be taking a break for the holidays from December 26 through January 15, returning for our first class of 2019 on January 22.
Jan. 22 – TBA
Jan. 29 – TBA
Feb. 5 – TBA
Feb. 19 – TBA
Feb. 26 – TBA
Mar. 5 – TBA
Mar. 12 – TBA
Mar. 19 – TBA
Apr. 2 – TBA
Apr. 9 – TBA
Apr. 16 – TBA
Apr. 23 – TBA
Apr. 30 – TBA
A) No. We try to present Buddha’s teachings in a way that is accessible to everyone, and no religious commitment 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, and everyone sits in chairs.
A) No, in fact there is no pre-booking. Everyone just drops in when they have a free evening. Each class is self-contained so you can come along whenever it suits you.
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. The funds we raise go to pay for the rental of the room at Assembly Hall and the cost of occasional publicity.