Suitable for everyone, these walk-in classes offer practical methods to improve the quality of our lives through meditation and Buddhist teachings.
This series of classes is based on the book, The New Meditation Handbook, which presents the stages of the path to enlightenment or ‘Lamrim’. These meditations enrich our lives by helping us to develop special qualities such as mental clarity, kindness, patience, and insight. They empower us to deal positively with any situation we meet, gradually becoming a source of inspiration and joy for others.
Mindfulness for a Happy Life
Using meditation to overcome negative habits of mind and learning the secrets to successful practice
Apr 5 – Three Trainings
Apr 12 – Three Causes of Success
Apr 19 – Faith and Mindfulness
Apr 26 – Free from Prejudice
Create the Life you Want
Meditations to help us seize the day and make our life truly meaningful
May 3 – Finding Peace
May 10 – Future Life
May 17 – Real Protection
The Path to Inner Joy
Discover profound yet simple wisdom methods on how to find lasting happiness from within
June 7 – Attaining Perfect Balance
June 14 – How to be Affectionate
June 28 – Overcoming Self-Importance
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.