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, Universal Compassion, 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.
Explore Buddha’s teachings on the nature of reality and how to live a happy life free from grasping
Jan 11 – Daily Essential Practice of True Happiness
Jan 18 – Ultimate Reality
Jan 25 – Living Lightly with Wisdom
Feb 1 – How to Create Merit
Inspiring Solutions for Difficult Times
Discover how we can take control of our life and enjoy a truly meaningful new year by learning to control our mind
Feb 8 – Visions of the Pure Land
Feb 15 – The Enlightened Warrior
Feb 22 – Six Signs of Success
Mar 1 – Remaining Natural
Learn how Buddha’s teachings enable us to transform daily problems into opportunities for growth and development
Mar 8 – Facing up to Our Demons (1)
Mar 15 – Facing up to Our Demons (2)
Mar 22 – Do All Yogas By One
Mar 29 – Remaining Balanced
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
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.