Tuesday Evening Class
Suitable for everyone, these walk-in classes provide a comprehensive introduction to meditation, offering guidance at all levels for developing and deepening your meditation practice. Learn meditations to relax body and mind, find inner peace, achieve mental clarity, and develop a kind and compassionate attitude towards others.
Each class includes teaching, guided meditation and an opportunity to ask questions. These classes are based on various books by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche and are the perfect way to establish a daily meditation practice.
Although taught as a series with class titles below, each class is self-contained and can be attended individually.
LETTING GO & MOVING ON
The New Year is a good time to let go of the bad memories and habits we have developed over the past year, clearing the way for a more positive year ahead. Find out how on this course, a perfect preparation for a positive and forward-looking New Year. Through training in mindfulness and meditation we can illuminate the real source of pain and difficulty within our minds and finally release it completely, leaving us with a tremendous feeling of relief and joy.
Jan 2 – Let go of distractions
Jan 9 – Let go of painful emotions
Jan 16 – Let go of selfish concerns
Jan 23 – Release the real source of pain and difficulty
Jan 30 – Move on to experience relief and joy
HABITS FOR HAPPY PEOPLE
It’s easy to miss out on fully enjoying our life, through worrying about the past or a future that may never happen. We may want to make changes in our life, but our anxieties stop us from moving forward. Each week during this series, Rigden will introduce us to meditations and practices for daily life, that will empower us to effect the change we want.
Feb 6 – Resilience
Feb 13 – Contentment
Feb 20 – Positivity
Feb 27 – Acceptance
MINDFULNESS FOR BUSY PEOPLE
We often say, “my mind, my mind”, but do we really know what we’re talking about when we say this? Learn more about the nature of the mind, and it’s power to shape our experiences through the practice of meditation. Each week during this series, Rigden will introduce us to meditations and practices for daily life, that will empower us to effect the change we want.
March 6 – The Nature of the Mind
March 13 – Becoming a Skilful Meditator
March 20 – Settling the Mind
March 27 – Mindfulness in a busy life