Introductory Series

Mindful Living – seven-week introductory course – Sundays 1.30pm from 19 November     This new introductory series is for anyone wanting to explore a better way of living based on mindfulness and a Buddhist approach. This series, starting on Sunday l9 November, will focus on applying Buddhist approaches to modern life

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Mindfulness of Mind – Mahamudra Meditation Retreat

Our New Year meditation retreat from Saturday 20 to Saturday 27 January will be on the powerful, simple practice of mahamudra meditation. Mahamudra is known for its power to reduce stress, ease suffering and difficult mental states, generate joy, and as a healing practice. In this retreat we will practise meditation on

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Temple for the Yamantaka Retreat

Yamantaka Retreat

25 September – 8 October 2016 For those who have a Solitary Hero Yamantaka initiation, the Yamantaka retreat is an opportunity to spend time on and to deepen your meditation on the practice. Solitary Hero Yamantaka is a core Gelug practice. Yamantaka is the wrathful manifestation of Manjushri, the Buddha

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Still mind, kind heart: Easter Retreat 25-28 March

If we’d like to bring more well-being and contentment into our lives, developing a still and peaceful mind is the essential foundation. The teachings on calm abiding show us how to progressively experience greater stillness and concentration. We do this by familiarising ourselves with the basic skills supporting concentration –

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The Heart Of Our Happiness – Thursday Meditations

Four-week course from 7.30 pm Thursday 23 November Thursday night meditation classes return for the rest of the year, focusing on meditations which are at the heart of our happiness. These simple one-hour sessions will focus on creating kindness, peace and relaxation through meditations on love and compassion. In Buddhism,

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Yamantaka meditation

Wednesdays from 7.30pm to 9pm. This class includes the practice of the Yamantaka sadhana. To be able to attend these teachings you must have received Solitary Hero Yamantaka empowerment. Yamantaka is in the class of the Highest Yoga Tantra practices. Students practising Yamantaka must have a sound basis in the study and

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Vajrayogini meditation

Mondays from 7.30pm to 9pm. This class is for students who have received empowerment, these sessions include sadhana practice, Wheel of Offering (tsog) practice, instructions and guided meditation in the traditional Tibetan temple, followed by supper. Geshe Acharya Thubten Loden’s commentary on the practice titled Path to the Union of Clear Light and

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Medicine Buddha Retreat 2016

This seven day New Year Retreat will be held from 3 to 9 January 2016. The Medicine Buddha practice is specially for healing. It is helpful for treating both outer and inner illnesses. Outer illnesses are those we are familiar with. Inner illnesses are the afflictions of negative karma and

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Path to Enlightenment in Tibetan Buddhism

Sundays from 4.00 to 5.30pm. Shakyamuni Buddha is said to have taught eighty four thousand different Dharmas – each of them a counter to the eighty four thousand negativities of body and mind that afflict living beings. Profound and vast in scope, the teachings of Dharma show innumerable methods enabling

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