LETTING GO OF SELF-CRITICISM AND GUILT with guest teacher Paul Jenkins Saturday 28th April - 10.30am - 1pm We can be our own harshest judge. We can easily develop very high expectations or ourselves and then beat ourselves up when we don’t reach them. Self-criticism and guilt don’t help us to become a better or [...]
From the depths of our heart we wish to be happy, in fact we wish to be happy all the time. We are always seeking happiness and yet lasting happiness eludes us. Furthermore, we so often experience mental pain, worry, stress and frustration and our lives can seem so complicated and dissatisfying. On this course we will explore how we all have the capacity to experience inner peace, which is the true source of happiness. We will learn some simple yet powerful meditations that help us to let go of stress and other painful states of mind and thereby enable us to enjoy peace of mind. By getting a taste of the healing power of meditation we can come to understand that true happiness is within our grasp and achieving it is actually simpler that we think.
FROM ANXIETY TO PEACE with principal teacher Gen Kelsang Leksang Saturday 12th May - 10.30am - 1pm In these times of uncertainty, anxiety is a common experience. Worry and anxiety can so easily rob us of our mental peace and prevent us from living our life to the full. Meditation makes the mind calm and [...]
DON'T LOOK BACK IN ANGER Saturday 19th May - 10.30am - 1pm One of our most destructive habits of mind is anger. The reason we get angry is that we allow our mind to remain on an object that is likely to stimulate anger. If we catch our mind as soon as it starts [...]
LETTING GO OF MENTAL BUSYNESS A talk with special guest teacher Gen Kelsang Sangden Thursday 24th May, 7 - 8.30pm Price £10 - Please book in advance Our minds can be so busy, darting from one thing to the next. This makes our mind unclear and destroys our mental peace. If we check, we will [...]
DEVELOPING SELF-ACCEPTANCE with international guest teacher Kadam Lucy James Thursday 12th July 7 - 8.30pm Price £10 - please book in advance In this talk and meditation, Kadam Lucy will show practical and inspiring methods for letting go of attitudes about ourself that limit us, weigh us down, and prevent us from living to our [...]