Buddhism Courses

What the Buddha taught: Intro to Buddhism and Meditation (start Mon 22 Jan 2018)

The 4 weeks course aims to explore what the Buddha taught some 2500 years ago. Using the teaching of the 3 fold way - Ethics, Meditation and Wisdom, we will explore his teaching and ask if it has relevance to our lives today.

4 evenings
Mon 22 Jan - Mon 12 Feb
With: Vajramitra
£28 concession

Booking required

Who is the Buddha? Introductory Buddhism Course (start Tue 23 Jan 2018)

Satyanathin will give an introduction to the historical Buddha and explore the symbolism of the archetypal events and characters in his journey towards to Enlightenment. The course explores how this ancient story is relevant to our lives in the twenty first century.

Suitable for those new to Buddhism who have learnt our meditation practices and those who wish to find out more about the Buddha.

The evening starts with a meditation practice.

6 evenings
Tues 23 Jan - Tues 27 Feb
With: Satyanathin
£20 concessions

£45/20 booked in advance. £10/5 per night paid on the night.
Open to All
Booking required

Exploring Wisdom and Insight - for Triratna Regulars

A short course exploring Buddhist insight through our direct, everyday experience.

Each afternoon will include meditation, experiential exercises, discussion and pointers to try between sessions. Attend all three as they build on each other (fine to come to the first and then decide).

For Order Members, Mitras and those with at least a year of experience of our core Triratna meditations.

3 afternoons
Sat 3 Feb, Sat 24 Feb and Sat 17 Mar
With: Karunagita and Team
By donation
No booking required

Introduction to Buddhism and Meditation (start Sat 3 Mar 2018)

Are you curious about Buddhism?

This 4 week course will introduce the Buddha, his teaching (Dharma) and the followers of his teaching (Sangha).

We will also explore the Mindfulness of Breathing and the Metta Bhavana practices.

4 mornings
Sat 3 - Sat 24 March 2018
With: Santva
£28 concession

Booking required (13 places left)

Buddhism courses for Regulars

With the Tuesday class team or invited guest teachers - Satyanathin, Visuddhimati, Vajramitra and other experienced teachers

Tues 7pm – 9.30pm (usually 6 weeks).

Course cost: £45/£20 if booked in advance.

Weekly drop in rate £10/£5.

Please enquire about the next starting date.

Ongoing courses with members of the Tuesday evening class team. Meditation, tea break and introductory Buddhism in the context of the class. If you cannot make the whole course it is also fine to drop in for individual evenings.

Suitable for anyone who has already learned the two basic meditation practices and wants to go deeper.

Regular Study Groups

We offer opportunities to explore Buddhism in more depth in a regular weekly study group. These are by invitation. If you are interested ask one of our regular class teachers for more information.