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Introductory Meditation Lunchtime Drop-in

We introduce two core meditation practices: the Mindfulness of Breathing and Metta Bhavana (loving kindness) practices.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 13.00-14.00
With: The Centre Team
£6/ £2 (concession)
Introductory
No booking required

Saturday Morning Meditation Drop-in

A morning exploring the Mindfulness of Breathing and Metta Bhavana (loving kindness) practices. The session includes sitting, some gentle movement and walking meditation. Suitable for all levels of experience.

Saturday 10.15-12.45

Please note no class on

With: Karunagita, Sahajamani, Singhashri, Vajramitra, Santva
£10/ £5 (concession)
Open to All
No booking required

Introductory Meditation Evening Drop-in

The Tuesday night class is one of our most popular weekly events. We introduce two core meditation practices: the Mindfulness of Breathing and Metta Bhavana (loving kindness) practices.

Tuesdays 19.00-21.30
With: Visuddhimati, Satyanathin, Shraddhasara, Abhilasa, Maitrisambhava, Aryajit
£10/ £5 (concession)
Introductory
No booking required

Meditation Toolkit for Regular Meditators

Our meditation toolkit explores strategies for taking our meditation practice further. Suitable for anyone who has already learned the two basic practices and wants to go deeper.

Tuesdays 19.00-21.30
With: Visuddhimati, Shraddhasara, and friends
£10/ £5 (concession)
Going Deeper
No booking required

Meditation for Regular Meditators - Lunchtime Drop-in

Meditation practice session for those with experience of our basic meditation practices.

Wednesdays 13.00-14.00
With: The Centre Team
£6/ £2 (concession)
Going Deeper
No booking required

Meditation and Ritual on New Year's Evening (Sun 31 Dec 2017)

An evening of stillness, poetry, and reflection for regular meditators.

Please note: entry only at the given times.

20.30-21.00 Arrive: Doors open
21.00-21.50 Readings and meditation (doors closed)
21.50-22.00 Arrive: Doors open
22.00-22.45 Readings and meditation (doors closed)
22.45-23.15 Arrive: Doors open with festive tea break
23.15-00.00 New Year's Puja (doors closed)

Sun 31 Dec 2017, 20.30 - midnight

Doors open at 20.30, 21.50 and 22.45
With: Dharmaprabha, Akasapriya
By donation
Going Deeper
No booking required

Opening to Joy and Compassion: Weekend Sangha Retreat exploring the Brahmaviharas

The four Brahmaviharas are Metta (Loving Kindness), Karuna (Compassion), Mudita (Gladness/sympathetic Joy) and Uppekkha (Equanimity). They are also known as the Sublime Abodes or the Illimitables.

We will explore these sublime qualities through meditation, reflection, talks and ritual.

The retreat will be held at Vajrasana, a beautiful purpose built retreat centre in Suffolk.

From Friday evening to Sunday afternoon Fri 19 - Sun 21 Jan 2018
With: Maitrisambhava, Vajramitra, Visuddhimati
Costs,
£165
£130 low income
£95 concession

Going Deeper
Booking required

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
19.00-21.30
With: Vajramitra
Costs,
£60
£28 concession

Introductory
Booking required

People of Colour Sangha event (Sun 25 Feb 2018)

An event for the People of Colour Sangha. For us to come together to meditate and be inspired by the Buddha’s teaching to free our minds.

Beginners and experienced meditators are all welcomed.

Please bring vegetarian or vegan lunch to share.

Sun 25 Feb 2018, 10.00-16.00
With: Jayakara, Nandaraja, Sujhayini
Suggested donation £20 / £10 (concession)
Open to All
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
10.30-13.00
With: Santva
Costs,
£60
£28 concession

Introductory
Booking required (15 places left)

Metta Day (Sun 18 Mar 2018)

Immerse yourself in Metta: friendliness, kindness, unconditional love - how that might look in our daily lives, how it transforms and how it can be developed.

Talks, practice, discussion, including the Metta Bhavana meditation and mindful self-compassion. All in the nourishing context of a day retreat.

Bring veggie lunch to share

Sun 18 Mar 2018, 10:00-17:00
With: Karunagita, Maitrisambhava, Miia
Costs,
£40
£20 concession

Open to All
Booking required

Introductory Meditation Day (Sun 29 Apr 2018)

An ideal opportunity to experience the benefits of meditation in the context of a day retreat.

Suitable for newcomers and those looking for a refresher in our basic meditation practices.

You are invited to bring vegetarian lunch to share if you wish.

Sun 29 April 2018 from 10.00-16.00
With: Shraddhasara, Maitrisambhava
Costs,
£40
£20 concession

Introductory
Booking required