Open Events – All welcome!

Change your mind and change your life.  Learn to meditate, and explore practical aspects of the Buddhist teachings in a friendly setting.

2017 events

(keep scrolling down for 2018!)

  • Awareness Clear and Radiant – Open to All

9 Dec 10.30am – 1pm       final part of 4 month course.  

 Saturday mornings, led by Maitrisiddhi  

Awareness is revolutionary – come and explore the four foundations of mindfulness and notice the change in your life!  With fully taught meditation.  Just turn up – booking not necessary.   It’s ok to join the course at any point.  Meditation seating provided.

  • Meditation and Buddhism Friday nights – Open to All  

  • 7.00-9.00pm          fortnightly, led by Varabhadri and/or Lesley Davison  

Fridays  24 November ; 15 December        

Explore themes from the Four Foundations of Mindfulness.  Come along to deepen your practice of them, to keep connection with other meditators, or to explore mindfulness for the first time.

2018 events

  • Freedom of Heart: Meditation and Buddhism  – Open to All

13 Jan, 10 Feb, 10 Mar, 14 Apl, 12 May, 16 Jun         10.30am – 1pm       

6 part course on monthly Saturday mornings, led by Maitrisiddhi  

We’ll explore the Buddhist approach to loving kindness and compassion, including loving kindness and mindfulness of breathing meditations.  How can we work with difficult emotions and the grit of being alive, alongside developing positive emotions such as love, friendliness and joy?  Come and find out!

Just turn up – booking not necessary.   It’s ok to join the course at any point.  Meditation seating provided.

Open to all, with fully taught meditation.

  • Meditation and Buddhism Monday evenings – Open to All

In 2018 alternate Mondays starting 15 January – 7.00-9.00 pm

Led by Varabhadri and/or Lesley 

Explore practical kindness and mindfulness along with others.   If you’ve been to the Saturday, deepen your experience here – we’ll be linking the Saturday course and the Friday nights.

Open to all, whether or not you’ve been to the Saturday course.  With fully taught meditation

  • Sangha Saturday Lunch:

If you’ve come to the morning, and have some familiarity with Buddhism and know both meditations taught in Triratna, why not stay on for the afternoon too?  Bring simple vegetarian/ vegan lunch to share, and get to know other meditators.