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We investigate the three-fold path of ethics, meditation and wisdom. Each evening starts with an introduction to meditation, followed by a tea break, and then study and discussion led by experienced Buddhists.

The course will give a clear account of the foundations of the Buddha’s teachings. Participants enjoy the opportunity to discuss some of the big issues in life in the spirit of open enquiry and find out just how relevant the traditional Buddhist teachings are to contemporary life.

Each course concludes with a day retreat on the weekend after the last session.

Day Retreat Sunday 3rd March 10:30-4:30

Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 10:30 to 16:30

At the end of our regular six week introductory courses on Buddhism and Meditation we offer a free day retreat to all the participants. This is a great oppertunity to practice together in a community way. So we also extend this invitation to the whole sangha community. A warm welcome to all.

We start the day with meditation (generally break for lunch at around 1pm) and the afternoon will be a mix of talks and/or small study reflection/dicussion groups Please bring veggie food to share. We put all the food donations out buffet-style. If you have food intolerences and want to bring...

Essentials of Buddhism Level 1 *starts Wednesday 20th March 7pm

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 19:00 to 21:15

A Six Week Introductory Course 

We investigate the Buddha's teachings via the three-fold path of Ethics, Meditation and Wisdom. Each evening starts with an introduction to calming meditation practices, followed by a tea break. In the second half of the evening, there will be a talk, followed by group discussion led by an experienced Buddhist practitioner. Participants progress through the three paths of study with Level 1 and it is suitable for those completely new to Buddhism, or for those who are exploring how the Glasgow Buddhist centre and Triratna Buddhist...

Essentials of Buddhism Level 2 *next intake Wednesday 20th March 7pm

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 19:00 to 21:15

This course is only suitable for those who have completed a Level 1 Essentials of Buddhism course.

During each year, in Level 2 we cover four topics of study:

The eightfold path, The System of Practice, Deepening Meditation, The Wheel of Life & Spiral Path

The next course begins on Wednesday 20th March 

Each course comprises six weeks and concludes with a day retreat on the Sunday after the last session. For this course the day retreat is on Saturday 27th April from 10.30 - 4.30pm. (Please bring vegetarian food for our shared lunch on the ...