Mitra

For regular weekly events including meditation, yoga and sangha events, see our Drop-in page

Yoga with Joy Charnley *New 5 week block starts 16th October

Repeats every week every Tuesday. 5.30pm to 6.45pm

Joy qualified with Yoga Scotland in 2011 and since then has been teaching a range of classess and 1:1 sessions, focussing on body and breath awareness. This class is suitable for beginners or anyone wanting to consolidate thier practice. 

You can book for 5 week block (£40/30) or pay each week as a drop in. Two further drop-in dates on 11th & 18th December before winter break.

Drop in £9/£7

Price: 
£40.00
Giftaid: 
Yes

Friday Drop-in Meditation

From Friday 31st Aug 2018 to Friday 21st Feb 2076, 2.30pm - 3.30pm

Our weekly Friday meditation drop-in is suitable for both complete beginners and those with some experience of the mindfulness of breathing and metta bhavana (development of loving kindness) meditations.  

The newcomers class covers the following areas: posture, body awareness, the foundations of mindfulness practice and developing kindness for oneself and others. Those new to meditation will gain a practical ability in the two foundation meditation practices we teach. Meditation can produce many benefits, from reducing stress and aiding sleep to enjoying clearer states of mind,...

Glasgow Gay Men's Meditation Group

Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 10:30 to 15:30

Welcome!

We hope that you can manage to come along on Sunday 30 September and meditate with us.

As usual there will be two groups, one for beginners and another for men who have been to our events before or are able to meditate without too much instruction.

After that we will enjoy a relaxed sociable lunch - please bring vegetarian food to share.

For the remainder of the afternoon there is generally a short presentation on meditation or a Buddhism related subject, followed by an open discussion around the topic and our practice. The emphasis of our group is...

Weekly Tuesday Dharma Night Autumn/Winter

Repeats every month on September, October, November, December on the first Tuesday. 7.00pm to 9.00pm

Each week we will begin by chanting the Tiratana Vandana (a salutation to the three jewels), followed by a talk in two parts. This Autumn/Winter we are going to use "Living Ethically", a book written by Sangharakshita as the basis for our study. As well as a talk, each week an experienced mitra or order memebr will also give a short personal view on that weeks ethical topic

4th September  Welcome back Puja

11th September - Introduction to Ethics

18th September - Friendship 

25th September - Generosity

2nd October - Sexual relationships

Price: 
£0.00
Giftaid: 
No

Tai Chi with Pete McLeod

From Friday 14th Sep 2018 to Friday 30th Nov 2018, 5.45pm - 6.45pm
(except Fri Sep 28 2018, Fri Oct 19 2018, Fri Nov 02 2018)
Price: 
£54.00

Pete has been practising Tai Chi since 1994 and teaching since 2009.  He initially studied Yang style long form under Alistair Sutherland and then latterly studied the short form under Tom Williams.  He is a registered instructor with the Tai Chi Union for Great Britain.

The class caters for beginners & regulars and includes instruction in the Yang short form, Qigong (energy cultivation) and a short meditation. The focus of the class is health and well-being.

Beginners and Regulars

£54 / £40 per person

Young Bodhisattva’s Club: Under 35's

Young Bodhisattva's Club: An monthly evening of meditation and Dharma

Calling all youngish (under 35's) and aspiring beings who are interested in taking their practice deeper.  We are looking for you to join us on the first Friday night of each month from 7:30pm-9:30pm.  We promise you won't be disappointed!

Repeats every month on April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December on the first Friday. 7.30pm to 9.30pm

Crucible of communication: Discovering new ways of being by letting go

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 10:00 to Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 17:00
Price: 
£0.00

A weekend finding and negotiating new ways to thrive at the edge between what we guard; what binds and silences us, and the precious flame of our potential that longs to be lived.  It is a mixture of experiential Dharma teaching, pair and group process work.

The intention is to help you establish internal supports so that you can fruitfully turn towards and honour your struggles whilst recognising your natural capacity to find the next step that your life is calling out of you. The aim of the crucible is to loosen habitual patterns of relating both to yourself and each other. It is...

Essentials of Buddhism Level 2 *Next course starts 7th November

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 19:00 to 21:15
Price: 
£0.00

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

The next course is looking at The Wheel of Life and The Spiral Path and it begins on the 7th November.

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 Sunday 16th December from 10.30 - 4.30pm. (Please bring vegetarian food for our shared lunch on the day retreat.)

Booking is recommended for this course. You can register online by clicking 'add to...

Sangha Day Festival

Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:30

All of us need other people to learn from. If we are to practise the Dharma we need the example and teaching of others who have done so before us, especially those who have gained insight into the nature of reality themselves.

It’s a joyous thing to mark the fact that we don’t have to go it alone – to rejoice in our friends and those who inspire us every day. 

So on Sangha Day we celebrate both the ideal of creating a spiritual community, and also the actual spiritual community which we are trying to build. 

Schedule TBA.