Regular

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

Tai Chi & Meditation with Pam Hill (Bodhiccha) & Allan Cunningham *no charge for beginners with student cards

From Monday 21st Jan 2019 to Monday 21st Jan 2019, 7.30pm - 9.00pm
Price: 
£60.00

Bodhiccha and Allan are both pupils of Wee Kee Jin and are certified instructors of the School of Central Equilibrium founded by him. This school teaches the Yang style short form of Cheng Man-Ching, as developed by Master Huang of Malaysia. Master Huang developed the form as a martial art and brought into it some elements of White Crane karate, but the form as we teach it remains close to that taught by Cheng Man-Ching.

Master Huang also devised the five primary loosening exercises which we use as a form of chi gung. There is an emphasis on stability and precision in the form and...

Yoga with Joy Charnley

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 their practice. 

You can book for 6 week block (£48/36) or pay each week as a drop in. Dates are 8th, 22nd January (no class 15th & 29th) and 5th, 12th & 19th February. (Please note centre is closed 13th - 20th January for our Community Rainy Season Retreat)

Drop in £9/£7

Price: 
£48.00
Giftaid: 
Yes

Winter/Spring Weekly Tuesday Dharma Night 7-9pm on Kshanti

Starting 22nd Januray. This evening is suitable for those who have attended Buddhism & Meditation Courses, are familer with Triratna medition practices and participated in L2 Dharma discussion groups. 

Each week we begin by Tiratna Vandana (a slautation to the three jewels), followed by a talk. 

This season we will have readings, reflection and study around Kshanti (patience, forebarence & forgiveness) 

Repeats every week every Tuesday. 7.00pm to 9.00pm

Wednesday Lunchtime Drop In Meditation restarts 23rd January 2019

From Wednesday 23rd Jan 2019 to Wednesday 18th Dec 2019, 12.30pm
(except Wed Apr 18 2018)

This popular lunchtime class is designed for anyone working or living locally. Take half an hour out of your weekly routine to refresh your body and mind with meditation.  This class is suitable for experienced meditators and also those with no prior experience of sitting meditation. It runs from 12.30 -1pm.

Please note that as this class is only 30 mins long any instruction will be brief and minimal. For a fuller introduction to meditation please see our Thursday Morning Drop In.

There is no fee for the course. All our meditation and Buddhism events have no charge.

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Essentials of Buddhism Level 1 starts 23rd January

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 19:00 to 21:15

A Six Week Introductory Course 

THIS 6 WEEK COURSE IS NOW FULLY BOOKED. THE NEXT 6 WEEK COURSE WILL START ON 20TH MARCH. 

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 an experienced Buddhist. Participants progress through three levels of the study with Level 1 suitable for those completely new to Buddhism. The course will give a clear account of the foundations of the Buddha’s teachings. Participants...

Essentials of Buddhism Level 2 starts 23rd January

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 19:00 to 21:15
Price: 
£0.00

THIS 6 WEEK COURSE IS NOW FULLY BOOKED. NEXT BLOCK STARTS 20TH MARCH 

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 23rd January.

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 3rd March from 10.30 - 4.30pm. (Please bring vegetarian food for our shared lunch on the day retreat.)

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Thursday Drop In Meditation re-starts 24th January 2019

From Thursday 24th Jan 2019 to Thursday 19th Dec 2019, 10.30am - 11.30am

This weekly meditation drop-in is suitable for complete beginners, and also 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,...

Friday Drop-in Meditation re-starts 25th January 2019

From Friday 25th Jan 2019 to Friday 20th Dec 2019, 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,...

Iyengar Yoga Level 1 with Pauline Hamilton. Drop in available

Repeats every week every Friday. 5.45pm to 6.45pm

Pauline qualified as an Iyengar Yoga teacher in 2011.

Her classes are suitable for beginners as well as regulars and will help you develop greater strength, improved posture and balance.

Classes are on Fridays, 5.45pm - 6.45pm. You can book per calender month or pay per class. See our Drop-in page.

£7 / £5 payable to Pauline on the night

Price: 
£7.00
Giftaid: 
No

Tai Chi with Pete McLeod

From Friday 25th Jan 2019 to Friday 29th Mar 2019, 5.45pm - 6.45pm
(except Fri Feb 15 2019, Fri Mar 08 2019)
Price: 
£48.00

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

£48/£32 per person for 8 week block

Glasgow Gay Men's Meditation Group - Last Sunday in month

Welcome!

We hope that you can manage to come along on the last Sunday in the month 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.

Repeats every month on January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, October, November, December on the last Sunday. 10.30am to 3.30pm

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

Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 10:00 to Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 17:00
Price: 
£0.00

Bhadra and Viryadevi will be facilitating three weekend events this year. These events are suitable for those with at least six months meditation experience within the Triratna Sangha. You are welcome to come to just one or all three. Each event will begin with some teaching input, then some pair work, moving towards working together as a whole group in ‘process work’. This is a direct method of discovering the living Dharma through our relational life. Just like any spiritual practice it can be both challenging and liberating. You will be encouraged to go at your own pace and trust your...

The Play of Emptiness: Explorations of Movement & Stillness

Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 10:30 to 16:30

Sunday 24th March 10:30-4:30 Explorations of Movement & Stillness

An opportunity to approach meditation in a spirit of playful exploration. Starting with the body provides the tools to enable embodied transformation. This workshop is led by Jayachitta.

Find out how presence and joyful openness can pervade more of your everyday experience, and how meditation can meet with dance. For more information see www.dancingintheunknown.wixsite.com/improvisation

A workshop in movement and...

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.

Tuesday 4th December 7-9pm an evening of meditation and reflection

Tuesday 11th December 7-9pm another oppertunity for meditation and reflection!

Tuesday 18th December 7-9pm "Goodbye to 2018" a puja on the theme of forgiveness

Price: 
£0.00
Giftaid: 
No