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Meditation can produce many benefits, from reducing stress and improving quality of life, to accessing clearer states of mind and positive emotions such as love and compassion.

Courses include a structured introduction to meditation, posture, setting up a practice, balancing effort and relaxation. Participants will gain a practical ability in the two foundation meditation practices.

Each course comprises six weeks and concludes with a day retreat on the weekend after the last session.

Essentials of Buddhism Level 1

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:15

A Six Week Introductory Course 

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 enjoy the opportunity to discuss some of the big issues in life in the spirit of open enquiry and find...