Date: Tuesday 28 January 2020 19:30 20:45
Teacher: Shastri John Seex

Lojong uses the Kadampa slogans from Atisha, eg, “Be grateful to everyone’ to train our mind in relative bodhicitta, open-heartedness and compassion. The heart of the course is the practice of Tonglen, exchanging our self for others.

 

Date: Wednesday 29 January 2020 19:15 21:00

This evening will include sitting and walking meditation, and there will be a reading and a discussion

 

Date: Wednesday 5 February 2020 19:15 21:00

Our regular monthly Wednesday evening session for new and experienced meditators.The evening will include mindful movement, meditation and discussion on a slogan or reading from a Buddhist text. Open to all.

 

Date: Sunday 9 February 2020 10:00 12:30

A day of meditation at the Shambhala Centre for everyone from 10am to 4pm. Open to beginners and those with more experience. Meditation instruction available.

 

Date: Wednesday 12 February 2020 19:15 21:00

Maitri Bhavana is a group Tonglen practice for the seriously ill. There will also be simply sitting Shamatha practice. Open to all.

 

Date: Wednesday 19 February 2020 19:15 21:00

Bodhichitta practice is a loving kindness and compassion practice from the Buddhist Mahayana tradition. There will also be simply sitting Shamatha practice. Open to all.

 

Date: Wednesday 26 February 2020 19:15 21:00

This event is part of our regular monthly programme where each month a talk is offered by a teacher within Shambhala.

 

Date: Wednesday 26 February 2020 19:15 21:00
Teacher: Nicholas Shutler

In this talk we will explore first Buddhist paramita of ‘Generosity’. The practice of generosity helps us to loosen the stranglehold of the ego and connects us to a great source of happiness. “Come on let’s get liberated!”.

 

Date: Saturday 21 March 2020 10:00 - 22 March 18:00
Teacher: Shastri John Seex

Meek is the first of the four dignities, aspects of enlightened mind. Ordinarily we think meek expresses a lack of power or being intimidated but in Shambhala meek is the ground of all.