Meditation classes in Maidenhead

  • Date & time

    Confidence, courage and self-improvement through meditation – Wednesday, November 23, 30 ¦ 7.00 – 8.00pm

    Learn to Meditate – Wednesday, January  25,  February 1,8  ¦ 7.00 – 8.00pm

  • Venue

    Friends Meeting House, 14 West St, Maidenhead SL6 1RL

  • Teacher

    Buddhist Monk Kelsang Dorchen will be teaching this class.  Kelsang Dorchen has many years of experience with the Kadampa Tradition.

Course information

CONFIDENCE, COURAGE AND SELF-IMPROVEMENT THROUGH MEDITATION

During this course Buddhist monk, Kelsang Dorchen will explain how to improve our confidence and courage in daily life. Discover strength of mind and find peace and clarity even in challenging situations.

November 23: How to face adversity with courage

November 30: Realising our potential

Course information

Learn to meditate

Meditation is a simple but very effective method to calm the mind, let go of stress, tension and worry, and give rise to an experience of inner peace and wellbeing. Especially suitable for beginners you will be introduced to meditation techniques that can be practised by anyone. During this course you will get practical experience of the benefits of meditation, including how to use meditation to handle stress, be happy, stay focused and have har­­mony in your relationships. Buddhist monk, Kelsang Dorchen will teach this course.

January 25th– Beginning a meditation practice Discover the benefits of meditation & how to begin an effective meditation practice, including posture (whether using chair or cushion), creating a suitable space and making time to meditate amidst busy life.

February 1st – Quietening the Mind Learn two simple methods to still the busyness of the mind and find an inner clarity that gives you the space to find peace and serves as a preparation for more practical meditations.

February 8th – Training in Mindfulness and overcoming distractions Learn how we can oppose the various types of distractions that arise in meditation so that we can start to improve our mindfulness and concentration.

Each class consists of two guided meditations and instruction. Anyone can practice meditation and everyone is welcome to attend. There is no physical exercise involved and seating is on chairs.

Teacher

Buddhist monk Kelsang Dorchen Teaches this course.

Meditation is becoming increasingly recognized as an effective means to reduce stress and improve our quality of life, however it also has much deeper and far-reaching benefits that have been understood by Buddhist practitioners for thousands of years.

The benefits of meditation include:

– Effective means to reduce stress & anxiety
– Improves mindfulness & concentration
– Promotes a more positive approach to life
– Aids relaxation and letting go of tension

Each class consists of two guided meditations and instruction. Anyone can practice meditation and everyone is welcome to attend.