Mindfulness Toolkit

Thursday September 15   ¦ 7.30pm – 8.45pm  ¦ £10

Meditation and mindfulness course with Buddhist nun Gen Nyingpo. Explore essential mental tools utilised to increase mindfulness and focus, and make progress in meditation.

Training in basic mindfulness is a tool for managing our emotions and controlling our thoughts and feelings. During this talk we will learn about mindfulness, concentration, attention, and alertness. Through improving these aspects of mind you will come to experience increased happiness and peace of mind. Using instructions given in the text, How to Understand the Mind, Buddhist nun Gen Nyingpo will explain the essential mental tools that we utilize to make progress in meditation.

• How meditation works

• Essential tools for meditation: concentration, mindfulness and alertness

• How to overcome distraction

Everyone is welcome to this event.

Meditations to reduce stress and anxiety

Thursday November 24   ¦ 7.30pm – 8.45pm  ¦ £10

Guided meditations and a practical talk on the subject of reducing stress and anxiety.

Feeling anxious or overwhelmed by the stresses and demands of everyday life are increasingly common in society. At this event Buddhist nun, Gen Nyingpo will explore meditation methods and ways of thinking derived from the Buddhist teachings that will help us to let go of our stressed and anxious minds and deal with our negative emotions more confidently and effectively. Everybody is welcome – no need for any previous experience of meditation.


Gen Kelsang Nyingpo is the Resident Teacher  at KMC Reading. She has a wealth of experience having been ordained as a Buddhist nun for 25 years and taught for many years internationally.


Shaw House 

This event takes place at Shaw House, Newbury. Shaw House is an historic mansion set in beautiful grounds. The venue is peaceful and comfortable. Plenty of free parking is available onsite.

Other events

We hold weekly meditation classes in Reading and various meditation events and retreat in locations across the South-east. You may also be interested in our regular online meditation courses.