IN-PERSON 40-minute meditations: Thursday Daytime

  • Time, dates & venue

    Five Habits of Happy People  ¦ 1.00 – 1.40pm ¦ May 12, 19, 26

    Five ways to detox your mind  ¦ 1.00 – 1.40pm ¦ June 23, 30, July 7, 14, 21

    Classes take place at Kadampa Meditation Centre Reading, 9 Bath Road, RG1 6HH (parking onsite)

  • course teacher

    Buddhist nun Kelsang Gyalwa Teaches this course

  • COVID info

    • Pre-booking or drop-in
    • Chairs are spaced out and there is good ventilation
    • Please do not attend if you have COVID symptoms

Five habits of happy people

Weekly classes during April/May/June:  1.00 – 1.40pm

£23.00 5 week course / £7 per class / free with membership

10 minute breathing meditation ¦ 15 minute practical instructions ¦ 15 minute guided meditation

Happiness is something that each one of us has the potential to experience, but often our habitual ways of thinking take us in the opposite direction. This engaging meditation course will teach critical lessons about some of the habits of happy people that will enrich your life’s experience.

We will explore several meditations and ways of thinking that uplift the mind and how by carrying these with mindfulness into our day we can maintain a light, joyful attitude whatever life throws our way. Everyone is welcome to attend and no previous experience is necessary.

April 28: Developing positive mental habits

May 5: Joy

May 12: Acceptance

May 19: Gratitude

May 26: Peace

Five ways to detox your mind

Weekly classes during June/July:  1.00 – 1.40pm

£23.00 5 week course / £7 per class / free with membership

10 minute breathing meditation ¦ 15 minute practical instructions ¦ 15 minute guided meditation

Detox your mind and discover the inner causes of tension, stress and unpeaceful thoughts. Learn how to clear your mind of clutter and replace negative states of mind with a more positive and peaceful outlook. During this course, Buddhist nun Kelsang Gyalwa will explain three practical methods and guide meditations allowing you to experience a mental detox.

The course is taught by Buddhist nun Kelsang Gyalwa and is suitable for everyone.

June 23: Breaking bad mental habits and cultivating good habits

June 30: Freedom from craving

July 7: Dealing with difficulties

July 14: Gaining freedom from jealousy

July 21: Coping with uncertainty

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.