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Weekly sessions at Golden Buddha Centre

Weekly sessions at Golden Buddha Centre

Everyone welcome

Monday evenings
7.30-8.30pm: Colin Moore: Mind Training course of study in the Tibetan tradition.

Tuesday evenings
7-9pm: Mahesi: Meditation based on the contemplative skills of the Thai Forest tradition.

Wednesday evenings
7-9pm sessions of Zen Meditation and teachings with Richard St Ruth.

Thursday evenings
7.30-8.30pm: Colin Moore Meditation for Beginners.

Please note different starting times.

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Some Forthcoming Events

 Silent Morning Meditation Sittings

With Co-ordinator: Marsha Cummings

New Silent Morning Meditation Sittings

Mondays and Wednesdays 7.15am-8.00am

Running until Wednesday 26 November.

These early morning sessions are aimed at those with some experience of Buddhist meditation who wish to sit in a silent group in a conducive atmosphere.

The door will be closed at 7.10am so that the meditation can begin promptly at 7.15.

Participants are requested to commit to the full 45 minutes' sitting before leaving at 8am.

Please also enter and leave quietly.

Date: Monday 22 September 2014

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Co-ordinator: Marsha Cummings

 Wednesday afternoon meditations

With Michael Elsmere

New Wednesday afternoon meditations running until 26 November, two sessions of silent sittings with Michael Elsmere.

From 2pm to 3.10pm alternate 30 minutes sitting, 10 minutes slow walking, followed by tea.

Second session from 4.45pm to 5.55pm (sitting and walking as above).
The format will loosely follow the Zen style of walking and sitting, though no instruction will be given and one may sit on a chair or cushion.

Date: Wednesday 24 September 2014

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Michael Elsmere

 The Buddhist Path to Freedom

With Steve Palmer

New Thursday afternoons (except for first Thursday of the month, see 'Silver Sangha').

The Buddhist Path to Freedom with Steve Palmer 2pm to 3:30pm.

The Buddha taught about freedom; a freedom from all forms of suffering and discontent. He did this by first describing the causes of suffering and then presenting a path leading beyond suffering and its causes. In this series of talks, discussions and meditations we shall look at what the Buddha had to say and how we may make use of his ‘timeless’ advice.

Thursday 25 September 2014 More information...

Steve Palmer

 Silver Sangha

With Tessa King

These afternoons (1.30pm to 3pm first Thursday in the month) are for those looking to live a Buddhist way of life into retirement. It is an opportunity to meet once a month to explore issues we face at this stage in our lives. A time for sitting, discussion and sharing.

Thursday 02 October 2014 More information...

Tessa King

 Two Days of Korean Zen Meditation and Teachings

With Jisu Sunim

Saturday and Sunday 11-12 October 2014

Jisu Sunim has been a monk in the Korean Chogye order of Son Buddhism (Zen) for almost forty years. He has spent periods of time in England over the past twenty years and developed an exceptional style of teaching and mastery of the English language.

As in previous retreats with Jisu Sunim, participants are asked to sit cross-legged on the floor or with the use of a meditation stool, the sitting posture being a particular feature in Zen. These two days are suitable for experienced meditators as well as newcomers willing to commit to the sitting periods each day.

If coming from afar here is a list of B&Bs in Totnes in the area:
Click the 'Display in Town' button to find local B&Bs

Date: Saturday 11 October 2014

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Jisu Sunim