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Events at the Golden Buddha Centre

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Some Forthcoming Events

 Golden Buddha Centre Christmas closure and holiday period

Please note the closure and restart dates for classes at the Golden Buddha Centre over the Christmas and New Year period:

Monday 7.30-8.30pm Colin Moore: Mind training course of study in the Tibetan tradition. Final class will be on 15th December and will restart on Monday 12th January.

Tuesday 7.00-9.00pm Mahesi: Meditation based on the contemplative skills of the Thai Forest tradition
Final class will be on the 9th December and will restart on Tuesday 13th January.

Wednesday 2.00-6.00pm Michael Elsmere: Two sessions of sitting meditation. Final sittings will be on 17th December and will restart on Wednesday 7th January.

Wednesday 7.00-9.00pm Richard St Ruth: Zen meditation and teachings. Final class was on 3rd December and will restart on Wednesday 14th January.

First Thursday in the month 1.30-3.00pm Tessa King: Silver Sangha. The next one will be on Thursday 8th January at the exceptional time of 12.30pm for a shared vegetarian lunch (see details on website).

Thursdays other than the first Thursday in the month 2.00-3.30pm Steve Palmer: Talks and discussion on the words of the Buddha. Final class will be on the 18th December and will restart on Thursday 15th January.

Mondays and Wednesdays 7.10-8.00am Marsha Cummings: Silent morning meditation sittings. Final session will be on Wednesday 17th December and will restart on Monday 12th January.

Date: Sunday 07 December 2014

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 Silent Morning Meditation Sittings

With Co-ordinator: Marsha Cummings

New Silent Morning Meditation Sittings

Mondays and Wednesdays 7.15am-8.00am

Running until Wednesday 17th December.

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: Wednesday 17 December 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 17 December 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.

Date: Thursday 18 December 2014

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Steve Palmer

 Silver Sangha

With Tessa King

THURSDAY 8th JANUARY 12.30 pm onwards

New Year informal get together over a shared lunch

Please bring vegetarian food to share


Thursday 08 January 2015 More information...

Tessa King