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NEW! Please note: No morning meditation this Monday 27th July.

There will not be an August Silver Sangha meeting. The next meeting will be on the 3rd September with guest speaker Bhikkhu Subhaddo from the Theravadan Thai Forest Tradition. Click here for more information...

Oxherding photo number 6: The ox is Tamed

Some Forthcoming Events

 Weekly evening sessions.

With Mahesi Caplan, Richard St Ruth, and Colin Moore.

Weekly evening sessions

Tuesday 7.00-9.00pm Mahesi: Meditation based on the contemplative skills of the Thai Forest tradition.

Wednesday 7.00-9.00pm Exploring Zen koans with meditation and teachings. Richard St Ruth

PLEASE NOTE: Colin Moore's Monday evening Mind Training class has finished for the Summer. It will continue in the Autumn (dates to be announced later).

Date: Tuesday 28 July 2015

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Mahesi Caplan, Richard St Ruth, and Colin Moore.

 Silent Morning Meditation Sittings

With Co-ordinator: Marsha Cummings

Please note: No morning meditation on this Monday 27th July.


Mondays and Wednesdays 7.15am-8.00am

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.

There will also be a break from Wednesday 19th August until Wednesday 2nd September, when the morning meditations will continue as previously.

Date: Wednesday 29 July 2015

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Co-ordinator: Marsha Cummings

 Wednesday afternoon meditations

With Michael Elsmere

Please note: This coming Wednesday, 29th July, will be the last one in this series, but will resume on Wednesday 9th September.

From 2pm to 3.10pm alternate 30 minutes sitting, 10 minutes slow walking, followed by tea. Finish by 4pm.

Date: Wednesday 29 July 2015

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Michael Elsmere

 The Essence of Buddhism the Zen Way

With Diana St Ruth

Diana St Ruth Talks on 'The Essence of Buddhism the Zen Way' every Thursday (until 27th August) at 2.00-3.30pm.

Date: Thursday 30 July 2015

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Diana St Ruth

 A Day of Silent Meditation

With periods of sitting and walking

Sittings will last from 35 to 45 minutes, interspersed with 10 minutes of walking. One can sit using a cushion, chair or kneeling stool.

There will be no formal instruction, but individual instruction for beginners can be given on request.


Date: Sunday 09 August 2015

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periods of sitting and walking

 Silver Sangha

With Tessa King

Next Silver Sangha meeting is on the 3rd September

Thursday afternoon monthly sessions 2pm to 3:30pm (first Thursday in the month):

Bhikkhu Subhaddo from the Theravadan Thai Forest Tradition will be at the 3rd September meeting.

Date: Thursday 03 September 2015

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Tessa King

 Buddhist Meditation

With Bhikkhu Subhaddo

Saturday and Sunday 5th and 6th September

Bhikkhu Subhaddo is from the Theravadan Thai Forest Tradition.

Details to be announced.

Date: Saturday 05 September 2015

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Bhikkhu Subhaddo

 Korean Zen Meditation and Teachings

With Jisu Sunim

Korean Soen (Zen) Meditation and Teachings

Two Days of Meditation and Teachings with Korean monk, Jisu Sunim, on Saturday and Sunday 10 and 11 October 2015.

Participants on this particular weekend, are required to sit in the traditional meditation posture using a meditation cushion or meditation stool, the sitting posture being an important feature of Zen practice. This event is suitable for experienced meditators as well as newcomers willing to commit to the sitting periods each day.



Date: Saturday 10 October 2015

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Jisu Sunim