International Centre for Modern Buddhism and Temple for World Peace

Meditation Classes at Manjushri KMC

Attending the class

The classes are organized as short courses, usually 3, 4 or 5 weeks long. Check the calendar for dates. You can attend the whole course or simply drop in whenever you can as each class is self-contained, or you can just come along to try a session.

You do not need to book in advance, simply pay when you arrive. If you would like more information or help, please contact us.

Available classes:

Daily

FREE 15 minute meditation in the Temple

Every day at 12:30 pm and 2:00 pm 

Everyone is welcome to join these free 15 minute guided meditations.

Give your mind a treat! Experience some inner calm.

Tuesdays

Tuesdays 7:30 – 9:00 pm Classes in Jan will be held in the Main Priory Building - North Wing Meditation Room

A Good Start to the New Year

Begin 2020 with Meditation

Meditation is essential for human happiness because the real source of happiness is inner peace, and inner peace comes from meditation. Start the New Year with inspiration, confidence and joy through the skills of meditation. 

The classes consist of a preparatory meditation, a short talk, a meditation and brief discussion. After the class there is an opportunity to ask questions and to meet like-minded people over light refreshments.

Dates: January 14, 21 and 28

Next series of classes Calm Your Mind will begin on February 4.

Fee: £5

The classes in Jan will be taught by Gen-la Kelsang Thubten.

Wednesdays

Wednesday 7:30 – 9:00 pm in the Temple.

Living as a Kadampa Disciple

These classes are for those with some experience of Kadampa view, meditation and action, and who wish to deepen their practical experience of the teachings in daily life. The teachings will follow Mirror of Dharma with Additions.  

"We need to put Buddha’s teachings, the Dharma, into practice

Because nothing can be accomplished just by reading words.

A sick man will never be cured of his illness

Through merely reading medical instructions!"

Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche

These classes are taught by Gen-la Dekyong when her international schedule permits.

Dates: February 12, 19 and 26.

Fee: £5

Wednesdays

Wednesday 10:00 - 10:45 am - Classes in Jan will be held in the Main Priory Building - North Wing Meditation Room

Morning Meditation Class

Take some time to cultivate inner peace and happiness at the start of the day.  This series of classes looks at the instructions found in the book "The New Meditation Handbook". Each class includes two meditations and a short talk. Everyone is welcome.

Dates: January 15, 22 and 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26.

Fee: £3

 

Prayers for World Peace

Sunday 10:30 - 11:45 am - Classes in Jan will be held in the Main Priory Building - North Wing Meditation Room

Prayers for World Peace is a free meditation class that gives us the opportunity to develop a warm and loving heart. Classes include two guided meditations a talk and inspiring prayers for world peace.

Each week's class will cover a small section from the book "How to Transform Our Life". Topics include: how to see kindness and good qualities in others, reflecting on the many benefits of love, and how to cultivate positive views and intentions.

Everyone is welcome.

This class is FREE.

Dates: January 5, 12, 19 and 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23. No class March 1.

 

Kids’ Club

Children making bubblesSunday 10:30 – 11:45 am 

Family fun with meditations, games, stories and activities.

Children will be gently guided in relaxing meditations and fun activities, giving them techniques to gain confidence, focus and consideration for others.

In the main building at Conishead Priory.

Fee: £3.50 per child

(families with 1 child £3.50, families with more than 1 child £5)

Dates: January 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16 and 23. No class March 1.