Being kind to yourself
Mondays: Sep 7,14,21,28 – 18.30 to 20.00
with Kadam Tim
In our Monday classes, we focus on the practice of meditation, and how to integrate meditation into your daily life.
Surely everyone would agree that being kind to yourself is a good thing. But what does actually it mean, and why are we so confused about it? What is the difference between being kind to yourself and indulging yourself? How can I enjoy myself without any form of guilt?
In these classes, we will explore this topic from the point of view of understanding our own mind and our pure potential. We will discover how to relate to ourself in such a way that we can truly be kind to ourself and enjoy our activities, based on self-insight and compassion for our self.
The meditation practices we teach come from an unbroken lineage of instructions that go back to the teachings of Buddha, over 2500 years ago. They are timeless instructions that are very relevant for developing and maintaining a peaceful mind in today’s world.
Teachings for these classes will be drawn from Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche’s books “How to Transform Your Life” and “How to Solve our Human Problems”. Hard copies of both books can be purchased at the Centre. A digital version of the latter is available here available here, and a digital version the former can be download for free here.
About these classes
We are happy to be able to offer “drop-in” classes physically at the Centre again. However, due to regulations, we are restricted to a maximum of 20 people in a class. Places are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Normally, there should not be a problem with numbers, but please come early to ensure your space. Doors open 30 minutes before the class starts and tea is served.
The classes include teachings, discussion and guided meditations. No previous experience of meditation is needed. We sit on regular chairs and no special clothing is needed. Everyone is welcome and anyone can benefit from these teachings regardless of nationality, culture, background, gender or age.
Drop-in fee (per class): 80kr
Clip Card: (4 x classes): 280kr
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