Meditation classes in Greenwich

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Discover practical ways to maintain a positive and peaceful mind at these drop-in classes

Mondays 6.30-8pm

Wake Up Smiling
– Sep 4: Happiness from a different source & What is the Mind?
– Sep 11: Finding solutions to our daily problems
– Sep 18: Why meditate

Find Inner Peace and Happiness
– Sep 25: Learning to cherish others
– Oct 2: The benefits of cherishing others
– Oct 9: Enhancing cherishing love
– Oct 16: Creating causes of happiness

There is no need to book - either pay when you arrive or select PRE-PAY below. You can attend any of the sessions. Everyone is welcome.

Pay per class (£9)   |   4-week Drop-in Card (£24)   |   Free for members


Greenwich West Community & Arts Centre, Room 11, 141 Greenwich High Road, London, SE10 8JA

By train
Greenwich British rail, and DLR station are only 2 minutes walk to the centre

By bus
Buses routes 177 passes the building, 180,199,386 stop close

By car
Parking is limited in the area. Nearest pay and display is on Norman road

About the classes

  • There is no need to book and you can attend at any time
  • Classes are for all levels and everyone is welcome
  • Classes are self-contained and no previous experience is required
  • The methods taught are beneficial to everyone, whether Buddhist or not
  • At these drop-in classes people generally meditate sitting on chairs
  • There is no physical exercise involved or any special clothing needed

Benefits of the classes

“The benefits of the teachings given in this course are, through sincerely practising these teachings you can solve your daily problems such as the problems of anger, attachment, jealousy and ignorance. You can maintain a peaceful mind all the time so that you will be happy all the time. You can maintain harmony and good relationships with your family, friends and others so that you can make others happy too. Especially you can make your human life very meaningful.

The benefits of training in meditation are, through sincerely training in meditation on the teachings given in this course you will attain spiritual realisations, which lead you to permanent liberation from all the sufferings of this life and countless future lives. There is no greater meaning than this. Even temporarily, whenever you experience problems, unpleasant feelings, depression or unhappiness you can solve these problems immediately by transforming your mind into peace through your meditation practice. The benefits of meditation are immeasurable”

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, the Founder of Heruka Kadampa Meditation Centre – the main Kadampa Buddhist Centre in North London.