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UK Dharma Celebration - Je Tsongkhapa empowerment, Tara KMC, Derbyshire, 18 - 21 April

with National Spiritual Director, Kadam Bridget Heyes
At this year's UK Dharma Celebration, Kadam Bridget Heyes will grant the blessing empowerment Wisdom
Buddha Je Tsongkhapa and give
teachings on practising Kadampa
Buddhism in daily life through which
you can solve problems of anger,
attachment, jealousy and ignorance. Everybody is welcome, and no previous experience is necessary.

Date: Fri 18 - Mon 21 April

Venue: Tara KMC, Ashe Hall, Ash Lane, Etwall, Derbyshire, DE65 6HT See map

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Je Tsongkhapa
Je Tsongkhapa

 

Learn to Meditate in Half a Day - Heruka KMC, Golders Green, Sat 26 April

A half-day course on the basics of meditation
Meditation leads to peace of mind, harmonious relationships and a meaningful life. This popular half-day course is the perfect introduction to meditation, providing the basic techniques that will enable you to experience these benefits for yourself. The course includes guided meditations and practical advice on how meditation helps us to be happy and free from problems in daily life.

Date: Sat 26 April

Time
10am - 1pm: Teachings & meditations
1pm - 1.45pm: Lunch

Venue
Heruka Centre, 13 Woodstock Road,
Golders Green, London, NW11 8ES
see map or get directions

Fee: £25 (includes vegetarian lunch)
25% discount for students on Foundation Programme or Teacher Training Programme

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Lotus
 

Finding Your Inner Calm
Day course in Ealing, Sat 3 May

Accepting Things The Way They Are
Life often does not go the way we expect it should and instead we have to deal with people and situations that we find unacceptable. In this course we will explore how anger and frustration arise out of unrealistic expectations, how by living with reality we can learn to be at peace with challenging situations. We will also look at practical ways to maintain these positive and creative attitudes in our daily life through meditation and mindfulness.

This session will be suitable for beginners as well as more experienced meditators. Everyone welcome.
Date: Saturday 3 May

Time: 10am - 3.30pm

Venue Ealing Friends Meeting House,
17 Woodville Road, Ealing W5 2SE
see local map


Fee: £35 (includes vegetarian lunch & refreshments)
25% discount for students on Foundation Programme or Teacher Training Programme

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Water droplet
 

How to Understand The Mind - Sat 17 May

How to solve our problems and experience real happiness
with Resident Teacher Kadam John McBretney
Happiness and suffering depend upon our own mind. Through understanding the nature of our mind and how it works we will be able to control our experiences of life so that whatever circumstances we meet we will be free from anxiety, stress, frustration and discouragement. Through increasing our wisdom in this way we will experience increasing happiness and become a beneficial influence for others. Eventually we will attain the supreme happiness of enlightenment. As Buddha said, "If you realize your own mind, you will become a Buddha." Everyone welcome.
   

Date & time
Sat 17 May, 10am - 4.30pm

Venue
Heruka Centre, 13 Woodstock Road,
Golders Green, London, NW11 8ES
see map or get directions

Fee: £35 (includes vegetarian lunch)
25% discount for students on Foundation Programme or Teacher Training Programme

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Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
 

NKT-IKBU Spring Festival, Fri 23 May - Wed 28 May

Dorje Shugden Empowerment with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong
at Manjushri KMC, Ulverston, Cumbria
NKT Spring Festival 2014
 

How to Deal with Difficult People
Sat 7 June (new date)

Learn how to avoid conflict in relationships
with Resident Teacher Kadam John McBretney
The most effective way to deal with difficult people was taught by Buddha over 2,500 years ago. Through understanding our own mind, how it works and how we can control its experiences of the world we can transform difficult people, including our boss, our partner on a bad day, even traffic wardens, from unpleasant to pleasant, from "enemies" to "friends". Difficult people will no longer have the power to "push our buttons" and we will be chilled and stress-free even under provocation. Everyone is welcome.

Date: Sat 7 June (new date)
Time: 10am - 4.30pm

Venue
Heruka Centre, 13 Woodstock Road,
Golders Green, London, NW11 8ES
see map or get directions

Fee: £35 (includes vegetarian lunch)
25% discount for students on Foundation Programme or Teacher Training Programme

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Angry baby
 

Learn to Meditate in Half a Day - Heruka KMC, Golders Green, Sat 21 June (new date)

A half-day course on the basics of meditation
Meditation leads to peace of mind, harmonious relationships and a meaningful life. This popular half-day course is the perfect introduction to meditation, providing the basic techniques that will enable you to experience these benefits for yourself. The course includes guided meditations and practical advice on how meditation helps us to be happy and free from problems in daily life.

Date: Sat 21 June (new date)

Time
10am - 1pm: Teachings & meditations
1pm - 1.45pm: Lunch

Venue
Heruka Centre, 13 Woodstock Road,
Golders Green, London, NW11 8ES
see map or get directions

Fee: £25 (includes vegetarian lunch)
25% discount for students on Foundation Programme or Teacher Training Programme

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Lotus
 

Meditations for Inner Strength
Watford, Saturday 12 July

Increase your self confidence to transform life’s difficulties
Life brings many challenges and unexpected situations and we can easily react with feelings of stress, worry, anxiety and frustration. Through combining meditation and practical Buddhist wisdom we can strengthen our ability to face these challenges in a peaceful, positive and constructive way. In doing so, we can transform our challenges and unwanted situations into opportunities for personal growth and development. In this half-day course, learn how you can take care of yourself every day by increasing your inner strength while gaining deep confidence in your capacity to find happiness inside yourself. Suitable for complete beginners and experienced meditators.

This session will be suitable for beginners as well as more experienced meditators. Everyone welcome.
Date: Saturday 12 July

Timetable:
2 pm – 3.15pm: Teachings & meditations
3.15pm - 3.45pm: break / refreshments
3.45pm - 5pm: Teachings & meditations
5pm – 5.30pm: light supper


Venue
Friends Meeting House, 150 Church Road Watford, WD17 4QB see local map

Fee: £25 (includes vegetarian supper & refreshments)
25% discount for students on Foundation Programme or Teacher Training Programme

Online bookings open soon. Please book in advance by calling 020 8455 7563 or emailing info@meditateinlondon.org.uk
Meditator
 

Overcome Anger and Stress - Sat 19 July

How to cope with the stresses and strains of modern living

Date & time
Sat 19 July, 10am - 4.30pm

Venue
Heruka Centre, 13 Woodstock Road,
Golders Green, London, NW11 8ES
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Fee: £35 (includes vegetarian lunch)
25% discount for students on Foundation Programme or Teacher Training Programme

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Buddha in meditation
 

NKT-IKBU Summer Festival, Fri 25 July - Sat 9 Aug

Week 1, 25 – 31 July
The Power of Kadam Lamrim with Gen-la Kelsang Kunsang
Week 2, 1 - 9 Aug
Four armed Buddha Avalokiteshvara Empowerment & teachings on Powa with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong
at Manjushri KMC, Ulverston, Cumbria
NKT Summer Festival 2014
 

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