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  • Half-Day Meditation Course
  • Sunday 12 July
  • 2.00pm - 5.00pm
  • £20 | Free for Members | Low income concession available

Half-Day Course in Canterbury

Sunday 12 July| 2.00pm – 5.00pm

Half-Day meditation workshop with Buddhist Teacher Chelvi Mailvaganan

Losing the people and things we like and dealing with unwanted changes is part of life and it often hurts. We tend to feel that relationships, jobs, possessions and other external things alone will give us the lasting pleasure, comfort and security we crave. However genuine inner peace, happiness and quality of life come from a completely different source.

On this half day workshop, Chelvi will explain the methods for truly enjoying life, regardless of its ups and downs. We will learn to develop a mental resilience that will keep us happy and peaceful in even the most challenging circumstances, and enable us to benefit the people we love.

Suitable for everyone.

The Teacher

This half-day meditation course will be led by Kadampa Buddhist Teacher, Chelvi Mailvaganan.

Chelvi has been studying and practising Kadampa Buddhism for nearly 20 years. She teaches from her own experience and wealth of knowledge, emphasising how to apply Buddhist methods to everyday life with insight and clarity.



Sunday 12 July


2.00pm - 5.00pm


£20 | Free for Members
Low income concessions available



Friends Meeting House,
6 The Friars, Canterbury, CT1 2AS


01227 760955




registration | 1.45pm

Session 1 | 2.00 – 3.15pm

Tea Break | 3.15 – 3.45Pm

session 2 | 3.45Pm – 5.00pm

Cost & Booking

  • £20 | Free for Members | Low income concession available

This course is open to everyone and consists of two sessions with a tea break in the middle. Each session includes guided meditation, a talk and a chance to ask questions.



Our classes are for everyone who is interested in learning how to meditate, regardless of background or belief. They are designed to give a broad introduction to Buddhist meditation, teachings, and practice. Everyone is invited to use whichever aspects of the teachings they find helpful.

No. Anyone can learn basic meditation and experience the benefits that come from having a peaceful mind.

No. Everyone is welcome, including beginners. All you need is the wish to improve yourself and the quality of your life.

No special clothing is required, come as you are.

No. The classes focus on meditation and teachings alone. You can choose to sit on a chair or meditation cushion.

We are a registered charity run entirely by volunteers, no-one receives a salary. The funds we receive are used to pay for our venues and operating expenses. Although we charge for classes we also offer low-income rates and no one will ever be turned away for lack of funds.

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