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WHEN

Thursday - Sept 9, 16, 23
7pm - 8pm

Where

St. Benedict's Centre, 52 Swan Street,
West Malling, Kent, ME19 6JX

Cost

3 Week Course | £35 (£25 conc)
Free for Member

Habits of happiness

 3 Week Meditation Course with KMC Kent Resident Teacher James Baskerville

Whilst we all want happiness in our life, it can seem quite elusive. Discover how we can change this and find a deep and stable experience of inner peace, genuine happiness and emotional well being, through developing new inner habits of happiness.

We will explore how meditation gives us a simple and direct way to connect to a natural peace and joy within our own mind. This opens us up to recognizing and identifying with, the potential for happiness and other good qualities that exist within each and everyone of us.

Classes last for an hour. They are suitable for complete beginners and those with more experience of meditation. Light refreshements will be served before or after the class.

About the course: this 3 week course aim to teach effective, meditation-based solutions to everyday problems taken from the Kadampa Buddhist tradition and classes are held in The Graham Chiesman Room at the beautiful St. Benedict’s Centre.

DATES

Thursday | September 9, 16, 23 | 7pm – 8pm

3 Week Course BOOK HERE

LIMITED CAPACITY –  BOOKING ONLINE ESSENTIAL!

This is a 3 week course series and not open as individual sessions.

Please note: Online Booking & Payment prior the start of the course only.

Class Format

What to Expect

Guided Meditation

Each class begins with guided breathing meditation to help let go of distractions and settle the mind into an experience of inner peace.

Buddhist Teaching

The teacher will then give practical advice, based on the topic of the class, explaining how we can integrate Buddha's timeless wisdom into our busy daily lives.

Discussion

The class will conclude with a second guided meditation to help us take the teaching to heart. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions.

Teacher

The Thursday Evening Class is led by KMC Kent Resident Teacher James Baskerville

Teacher

The Thursday Evening Class is led by KMC Kent Resident Teacher James Baskerville

FAQs

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.

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.

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