Meditation

Drop-in Classes

We offer a number of ongoing weekly classes or drop-in sessions that you can attend without making any bookings. Classes are suitable for those wishing to learn how to meditate as well as those who would like the support of meditating with others and the opportunity of talking with a teacher after the class. Take a look at our courses page if you are interested in attending classes with a longer running, more structured itinerary.

  • Lunchtime Meditation

    • Mon - Fri
    • 1:00 pm
    • 2:00 pm
    • Booking not required
    • No charge, suggested donation £5.

    A class every weekday lunchtime, 1-2, open to all, whether you are new to meditation or already have a meditation practice. If you are new to meditation there will be…

    Usual teachers:  Abhayadevi (Monday), Tarakarunya (Tuesday), Vilasamani (Wednesday), Mitrananda (Thursday) and Viramati (Friday).

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  • Thursday Evening Meditation

    • Thursdays
    • 6:30 pm
    • 7:30 pm
    • Booking not required
    • No charge, suggested donation £5

    This drop-in class is aimed at those who wish to learn meditation or who want support maintaining and developing their meditation practice. Each week will focus on either the Mindfulness of Breathing…

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  • Saturday Morning Meditation

    • Saturdays
    • 10:00 am
    • 12:00 pm
    • Booking not Required
    • No charge, suggested donation £8

    Open to anyone who would like to learn meditation or deepen their existing practice.  Usually a led body awareness meditation followed by a tea break and then a second mindfulness meditation session. Here…

    Usually Jinananda, currently Bodhilila

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  • Practice Night: Meditation and puja

    • Fridays
    • 7:00 pm
    • 9:00 pm
    • Booking not required
    • No charge, suggested donation £8

    A simple evening of practice:  sitting and walking meditation and Buddhist puja (devotional ritual and chanting), preceded by time for us to come together over tea and biscuits All welcome,…

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  • Sub35 Meditation & Buddhism Class

    • Third Friday of the month
    • 7:15 pm
    • 9:30 pm
    • Booking not required
    • No charge, suggested donation £6

    Join us for meditation, discussion and connection: the alternative Friday night!  An evening of practice and exploration of Buddhist practice for anyone under the age of 35, with time for…

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  • Meditation Space

    • Thursdays
    • 7:00 pm
    • 9:30 pm
    • Booking not required
    • No charge, suggested donation £10

    Meditation space is for people with a regular meditation practice. It will follow a simple format of a meditation followed by time for discussion/dialogue. The idea is to create a space…

    Usual teacher:  Paramananda

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  • Morning Meditation

    • Mon - Fri
    • 7:30 am
    • 8:15 am
    • Booking not required
    • No charge, donations welcome

    For those who have learnt to meditate.  A 40 minute meditation without instruction, with bells for four stages – feel free to do any meditation practice you choose.

    Kamalashila & team: Ana, Frank, Mariangela and Rachel

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