West London Buddhist Centre

Meditation day: Contemplating our Experience with Mindfulness

Published in Buddhist Courses, Calendar for all events, Meditation Events, Mindfulness Events

  • Sun Nov 3rd 2019
  • 10:30 am
  • 4:30 pm
  • Booking required
  • All welcome. No charge, suggested donation £25

We will spend this day retreat to explore the question, what does it mean to live mindfully? Using the Satipatthana Sutta, a key Buddhist text, as a foundation we’ll explore our experience of mindfulness in the body, feelings, thoughts, and “dharmas” . There will be talks, meditation and sharing.  “The problem of how to be mindful is actually resolved not through strenuous effort but by allowing and observing what is already here.”

Open to anyone who has a basic understanding of Buddhism (eg from an Introduction to Buddhism course), and has learnt to meditate.  Please contact the Centre if you’re unsure whether this day is suitable for you.

Please bring vegan lunch to share.


The easiest way to book is online - just click the button below.

Please make sure you have read all the details of the event, have made sure you are eligible to attend (eg for 'going deeper' events) and are willing to make any commitments that are required.

Bookings are fully refundable up to 7 days in advance. After that we cannot usually offer refunds.

Book Online

You can also book in person at the Centre, or by sending a cheque payable to West London Buddhist Centre along with your name, email and phone number and the name and date of the event to:

The West London Buddhist Centre,

45a Porchester Rd,

London W2 5DP

Please include your name, email and phone number with your booking.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: *6/7/2020* The Centre will remain closed to the public until the end of September. We have an online programme of classes, retreats and courses. Sign up to our newsletter for the latest.