West London Buddhist Centre

Wheel of Life: The Hub of the Matter

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  • Wed Mar 10th 2021
  • 7:00 pm
  • 9:00 pm
  • Booking required

This course runs over five Wednesdays 10 March to 7 April 2021, 7-9pm

Do you find yourself going round and round the same patterns of behaviour over and over, feeling stuck and frustrated? The Tibetan image of the Wheel of Life can help us to make sense of our lives and what it means to be human. It can help us move beyond a limited and confined sense of ourselves towards greater freedom and liberation.

A core Buddhist principle is that all things arise in dependence upon conditions. When those conditions cease, new situations can arise. What does this mean for us and our lives? How can we fulfil our potential and live more meaningfully? This five week course will unlock the mysterious teachings of this image. We will delve into its rich symbolism and hear what it has to tell us about how to live mindfully, with greater ease.

Week 1: The law of conditionality and the 3 poisons that keep the wheel spinning.

Week 2: Understanding karma from a Buddhist perspective.

Week 3: The chain that keep us bound to the wheel.

Week 4: The lower realms of existence.

Week 5: The higher realms of existence and the way out.


Booking information

Please book in advance for this event here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wheel-of-life-the-hub-of-the-matter-tickets-140040247149

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the event via Zoom, and again at least 48 hours before the start date. You will need to scroll down to the end of your email to see these, especially on a mobile.

Please note that the £25 registration fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. After the course you will be invited to make a further voluntary contribution towards the event. The suggested donation for this event is £50, but please treat this as a guide to help you and offer what you can above or below that figure. We appreciate your support.

Additional support

We have bursary places available if you need a little more support right now and can’t manage the registration fee. We’d love to have you join us. Just email info@westlondonbuddhistcentre.com


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