Timaru weekly drop-in class – Thursdays 7.15 – 8.45pm
Venue: above St John Ambulance building, 56 Bank Street, Timaru
The teaching and guided meditations are recordings from Buddhist Nun, Kelsang Luma’s, weekly classes at Kalpa Bhadra Buddhist Centre in Christchurch. Each class consists of a guided meditation and a talk based on Buddhist wisdom.
Classes are suitable for everyone. Join in any week, booking is not required.
$5 per class
Everyone is welcome
Ancient Wisdom for Modern Times – week of 1 October to week of 15 October 3 weeks
Sometimes we feel powerless to help others who need our help. In this course we will learn methods to increase and stabilize our love and compassion so we have the actual ability to help others.
4 Oct – Taking
11 Oct – Giving
18 Oct – Heart of gold
Freedom from Anger & Conflict week of 22 October to week of 26 November 6 weeks
Anger takes many forms from mild irritation to bad temper and even rage. It is always painful and destructive. In this course learn simple techniques to deal with our own and others’ anger.
25 Oct – What is anger?
1 Nov – Why do we get angry?
8 Nov – The art of acceptance
15 Nov – Learning to let go
22 Nov – Dealing with difficult people
29 Nov – Finding peace through wisdom
What to expect at a class
These classes are based on Buddha’s teachings on the mind, but you do not need to be a Buddhist to attend, or to benefit from them.
Each class consists of two guided meditations and an explanatory talk. The classes run for 90 minutes.
Anyone can practice meditation and everyone is welcome to attend. There is no physical exercise involved and you can choose to sit either in a chair or on a cushion.
These classes are suitable for all levels of experience.