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The Buddhist Path to Freedom (Evening course)
Thu, 20 Apr 2017, 19:30 – Thu, 25 May 2017, 21:30 BST
A six week introductory course in Buddhism and Meditation
On this course we will introduce the basic principles of Buddhism and will discuss the relevance of them to our everyday lives. Topics will include the The Four Noble Truths, (universal suffering, its cause, eradication and gradual cure) the role of mindfulness in spiritual practice and the three-fold path of Ethics, Meditation and Wisdom. We will also give instruction in the Mindfulness of Breathing and the Metta Bhavana (Loving Kindness) meditation techniques, which are effective in developing qualities such as calm, concentration, self awareness, warmth, care and contentment.