Camberwell Library
48 Camberwell Green, SE5 7AL.


Camberwell Meditation Class – Tuesdays 6.30-7.30pm

FREE for Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Stressed? Overwhelmed by daily pressures?
Explore meditation and learn practical methods for developing inner peace, transforming challenges into growth opportunities.
Cultivate lasting happiness and undisturbed peace of mind
in any situation.
Everyone is welcome!


Classes resume 16 January 2024




tue 16, 23 & 30 jan | 6.30 7.30pm | whole course booking (2 classes for the price of 3) – inner transformation through meditation | camberwellCarl Peterken has been studying and practicing Buddhism for 15 years. He has extensive retreat experience, and currently works in the tech sector, while he volunteers much of his time to support Buddhist centres. He often brings a lightness and humour into his teachings, making them accessible for busy people, so they gain more peace within their lives.

What it's like at our classes...

Quick facts for newcomers...

What is Meditation?

  • Purpose: Cultivate positive states of mind for peace and well-being.
  • Happiness source: Lies in the mind, not external conditions.
  • Benefits: Reduces stress, anxiety, promotes physical and mental well-being.

Accessible class format

  • Non-sectarian, non-judgmental, and universal.
  • Simple methods to tackle stress and anxiety in modern daily life.

Flexible sitting arrangements

  • Option to sit on a chair or bring a cushion for the floor.

No religious affiliation necessary

  • Not required; accessible to everyone.

Open to all experience levels

  • Beginners welcome; teachings designed to be simple yet profound.

Interaction during classes optional

  • No requirement to speak in front of a group.
  • Questions are welcome.

No physical exercise necessary

  • Focus is on meditation – no yoga or physical exercises.

What to Bring

  • No specific requirements; some find it useful to bring a notepad and pen.

Simple dress code

  • No special requirements; comfortable clothing suggested.

Join a class anytime

  • Classes are self-contained; drop in whenever you can, no need to wait for the next course.

No advanced booking necessary

Everyone is welcome!

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