Location(s)

This event is held in both Kensington and Morden.

Kensington City Meditation Space – 27-33 Earls Court Road London W8 6ED

Morden World Peace Temple – 1a Ashridge Way London SM4 4EF

Introduction to Buddhism | Sat 6 July | Morden & Kensington

£20.00£25.00

Buddha’s life and teachings reveal a blueprint that anyone can follow to awaken our fullest potential for happiness. Learn the core insights and practices of the Buddhist faith – from meditation and mindfulness to reincarnation, karma and the true nature of things – in a practical, accessible, non-dogmatic way. This half day course is suitable for everyone.

 

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Teacher(s)

 

Thomas Tozer will teach the Kensington course. Thomas has over 10 years’ experience of meditation and study within the New Kadampa Tradition (NKT). He has successfully completed many meditation retreats, studied under a number of senior NKT teachers and taught at various locations in the UK, including the University of York, Madhyamaka KMC and Manjushri KMC. Thomas is known and respected for his skill in presenting meditation topics in a way that is joyful, practical and down to earth.

lekmon meditation londonKelsang Lekmon will teach the Morden course. Kelsang Lekmon is an experienced teacher in the New Kadampa Tradition (NKT) having taught extensively for over 30 years in the UK and the East Coast of the United States. She has been an ordained Buddhist nun for 28 years and is known for the clarity of her teachings and her warmth and kindhearted nature. She teaches with joy and humour making the teachings very relevant to our daily lives.

Schedule

Schedule 

10.30am – 11.45am Teaching & Meditation

12.15pm – 1.30pm Teaching, Meditation and Q & A

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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