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A full programme of online streaming meditation classes

Right now a full programme of weekly meditation classes is available online from Heruka Kadampa Meditation Centre (KMC). By making the meditations taught at these weekly classes part of our daily routine, we can give ourselves the best opportunity to find lasting inner peace and happiness, and solve all of the problems that come from negative minds, including anxiety, stress and worry.

"These instructions are scientific methods to improve our human nature."

How to Transform Your Life by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.

Online streaming meditation classes

Book single classes or enjoy all classes and most courses fully inclusive with livestreaming subscription £20 a month, cancel any time.

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Transform Your Life - How to stay positive, peaceful and happy

With Resident Teacher Kadam John McBretney

Mondays 7.30 - 8.45pm

11, 18, 25 Jan, 1, 8 Feb (5 weeks)

Imagine your life if, no matter what happens, you are always relaxed and happy, and never miserable or upset. Happiness and suffering are states of mind and so their main causes are not to be found outside the mind.

If we want to be truly happy and free from suffering, we must learn how to transform our mind. You can do this by attending these essential classes. This will not only help you but everyone you know and meet.

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Meditations for Busy People - Practical advice for modern life

With Ralph Sueppel

Tuesdays 7.30 - 8.45pm

12, 19, 26 Jan, 2, 9 Feb (5 weeks)

Modern life can be overwhelming. Stress, anxiety and depression are widespread, particularly in busy places such as London. Merely working harder or changing external circumstances cannot solve our human problems. Happiness and success depend on our state of mind and, hence, we must learn how to train our mind. This is possible even if we are short of time. This live online class teaches quick and practical methods and meditations for modern people.

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Meditations for Relaxation - Creating inner peace

With Mark Furman

Wednesdays 12.30 - 1.15pm

13, 20, 27 Jan, 3, 10 Feb (5 weeks)

Learn and practise simple and effective meditations to create inner peace and relax. By practising these meditations we can see that it is possible to experience inner peace and contentment just by controlling the mind, without having to depend at all upon external conditions. " When the turbulence of distracting thoughts subsides and our mind becomes still, a deep happiness and contentment naturally arises from within." Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

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Steps to Happiness - Meditations to uplift the mind and stay joyful

With Resident Teacher Kadam John McBretney

Thursday 7.30 - 8.30pm

14, 21, 28 Jan, 4, 11 Feb (5 weeks)

Everyone, whether religious or non-religious, is looking for happiness all the time and wants to be free from problems and suffering permanently. But they don't know how to accomplish this. Everyone has the potential to attain the supreme, everlasting happiness of enlightenment. These classes explain the steps to this sublime happiness, the real meaning of human life.

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How does Kadampa meditation help?

Modern life is challenging and if we lack the inner resources to control our mind, we will inevitably find life stressful and difficult to manage, giving rise to feelings of anxiety, irritation and even loneliness and depression. This can make us feel unhappy and helpless, and it can also have an impact on our relationships as we become less able to cope constructively with disagreements and differences in our views and wishes.

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Kadampa meditation gives us the solution. The meditations taught, and the teachings which help us to understand what to meditate on, give us techniques to understand where our unhappiness and problems are coming from and how to change them. Not only this, but over time, we will learn to transform difficult situations into opportunities for growth and development, so that instead of feeling powerless when faced with a difficult situation, we will come to welcome difficulties into our life as they provide the actual means with which to bring about positive change and spiritual development. In this way, peace and happiness will become our daily experience, and we will approach life with a new confidence and sense of purpose.

"If our mind is pure and peaceful we will be happy, regardless of our external circumstances, but if it is impure and unpeaceful we will never be happy, no matter how hard we try to change the external conditions."

How to Transform Your Life by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.


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ALL OUR MEDITATION VENUES ARE TEMPORARILY CLOSED

The Kadampa meditation classes in London normally run on a weekly basis. They feature guided meditations and practical advice on how to use Buddha's teachings to solve our daily problems. These local classes will resume once circumstances allow.

Classes are taught by a qualified teachers and follow the teachings of the New Kadampa Tradition; a modern Buddhist tradition founded by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.

The Centre also runs regular weekend meditation courses and pujas or chanted prayer sessions, all of which are suitable for beginners.

Group meditation classes for beginners

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Once the conditions allow, in-person, local meditation classes will resume. These classes are taught in groups and everyone is welcome; you do not need to be a Buddhist to attend or to benefit from the meditations and methods taught.

The classes are well-suited to those new to meditation - all meditations are guided and are clearly explained by the teacher before the meditation begins.

Each class also includes a talk covering a specific aspect of Buddha's teachings. These topics are all scientific methods to improve our human nature and good qualities. For more information about these topics you can download a free copy of one of the books used to teach the classes, such as How to Transform Your Life, by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.

While our London meditation venues are closed, everyone is welcome to join our online meditation classes.

"Happiness and suffering are states of mind and so their main causes are not to be found outside the mind."

Modern Buddhism - The Path of Compassion and Wisdom by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.

Everyone is welcome

"Happiness is a part of the mind that experiences inner peace, or peace of mind, so the real source of happiness must lie within the mind, not in external conditions."

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso