MEDITATION GROUP: optional informal discussion with tea, followed by sitting and walking meditation.
Spring term: 2nd May to 18th July
Meetings will continue to mostly focus on a period of meditation (sitting and walking) from 8-9.00 pm. When there is a visiting speaker (see below for details) the meeting may extend to 9.30pm.
May 2nd: Jeremy will lead meditation.
May 9th: John will lead meditation.
May 16th: Usha will lead meditation.
May 23rd: John will lead meditation.
May 30th: Carolyn will lead meditation.
June 6th: Venerable Buddharakkhita, visiting from a Sri Lankan forest monastery, will lead meditation, give a teaching on Developing Skilful Attitudes. There will also be time for questions and discussion. (Usha will introduce)
June 13th: Carolyn will introduce Vajrin who will lead meditation and give a talk "The Dhamma, physical activity, and the Middle Way". There will be time for questions.
June 20th: Jeremy will lead meditation.
June 27th: Ajahn Jutindharo, Abbot of Hartridge monastery will lead meditation, give a talk, and respond to questions. (Carolyn will introduce)
July 4th: John will lead meditation.
July 11th: Jeremy will lead meditation.
July 18th: Usha will lead meditation.
In order to cover the costs of hiring and heating the room, there is an offering bowl on the book table. No obligation to contribute, but a donation of £3 from each person would ensure that we remain solvent.
KEEPING WARM: although the group's room is heated, some people bring a blanket or warm clothing to ensure a comfortable body temperature during meditation in colder months.