Bath Buddhist Group
                             Bath Buddhist Group

AUTUMN TERM 2017

7th Sept - 26th Oct:  Obstacles to Happiness

2nd Nov - 7th Dec:  Why Meditate

Programme details will be updated as speakers and events are confirmed.

September 7th:   Kulamitra (ordained member of Triratna Buddhist Order) will lead meditation and give a talk: "The Five Hindrances to happiness"

 

September 14th: John will lead an evening of meditation

 

September 21st:   Jeremy will lead meditation, and give a talk:  "Can Meditation Lead to happiness?"

 

September 28th: John will lead meditation, after which there will be a discussion to finalise preparations for the forthcoming 40th anniversary talk by John Peacock at the Bath Literary & Scientific Institute on 24th October.

 

October 5th: Jessica will lead an evening of meditation.

 

October 12th:   Tony will lead meditation, and talk on "Obstacles to Happiness - a Buddhist view of human weaknesses, and how to tackle them"

 

October 19th:   Vajarin (ordained member of Triratna Buddhist Order) will lead meditation and give a talk on the term's theme.

 

October 24th:  SPECIAL EVENT at the Bath Royal Literary & Scientific Institute (Queen Square).   A free for all talk and Q&A by John Peacock.   "Present Moment Awareness (mindfulness): An Ancient Practice for the Contemporary World". 

 

October 26th: Tony will lead an evening of meditation

 

November 2nd: John will lead meditation which will be followed by a discussion focussed upon planning for the future of the group.   The involvement of all who attend the group will be greatly appreciated.

 

November 9th:   Jeremy will lead an evening of meditation.

 

November 16th:  Jessica will lead meditation followed by a talk and discussion on the term's theme.

 

November 23rd:  Jessica will lead meditation and discussion.

 

November 30th:   Jeremy will lead meditation and give a talk on the term's theme.

 

December 7th: Tony will lead meditation and possibly a talk/discussion (to be decided; programme will be updated closer to the date)

 

 

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.

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