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August break

Mon, 7 Jul, 2014 - 15:14

August break

Mon, 7 Jul, 2014 - 15:14We’re meeting during July 7,14,21 and 28th. Then we’re breaking over august for summer holidays and the like, then we’ll be back from the 1st of september.
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how to find us online

Tue, 17 Jun, 2014 - 14:44

how to find us online

Tue, 17 Jun, 2014 - 14:44I’m trying to find different ways of posting these classes, expanding our accessibility and web presence.

We’ve listings on:

http://livebrum.co.uk/the-shirley-centre/2014/06/23/explore-meditation-and-buddhism-solihull
https://www.facebook.com/solihull.meditation
https://twitter.com/dharmashalin

any other bright ideas gratefully received...
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23rd June - explore meditation and Buddhism

Wed, 11 Jun, 2014 - 12:59

23rd June - explore meditation and Buddhism

Wed, 11 Jun, 2014 - 12:59Come along and see whether meditation is for you; guidance, connection and a chance to explore with like minded people.

This week we will be looking at what buddhism has to say about lifestyle… specifically the conditions that support us being aware and clear.
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16th June - explore meditation and buddhim

Wed, 11 Jun, 2014 - 12:52

16th June - explore meditation and buddhim

Wed, 11 Jun, 2014 - 12:52Come along, learn and explore meditation and your own mind. Meet like minded people and talk about how Buddhism applies to 21st century life. This week we’ll be looking at buddhism and lifestyle; specifically honesty and truthfulness.
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Contentment

Wed, 11 Jun, 2014 - 12:37

Contentment

Wed, 11 Jun, 2014 - 12:37On Monday we looked at what the Buddha has to say about contentment - particularly in relation to sense pleasure/sexual desire. There’s nothing wrong with pleasure, and we’re invited to be honest about how we go about getting it, and whether it’s completely satisfying. Tricky questions… One of the defining features of the dharma is asking tricky questions - there are no rules, simply principles and observations which we are invited to consider and see how they apply to us...
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Talking about Ethics - it's not about being 'good'.

Mon, 9 Jun, 2014 - 15:21

Talking about Ethics - it's not about being 'good'.

Mon, 9 Jun, 2014 - 15:21The word ethics can get a funny response; a sense of being told what to do and all that…

Buddhist based ethics is much simpler; it makes observations about how the world works and invites us to examine our own lives and see if they ring true.

Come along and see whether this simple approach to living a life that brings happiness to ourselves and others works for you.

We’ll be looking at the 5...
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31st March - Welcome

Mon, 24 Mar, 2014 - 16:32

31st March - Welcome

Mon, 24 Mar, 2014 - 16:32The first in our new run of sessions. Come along to meet our team, hear about what we will be exploring and learn more about meditation.
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