Introduction to BuddhismOn Sat, 6 August, 2016 - 07:38
From Tuesday 13th September we will start a new series of sessions to introduce newcomers to what Buddhism is all about.
Week 1 – What is Buddhism? A discussion of what makes Buddhism unique, introducing the Buddha. We will begin the meditation practice of Mindfulness of breathing.
Week 2 – Why meditate? Some key features of the practice of meditation and benefits of a regular practice. We will continue the Mindfulness of breathing.
Week 3 – Living as a Buddhist – an investigation of the ways in which we can put Buddhism in to effect in our daily lives. We will also practice a Puja or ceremony and we will introduce the meditation practice of Loving Kindness.
Week 4. – Numbers – an introduction to some of the key teachings of the Buddha. as well as continuing the Loving Kindness meditation.