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Breathworks Mindfulness for Stress Jan-March 2024

Fri, 1 Dec, 2023 - 17:48

Breathworks Mindfulness for Stress Jan-March 2024

Fri, 1 Dec, 2023 - 17:48

8 Mondays, 15th January to 4th March 7.00-9.30pm

The Breathwork’s Mindfulness for Stress course has been running for decades and helped thousands of people to reduce stress and to increase the quality of their lives.

During the course, you will learn mindfulness skills to cope with and reduce your stress and anxiety. You will gain tools that will help you to develop emotional resilience and to increase your experience of happiness, calm and well-being. You will also receive practical resources to use after the...

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Peace: Wolf at the Door online writing weekend 9-10 Dec 2023

Fri, 1 Dec, 2023 - 17:31

Peace: Wolf at the Door online writing weekend 9-10 Dec 2023

Fri, 1 Dec, 2023 - 17:31

The imagination can at least offer the chance of peace within through its power to harmonise our own energies. In this online weekend workshop, Wolf at the Door team Dharmavadana and Vishvantara return with ways to work with inner strife through writing, towards a healing which may even spread from ourselves to others.

No writing experience is necessary, just a willingness to step through a door into new creative spaces, accompanied by experienced guides.

Listen to Vishvantara and Dharmavadana talk about the...

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Meditate Christmas Day 10.30am-1.00pm, Boxing Day 10.30am-4.00pm

Fri, 1 Dec, 2023 - 16:03

Meditate Christmas Day 10.30am-1.00pm, Boxing Day 10.30am-4.00pm

Fri, 1 Dec, 2023 - 16:03

What a nourishing way to spend Christmas and Boxing Day!

Stay calm, grounded and connected during this often frenetic and sometimes challenging time. Join Bodhilila  for our Festive Meditations. Whether you want some quiet and stillness in the midst of the seasonal craziness, a break between socialising with friends and family or you want to come together with others for some communal practice, this day is for you!

Leave behind the bling and soften into quiet on these two drop-in meditation days. Spend a...

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New Year's Retreat online 29 Dec 2023-1 Jan 2024

Fri, 1 Dec, 2023 - 15:45

New Year's Retreat online 29 Dec 2023-1 Jan 2024

Fri, 1 Dec, 2023 - 15:45

Reflect on the end of one year and open to the new on this New Years Retreat. We’ll be practising meditation, ritual, chanting and just being. We’ll also be chanting in the New Year.

Online. Sessions will be recorded so if you miss one, you can access it later.

Led by Bodhilila, Maitripushpa and Ratnadeva

Programme

Fri 29 Dec
7.00-8.30pm

Sat 30 Dec
10.30am-12.30pm (practice/talk)
3.30-5.00pm (optional groups plus Q&A/practice)
8.00-9.00pm (practice)

Sun 31 Dec
10.30am-12.30pm (practice/talk)
3.30-5.00pm (optional groups plus Q&A/practice)
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Mitra Convenor(s) wanted!

Fri, 24 Nov, 2023 - 11:44

Mitra Convenor(s) wanted!

Fri, 24 Nov, 2023 - 11:44

The West London Buddhist Centre is looking for either a Mitra Convenor (full-time) or 2 Mitra Convenors (part-time) to nourish and grow its sangha and support its vibrant mitra community. Ratnadeva, our beloved Mitra Convenor of the past 5 years, will be leaving London in April 2024.

The job involves:

  • regular teaching activities at the centre and on retreats
  • engaging with newcomers, developing connections and friendships and supporting them in their involvement with centre activities
  • supporting everyone in the community to go deeper in their practice, including those
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Mindfulness for Stress - Breathworks accredited

Fri, 9 Jun, 2023 - 15:59

Mindfulness for Stress - Breathworks accredited

Fri, 9 Jun, 2023 - 15:59

8 Wednesdays
20th September - 8th November
7.00-9.30pm
led by Ratnadeva

The Breathwork’s Mindfulness for Stress course has been running for decades and helped thousands of people to reduce stress and to increase the quality of their lives. During the course, you will learn mindfulness skills to cope with and reduce your stress and anxiety. You will gain tools that will help you to develop emotional resilience and to increase your experience of happiness, calm and well-being.

Your course...

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Mindfulness for Health - Breathworks-accredited

Fri, 9 Jun, 2023 - 15:40

Mindfulness for Health - Breathworks-accredited

Fri, 9 Jun, 2023 - 15:40

One of the most transformative courses I have ever done

8 Saturdays
16th September-4th November
2.00-4.30pm
led by Bodhilila

Living with pain or a health condition is challenging. However, much of the suffering caused by ill-health can be overcome. This programme contains the best mindfulness and compassion techniques from 30 years of managing severe chronic pain, and its effectiveness has been demonstrated in a number of scientific trials. This simple 8-week mindfulness and compassion course gives you the tools...

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Meditation course for Newcomers

Fri, 9 Jun, 2023 - 15:04

Meditation course for Newcomers

Fri, 9 Jun, 2023 - 15:04

Six Mondays
19th June - 24th July, 7.00-9.30pm
led by Bodhilila and Tarakarunya

Transform your life for the better with this practical and supportive introduction to meditation.

Offering a lively and accessible grounding in key principles, experienced meditators and teachers Bodhilila and Tarakarunya will offer you the opportunity to experience the benefits and opening that meditation can offer us.

– physical relaxation and better body awareness, with all of the health benefits that can bring
– a sense of...

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Joy and Creativity in Your Practice - an online course

Fri, 9 Jun, 2023 - 14:55

Joy and Creativity in Your Practice - an online course

Fri, 9 Jun, 2023 - 14:55

Starts 14th June
Six Wednesdays, 7.00-9.15pm
led by Bodhilila and Maitripushpa

There’s nothing like feeling inspired or full of excitement and joy. But is that a regular part of our practice – whether it’s meditation, working or talking with others, how we are in ourselves? Well, if it’s not, let’s make it so!

Bodhilila and Maitripushpa invite you to join them on this 6-week online course where we will explore what inspires you, what makes your heart sing...

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Mindfulness for Health - online

Wed, 4 Jan, 2023 - 10:43

Mindfulness for Health - online

Wed, 4 Jan, 2023 - 10:43

An 8-week online course beginning Wednesday 18 January 10.30am-12.30pm

My pain no longer controls my life in the same way, and even during flare ups my quality of life is way beyond what it was before…

For anyone suffering from chronic pain, illness or fatigue and associated anxiety and stress who would like help with managing pain or a health condition and wishes to find ways to improve the quality of their life.

The WLBC is a Breathworks Centre of Excellence.

Learn more here and...