Preston Weekly Meditation Classes
These weekly meditation classes in Preston are open to anyone, no experience is needed. Chairs are provided, and there’s no need to wear special clothing.
They feature a guided meditation, a teaching on Modern Buddhism, and a second meditation. There is an opportunity to ask questions at the end of the class.
The teachings and guided meditations are designed to help in dealing with the difficulties and problems of everyday life.
At Vajravarahi Kadampa Meditation Centre, 38 West Cliff, Preston, PR1 8HU.
There is some on-street parking, but it is limited so please give yourself plenty of time if you are driving. There is a car park on Christian Road, which is parallel to West Cliff.
Spring 2020 Class Schedule
The Weekly Classes In Blackpool Are Also Available
Monday 30th March
With Gen Pagpa.
Friday lunchtimes at 1pm-1.30pm (free)
With Gen Pagpa and Janette Bimson on alternative weeks.
Janette is currently study 'Universial Compassion' on the Foundation Program at the Centre.
Saturday mornings at 10.30am-12noon (£5)
With Gen Pagpa.
Week Beginning Monday 2nd March - 'Freedom From Suffering'
Week Beginning Monday 9th March - 'Developing Affectionate Love'
Week Beginning Monday 16th March - 'Developing Cherishing Love'
Week Beginning Monday 23rd March - 'Increasing Cherishing Love'
Week Beginning Monday 30th March - 'Wishing Love'
Term break for 2 weeks over Easter from Monday 6th April - Sunday 19th April.
Week Beginning Monday 20th April - 'Universal Compassion'
Week Beginning Monday 27th April - 'Becoming a Friend of the World'
Advanced Study Program - Tuesday nights & Wednesday Mornings
If you would like to take your study and experience of meditation and Buddhism further, then consider joining the Foundation Program. Classes consist of prayers, a guided meditation, a teaching and a paired discussion. Periodically there is a group discussion.
The Centre currently runs 2 separate FPs - one on a Tuesday night studying 'Joyful Path Of Good Fortune' and one on a Wednesday morning studying 'Universal Compassion'. A student would be on one of these courses, not both.
If you wish to join, please contact the Centre by calling (01772) 884919 or emailing [email protected] There are certain commitments to being on FP which can be explained to those who are interested.
Advanced Study Program - Tantra Class
Fridays 7.30pm-9pm (£5)
For those who have had a Highest Yoga Tantra empowerment.
If we train in meditation, our mind will gradually become more and more peaceful, and we shall experience a purer and purer form of happiness.