The Friends Meeting House, 27 Ashgate Road, Chesterfield S40 4AG
Tuesday 7.30 pm – 9.00 pm
Classes are suitable for both beginners and experienced meditators. Everyone is welcome. During the classes the teacher will explain how to meditate on various virtuous objects that will make the mind calm and peaceful; and how to use the insights gained to overcome our daily problems.
The class runs for an hour and a half. The teacher for this class is Gen Kelsang Chodor, the resident teacher at Heart Jewel Centre. Classes include 2 guided meditations, short talk and discussion.
The classes are self-contained so you can drop in any week. There is also no need to book.
Please note the centre is a registered charity and class fees cover only the running costs. Neither the teacher nor assistant receive any payment.
£6 per class (full-time students free of charge).
Compassion in Action
6 Jun – How to develop stable compassion
13 Jun – Wishing others happiness
20 Jun – Taking away their suffering
27 Jun – Giving them pure happiness
4 July – The supreme virtue, Bodhichitta
11 Jul – The last step, Ultimate Bodhichitta
Meditation & Mental Health
05 Sept – Mental resilience
12 Sept – Unhelpful mental qualities
19 Sept – Helpful mental qualities
26 Sept – Controlling the triggers
03 Oct – Positive outlooks
17 Oct – Be yourself
The teacher of this class is Kelsang Chodor. He has been resident teacher at Heart Jewel centre for over three years. As a close disciple of Gehse Kelsang for nearly 20 years, and an ordained monk for 10 years he has a wealth of experience and understanding to share. His goal is to make all the teachings available in a practical way so that people can integrate them into their daily lives.