Introduction to Buddhism

Introduction to Buddhism

Venue: The Eric Liddell Centre,15 Morningside Road, EH10 4DP

Time: 5.45-6.30pm

About the course: These short classes explain some essential elements of the Buddhist way of life. The emphasis throughout is on the practical application of Buddhist ideas and practice to finding solutions to everyday problems.

You don’t have to be Buddhist to benefit from the classes as they are specifically designed to be accessible to modern people of all backgrounds. All you need is a mind, and the wish to improve it!

For everyone interested in Buddhism these instructions are very precious and very useful in helping us understand ‘why’ we are suffering and ‘how’ to cease it from manifesting.

4 July – Recognising delusions

11 July – Overcoming attachment

18 July – Pacifying anger

The Teacher

Janice Kelly Buddhist teacherJanice Kelly

Janice is a modern Kadampa Buddhist who has been practising for a number of years.  She works in the vibrant Scottish cultural sector, and her teaching provides a wealth of practical examples of how Buddhist teachings can inspire us to transform our lives.

Originally a native of Paisley, Janice resides happily in Edinburgh with her partner and cats.

Benefits of Meditation


The purpose of meditation is to make our mind calm and peaceful.


If we train in meditation our mind will gradually become more and more peaceful, and we will experience a purer and purer form of happiness.

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