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, such as who was Buddha, past and future lives, the Buddhist way of life. Meditation is explained clearly and simply as a tool for developing qualities such as inner peace, love and patience. 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!

9 May – Who was Buddha?

16 May – Past and future lives

23 May – The Buddhist way of life

30 May – no class

Fee: £5 pay at the door/ class

NEW 4-week starting 6th June based on Sutra of The Four Noble Truths

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.

6 June – Understanding Suffering

13 June – True Origins

20 June – Stopping Suffering

27 June – The path to Freedom

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

Meditate

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

Meditate

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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