Advice for life – meditation class

Wednesdays & Thursdays, 7-8.30pm

Meditation class

Wednesdays & Thursdays, 7-8.30pm

taught by Resident Teacher Gen-la Kunsang when her international schedule permits

We run these classes weekly, but we organise them in 3 or 4-week courses (every month the topic is different). You can choose to attend them as a drop-in or commit for a course to receive more benefit.

Venue: KMC Edinburgh, 172 Leith Walk, EH6 5EA

Fee: 

  • £10/ drop-in class.
  • save 30% when you book in advance and pay £28 for a 4-week course
  • free for members

***Thursday is a repeat of Wednesday class and you can alternate which day you attend.

Course dates:

Keep Cool – Thursdays August 22, 29

*** Please note that online bookings are non-refundable.

In each class, a different aspect of meditation and Buddhism is explained. The classes are self-contained so you can drop in any week. There is no need to bring anything. Classes begin with a simple guided breathing meditation followed by a teaching and a second guided meditation based on the topic. There is also an opportunity to ask questions.

No meditation experience is necessary, the classes are suitable for beginners and experienced meditators, and everyone is welcome.

Course descriptions

Habits of happy people – July course

We tend to make the attainment of happiness more complicated than it actually is, by believing that we need things such as success, praise, people, status, looks and possessions etc. to achieve it. The reality is that none of these things can give us lasting happiness and depending upon them actually makes out mind prone to anxiety, frustration and disappointment.

Buddha explains simple attitudes that we can all  learn to cultivate that will really make us happy. On this course we will explore how we can cultivate the happy minds of contentment, gratitude, acceptance and joy. It will include guided meditations to show us how to do this.

Keep Cool – August course on Thursdays

Anger can take many forms, from mild irritation to rage, but it is always painful and destructive. In this course we can learn how it is possible to reduce the frequency and intensity of our anger and eventually eradicate it altogether. Eventually we can inspire those around us to do the same