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Meditation and Buddhism Brighton Weekly Classes

Meditation and Buddhism Brighton Weekly Classes


  • Thu 31 May, 6:00pm – 7:15pm
  • Thu 7 Jun, 6:00pm – 7:15pm
  • Thu 14 Jun, 6:00pm – 7:15pm
  • Thu 21 Jun, 6:00pm – 7:15pm
  • Thu 28 Jun, 6:00pm – 7:15pm
  • Thu 5 Jul, 6:00pm – 7:15pm
  • Thu 12 Jul, 6:00pm – 7:15pm
  • Thu 19 Jul, 6:00pm – 7:15pm
  • Thu 26 Jul, 6:00pm – 7:15pm
  • Thu 2 Aug, 6:00pm – 7:15pm
  • Thu 9 Aug, 6:00pm – 7:15pm
  • Thu 16 Aug, 6:00pm – 7:15pm
  • Thu 23 Aug, 6:00pm – 7:15pm
  • Thu 30 Aug, 6:00pm – 7:15pm
  • Thu 6 Sep, 6:00pm – 7:15pm
  • Thu 13 Sep, 6:00pm – 7:15pm
  • Thu 20 Sep, 6:00pm – 7:15pm
  • Thu 27 Sep, 6:00pm – 7:15pm
  • Thu 4 Oct, 6:00pm – 7:15pm
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Central New Brighton School, Seaview Road, New Brighton, Christchurch, Christchurch


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Suggested donation per class: $8.00
  • Door Sales Only

This event is a weekly drop in class.

Each class consists of a guided meditation and a talk based on Buddhist wisdom. Classes are suitable for everyone. Join in any week, booking is not required.

With Buddhist Teacher Kate Faulkner.

Venue: The Old School, 140 Seaview Road, New Brighton
(The car park is off Hawke Street and the class is in the main office building)

Class topics:
- Developing Self Confidence – week of 28 May to week of 18 June 4 weeks
- Learn how to develop a positive view of yourself and develop an authentic inner confidence by learning to change the way you view yourself and those around you.

30 May – Mirror of Honesty
6 June – Others are Precious
13 June – How to be Faultless
20 June – Unsurpassed Confidence

Following in Buddha’s Footsteps – week of 25 June to week of 30 July 6 weeks. By following in Buddhas footsteps we can discover a life of great meaning and benefit to others by training in giving, moral discipline, patience, joyful effort, concentration, and wisdom.

27 June – Giving
4 July – Moral Discipline
11 July – Patience
18 July – Effort
25 July – Concentration
1 Aug – Wisdom

Conquering our Most Harmful Delusion – week of 6 August to week of 27 August 4 weeks. In this course we will find out the real source of all our pain, problems and unhappiness and learn how to control this miserable mind.

8 Aug – The source of all our problems
15 Aug – The biggest obstacle to helping others
22 Aug – How to stop being selfish
29 Aug – Secret of Exchanging Self with others

The Healing Power of Compassion – week of 3 September to week of 24 September 4 weeks. What is empathy and what is compassion? Learn what these special minds are and how to develop them to enrich our daily life.

5 Sept – Developing Empathy
12 Sept – What is Compassion
19 Sept – The supreme inner wealth
26 Sept – All you need is love

What to expect at a class:
These classes are based on Buddha’s teachings on the mind, but you do not need to be a Buddhist to attend or to benefit from them. Each class consists of two guided meditations and an explanatory talk.

The classes run for 90 minutes. Anyone can practise meditation and everyone is welcome to attend. There is no physical exercise involved and you can choose to sit either in a chair or on a cushion.

These classes are suitable for all levels of experience.

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