Thursdays Meditation Class with Chitta

7 – 8.15pm     £6/class        265 Ormeau Rd Belfast Thursday Nights at Potala are a great opportunity to be guided in meditation and to listen to interesting talks that will inspire, uplift and help you to improve your state of mind and learn how to deal with problems and stress in a more constructive way. These classes will be guided by Buddhist Nun and Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Chitta. Chitta has been a student of Buddhist Master Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche for over 14 years and was appointed the Resident Teacher at Potala KBC. Chitta has been teaching and guiding…

Meditation and Mindfulness Retreat Weekend by the Sea

Friday 18 August – Sunday 20 August 2017 With Buddhist Nun Gen Kelsang Chitta Be guided in meditation sessions and experience silence to gain relaxation, inner peace and clarity. Arrive on Friday evening 18th August to supper and an introductory talk on meditation and mindfulness. Spend Saturday morning in blissful silence. Enjoy numerous guided meditation sessions each day. Spend time relaxing, reading or walking by the sea and in the beautiful grounds. Lorne House is a beautiful period property built in 1875 which retains much of it’s original character and provides four star accommodation.  Additional accommodation is also available in the adjoining…

Sunday Foundation Program classes in Belfast

Sundays 6:30 – 8:30pm at Potala. This class is a great way to learn about the Buddhist way of life and to take your experience of Buddhist teachings and meditation to a deeper level.   Chanted prayers prepare the mind for meditation, which is guided by the teacher, Buddhist nun Kelsang Chitta. Chitta then reads and gives commentary to a few pages of the book “The New Heart of Wisdom“, then there is a opportunity to discuss what’s been covered and ask questions. Anyone with a sincere interest in learning about Buddhist life and practice will benefit from these sessions. The…

A review of the Experience Silence Retreat – August 2016

Review Silence Retreat 24-28/8/16      Gyreum Eco-lodge, Castlebaldwin, Co. Sligo “Looking at my diary for autumn 2016 I freaked, shocked by the busyness of it. I felt I was repeating old patterns well-known to any ‘freelancers’ out there by saying yes to things in case I would in some way disappear and become irrelevant to the world I need to make my living in. Anyway… I craved quiet time to empty and switch off my head, hence signing up for the Silence Retreat. A friend and I had been attending Tuesday evening meditation classes with Chitta in Derry-Londonderry and I have…

International Festivals – a glimpse of world peace

NKT-IKBU International Festivals offer a unique opportunity to spend time with thousands of people from all over the world and to see first hand the universality of Buddha’s teachings and the power of modern Buddhism to transform the lives of people of all nationalities and cultures.