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…

Monday Foundation Program in Derry – Londonderry

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. Combining chanted prayers, guided meditation and commentary to the book New Heart of Wisdom. Mondays 6.30pm – 8.15pm 2017    24 April, 8 May, 15 May, 5 Jun, 12 Jun, 19 Jun By revealing the profound meaning of the very heart of Buddha’s teachings – the Perfection of Wisdom Sutras – this book shows how we can attain pure, lasting happiness through developing special wisdom and universal compassion. http://tharpa.com/uk/the-new-heart-of-wisdom.html   The facility…

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…

What to expect from a Learn to Meditate in Half a Day workshop

Learn to Meditate in Half a Day is one of our most popular, accessible and enjoyable workshops. The workshop runs for three hours over the course of a weekend afternoon and is structured as follows: Talk & meditation (1 hour 15 minutes) Break (30 minutes) Talk & meditation (1 hour 15 minutes. The teacher will begin the workshop by offering guidance on how to prepare for a meditation, what posture to adopt and what to expect from the first guided meditation. Cushions are available for those who may wish to meditate in a cross legged position, but the majority of people are seated…