Learn to Meditate in Half a Day


2pm – 5pm  11th May 2019   265 Ormeau Rd Belfast  £10

With Buddhist nun Gen Kelsang Chitta

Learn to Meditate in Half a Day is one of our most popular, accessible and enjoyable workshops.

This special beginners course  will be taught by Buddhist nun and Meditation teacher Gen Kelsang Chitta, Chitta has 15 years experience in practicing these techniques and has the ability to explain and guide these meditations so that they can be easily practiced by anyone, Buddhists and non Buddhists alike.

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. Matts and cushion are supplied if you wish to meditate in a cross legged position, but the majority of people are seated in chairs throughout.

The workshop covers the following:

First part:

  • Short guided meditation.
  • What is meditation?
  • What are the benefits of meditation?
  • How to meditate?
  • Short guided meditation.

Break – Tea & coffee – snacks

Second part:

  • Short guided meditation.
  • Obstacles to meditation.
  • Tools for meditating / how to meditate.
  • Short guided meditation.
  • Questions and answers.

These workshops are ideal for those wishing to find out more about meditation and to learn the tools needed to meditate. They are also suitable for people wishing to refresh their understanding of meditation.

All are welcome.

You are welcome to stay after the course if you wish for further refreshments and good conversation.

The fee for the workshop is £10 and you can book and pay online at the link below. Alternatively send a cheque payable to Potala Buddhist Centre to 265 Ormeau Rd Belfast BT73GG. £6 concession rate available on request.

11th May 2019


For additional info contact 07597773096 or potala.centre@gmail.com.



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