5 Steps for Happy Living
Buddha Land Kadampa Buddhist Centre, Keighley
Saturday 14 July, 10am – 1pm
Find an inner happiness that does not depend on external success and others’ opinions. In this workshop we will learn meditations that help us develop our own inner peace using methods tested over thousands of years.
Normally we seek happiness outside our self. We try to obtain better material conditions, a better job, higher social status, and so forth. But no matter how successful we are in improving our external situation, we still experience many problems and much dissatisfaction.
Happiness is something we can train in. In particular we can learn to use the difficulties in our life as the very means for improving our happiness. The key is to learn to identify those states of mind that produce unhappiness and tightness, such as anger and attachment and instead to replace them gradually with flexible, skillful, peaceful minds such as acceptance, love, confidence, and wisdom.
In this meditation workshop we will explore training in happiness in situations we are all familiar with, such as work, family and relationships, and also just being with ourselves.
Workshops are a perfect way to both relax and develop internally. They are ideal for those who are new to meditation and those who would like to improve.
The cost of the workshop is £12 (GP Centre Card £5).
Refreshments are available in our World Peace Cafe during the workshop. Why not also stay for lunch afterwards?
This course will be are taught by Helen Richardson, a student of the Teacher Training Programme at Buddha Land Buddhist Centre, Keighley.
9.30am – 10am – Arrival and reception
10am – 11.15am – Session 1
11.15am – 11.45am – Refreshment break
11.45am – 1pm – Session 2
Buddha Land Buddhist Centre, 1 Lawkholme Cres, Keighley, BD21 3NR, West Yorkshire, UK
Buddha Land Kadampa Buddhist Centre has a raised ground floor cafe/shop and a first floor meditation room. Entrance to the ground floor is via 6 steps.
The centre is open Tuesday to Saturday 10am til 4pm (9.30am on Saturdays).
The Centre is situated on Keighley War Memorial Square between Abbey National and Speaks Work Wear. It is opposite Keighley Bus Station and the Airedale Centre.
It is 5min walk from Keighley Train Station.
Parking is readily available during the day either in the town centre car parks or in unrestricted street parking which starts about 5min walk away from the building. After 6pm and on Sundays town centre car parking is free. There are disabled parking bays oposite the building and alongside Abbey National.