Meditate in Greenock
With Meditation Teacher Jon Murray
When? Mondays 12.30-1.30pm – scroll down for course dates
Drop-in classes offering guided meditation and practical advice.
See our ‘Information for Beginners’ page to find out more.
Price: £15/£20 for 3/4 week course | £7 per class drop-in | free for members
“Very inspirational and practical solutions to life” – Christopher
“I always leave feeling calm and refreshed. I would urge anyone to give meditation a try” – Jennifer
with Jon Murray
Jon works part-time as a social worker and dedicates the rest of his time to guiding meditation and giving teachings on Kadampa Buddhism. A practitioner for many years his enthusiasm and deep experience is both inspiring and engaging and he has much to share!
Understanding Our Mind
May 6, 13, 20
What is the mind & how does it work? Where do negative minds come from? How can we improve our concentration and other peaceful minds? What is an enlightened mind? Gain an insight into the answers to these questions, and many more, all while learning to meditate on the deeper, blissful pure nature of your mind.
Since there is a profound connection between our mind and our world, when you improve the quality of your mind, your life and world will also improve for the better.
In this way through understanding, learning to control and transforming your mind, you can be empowered to create a life of happiness, confidence and wisdom.
Based on the extraordinary book – How to Understand the Mind.
Love Without Pain
Jun 3, 10, 17, 24
Relationships can be a source of great joy and meaning in our lives or they can be a source of pain and discontent.
What is the secret of true love and how can we improve all our relationships?
This course will draw on Buddha’s timeless wisdom to present simple tips and practical meditations that help us feel connected to others and make all our modern relationships more rewarding.
Join us for this insightful and practical series of classes that will explore how we can remove the pain from our experience of our relationships and create the lasting love and harmony we all seek.
About Meditation in Greenock
Who are these classes for?
Our meditation classes are for everyone who is interested in learning how to meditate, regardless of background or belief. They are designed to give a broad introduction to Buddhist meditation, teachings, and practice. Everyone is invited to use whichever aspects of the teachings they find helpful and to not worry about the rest!
What will I gain from these classes?
The classes will allow you to unwind your mind and return home relaxed and refreshed. They will provide you with new tools for dealing with stress, anxiety, and problems. They will also help you to overcome negative states of mind such as anger and jealousy, and to cultivate positive minds such as patience and love.
The talks and guided meditations will provide you with the foundation for developing a powerful meditation practice. A regular meditation practice has many benefits:
- Reduced stress and anxiety
- Increased self-esteem
- Brings inner calm and a feeling of well-being
- Gives clarity to solve our problems
- Helps us deal with challenging people and situations
Become a Member!
Becoming a supporting member is the most economical way to enjoy all our classes, courses and retreats. If you attend classes regularly, your membership will represent substantial saving over paying for individual classes.