Meditate in the West End
with Meditation Teacher Jon Murray
When? Mondays 6 – 7.15pm scroll down for course details
Where? Hillhead Library, 348 Byres Rd, Glasgow G12 8AP
About the Classes: Drop-in classes offering guided meditation and practical advice.
See our ‘Information for Beginners’ page to find out more
Price: £20 for 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!
Stress Free Living
29 Apr, 6, 13, 20 May
Learn simple meditations and techniques for daily life to calm the mind, reduce stress, and give rise to an experience of happiness and wellbeing.
Few things can be more debilitating than ongoing stress. We all know what a toll it takes. In these classes learn techniques to reduce stress and its underlying causes. In this way we can stay strong, peaceful and inwardly protected in the face of life’s challenges.
Suitable for beginners and experienced alike, these meditations can be practised by anyone. With regular practice, these methods help to relax both body and mind and lead to a deep experience of inner peace.
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 the West End
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.