Odiyana Centre provides meditation classes in Runcorn, teaching basic meditation and the practice of Kadampa Buddhism. The purpose of these classes is to help people to gain personal experience of inner peace, to overcome their daily problems, and to find real happiness in their hearts.
Gen Kelsang Chökyong is the Resident Teacher at Odiyana Centre and teaches meditation in Runcorn. A disciple of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, Gen Chökyong is a Buddhist monk who has been studying, practising and teaching meditation for many years.
He was ordained in April 2000 and trained at Tara Buddhist Centre, near Derby, one of the foremost Buddhist colleges in Europe. When teaching, Gen Chökyong demonstrates a comprehensive wealth of knowledge, which he shares in a humorous and compassionate way.
Each class consists of guided meditations, a talk and discussion. They last about two hours, including refreshments. The classes are suitable for everyone from beginners to experienced meditators. Each class is self contained, though you are welcome to attend the whole course. They provide an ideal introduction to meditation and Buddhism, teaching effective and practical methods for overcoming problems and increasing happiness in daily life.
ALL OUR CLASSES ARE DROP IN CLASSES SO NO NEED TO BOOK. JUST TURN UP!
£5 per class
Date and Time
7:30pm – 9pm Monday evenings – see below for dates
Discover Meditation – Runs from Monday 11th April 2016 for 6 weeks up to and including Monday 16th May 2016
Happiness from a Different Source – Runs from Monday 29th August 2016 for 6 weeks up to and Monday 3rd October 2016
How to Solve Our Human Problems – Runs from Monday 24th October 2016 for 7 weeks up to and Monday 5th December 2016