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!
£6 per class
Date and Time
7:30pm – 9pm Monday evenings – see below for dates
Transform Your Life – Runs from Monday 9th January 2017 for 11 weeks up to and including Monday 21st March 2017
Learn to Meditate – Runs from Monday 24th April 2017 for 5 weeks up to and including Monday 22nd May 2017
Good Advice – Runs from Monday 5th June 2017 for 6 weeks up to and including Monday 10th July 2017
Happy Mind Happy Life – Runs from Monday 4th September for 5 weeks up to and including Monday 2nd October 2017
Overcoming Anger – Runs from Monday 23rd October 2017 for 7 weeks up to and including Monday 4th December 2017.