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If there is no self, who’s reading this? Beyond Mindfulness – Buddhism for Today

24th February 2018 @ 10:00 am - 25th February 2018 @ 4:30 pm GMT

£145 - £195
IF THERE IS NO SELF, WHO’S READING THIS?
Beyond Mindfulness – Buddhism for Today.
Sunnyside, 12 Groby Lane, Newtown Linford, le6 0hh   VIEW MAP
24th – 25th February 2018

PRICE: Full: £195.00 | Reduced fees: £145.00

This weekend is led by Suryacitta who was ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order in 1999.

Suryacitta taught Buddhism on the MSc at Coventry University and here he will share some of those teachings in a non-academic approach.
Over the weekend you will explore how Buddhism and its ancient wisdom can help us in today’s busy consumerist world.
PLEASE NOTE: This weekend does not presuppose you are a Buddhist. It is open to all no faith or any faith. The aim of the course is to show the timeless wisdom of this ancient tradition and how it can help in today’s busy, consumerist society.

Themes covered include:

  • The Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path
  • The Five Shandhas  – exploring the elements which make up the universe, including you. (This was the most popular lecture on the MSc)
  • Karma – You don’t need to believe in Karma for it to be true just like you don’t need to believe in gravity.
  • The Life of the Buddha – who he was and what he discovered
  • We will explore the much-misunderstood nature of the self

There will be time for meditation and to ask questions and explore other aspects of Buddhism. The weekend will also illustrate the roots of the interest in mindfulness and compassion.

Tickets

12 available
Full Ticket£195.00

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Reduced Fees Ticket£145.00

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Details

Start:
24th February 2018 @ 10:00 am
End:
25th February 2018 @ 4:30 pm
Cost:
£145 - £195
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Organiser

Suryacitta Malcolm Smith
Phone:
07908957100
Email:
suryacitta@gmail.com

Venue

Sunnyside House, Midlands, UK
Sunnyside House, 12 Groby Lane
Newtown Linford, Leicestershire LE6 0HH United Kingdom
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Phone:
07908 957100
Website:
http://www.mindfulnesscic.co.uk