Meditation Classes

BAM! Early Morning Meditation 2019

In our early morning sit we will be focusing on different aspects of the Buddhist Action Month.

Suitable for people who have done the Mindfulness of Breathing and the Metta Bhavana before.

Morning meditation will be every week day starting Monday 3 June, through to Friday 28 June.

Every weekday morning 7:30-8:30
Starting Mon 3 June
Last session Fri 28 June
doors open between 7:15-7:30
With: Karunagita, Santva, Maitrisambhava, Ratnaprabha, Satyapurna
By donation
Open to All
No booking required

BAM! Buddhist Action Month at the NLBC throughout June 2019

This June is Buddhist Action Month and the theme for 2019 is "Climate Action – Personal Action". The NLBC we be taking part and we are inviting you to take your dharma and meditation practice off the cushion into action!

Some of the activities during BAM! are:

  • Make a pledge on our Tree of Intentions
  • Donations for a local charity
  • Early morning meditation at the centre more info
  • Special BAM themed Sangha Nights more info
  • Throughout June
    With:
    Open to All
    No booking required

    Introductory Meditation Lunchtime Drop-in

    We introduce two core meditation practices: the Mindfulness of Breathing and Metta Bhavana (loving kindness) practices.

    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 13.00-14.00
    With: The Centre Team
    £6/ £2 (concession)
    Introductory
    No booking required

    Introductory Meditation Evening Drop-in

    The Tuesday night class is one of our most popular weekly events. We introduce two core meditation practices: the Mindfulness of Breathing and Metta Bhavana (loving kindness) practices.

    Tuesdays 19.00-21.30
    With: Visuddhimati, Satyanathin, Shraddhasara, Abhilasa, Maitrisambhava
    £10/ £5 (concession)
    Introductory
    No booking required

    Meditation Toolkit for Regular Meditators

    Our meditation toolkit explores strategies for taking our meditation practice further. Suitable for anyone who has already learned the two basic practices and wants to go deeper.

    Tuesdays 19.00-21.30
    With: Visuddhimati, Shraddhasara, and friends
    £10/ £5 (concession)
    Going Deeper
    No booking required

    Meditation for Regular Meditators - Lunchtime Drop-in

    Meditation practice session for those with experience of our basic meditation practices.

    Wednesdays 13.00-14.00
    With: The Centre Team
    £6/ £2 (concession)
    Going Deeper
    No booking required

    Saturday Morning Meditation Drop-in

    A morning exploring the Mindfulness of Breathing and Metta Bhavana (loving kindness) practices. The session includes sitting, some gentle movement and walking meditation.

    Suitable for all levels of experience.

    Saturday 10.15-12.45


    With: Karunagita, Vajramitra, Maitrisambhava, Akashamitra, Amalayodhin
    £10/ £5 (concession)
    Open to All
    No booking required

    Saturday Morning Meditation and Buddhism Drop-in class

    We start with meditation at 10:15. After the tea break, you can continue to explore meditation, or alternatively you can join the Buddhism option. Our new theme is URBAN BUDDHISM.

    On the second Saturday of each month there is a talk on one of these themes (click here), and on the other Saturdays we get together to explore the topic further. All are welcome, and you don't need to come each week.

    Saturdays 10.15-12.45
    With: Ratnaprabha & Sat morning team
    £10/ £5 (concession)
    Open to All
    No booking required

    A Meditation Workshop with Vajradaka

    Whether you are on the ball, fresh and excited or jaded and going through the motions with your meditation this workshop with Vajradaka will give it all a shine.

    We will explore primary attitudes, principles and skills in a way which will make them feel tailored to you personally. Come and put a shine on your mindfulness and meditation practice no matter how much experience you have.

    Vajradaka has been a full-time Dharma practitioner and meditation teacher since the beginning of 1973. He lived for 21 years at Vajraloka, a Triratna meditation retreat centre in Wales. He now lives in a Buddhist community in London.

    Tuesday 24 September, 19.30-21:30
    With: Vajradaka
    £10/ £5 (concession)
    Going Deeper
    No booking required