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Meditation as a Way of Life with Clive Holmes


4 Feb 2017 to 5 Feb 2017
10:00am to 4:00pm

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Teacher: Clive Holmes
Anyone is welcome to attend this event!


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The wonder and colour of everyday experience can be opened up to us by increasing our awareness through meditation. We will also be able to be more resilient in the face of all of life’s challenges.

Clive 3How we go about learning meditation will be through breathing exercises and visualisations. Simplicity will be the essence. Through these exercises we can renew our perception of the world we live in, finding happiness and restoring our sense of balance that is too easily lost in this busy changing world.  We will investigate experientially the core attitudes of a good meditation practitioner.

Above all, we will try to experience meditation in the colourful environment of London Samye Dzong and then go on to take that experience home with us for our own benefit and those of all around us.

This course is suitable for anyone with an interest in meditation and mindfulness, whether beginner or more experienced, whether Buddhist or Non-Buddhist.

 Clive Holmes has been teaching meditation for the last 20 years all over the UK, as well as in Samye Dzong centres overseas. He has completed over a year in intensive retreat and has studied in Europe and India with teachers from Burma, South East Asia, Japan and Tibet.

He is co-editor of the books "Taming the Tiger" and "Restoring the Balance" by Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche. He has a degree in Western Philosophy, an honorary appointment as Teaching Fellow in the School of Education at Aberdeen University and is involved in teaching the MSc Mindfulness.

You can find out more about Clive and his activites on his website ""

Course donations

From January 2015 all our Dharma and meditation courses will be offered without a suggested course fee.

 In the Buddhist tradition one practices generosity, or Dana, by making monetary offerings for the teachings. This generosity is not payment for goods or services rendered; it is an offering given freely from the heart in appreciation of the Dharma.

Please read Lama Zangmo's letter for further information.