Meditate in Ashbourne

Wednesdays 19:30-21:00

Venue: Town Hall-Ballroom, 22 Market Place, Ashbourne DE6 1ES
Fee: £7/person | No fee for members

Each class of the term is self-contained, so you are welcome to join at any point. Each class is followed by complimentary refreshments and the opportunity to ask questions. We also have many books and materials available to help you deepen your understanding and meditation experience through further reading.  You do not need to be a Buddhist to attend, and no previous experience of meditation is required. Everybody is welcome!

Busy Life, Calm Mind
20th Feb - 21st Mar

Week 1: Finding Happiness
Week 2: Freedom from Problems
Week 3: Successful Meditation Practice
Week 4: Developing a Peaceful Mind
Week 5: Understanding our Mind

Happy & Meaningful Life
2nd Apr - 16th May

Week 1: The Path to Happiness
Week 2: Cherishing Others
Week 3: Creating a Positive Future
Week 4: Coping with Problems
Week 5: Joyful Living
Week 6: Finding Stillness Within
Week 7: Freedom from Suffering

Love - the Path to Peace
4th Jun - 18th Jul

Week 1: Fulfilling our Wishes
Week 2: Feeling Connected with Others
Week 3: Love - the great protector
Week 4: Developing a Positive Attitude
Week 5: Appreciating Others
Week 6: Dealing with Difficult People
Week 7: Gaining Inspiration

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Busy Mind, Calm Life

21st Feb - 21st Mar

In this world with all its challenges we can feel overwhelmed by the demands on our time, leaving us feeling exhausted without much joy in our life. Through learning simple meditation techniques we can deeply relax and discover in our own experience how developing a peaceful and positive mind helps us to overcome stress, anxiety and other negative states of mind.

Freedom from Problems

Wed 28th Feb | 19:30-21:00

If we respond to challenging situations with a positive mind we can transform them into opportunities for growth and development. In this way we can free ourself from feelings of depression, frustration, anxiety and stress.


Meditation: Transforming Adversity

Successful Meditation Practice

Wed 6th Mar | 19:30-21:00

To be successful in meditation practice we need a balanced approach. Learn how to practically integrate meditation into your life, and through this bring great benefit to yourself and others.


Meditation: Determination to engage in meditation practice

Developing a Peaceful Mind

Wed 13th Mar | 19:30-21:00

In our busy life it is easy for negative minds to destroy our happiness. By purifying and controlling our mind we can ensure that it remains calm and happy all the time even when we face difficult external circumstances.


Meditation: Determination to abandon negative minds

Understanding our Mind

Wed 20th Mar | 19:30-21:00

Understanding the nature and functions of our mind helps us to avoid suffering and find true happiness. When we realize that our mind continues into our future lives we will want to use this life to prepare for our welfare and happiness in those lives.


Meditation:Determination to purify our mind and engage in virtue.