Meditate in Ashbourne

Wednesdays 7:30-9:00pm

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!

For individual class dates and bookings please scroll down*

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

Peaceful Mind, Happy Life
10th Sep - 17th Oct

Week 1: The Benefits of Meditation
Week 2: How to Meditate
Week 3: Solving our Problems
Week 4: Protecting our Mind
Week 5: Interacting Positively with Others
Week 6: Maintaining a Peaceful Mind

Living in Harmony
5th Nov - 12th Dec


Week 1: A Balanced Mind
Week 2: Happy and Positive Mind
Week 3: Preventing Negative Minds
Week 4: Improving Relationships
Week 5: Overcoming Helplessness
Week 6: The Joy of Giving

*For bookings please scroll down

Love - the Path to Peace

5th June - 17th July

We all want to live in a peaceful world but so often we experience conflict in our relationships with family, friends, work colleagues and people in our community. Buddha gave clear instructions on how to develop a mind of pure love that views others in a positive way resulting in harmony in our relationships and peace in our world.

Fulfilling our Wishes

Wed 5th June | 7:30-9:00pm

If we want to experience pure and lasting happiness we need to follow the example of enlightened beings who have fulfilled all their wishes and solved all their problems.

Meditation: Exchanging Self with Others

Feeling Connected with Others

Wed 12th June | 7:30-9:00pm

Through contemplating how we depend upon others for our life and all the things we use and enjoy in our life, we will develop a happy mind that feels interconnected in a web of kindness from which it is impossible to separate ourself .

Meditation: Kindness of Others

Love - the Great Protector

Wed 19th June | 7:30-9:00pm

Learn how to develop the beautiful mind that cherishes others. This is the best method to solve our own and others’ problems and is the real wish-granting jewel that fulfils the wishes of both ourself and others.

Meditation: Cherishing Others

Developing a Positive Attitude

Wed 26th June | 7:30-9:00pm

Learn how to view your faults in a constructive way that helps you become a calmer and happier person, and how to improve your relationships by focusing on others’ good qualities.

Meditation: Recognizing our Faults in the Mirror of Dharma

Appreciating Others

Wed 3rd July | 7:30-9:00pm

When we deeply appreciate others our relationships become harmonious and our mind remains peaceful and happy.

Meditation: Viewing all Living Beings as Supreme

Dealing with Difficult People

Wed 10th July | 7:30-9:00pm

Learn a very skilful way to view others that helps us cope with them when they appear to be causing us problems without being passive and allowing them to cause us or others real harm.

Meditation: Living beings have no faults

Gaining Inspiration

Wed 17th July | 7:30-9:00pm

Feeling inspired by others lifts our mind and brings us great joy. Buddha teaches us how we can develop this precious humble mind that recognises our deep connection to others.

Meditation: Developing Humility