FAQs about meditation classes

FAQs about meditation classes 2017-09-03T14:38:53+00:00

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Q. Will I be expected to sit on the floor?

A: No. Seating on chairs is provided.

Q: Do I need to be a Buddhist to attend a weekly class?

A: No. We present Buddha’s teachings in a way that is accessible to everyone regardless of faith or nationality.

Q: Do I need to have experience of meditation to attend a class?

A: No. Everyone is welcome, including beginners.

Q: If I’m a complete beginner, should I attend a weekly class or a day course?

A: Either is fine; it really depends on your own circumstances and preference.

Q: Which weekly class is suitable for someone with some experience of meditation?

A: The teachings are designed to be simple yet profound, so that every class provides something for everyone.

Q: What should I expect at a weekly class?

A: The classes begin with a relaxation meditation. Then there will be a talk covering the basics of meditation and Buddhism, emphasising how these can be applied to daily life. Finally there is a second meditation and questions-and-answers. Buddhist books will be on sale for further reading. The classes conclude with light refreshments and an opportunity to get to know people informally.

Q: Will I be asked to say anything, or speak in front of a group of people?

A: No. But you can ask questions if you want to.

Q: Is there any physical exercise involved, such as yoga?

A: No. The courses focus on meditation alone.

Q: What do I need to bring?

A: Nothing in particular. However, some people find it useful to bring a notepad and pen.

Q: How should I dress?

A: There are no special requirements, as seating on chairs is provided.

Q: If I want to attend a weekly class, do I need to wait for the next course of classes to begin?

A: No. Each class is self-contained. You can drop in whenever you can, and start whenever you like.

Q: Do I need to book in advance?

A: For weekly classes it is not necessary to book in advance.

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