Courses Worth Travelling To…
Family Break Weekend
Class/Course Date(s) & Time: Friday 16th – Sunday 18th June
Location: Nagarjuna Kadampa Meditation Centre
Kelmarsh, Northants, NN6 9LZ (Venue Map and Information)
This is a special opportunity for families to meet and enjoy a weekend in peaceful surroundings and have lots of fun. The weekend offers art, drama, outdoor games, and workshops for teenagers. There are also simple meditations for all the family. All families are welcome, you do not need to be Buddhist or have any experience of meditation.
Meditation can help the whole family lead a more peaceful and happy life together. From very young children to teenagers with exam stress, everyone can benefit from and enjoy meditation. It helps kids to relax, to learn well, and play together with kindness and consideration.
The weekend starts on Friday at 6pm, and finishes after an early dinner on Sunday. You can come for the whole weekend or just a day. Indoor en-suite accommodation or camping facilities are available.
The weekend’s activities will be run by Gen Kelsang Dragden, who has years of experience and special skill presenting Buddhism to children. The Centre is set in the beautiful countryside of Northants where it serves as a special place of peace and refuge.
Cheltenham Akanishta Centre – Meditations for a Kind Heart ~ Guided Retreats
Saturday 16th July, 9.30am – 2.30pm
Guided retreats are suitable for everyone. It is not necessary to have previous experience to attend. Please feel free to arrive from 9am to enjoy refreshments. There is free parking available at the back of the centre. The suggested contribution for day events are £14 or £10 concessions. These short retreat days 9.30am to 2.30pm are an ideal opportunity to learn about meditation and retreat.