Empathy, Forgiveness and Freedom: Christopher Titmuss Visit


  • Empathy, Forgiveness and Freedom
    12th January 2018 - 13th January 2018
    7:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Empathy, Forgiveness and Freedom The Buddha said the wise all share something in common. A deep sense of empathy. What is empathy? How we do find it within ourselves and others? What gets in the way of empathy? Forgiveness is powerful and healing for ourselves. Are we obliged to forgive others? Is there another way (more…)

Suffering and the end of suffering: first of a series of three 2-hour classes and a day retreat on core Dharma themes with Jiva Masheder and Jenny Wilks.


  • 1st of a series of three morning classes and a day retreat.
    27th January 2018
    10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Jiva will be offering a short course on core Dharma themes and this is the first class. Each one will stand alone but they will also hang together as a whole. This first one will be on the 4 Noble Truths – the truth of suffering or difficulty in life, the truth of source of (more…)

Instability, difficulty and nothing fixed: second class in a series of three with a day retreat with Jiva Masheder and Jenny Wilks


  • 3rd February 2018
    10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Jiva will be offering a short course on core Dharma themes and this is the second class. Each one will stand alone but they will also hang together as a whole. This second one will be about the ‘3 characteristics’ shared by all phenomena we experience – that they change and are unstable (anicca), that (more…)

Kindness, compassion, joy and equanimity: the boundless states of mind. Third class in a series of 3 finishing with day retreat with Jiva Masheder and Jenny Wilks


  • 10th February 2018
    10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Jiva will be offering a short course on core Dharma themes and this is the third class. Each one will stand alone but they will also hang together as a whole. This third one will be on the heart practices of friendliness or loving kindness (metta), compassion (karuna), appreciative joy (mudita) and equanimity or a (more…)

Day retreat on Cultivating a Balanced Mind with Jiva Masheder and Jenny Wilks


  • 17th February 2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

This retreat is a culmination of the 3 classes preceding although you are also welcome to attend if you have not come to the classes. We will be drawing on fundamental Dharma teachings to cultivate a balanced mind (equanimity) in the face of life’s inevitable ups and downs, joys and sorrows. The day will include (more…)