ESQUIMALT RECREATION CENTRE
In-Person Classes / Pre-Register or Drop in
DAY: Thursday Mornings – Restarting Sept 8th
TEACHER: Sachi Tamura
WHERE: 527 Fraser Street, Esquimalt
Suitable for everyone! These classes offer practical methods to improve the quality of our lives through meditation and Buddhist teachings.
REGISTRATION for Fall opens on Aug 8.
Call: Esquimalt Rec Centre
250-412-8500 or 250-412-8510
or register online by tapping on the course date below.
Course Dates & Cost:
COST for DROP-IN: $12+tax per class. Pay at the reception desk.
CALMING MEDITATIONS FOR EVERYONE
Sep 8 – Oct 27
Practitioners of Buddhist meditation come to know the calm and peace of bringing Buddha’s teachings into day-to-day life. One doesn’t need to be a Buddhist to learn some basic meditations and experience the benefits that come from having a peaceful mind Please come join or re-join us for this series of fall classes.
Sep 8 ~ Why Meditation?
Sep 15 ~ Developinig and Maintaining Peace of Mind
Sep 22 ~ The Preciousness of Human Life
Sep 29 ~ The Benefits of Understanding Karma
Oct 6 ~ How do we Practise?
Oct 13 ~ Meaningful Objects of Meditation – Part 1
Oct 27 ~ Meaningful Objects of Meditation – Part 2
Each class begins with guided breathing meditation, to help settle the mind and let go of distractions.
The teacher will then give a practical teaching based on the book, How To Transform Your Life, by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. The teaching will focus on how we can integrate Buddha’s timeless wisdom into our busy daily lives.
Sachi is a member of the Teacher Training Program and teaches weekly classes at the Esquimalt Recreation Centre on Thursday mornings. She also teaches Foundation Program at Bodhichitta Centre. Sachi’s background includes experience in human services, community music, and death midwifery.
Q. Do I need to be a Buddhist to attend?
Q. Do I need to have any experience?
Q. How should I dress?
Q. Is there any physical exercise involved?
Q. Do I need to book in advance?
You may book in advance for your convenience and a savings, but it is not necessary. Each class is self-contained so you can drop-in whenever you like. Just pay at the front desk on your way in.
Q. Do I have to wait for the next series of classes to begin?