Course Dates
the science of happinessjun 20 · 27 · jul 4 · 11
love, desire, attachmentjul 18 · 25 · aug 1 · 8
how to solve our daily problemsaug 15 · 22 · 29 · sep 5
overcoming adversitiessep 12 · 19 · 26 · oct 3
Tuesdays · 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
taught by Buddhist teacher Christielli Portela

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In each class a different aspect of meditation and Buddhism is explained. The classes are self-contained so you can drop in any week. There is no need to book or bring anything. Classes begin with a simple guided breathing meditation followed by a teaching and a second guided meditation based on the topic. There is also an opportunity for discussion, followed by refreshments.  Class fee $12.

No meditation experience is necessary, the classes are suitable for beginners and experienced meditators, and everyone is welcome.

If you have any enquiries please email:

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Course Descriptions

The Science of Happiness
Discover the Buddhist psychology for controlling the mind. Learn scientific methods for developing inner peace and enjoying true happiness by developing the capacity of your mind.
Love, Desire, Attachment
Learn to distinguish between love and attachment, and start to enjoy stable and fulfilling relationships.
How to Solve Our Daily Problems
Develop the wisdom that understands the true cause of our daily problems. Overcome sadness and anxiety, and give yourself the power to be happy.
Overcoming Adversities
Learn powerful methods to transform life’s difficulties. Awaken your potential for a pure mind and true happiness by developing compassion.