Meditation – Basics and Beyond. We are starting the New Year by looking closely at meditation – ensuring we have a strong foundation in basic understanding and practice. We will also look beyond this to explore how we creatively apply meditation to the joys and difficulties of the world. What can it contribute to our […]

Why the breath?

As we breathe the sensations that are experienced can be used as the basis for concentration in meditation. It is not the only possible ‘object of concentration.’ There are other practices that use for example: metta, a mantra or a coloured disc. On Monday night we started talking about why the breath is a good […]