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Change Your Mind, Change Your World (SDC 2016)

Class/Course Date(s) & Time:
Friday 5th February-Sunday 7th February, Starts 19:30 Finishes 13:00

Class/Course Level:
GreenSuitable for all levels

Location:
Brighton Centre (Venue Map & Information)
Syndicate Wing, Russell Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 2GR

Information:
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ONLINE BOOKINGS ARE NOW CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT. SPACES ARE STILL AVAILABLE AND EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO ATTEND. PLEASE TURN UP AND REGISTER AT THE BRIGHTON CENTRE AT THE ADDRESS ABOVE (You cannot register at Bodhisattva Centre, Lansdowne Road)

During this weekend meditation course Kadam Bridget Heyes, a senior Kadampa Buddhist teacher and close disciple of the renowned Buddhist master Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, will give an explanation of the Buddhist way of life and how everyone can apply Buddhist teachings in their modern lives to experience greater fulfilment and happiness. The Buddhist path can be practised by anyone and reveals how, through abandoning negative states of mind, we can find lasting peace and contentment from within and a permanent solution to our daily problems. These teachings are very suitable for those new to Buddhism as well as those who are already familiar with Buddhist teachings.
The weekend will also include the blessing empowerment of Buddha Shakyamuni, the founder of Buddhism in this world. An empowerment is a special Buddhist ceremony of guided meditation and visualisation that uplifts and inspires our mind and connects us with our potential for inner peace and happiness from within.

The Teacher

The Celebration blessing empowerment and teachings will be given by Kadam Bridget Heyes who is a dedicated disciple of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso and has been studying and practising Kadampa Buddhism for many years. Kadam Bridget is the UK National Spiritual Director of the NKT and the Resident Teacher of Nagarjuna Kadampa Meditation Centre, England.

Accommodation at Bodhisattva Centre and Brighton

Bodhisattva Centre offers a limited amount of comfortable single, twin, dormitory and indoor camping accommodation. These can be booked in advance through our online booking system. If you do not wish to stay at Bodhisattva Centre there is also plenty of local accommodation in Brighton.

Course Fees

Course fees only (no accommodation):
Entire Course : £52
Friday Only : £8
Saturday Only : £30
Sunday Only : £16

Course fees including accommodation at Bodhisattva KMC:
Single room £145
Twin Room £240 (for two people)
Basic Dormitory £90
Indoor Camping £70 (bring your own roll mat)

The Course Timetable

  • Friday
    7:30 – 9.00 pm – Introduction to SDC
  • Saturday
    9.00 – 10.00 am Meditation
    11.00 am – 12.30 Teaching with Kadam Bridget Heyes
    2.30 – 4:30pm Buddha Shakyamuni Empowerment with Kadam Bridget Heyes
  • Sunday
    9.00 – 10.00 am Meditation
    11.00 am – 12:30 pm Teaching with Kadam Bridget Heyes
Class/Course Fee:
£52 for the whole course (part attendance possible - see above for fees)
This course can be attended non-residentially