Conducted by Roshi Henderson and his students, Workshops are a practical and authentic introduction to Zen Buddhism. During the half-day schedule of talks, question periods, demonstrations and guided meditation, participants are introduced to the body-mind disciplines of Zen Buddhism. In addition to providing an introduction to Zen, workshops are an ideal time to see how spiritual training is carried on at the Centre.
Mettabhavana is an ancient Buddhist meditation leading to the development of unconditional loving-kindness and friendliness. Metta is something you feel in your heart, a positive emotional state towards others as well as ourselves. As a result of practicing metta we become more empathetic, more considerate, more kind, more forgiving, and in general, more loving, friendly people.
Yoga is a natural compliment to sitting meditation and helps prepare the body and mind for meditation. Explore the fundamentals of postural yoga at a moderate pace, in the newly renovated Buddha hall. The many benefits of yoga include its potential for healing and renewal, for reducing stress, and for gaining personal insight.
Workshops are also available for high school and university classes. Please contact our office for more details.