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Free Your Mind! Meditation Challenge Launch

7th January @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm GMT

Join us as Vajratara kicks off our January Meditation Challenge with a special launch event at Effraspace. 

Sign up to the meditation challenge here! 

Vajratara came along to the Buddhist centre when she was just 17. She is now a major force in the Triratna international Buddhist movement and lives and works at the women’s ordination training retreat centre in Wales.

“From the first time I contacted meditation I was overwhelmed by the possibility that you could train your own mind to open up to states of love and positivity. It’s not always easy but many years dedicated to meditation has helped me to trust in the potential of life, my own and others”.

How did the buddha free his mind? The first thing he did was set out on a quest. In other words he contacted the motivation to free himself. Then he put himself into supportive conditions, by being open to whatever would support and inspire him. He didn’t compromise and kept going when things were tough. When he experienced fear, boredom, anger, frustration, and craving he kept going, sustained by his motivation and sense of wonder and gratitude, and the possibilities of his own mind. He didn’t see it as a solitary quest, but rather a quest which connected him to all beings to become a force of goodness in the world.

Vajratara will be exploring how the Buddha’s quest and the meditations that he taught relates to our own potential for meaning, depth, connection and ultimately, freedom.

Come and start your challenge by listening and discussing meditation with Vajratara. She’ll be giving a talk, meditation training, and a Q & A on the basic purpose and practices of meditation.

Sign up to the meditation challenge here! 

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To keep our classes accessible, all events at Brixton Buddhist Community are offered by donation. We’d suggest a donation of £10 per class, depending on your income. Although our classes are all run by volunteers, in order to cover our costs we’re completely reliant on your gifts and generosity to run classes, courses and events, and to keep them available for all.

The Brixton Buddhist Community is a fully registered UK Charity (no. 1084889)


7th January
10:30 am - 1:00 pm GMT


Effraspace, 21 Effra Parade
Brixton, London SW2 1PX
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