Just to let you know, there are two ‘Mindfulness Meetings’ planned for the 3rd and the 10th July from 7.30 – 9.30pm  in Tring Anglican Church Hall. These are open … Continue Reading →

Weekend Retreat 12th – 14th April – Chris Ward

We have a few spaces on our next retreat: Practising in the life that you live A weekend of mindfulness practice, teaching and discussion. Open to all and suitable for … Continue Reading →

A day of mindfulness practice at Amaravati led by Chris Ward

You are welcome to attend a day of mindfulness practice at Amaravati on the 15th December. We open at 9.30 for hot drinks in the Retreat Centre Kitchen and commence … Continue Reading →

Weekend Retreat 28th – 30th September led by Chris Ward

We still have some space on our next retreat: Mindfulness – the time of your life A weekend of mindfulness practice,  teaching and discussion. Open to all and suitable for … Continue Reading →

Next Lifeskills Mindfulness course – May 23rd 2012

Our next Lifeskills Mindfulness course starts on the 23rd May and we are currently taking registrations. See a fuller description here where a registration form is available.

Next mindfulness course

We plan to commence the next LifeSkills Mindfulness (LSM) course at the end of February or early March in a venue at Abbots Langley near Watford. This will be the … Continue Reading →

Meditation on Prescription

In their new ‘Be Mindful’ report the Mental Health Foundation  (MHF) is asking that meditation be made more readily available on prescription. Even though National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidance for the … Continue Reading →

Mindfulness therapy alleviates depression

The BBC has publicised a recent study providing yet more evidence for the efficacy of mindfulness based cognitive therapy in treating and preventing depression. Mindfulness is a fundamental Buddhist teaching … Continue Reading →

Buddhists and the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill is generating important ethical debates that have seen some Christian religious representatives claiming it is proposing to allow ‘Frankenstein’ creations and weakening the traditional … Continue Reading →

Stroke induced nirvana

A fascinating, short, and moving  video of the profound results of a stroke can be seen here A Neuroanatomist (Jill Bolte-Taylor) experienced a massive stroke. As she felt her brain functions slip … Continue Reading →