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INTRO:

We offer classes, courses and retreats in Meditation & Modern Buddhism. Our classes are suitable for everyone. You do not have to be Buddhist to take part in or benefit from the classes. 

Most of our classes are held by Buddhist monk Kelsang Jangdom who has over ten years of experience practising Buddhism. Our classes consist of a practical and inspiring talk on integrating Buddha's ancient wisdom into our modern lives and two relaxing guided meditations. 

Everyone is welcome at our classes - and we mean it!

LANGUAGES:

We offer activities in both English and Swedish. It says at the top of each activity which language the Meetup is in. 

VIDEO:

Here is a short video about us:

https://vimeo.com/149410271

https://vimeo.com/149410271

MEDITATION:

The purpose of meditation is to make our mind calm and peaceful.

If our mind is peaceful, we will be free from worries and mental discomfort, and so we will experience true happiness; but if our mind is not peaceful, we will find it very difficult to be happy, even if we are living in the very best conditions.

If we train in meditation, our mind will gradually become more and more peaceful, and we will experience a purer and purer form of happiness. Eventually, we will be able to stay happy all the time, even in the most difficult circumstances.

Usually we find it difficult to control our mind. It seems as if our mind is like a balloon in the wind – blown here and there by external circumstances. If things go well, our mind is happy, but if they go badly, it immediately becomes unhappy. For example, if we get what we want, such as a new possession or a new partner, we become excited and cling to them tightly.

By training in meditation, we create an inner space and clarity that enables us to control our mind regardless of the external circumstances. Gradually we develop mental equilibrium, a balanced mind that is happy all the time, rather than an unbalanced mind that oscillates between the extremes of excitement and despondency.

If we train in meditation systematically, eventually we will be able to eradicate from our mind the delusions that are the causes of all our problems and suffering. In this way, we will come to experience a permanent inner peace, known as “liberation” or “nirvana”. Then, day and night in life after life, we will experience only peace and happiness.

(excerpt from How to Solve our Human Problems by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso)

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