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Introduction to Buddhism

7 Week Course starting 15th April

Who was Buddha and what did he teach?

Buddhism is the practice of Buddha’s teachings, also called ‘Dharma’ which means ‘protection.’ By practising Buddha’s teachings, we can be permanently protected from suffering and find real, lasting happiness. Everyone, Buddhist or non-Buddhist, can find inspiration from this path of compassion and wisdom.






Cost £6 per class | The Whole Course £42 | Members Free

Course Dates


15th April – Who was Buddha?

22nd April – Past and Future Lives

29th April – What is Karma?

6th May – Why and how to meditate

13th May – The path to enlightenment

20th May – What is Liberation

27th May – Ultimate Truth BOOK HERE



Sammi is a father to two young girls, and an engineer by trade. He has been training and practicing for 4 years, and brings a passion and enthusiasm to Maitreya Centre, that will inspire and encourage all. 

Class Format

What to Expect

Guided Meditation

Enjoy two simple guided meditations, exploring different types of meditation; analytical, placement and have an opportunity to practice their application. Learn how to settle the mind and experience real lasting inner peace.

Thought for the day

The teacher will present a short explanation on the weekly subject and you will have the opportunity to ask questions and engage in discussion.


All advice is based on the application of these ancient teaching into your daily life, learn how to use meditation to maintain a happy mind all the time.


Our classes are for everyone who is interested in learning how to meditate, regardless of background or belief. They are designed to give a broad introduction to Buddhist meditation, teachings, and practice. Everyone is invited to use whichever aspects of the teachings they find helpful.

No. Anyone can learn basic meditation and experience the benefits that come from having a peaceful mind.

No. Everyone is welcome, including beginners. All you need is the wish to improve yourself and the quality of your life.

No special clothing is required, come as you are.

No. The classes focus on meditation and teachings alone. You can choose to sit on a chair or meditation cushion.

We are a registered charity run entirely by volunteers, no-one receives a salary. The funds we receive are used to pay for our venues and operating expenses. Although we charge for classes we also offer low-income rates and no one will ever be turned away for lack of funds.


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