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Kindness, compassion and mindfulness with John Peacock
9 April 2017 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The practice of compassion is often seen as distinct from the practice of mindfulness. However, mindfulness without kindness and compassion can become a simple, mechanical exercise in focusing on the breath (attention) and becoming increasingly familiar with our problems. Kindness and its correlate of compassion has the power to transform mindfulness into a truly ‘caring’ practice and to be, to quote the Buddha, ‘one of the noblest ways of living in this world.’ This day will devoted to the practice of ‘mindful kindness’.
TEACHER SUPPORT AND EVENT PRICES
Events at London Insight are offered in a spirit of generosity. The price you pay goes towards the running of the event but does not include any payment to the teachers for their teaching. Instead our teachers rely on the generosity of participants for their livelihood. You will be invited to make a financial contribution to the teacher’s livelihood at the event.
Standard: £20.00 – This covers our costs but not the cost of providing supported places
Sponsor: £25.00 – A voluntary higher rate enabling us to offer supported rate places
Supported: £12.00 – For those unable to afford the standard rate
Please pay the sponsor rate if you can.
If you are unable to afford the supported rate please let us know. We try to ensure that no one is turned away because of lack of funds.
LUNCH: Please bring a vegetarian ‘ready to eat’ contribution to our shared lunch. Hot drinks will be provided.
SEATING: Chairs and mats will be provided; bring your own cushion if you prefer to sit on the floor.
REGISTRATION: will open at 9.30am; the teachings will begin at 10.00am
PARKING: There is no parking in the school but free parking is available on North End Road and surrounding streets.