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Cobham Meditation Community

The Cobham Meditation Community meets on Thursday evenings for Buddhist meditation and teachings. New members, visitors and complete beginners to meditation are very welcome. The emphasis is on understanding how to put the principles of meditation into practice in our daily lives. We study some Buddhist texts but you don’t need to be Buddhist to attend or benefit. The focus is on compassion for ourselves and others, and flowing more smoothly through life.

Venue: Rubin Room, West Horsley Village Hall, 95 The St, West Horsley, Leatherhead KT24 6DD. Use the side entrance, on the right hand side of the building.  The Rubin room is just inside that entrance, immediately on the right. Here’s a map
Time: 8pm-9pm. You are welcome to arrive from 7.40pm for a cup of tea and conversation.
Please bring: A cushion if you prefer to sit on the floor, and a notebook and pen if you’d like to make notes on the teachings. Chairs are provided.
Donations: Donations are welcome and are used as offerings to the teacher, to cover the cost of the venue, and to fund future meditation retreats.
Contact: cobham.meditation@gmail.com and there is a closed group on Facebook.

About the group
The Cobham Meditation Community started a few years ago with Tenzin Josh, who studied as a monk with HH the Dalai Lama for 12 years. Tenzin Josh is now based in Thailand at The Life Co Phuket, and gives teachings when he visits the UK. You can learn more about him here https://blog.thelifeco.com/being-a-buddist-monk-tenzin-josh-answered-our-questions

We have a new teacher, Venerable Khandro, who is guiding us in meditation and sharing teachings. Topics include nurturing the inner child and how this compassionate practice connects to Buddhist texts such as Manjushri’s prayer. Venerable Khandro is a nun with a wealth of experience in studying the Dharma and putting it into practice, both personally and in projects such as teaching people in prison and establishing a health clinic in Nepal. You can learn more here https://www.buddhistdoor.net/features/venerable-tsunma-lobsang-rinchen-khandro-acting-with-compassion-for-all-those-suffering-from-adversity

In July 2018 we had a wonderful retreat day with Clive Holmes, who has been teaching meditation for over 20 years. Clive will return in 2019 (dates below) and you can learn more about him here http://www.london.samye.org/teacher-directory/clive-holmes/

Clive Holmes 2019 Thursday evening classes and Saturday retreat days
February: Thurs 7th & Sat 9th
May: Thurs 9th & Sat 11th
July: Thurs 18 & Sat 20th
October: Thurs 24th & Sat 26th

Clive will also be teaching weekend courses at Samye Dzong in London just before/after our dates.

Here are the details of Clive’s retreat day earlier this year.

Joyful Living Through Meditation 
No mud, no flower – instructions in transformation
with Clive Holmes, Saturday 28th July, 10.30am-4.30pm
at St Martin’s Hall, Forest Road, East Horsley, Surrey KT24 5HD

Clive Holmes has been teaching meditation for twenty years. Based in Scotland, he teaches at the Samye Ling Tibetan Buddhist centre and at locations worldwide. The Cobham Meditation Community is delighted to offer a retreat day with him. Please see this pdf flyer Joyful Living through Meditation, with Clive Holmes, 28th July, or the jpeg below, for booking information and practicalities.

Some words from Clive: “When we awaken our sleeping potential we enjoy our lives much more. We spontaneously cease to cause trouble for others and begin to become a truly helpful, decent human being. What makes this possible is skilful meditation. Every cloud may have a silver lining but it might take skill to find it!

Acceptance skills will be shared along with how to let go of deeply conditioned, negative and limiting attitudes. There will some teaching on limitless joy . Meditation naturally becomes much more effective as soon as we introduce a genuine feeling of joy and enthusiasm. We don’t have to be at war with ourselves…how can you separate the shadow from the light?”

To learn more about Clive click here