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How Long Does It Take to Find Happiness?

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If you have a question about this talk, please contact Himantha Cooray.

This talk is a part of a special Meditation Retreat organized by the Cambridge University Buddhist Society. You are welcome to join the whole event (which starts at 9.00 am), a part of it, or just the talk. The whole event is free and open to all.

This event is led by Ven. Dr. Khammai Dhammasami, from Oxford Buddha Vihara. This is an opportunity to learn and practice several meditation techniques including mindfulness and kindness cultivation.

About the speaker:

Ven. Dr. Dhammasami is an excellent meditation teacher who is originally from Myanmar. He has been a Buddhist monk for over 30 years and has been teaching in the UK since 1996. He gained his PhD from University of Oxford and also worked as a member of the Faculty of Theology at Oxford. He serves as the abbot of Oxford Buddha Vihara and is engaged in regular meditation teaching in many places including Singapore, Malaysia, Germany, Hungary and Serbia.

The program of the day is as follows:

  • 09:00 Start and chanting
  • 09:30 Introduction to mindfulness meditation
  • 09:45 meditation and discussion sessions
  • 11:00 Lunch (Please feel free to bring a food item to share. Alternatively, you can buy your own from the city)
  • 12:30 Introduction to kindness meditation
  • 13:00 Afternoon meditation and discussion sessions
  • 15:30 Tea
  • 16:00 Talk “How long does it take to find happiness?” and Q&A
  • 17:00 End

If you have any questions please contact us on 07589 685414.

Please accept our apologies if you had trouble accessing the Knights Room in our previous event. This was caused by a door locked by mistake. We will make sure that this door is kept open during the whole session this time. Map:

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