The General Programme is suitable for everyone, regardless of their level of experience or background. Classes consists of some guided meditation practice, and a talk about how Buddhist view can help solve daily problems with relationships or situations.
Everyone is welcome – you do not need to be a Buddhist to attend, or to benefit from the classes.
See the classes at Tara KMC for class times and locations. No need to book or register – please just come along.
Foundation Programme (FP)
This study programme provides a comprehensive and systematic presentation of Buddha’s teachings especially suited to the modern world, that enables students to deepen their understanding and experience of Buddhism through study, discussion and meditation practice. Students can join at any point, whether or not the book has started.
We have 3 Foundation Programmes at Tara KMC:
FP Classes: Sunday from 2-6.30pm. Includes 45min break.
Teacher: Paul Jenkins. Studying New Heart of Wisdom (September 2017). FP Class: Monday from 7-9pm
Teacher: Paul Jenkins. Studying New Eight Steps To Happiness (September 2017). FP Class: Thursday 9:30am-11:30am
Teacher: Sue Jenkins. Studying Joyful Path of Good Fortune (September 2017).
Fees: The subscription fee for FP is £25 per month.
For £40 per month you become a “Friend of Tara KMC” and are able to attend all courses and classes run by the centre. This excludes the UK Dharma Celebration. Accommodation and meals are not included in the fee.
Enrolment: If you are interested in learning more please arrange a meeting with the Education Programme Coordinator (EPC) of Tara Centre. There are some basic commitments to studying on Foundation Programme, which are an important part of the programme; these will be discussed during your meeting with the EPC.
Taster class: You can attend a free class to find out more. For enquiries please call 01283 732338 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Teacher Training Programme (TTP)
The Teacher Training Programme is designed for those who wish to train as qualified Kadampa Buddhist Teachers. The TTP includes in depth study of Sutra and Tantra and extensive meditation retreats.
Tara KMC will offer a TTP Programme taught by Paul Jenkins from February 2018. More details coming shortly.