What is the course about?
Through awakening to our innate wisdom, our experience of ordinary suffering changes and Tara in particular can offer us healing and a more connected feeling. An introduction to Tara, drawing on the teachings and methods of Tibetan Buddhism will give us awareness meditation, visualisation and mantra recitation – practices which invite the direct experience of Tara's presence and blessing. An experiential class for International Woman's Day. Suitable for both men and women.
What will we cover?
Introduction to both White and Green Taras and their respective qualities.
A gentle movement practice
Visualisation and Mantra practice.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
List some of the qualities of the two Taras introduced
Participate in a guided meditation
Chant a simple mantra with the group
Understand and follow the movement practices taught.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Suitable for anyone in basic good health. You will need to be able to sit relatively still for short periods, on a chair is fine. You should be able to follow written and verbal instructions.No eperience required - although iot will suit those of you with an interest in meditation, yoga and/or Tibetan Buddhism.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
There are no additional costs.
Wear clothes you can comfortably sit and move in.
Bring an open mind.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Any yoga or meditation course at the City Lit.
General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details