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Our Centre in Cardiff Receives the Bee Friendly Award

Our Centre in Cardiff Receives the Bee Friendly Award

We’ve received the Bee Friendly award from Bee Friendly Awards for our efforts to support our pollinators at the centre that Samye Foundation Wales and KSD Cardiff share. If you haven’t been to the centre recently, there are lots more planters and around the car park and cafe seating area, as well as in the… Continue Reading

A Monk’s Guide to Happiness Interview on This Morning

Find out more about Gelong Thubten at his website: www.gelongthubten.com Gelong Thubten has been on ITV’s This Morning show to talk about his life and his new book.  You can read the full article and watch the interview here:    https://www.itv.com/thismorning/hot-topics/becoming-a-monk-saved-my-life “It’s about focusing on the present moment, feeling less controlled by your own thoughts… Continue Reading

Welsh Book Launch: A Monk’s Guide to Happiness

Welsh Book Launch: A Monk’s Guide to Happiness

What is the secret to being happy? Does happiness come from outside us or do we need to look within? Can meditation help? Gelong Thubten has worked with everyone from Silicon Valley entrepreneurs to Ruby Wax and Benedict Cumberbatch. In his warm and engaging debut book he explores the nature of happiness and explains how… Continue Reading

Mindful Friends: Our First Meeting…

Mindful Friends: Our First Meeting…

Our First Meeting… Guest blogger Andrew Morgans describes his experience at the first Mindful Friends Retreat and Discussion Meeting. As anyone who practices mindfulness knows, it can be a pretty lonely pursuit: upon completion of an 8 week course, where community is built, discussions are open, and the experience of the facilitator available, one can… Continue Reading

Begin Yoga Together with Heidi

Begin Yoga Together with Heidi

This spring, Heidi will be teaching Yoga at our centre twice a week. On Tuesday evenings Heidi will teach a class for beginners and Wednesday evening will continue to be the intermediate class.  The new series of classes start on Tue 5th March and Wed 6th March. If you would like to book courses with… Continue Reading

Eight Verses for Training the Mind with Lama Zangmo

Eight Verses for Training the Mind with Lama Zangmo – Sat 27th Apr & Sun 28 Apr 10am-4pm Lama Zangmo will be visiting, Cardiff in April 2019 and will teach a weekend course..  Composed by the Buddhist Master Langri Tangpa (1054-1123), Eight Verses for Training the Mind is a text which offers essential training for… Continue Reading

How your testimonial can help us

Visit our Testimonial page and leave your own sfwales.org/testimonials Thank you for your support Have you done a Mindfulness course at our centre? Perhaps we’ve delivered a course at your workplace? If so, and you’d like to help us in our goal to help more people access Mindfulness, you could leave us a testimonial. We… Continue Reading

Ruby Wax, Ash Ranpura & Gelong Thubten – Book Signing 2pm Thurs 4th Oct

Ruby Wax, Ash Ranpura & Gelong Thubten – Book Signing 2pm Thurs 4th Oct

Ruby Wax, Gelong Thubten and Ash Ranpura “This marvellous book is readable, inspirational and engaging” ~ Stephen Fry “Its a lifeline…wise, practical and funny, a handbook for everyone alive” ~ Joanna Lumley “Beautifully fused neurology and spirituality…all other books will become defunct” ~ Russel Brand “Ruby Wax will make you laugh and show you how… Continue Reading

Cardiff Chan Group Evening Sits

Cardiff Chan Group Evening Sits

We are playing host to the Cardiff Chan Group on the first and third Tuesday of each month in the Tara Room at our centre in Canton. The Tara Room is in our newest building, number 248 which is on the right hand side of the row. The Tibetan Tea Room and the Quiet room… Continue Reading

A family break at Samye Ling

A family break at Samye Ling

I have been to Samye Ling a few times now to attend teachings or courses. But this time I went for a couple of days just for a break and to take my teenage granddaughter for the first time. If you are ever looking for a bit of respite from the busyness of everyday life… Continue Reading

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