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Mindfulness Training Courses, Health & Wellbeing Services & Venue Hire

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

A birds eye view – Day three of my retreat at Samye Ling

A birds eye view – Day three of my retreat at Samye Ling

Following Lama Yeshe Rinpoche, Lama Kating and the sangha around the top floors of the monastery I am once again reminded of the great vision of my teacher Akong Rinpoche and his accomplishments in one lifetime. Buddha activity. Listening to Lama Yeshe Rinpoche and the joy he exudes is truly inspirational and fills me with… Continue Reading

An evening stroll – Day two of my retreat at Samye Ling

An evening stroll – Day two of my retreat at Samye Ling

A stroll at the end of the day at Samye Ling, through the entrance gate, around the Nagarjuna lake with sounds of babbling brook in the distance, along the pathway lined with flags to the stupa. Turning the prayer wheels “Om Mani Peme Hung” then a glimpse of the stupa from the bridge over the… Continue Reading

I feel I’ve come home – Day one of my retreat at Samye Ling

I’m at Samye Ling for my retreat after a smooth train trip up here with just one change at Manchester. Then catching the 17.21 bus from Lockerbie to Eskdalemuir at just £2.20 and it stops right outside the monastery! I’d recommend it to anyone as being that much higher up than in a car you… Continue Reading

Artwork for sale at our centre

When you visit our centre, you’ll always find artwork displayed on the walls, a substantial portion of which is for sale. We have some pictures donated by Lorraine that she brought back from her trip to India and Nepal last year and they’re currently on sale. Anna Polya is a local artist who works from… Continue Reading

Autumn Yoga Classes with Minu & Heidi

Autumn Yoga Classes with Minu & Heidi

The summer is almost over and our yoga teachers, Minu and Heidi will be starting new courses in September. Minu teaches on Monday evenings and Heidi is taking over Joanna’s slot on Wednesday evenings.  If you would like to book courses with either of them, please contact them directly.  Yoga with Heidi – For Intermediate… Continue Reading

Mindfulness Summer School for Busy Professionals

Mindfulness Summer School for Busy Professionals

Mindfulness Summer School for Busy Professionals We are running a Mindfulness Summer School on the Thur 13th & Fri 14th September in the heart of Cardiff City Centre at Jury’s Inn. We have a spacious conference room booked and lunch will be included in the cost of the course.  This intensive two day course will… Continue Reading

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