Welcome to the School of Meditation. Since 1961 everyone who’s walked through our door has done so with one common aim - to learn, enjoy and share the benefits of meditation.

 

Here we help you understand what meditation is, how to practise it and how you can apply it to your life beyond our door.  Visit us and find out for yourself what meditation can do.

 

 

 

 

Learn to Meditate

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A Taste of Meditation

Every Tuesday and Thursday evening 7.00 - 8.00pm. Guided meditation for beginners and introduction to the school.

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8 Week Meditation Course

Introduction to meditation, teaching of mantra, lifetime membership and ongoing support.

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Straight to Meditation

One to one meeting, teaching of mantra, lifetime membership and ongoing support.

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What is Meditation

 Meditation is any process that stills the mind and brings the attention to nothing but what is here in the present moment.
People find that with the focus on the here and now, fears and anxieties about things that happened yesterday or might happen tomorrow can simply be let go. You can feel more at one with the world instead of feeling at odds with it. And life can be viewed with an easy understanding and clarity where it might otherwise seem difficult and complicated.
Regularly practised, the meditation can lead to that ease of understanding and clarity becoming more and more part of your everyday.
 
 

 

About the School


The School of Meditation is 57 years old and has taught meditation to thousands of people. It’s a non-profit, registered charity based in London but also has branches around the UK as well as further afield in Greece and Holland.
The meditation we teach comes from an ancient Indian tradition called Advaita Vedanta. It involves sitting quietly in a relaxed uncomplicated position and repeating a mantra in your head. No contortions, no chanting, no burning of incense. All you need is a relatively quiet space and a chair.
The process of learning the meditation is delightful and simple. It doesn’t require you to follow any particular philosophy or figurehead or especially leafy diet, just the mantra. And when the mantra’s received, so is membership of the school. Not for a term, or a year, but for life. In return, the school makes no demands of members, it’s purely there for them to use as much or as little as they wish in mutual support of their practice.

 

 
 

 

A Taste of Meditation

How you can experience meditation for yourself.

 

A Taste of Meditation sessions at the school are regularly available to everyone. On Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7.00pm you can join complete beginners and long term meditators alike and be guided through some elementary processes that’ll give you a very real taste of deep meditation. You’ll also get a chance to chat with people who’ve been meditating for years and ask them why.

One or two sessions will be enough to decide whether you’d like to go on and learn how to meditate regularly on your own.

Tuesday and Thursday evenings 7.00 - 8.15pm
Cost: £5.00
Places are limited to 14 per evening

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Tuesday - 22nd January 2019
Thursday - 24th January 2019
Tuesday - 29th January 2019
Thursday - 31st January 2019

Eight Week Meditation Course

 

Taken by one of the school's most experienced teachers this course starts with guided meditation and includes one to one teaching of the mantra and further weekly group meetings for practice and guidance. Open discussion and sharing of the group’s experience of the practice is very much part of it and there's plenty of opportunity for discussion with others in the school over supper.

The course is specifically designed to give all the benefits of regular practise and membership of the school.

Wednesday evenings 7.00 - 9.15pm

Cost: £250.00
Places are limited to 16

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Straight to Meditation

 

If you would like to go straight to learning meditation and join the school or, having attended a couple of Taste of Meditation evenings, would like to do the same then it is necessary to book an appointment through the office.

Having learnt to meditate you will have lifetime membership of The School and receive one to one guidance for as long as you require.  You will be welcome to join a termly group for a small fee or continue to attend Taste of Meditation evenings free of charge.

Contact our administrator, Tessa at the contact information below to arrange a date and time.

 


Contact


Email Us Today

info@schoolofmeditation.org


020 7603 6116

Office Hours: 10am - 4pm
158 Holland Park Avenue, London W11 4UH.