What's the Point - Open House Talk

with Jim O'Neill

December 2nd

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    Room: Main meditation hall

    This question is often expressed as an existential howl from the depths of despair to which no answers are forthcoming. But when asked with real curiosity, intelligence and openness, we find that there are indeed some answers to be found as well as personal, life-changing and sustainable directions forward to be explored. In this talk I will look at what the Buddhist meditative path has to say in answer to the question: “What is the point?”

     

    About the Teacher

    Jim O’Neill has for over thirty years been both a practicing Psychotherapist and a student of Buddhism. His recent book ‘Undressing’ was The Observer Book of the Week earlier this year.

     

    Suggested Donation £10/£7 low wage/£5 concession - however, finances should not be a reason for not participating. The evening is based on whatever people feel is within their inspiration and personal means (the principle of dana, or generosity) - please join us regardless of your circumstances.

     

    Timings: Arrival & tea 7.15pm, start with sitting 7.45pm, talk at 8.15pm, finish by 9.30pm