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The Heart of the matter: weekend teaching. Oxford, Dec 2018

December 1 - December 2

James Low

The Heart of the Matter is the Open Mind

Although we rely on our mind in every aspect of our lives, the mind itself is rarely the focus of our interest and attention. Meditation is a simple yet profound way to get to know our mind. We might well find that our mind is not what we think it is. When the mind is disregarded there is always so much to do to maintain our sense of self in the world. However, when we attend to our mind as it is we find relaxation, warmth and relationship, the ground of freedom which allows the blossoming of compassion for ourselves and others.

Times
Evening talk on Friday. 7 to 9.
Saturday 9.30 to 1 (with break),  2.30 to 4,  4.30 to 6.
Sunday 9.30 to 1 (with break)

Cost and Offerings for Teaching: (Info from Gio, the organiser)

The prices below cover the costs only: venue hire, James’ travel costs, etc.

Evening Talk Only: £10

Teaching Sessions (a.m. or p.m): £15 per session (am or pm)

Whole Event: £50

In the Buddhist tradition teaching on meditation is offered without charge so there is no fee for the teaching offered this weekend. If you wish to offer a donation (dana) to support the work of the teacher and those who help him then please do so at any point during the event

Both payment for costs and dana are cash only at the door please!

Accommodation in Oxford:

Here are some useful links for places to stay in and around Oxford (N.B. there is often a map option and several search filters which are very helpful).

For self-catering, B&B, camping, hotels etc, try these links:  Link 1   Link 2.  If you’re looking into backpackers etc, the YHA is much the best option

To rent rooms in Oxford University Colleges

For airbnb.com where you can rent apartments, cottages, houses, or even just a room in a house often at very good value, especially if a number of you are clubbing together

For more cottages in the area

For accommodation in the Cotswold area just north of Oxford (including hotels, B&B, cottages, Farmhouse stays, camping etc), you can also try these links: Link 1  Link 2

Details

Start:
December 1
End:
December 2
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Organiser

Giovanni Maschio
Email:
oxfordinternalarts@gmail.com.

Venue

Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret College
Norham Gardens
Oxford, OX2 6QA United Kingdom
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Website:
http://conference.lmh.ox.ac.uk/rooms/talbot-hall-main/