Buddhist Chaplaincy is run
entirely by volunteers. We depend on donations to cover the
costs involved. If you feel that our classes have helped you, please consider making a donation to help us in
our work. As little as £1 will help. Thank you.
meditation classes are usually held in 'worship' area 1 in the
Multi-faith Chaplaincy Centre (room 3.303). There is plenty of
space for all
stuart hamilton is currently studying for
ordination. stuart joined the Buddhist Chaplaincy at
Essex University in September 2007.
nothing merely because you have been told it... Do not believe
what your teacher tells you merely out of respect for the
teacher. But whatsoever, after due examination and analysis, you
find to be kind, conducive to the good, the benefit, the welfare
of all beings - that doctrine believe and cling to and take it
as your guide.....The Buddha
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Chaplaincy is here to serve as a link between all Buddhists of
all traditions at the University. Please feel free to drop in to
any of the classes or contact us by
, telephone or join the Buddhist Chaplaincy
mailing list to keep up to date.
If you are not a
Buddhist, but would like to find out more about Buddhism or
learn to meditate, you are also most welcome.
No classes at the moment.
Beginners Drop-In Meditation Class,
Suitable for everyone of all
faiths or no faith. We alternate the 'Mindfullness of Breathing'
and the 'Metta Bhavana' meditations. These meditations will give
you the building blocks to create a balanced meditation
Holders of essex.ac.uk email addresses can join the Buddhist
Chaplaincy mailing list to keep up to date with news of all
things Buddhist at the University by clicking here
The Buddhist Chaplaincy is located in the Multi Faith Chaplaincy
Centre on the Colchester campus of the University of Essex. From
square 2 go to the entrance marked 2NE, go down the lift or
stairs to floor 3 and down the ramp on the half landing to the
double doors at the bottom. Follow along the corridor about
halfway and enter the Multi Faith Chaplaincy Centre to your
left. Classes are usually held in 'worship' area 1, which is the
large room in front of you as you enter the Centre (Colchester
What is Buddhism? Notes from the 17th October 2008.
What is Enlightenment? Notes from the 25th October 2008.
What is Meditation good for? Notes from the 7th November 2008.
Metta? Notes from the 14th November 2008.
Avalokiteshvara Mantra. Notes from the 28th November 2008.
of Buddhism. Notes from the 16th January 2009.
Jewels of Buddhism. Notes from the 23rd January 2009.
Parinirvana. Notes from the 6th February 2009.
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is also available to teach or guide your own meditation practise
privately on a one-to-one basis
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