Buddhism and the Big D: Fridays in March with Rev. Jaki Fisher

People often say that Buddhism is a pessimistic religion – but is it? After all, as the saying goes, nothing is certain except death and taxes! Over 4 weeks, we will look at what Buddhism has to say about death. What does death mean? Why might be it important to think about death and why don’t we want to? How can we prepare for our death? Is there such a thing as a good death? And what might happen during and after we die? These sessions will include discussion, exploration, personal reflection and some meditations. Fridays 2, 9, 16 &…

“Stop this wheel of suffering, I want to get off!” – The 12 Links of Interdependence, with Jaki Fisher

“I love this teaching. First, it’s based on a picture – and who doesn’t like visual teachings? … so much easier to absorb, and this one has some pretty unforgettable images – not for the fainthearted. Secondly, the picture used to be placed in the front of Buddhist temples so that everyone could see and understand it, so it’s a teaching that is totally relevant for all of us, not some fascinating but esoteric thing. And last, it gets into the nitty gritty of why we suffer and can’t seem to find lasting contentment and most importantly, exactly what we…

The Mind Illuminated: a 6-week Meditation Course, with Jaki Fisher

6-week Meditation Course We’ve all heard great things about meditation and yet somehow it’s so hard to get started and even harder to keep it going.  Over six Mondays, we will work together to establish a meditation practice that we can stick to, using instructions from a new, comprehensive book on meditation, The Mind Illuminated by John Yates. The method in this book combines findings from neuroscience with traditional Buddhist meditation techniques and practices so that meditation becomes a fresh and exciting exploration of our minds.  Jaki is currently studying with John as part of a meditation teacher training programme and…

Yoga in the Park

Soak in the beauty and richness of nature as you learn how to align your body, heart and mind through the practice of yoga. We have Tibetan Heart Yoga on the third Saturday of every month, 5pm to 6.30pm, at Botanic Gardens, with Jaki Fisher. Bring your own mats. Classes suitable for all levels. Please see the registration form below for the date of the next class.  By donation To sign up, please fill in the form below. For more information, write to info@asc-sg.org. Location details: Botanic Gardens: We meet in the small paved area under the big tree near the Jacob Ballas’ Children’s Garden. More…