MEDITATION - Course Testimonials
Here are some of the many positive comments we've received about our meditation courses from people who have done the course.
"One of the best courses I have ever attended. A great sense of calm every week."
"I'm a professional psychologist with years of experience leading and attending professional seminars about mindfulness. This simple, eloquent and deeply respectful course got to the heart of the matter in a way that has not only increased my understanding, but critically my motivation to begin a regular practice. Many thanks"
"I previously thought that I had no control over the storms of thoughts blowing through my mind: it turns out that I do. Thanks a million DBC!"
"This is an invaluable course which gave me a true insight into what meditation really is. It is a fantastic introduction to the practice and left me wanting to explore meditation more. The teachers were patient, experienced, approachable and kind. Thank you!"
"This course is full of substance and is a great way to learn how to meditate. The teachers are extremely open and there is no pressure or judgement in the environment."
"This class has helped me in every aspect of my life - from stress to sleep and everything in between. Thank you."
"A great first step in becoming more self aware and more content."
"I felt like it was a mental cleaning. I felt the benefits of meditation from the first session: I became more relaxed, less anxious and more attentive."
"I found the course bring me closer to myself."
"The course is an excellent introduction to mindfulness and meditation. Having researched the area in advance of coming, I was very impressed by how comprehensive the curriculum was. That said, it wasn't overwhelming, but rather equipped us with the tools to take our meditation to the next level if we choose to do so."
"Brought me back to life."
"This course changed some very fundamental core beliefs that I thought were rigid. Through the practice I learned to let go of these which was of immense benefit."
"As our lives encounter more and more demands, I found this course to be a tranquil and welcomed slot in an otherwise hectic week. Certainly skills I will take forward in my life."
"I found this course helped me develop better love for myself and the world and people around me. It has also helped me to deal with any issue in a clearer, calmer manner. I'm becoming a kinder person."
"In just a few short weeks I have slept better, increased my awareness of my current frantic lifestyle and enjoyed a more focussed attitude in work. Thanks you."
"The course has massively increased my sense of self and control of my thoughts and emotions. I managed to quit smoking through the practice of mindfulness after 15 years trying previously."
"This course has been a great gift during an otherwise traumatic time for me personally. It has helped me to de-stress, learn a bit more about myself, and has helped my self-esteem greatly. Thank you!"
"In a few weeks, I'm already making small, practical, positive changes in my daily life. With practice and engagement, what I've been taught could really enrich my life and my experience of the world."
"If you would like to learn new things about yourself and build up awareness, this course is for you!"
"The meditation course really helped me prioritise what's really important in my life, to be more aware and calm. It is a good mixture of theoretical information and practical advice in a comfortable environment."
"A very clear, friendly, approachable introduction to meditation, yet deep and inspiring."
"This is a life-changing experience that I would definitely recommend to anyone with interest in meditation and Buddhism. No pressure, great people, and a lovely setting. Thanks!"
"The course is excellent. It gives one a great background in the practice of meditation. There is a perfect balance between information and practice. There is a power in the collective meditation in the class and the discussions afterwards that foster the confidence within oneself to develop your practice at home."
"I found it extremely mind-opening, the way I used to think about certain things has changed. I feel more relaxed and calm. Everyone should meditate! The world would be a happier place!"
"I feel my perceptions of the world are becoming more positive and my mind is becoming more focussed. Well worth it."
"The meditation course will help you to change your life."
"I believe I have found one of the most important things in life. Meditation has already begun to change important aspects of how I am being. I wholeheartedly recommend the course of meditation at the Dublin Buddhist Centre to anyone."
"Given that the course was only 5 weeks long it is amazing the change it made to my life. Staying open to the teaching brought a heightened sense of awareness and compassion through the thoughts of the [loving-kindness]" meditation."
"My impression is that the changes that this practice bring are as powerful, although as silent, as a growing forest."
"Make space for yourself."
"I felt the course was so inspiring, the beginning of a journey, not the end of a course. It is bring real change to my life."