University of Kent Compassion Meditation Group. When and where

Times and venues for the University of Kent Compassion Meditation group.

Compassion meditation at Kent, on-campus and online

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The compassion meditation group is free, suitable for beginners and is supported by Kent’s PG Community Experience Awards, the group meets at 5 pm in person and 7 pm online every Thursday. For more information email sgm34@kent.ac.uk, or just turn up!

The group practices self-other compassion specifically linked to health, happiness and wellbeing. We use a secular form of traditional Tonglen meditation, designed to integrate compassion for self and other. Following meditation, refreshments are provided and there is a chance to chat or ask questions. For details of meetings and meditation, advice follows the @KentCompassion Twitter account or sign up for the WhatsApp group (email sgm34@kent.ac.uk for the link).

Meeting dates for this term (please note that we use two different rooms).

Room: CESR5(34)
From 17:00 until 18:00
Dates:

12-05-2022

19-05-2022

26-05-2022

02-06-2022

09-06-2022

16-06-2022

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The group is led by Stephen Gene Morris, a meditation neuropsychologist with twenty-five years experience in spiritual and secular meditation.

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Author: Stephen

Neuropsychologist researching what happens when a spiritual practice (meditation) is translated to a psychological intervention; what is lost and what is gained from the curative potential? A PhD candidate writing the scientific history mindfulness. Also researching how compassion and explicitly nondual meditation methods influence our physical and mental health. Stephen has decades of personal practice in spiritual and secular forms of meditation, he has also been trained in the Himalayan Science of Mind and Perception (Tsema). Alongside the teaching and research of nondual methods, Stephen trains his own brain every day with Dzogchen practices.

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