Contemplative Arts Calendar Brussels

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

IKEBANA BRUSSELS

Ikebana Ohara classes start with a short meditation session (instruction provided).
Thursday evening session : 18:00-21:00
Friday afternoon session : 14:00-17:00

BEGINNER'S COURSE

SEPTEMBER

Thursday, 12 Sept. : evening (introductory class)
Friday, 13 Sept. : afternoon (introductory class)
Thursday, 26 Sept. : evening
Friday, 27 Sept. : afternoon

OCTOBER:

Thursday, 10 Oct. : evening
Friday, 11 Oct. : afternoon
Thursday, 24 Oct. : evening
Friday, 25 Oct. : afternoon

NOVEMBER:

Thursday, 7 Nov. : evening
Friday, 8 Nov. : afternoon
Thursday, 21 Nov. : evening
Friday, 22 Nov. : afternoon

DECEMBER:

Thursday, 5 Dec. : evening
Friday, 6 Dec. : afternoon
Thursday, 19 Dec. : evening (to be confirmed)
Friday, 20 Dec. : afternoon (to be confirmed)


ADVANCED CLASSES ON DEMAND

New students should attend one of the introductory classes first (dates indicated in red). After that you can follow classes at your own rhythm. Please register for each class in advance !

Classes can be taught in English, French or Dutch.

Fees for Ikebana Brussels:
Beginners: 20€ + Flowers
Intermediate: 25€ + Flowers
Advanced (Instructor and Master level): 30€ + Flowers

WAY OF TEA

ZEN AND TEA ARE OF ONE TASTE

Introduction by appointment only. The 2 hours session includes:

Introduction to Zazen
Experience of Tea Ceremony
Participation as Guest
Learning the Japanese form of hospitality

Fees:
1 person: 50€
2 persons: 30€/person
3 persons: 20€/person

MEDITATION

THE JOURNEY OF MEDITATION (Open to everyone)
Lama Brian Hilliard

FALL COURSE starting Monday 4 November | 19:30 - 21:00
Monday, 4 November : Class 1
Monday, 18 November : Class 2
Monday, 25 November : Class 3
Monday, 2 December : Class 4
Monday, 9 December : Class 5

See Special Events below for a full description of this course.

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WEEKLY MEDITATION SESSION

Weekly meditation sessions are held on Monday nights. Sessions include sitting meditation, walking meditation, a reading, and meditation instruction when required. Brian Hilliard from Mindfulness Journeys will lead the sessions, and Jozef Prelis will also lead some of the sessions.

DATES (no meditation on days in red)

SEPTEMBER

Monday, 9 September
Monday, 16 September
Monday, 23 September
Monday, 30 September

OCTOBER

Monday, 7 October
Monday, 14 October
Monday, 21 October
Monday, 28 October

NOVEMBER

Monday, 4 November (Journey of Meditation Course)
Monday, 11 November (Holiday)
Monday, 18 November (Journey of Meditation Course)
Monday, 25 November (Journey of Meditation Course)

DECEMBER

Monday, 2 December (Journey of Meditation Course)
Monday, 9 December (Journey of Meditation Course)
Monday, 16 December
Monday, 23 December (Holiday)
Monday, 30 December(Holiday)

Time: 19:30-21:00. Meditation session with teachings and discussion.
Please reserve your seat by email.

Please arrive 15 minutes early.
Contribution: 10€ (5€ for those on a budget)

THE JOURNEY OF MEDITATION - 9-WEEK COURSE – SEE SPECIAL EVENTS BELOW

SPECIAL EVENTS

THE JOURNEY OF MEDITATION (Open to everyone)
Lama Brian Hilliard
5 Weeks starting Monday, 4 November | 19:30 - 21:00

FALL COURSE
Monday, 4 November : Class 1
Monday, 18 November : Class 2
Monday, 25 November : Class 3
Monday, 2 December : Class 4
Monday, 9 December : Class 5

“Everything is an island of gold.”
- Lady Niguma

Discover a new way of living by learning to appreciate the wonder of your life. Imagine that every moment is a fresh new experience. Glimpse your uniqueness and potential which bring inspiration and joy, no matter what. Gain confidence that you can dance with everyday challenges. Realise that limitations are the fertile ground of life. This precious journey takes you home to your true self, one breath at a time.

The course will feature a number of study and contemplation topics :
- Cutting through spiritual materialism
- Yoga and meditation
- Meditation in daily life
- Stories and songs from famous masters

This course joins meditation instruction and sitting practice with a solid understanding of theory behind meditation. It is based on a 2,600 year tradition, with a view that will take you beyond current popular mindfulness programs.

The course will include:
- Sitting and walking meditation instruction
- Group and home practice
- recommended readings
- innovative exercises
- talks
- group discussions

You get full immersion and everything you need to begin your journey.

Lama Brian Hilliard has been a life-long student of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. He completed the traditional 3-year retreat in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

Price : €125 for 5-week course

Please register early as space is limited.
Please reserve your seat by email.

CONTACT INFORMATION

For further information or to register for a class:
Email: jozef@tenku-an.be
Phone: +32-474 28 19 00

Tenku-an
Avenue Coghen 68
1180 Uccle
Belgium

Trams 3, 4 and 7 to Vanderkindere
51 Bus to Avenue Coghen

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