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Do I have to be a Buddhist?

No. Anyone can learn meditation and experience the benefits. Buddhism is a non-evangelical religion. Buddhists respect all people and are happy to help anyone regardless of whether they follow another faith or not.

Do I need to have any experience?

No. Our classes benefit people who are new to meditation as well as seasoned meditators.

Do I need to book in advance?

It is appreciated, but not necessary to book in advance. Everyone is welcome to drop in.


Is there any kind of physical exercise involved?


Will I be asked to speak in front of a group?



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Do I need to wait for the next series of classes to begin?

No. Although the classes are often taught as a series, each class is self-contained, so feel free to drop in anytime.

Why do you charge for classes?

Our Centre completely depends on class fees, memberships and donations to operate. We are a non-profit, volunteer-run organization.

What if I don’t have money and I want to go to a class?

We don't turn away anyone for lack of funds. If you are having financial challenges & would like to attend a class, contact:

Are there class discounts for regular students ?
We offer a $50 monthly membership which covers all drop-in classes (Sunday and Thursday).

More questions? Contact: or (613) 544-1568

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