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Daily Meditation 18 – 22 September 2023

Ulla Koenig

These sessions are led by Ulla Koenig.

Start Time: Monday – Friday, 7am BST (London) / 8am CEST (Paris). 60-minute live session.

Understanding Suffering

Dukkha, often translated as suffering, is a central concept in the Buddha’s teachings. This has led some to view Buddhism as adopting a negative outlook on life. But is this true? Why did the Buddha emphasise suffering (dukkha) and what does he mean by this concept? This week of practice we will take an in-depth look into the first noble truth around dukkha. This exploration can help us cultivate compassion, as well as extending it to the larger community. It can free us from feelings of shame and a sense of failure, and bring a fresh perspective on our practice.

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Ulla Koenig

Ulla Koenig

Ulla Koenig is a mindfulness and meditation teacher (vipassana). She teaches insight meditation retreats in various centres in Germany as well as in social institutions and prisons. She works with social activists, refugees, people with special needs, cancer patients and others. Being authorized as Dharma Teacher by Christopher Titmuss, she explores the depths of the original Buddhist texts to give support for our day to day life. A mother of two and former project manager, she lives in Southern Germany.