Queen Anne's Pupils Experience Buddhism Meditation Session
Thursday 13th March 2014
On Tuesday 11 March, the Religion and Philosophy Department was pleased to welcome Gen Wangmo, a Buddhist nun from the Shantideva Buddhist centre in Reading to Queen Anne’s.
Gen Wangmo talked to some of the U4 year group about Buddhism and her experience of being a nun and also led them in a meditation session. It was a highly successful visit and the girls found the experience interesting and informative. Here are a selection of their comments:
“It felt very calm”
“She was really captivating”
“It was something new and interesting”
“It was good to have the experience of meditating with a proper Buddhist and have her guide us through the meditation”.
“Her clothing and appearance were interesting”
“We could tell she was telling us the truth”