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INTRODUCTORY COURSES

Our next 6 week Intro to Meditation course will start on wednesday 8th January (2020) followed by a 6 week Intro to Buddhism course starting on wednesday 26th February. 

Spaces are limited. Please contact Nagamani - richardgdawson@yahoo.co.uk to reserve a place.


MEDITATION TASTER SESSIONS

Get your weekend off to a good start! Alternate Saturday mornings at 11 am. All welcome. The dates for the next two months are as follows:

November 2, 16, 30
December 14

Please contact Akasharaja for more information.


MONTHLY GATHERING FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

An informal get-together for under-35s on the first Saturday of the month at 7pm. For more information, please contact Lucy Ingram.

All activities are offered on a donation basis.

For some mental health conditions e.g. current depression, meditation may not be helpful. If in doubt, talk to your GP or contact us via the website. Please be reassured, however, that this is for you to decide, and we will never turn you away from a session or use any mental health condition to stigmatise or marginalise anyone.


SANGHA NIGHT FOR REGULARS

For the next six weeks, we are trying out something of an experiment. After a talk and a short period of meditation, we are dividing into groups to study the ideas contained in the talk given by Sangharakshita in 1967 entitled "Mind: Reactive and Creative", which he sets out in great detail how the mind is central to creating the kind of experience we have and why it is so important to work on the mind. You can access both the original talk and a transcript of it here.

Please note that the study groups have now been fixed, If you're interested in coming along but can't commit to the whole series, you can still join a "fluid" study group.


OTHER EVENTS FOR REGULARS

On Sunday 17 November we will be celebrating Sangha Day. Sangha, or spiritual community, is the third of the Three Jewels, the three most precious things in Buddhism, and we will be gathering to celebrate and promote this precious ideal. We will also be celebrating the commitment of three of our friends to deeper engagement with Buddhist practice as they become Mitras (for an explanation of what a Mitra is, click here).

More details will be posted soon.

THE DANA (GENEROSITY) ECONOMY

 The Buddhist Centre is run entirely by volunteers and sustained by the generosity of many. Its purpose is to help change the world - to radically transform human consciousness and behaviour. Could you support this vision with a monthly standing order?


PARKING
 
Please be considerate to local residents and park on New Park Road, the car park behind the Spar or by the weir.


Centre calendar for the coming week







For more information on Buddhist festival days please click on the link below.