PROGRAMME

FOR REGULARS FAMILIAR WITH THE TRIRATNA BUDDHIST COMMUNITY 



Wednesday Sangha Night Programme: The Bodhisattva Ideal 

To become a Bodhisattva, we put ourselves in conditions where our consciousness expands beyond the gravitational pull of the self... the ‘ego project’ is abandoned, the Buddha Land project is embraced 

MAY - Songs and Stories of the Enlightened Mind with Akasharaja and others 

JUNE - Buddhist Myths for a Modern World? with Nagamani and Abhayanara 

JULY - The Bodhisattva Path with Vajrapriya and others 

AUGUST - Building the Buddha Land with Saravantu and others 


Our Annual Sangha Meeting is on May 2 

Vajragupta will launch his book 'Wild Awake' on June 6 

FULL MOON PUJAS on Fridays nearest to the full moon: 
May 25 (Varabhadri), 
June 29 (Jyotidana), 
July 27 (Tracey), 
August 24 (tbc) 

7.30-9.30pm. Ritual followed by tea   


FOR THOSE NEW TO TRIRATNA 
Buddhist meditation and teachings lead to greater freedom, happiness, and insight into the nature of human consciousness. 

DROP-IN MEDITATION TASTERS
Are currently planned for 11am on Saturday 20 May, Sunday 3 June, Saturday 16 June and Saturday 30 June. 
Email Akasharaja for details.

COURSES 
Our next six week introduction to meditation course starts Tuesday September 4th 7.30-9.30pm (with a tea break). Followed by a six week introduction to Buddhism course starting Tuesday October 23rd 7.30-9.30pm (with a tea break). To book email Abhayanara 

Interested in a one year Buddhism Foundation course? 
Open to all, one evening a week. Email Vajrapriya

All activities are offered on a donation basis.

For some mental health conditions, such as current depression, meditation may not be helpful. If in doubt please talk to your GP or contact us via the website.  



 MORE EVENTS FOR REGULARS

  May 5 - Women's Training for Ordination Day with Samantabhadri (only for women who have asked for ordination into the Triratna Buddhist Order)

        May 12 - Spring Fair
 
        May 27 - Buddha Day
 
   June 2 - Men's Day with Padmasagara and Vidyavachin 

    June 3 - Music and Vegan Feast Evening 
 
  June 9/10 - Movement and Meditation with 
           Jayachitta 
       
July 13-15 Sangha Retreat 
     
July 22 - Tai Chi with Hridayagita 
       
 July 29 - Dharma Day

 'Elephants in the Room' - June 8, July 13, August 10



 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.