Sangha Special Evenings

Sangha Evenings
Every Monday except Bank Holidays:
19:00 - 21:30
Some evenings start with a shared meal at 18:30 as indicated on event listing
Special Evenings
With the Sangha Night Team
At The North London Buddhist Centre
By donation
No Booking required

8-Step Recovery Group

A meeting for anyone in recovery from addiction, habitual behaviours and obsessive tendencies.
Our focus is a text: “Eight Step Recovery Using the Buddha’s Teachings to Overcome Addiction” alongside other Buddhist recovery books.

Meetings will be peer led.
All donations go towards the running costs of the Buddhist Centre.

Every Friday 18.30-20.00
With: Mike
By donation
Open to All
No booking required

Drumming Workshop

18.00-19.20 African Drum tuition. Suitable for beginners and intermediate.

19.20-20.00 Drum circle open to all.

Every Saturday
With: Shakyasiddhi, Simon & friends
£12/£10 concession. Drum hire £2
Open to All
No booking required

The Alternative Friday Night (Sub35)

Are you between 18 and 35 and looking for something new to do on a Friday night? Are you sick of doing the usual thing, or just fancy doing something different?

Come along to meditate, explore the teachings of Buddhism and connect with like-minded people. Our monthly evening will be a radical approach to Friday night!

With late night tea bar after.

First Friday of the month
with late night tea bar after
On 5 Jan, 2 Feb , 2 Mar and 6 April
With: Sub35 team, and various order members
Free. Donations welcome.
Open to All
No booking required

Young People at NLBC (Sub35)

Are you between 18 and 35 years old and interested in Buddhism?

Are you tired of the stories that dominate our personal and public lives? Do you have a sense that there must be something else, but don’t yet know what it is?

With discussion, exploration and meditation, plus coffee and croissants, we will connect with what is meaningful and ask what Buddhism can offer us to transform ourselves and the world.

Every third Saturday of the month
On 20 Jan, 17 Feb and 17 Mar

With: Sub35 team
Free. Donations welcome.
Open to All
No booking required

Men’s class - once a month on Saturday

A chance to explore the Buddhist Vision through meditation, talks, discussion and hanging out together.

Class starts at 14.00; but do join us for lunch from 13.00.
Please bring vegetarian lunch to share.

Once a month on Saturday 14.00-17.00.

Class on 20 Jan, 17 Feb, 17 Mar and 21 Apr 2018

Join us for lunch from 13.00. Please bring vegetarian lunch to share
With: Kusala, Abhilasa
By donation
Open to All
No booking required

Women’s class - every second Saturday of the Month

Women’s class with guest speakers:

10 February 2018: Singhashri will lead a workshop on working with your mind in and out of meditation

10 March 2018: We we are delighted to welcome back the warm and wise presence of Vanaraji- she’s thinking about the theme but given how much everyone enjoyed having her as our guest in 2017, we recommend coming!

14 April 2018: no class

12 May 2018: Parami will be our guest again, and we’ve again moved the women’s class to the morning 10.00 – 12.45 as Parami will be the NLBC guest for our Buddha day festival that afternoon

9 June – Details soon

14 July – Dhammagita will lead another workshop with movement and body work

Every second Saturday of the month,

apart from 12 May, 10.00-12.45
With: Karunagita and Team
By donation
Open to All
No booking required

Buddha Day Festival - Sat 12 May

Join us to celebrate the Buddha’s enlightenment with our Buddha Day festival.

We are delighted to have Parami as our guest. Parami is an inspiring woman and Public Preceptor, ordained over 40 years ago. She will give our Buddha Day talk and lead our festive puja.

We start the festival with lunch to share at 13.00.

Saturday 12 May; 13.00 lunch to share, 14.00 start of festival, until ca.18.00
With: Karunagita and Team
By donation
Open to All
No booking required

Spring into Action - A Working Day Retreat (28 May - Bank Holiday)

You are warmly invited to join Bodhamayi, Dharmaprabha and Satyapurna in mindful, open-hearted, companionable practice in the shrine room and throughout our Centre, making it clean and beautiful.

We will connect with the Buddha Shakyamuni and his teachings on applying mindfulness while working together skilfully with our hearts, minds and bodies.

Everyone welcome, for the morning, afternoon or the full day. Sitting down work available.

10.30 – 13.00 Meditation & cleaning (doors open 10.15)
13.00 – 14.00 Shared lunch (provided)
14.00 – 16.00 Meditation & cleaning

Monday 28 May 2018 (Bank Holiday), 10.30-16.00
With: Bodhamayi, Dharmaprabha, Satyapurna
Free event.
Open to All
No booking required