Sangha Special Evenings

Sangha Evenings
Every Monday: 7pm or
6.30pm join us for a shared meal
7.30pm programme starts
(time as stated on event listing)
Special Evenings
With the Sangha Night Team

Wednesday 5th April 2017

Diving into the Ocean - Arts evening with Visuddhimati

With: Visuddhimati

At The North London Buddhist Centre
By donation
No Booking required
8-Step Recovery Group

Every Friday 18.30-20.00
start 25 Nov 2016

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.
With: Nikki Lucas, Dharmabandhu, and friends
By donation
Open to All
No booking required
Drumming Workshop

Every Saturday

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

19.20-20.00 Drum circle open to all.

With: Shakyasiddhi, Simon & friends
£12/£10 concession. Drum hire £2
Open to All
No booking required
Diving into the Ocean - Arts evening with Visuddhimati

Wed 5 Apr 2017, 19.00 - 21.30

With: Visuddhimati
By donation
Open to All
Booking required
Indrajala Sunday Club - Words and Music

Sunday 30th April 2017, 18:00 - 22:00

Songs, Music, Poetry, Stories. Open hearts and open minds with invited guests hosted by the Indrajala Collective.

18:00 Food to share
19:00 Event
With: Sumana and Friends
Suggested donation £10
Open to All
No booking required
Spring into Action - A Working Day Retreat (May Bank Holiday)

Monday 1 May 2017 (Bank Holiday), 10.30-16.00

You are warmly invited to join Caroline, Dharmaprabha, Lottie and Santva in mindful, open-hearted, companionable practice in the shrine room and throughout our centre, making it clean and beautiful.

We will enter Ratnasambhava’s realm of abundance and creativity, working skilfully with our hearts, minds and bodies.

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

Programme
10.30 – 13.00 Meditation & cleaning (doors open 10.15)
13.00 – 14.00 Shared lunch (provided)
14.00 – 16.00 Meditation & cleaning
With: Caroline, Dharmaprabha, Lottie, Santva
Free event.
Open to All
No booking required
Women’s class - Every second Saturday

Every second Saturday of the month,
14:15-17:00.
Please note that class on 13 May will be in the morning from 10.15-12.45

Women’s class with guest speakers:
  • 13 May: Parami is International Order Convener and will share her experience of over 40 years in Triratna NB: ***This class will be in the morning from 10.15-12.45 ****
  • 10 June: Vanaraji will focus on insight into the illusion of self through direct experience and what is possible when we get out of our own way
  • 8 July: Srivati will talk about a tendency to be too busy and how to balance self and other – an apparent dichotomy
  • 12 August: Dhammagita will focus on the development of awareness through the body. She draws on art, drama and bodywork and a firm belief that depth and fun can co-exist

    guests TBC for Sept, October, November.

    *** There will be a Women’s class weekend retreat from 8-10 December ***
  • With: Karunagita and Team
    By donation
    Open to All
    No booking required
    Wake up! Exploring the meaning of life

    Every third Saturday of the month
    10.30-13.00

    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?

    Wake up! is a new practice morning for young people at the North London Buddhist Centre.

    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.
    With: Karunagita, Dharmaprabha, Lottie
    Free. Donations welcome.
    Open to All
    No booking required
    People of Colour Sangha event - Sun 16 July

    Sun 16 July 2017, 10.00-16.00

    An event for the People of Colour Sangha. For us to come together to meditate and be inspired by the Buddha’s teaching to free our minds.

    Beginners and experienced meditators are all welcomed.

    Please bring vegetarian or vegan lunch to share.
    With: Jayakara, Nandaraja, Sujhayini
    Suggested donation £20 / £10 (concession)
    Open to All
    No booking required
    Going deeper - insight through direct experience

    Sunday 30 July 2017, 10.00-17.00

    A day retreat for regulars focused on Buddhist wisdom and insight.

    The day will include short led practices introducing different ways of looking at our experience to help us see directly the nature of reality as taught in Buddhism, plus longer periods of meditation.
    With: Karunagita and Team
    Free. Suggested donation £40/ £25/ £15
    Going Deeper
    No booking required