Buddhism Classes

ONLINE: Saturday Morning Meditation and Buddhism Drop-in class

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We start with meditation at 10:15. After the tea break, you can continue to explore meditation, or alternatively you can join the Buddhism option. Our new theme is "The Eight Ways of the Noble Ones".

On the second Saturday of each month there is a talk on one of these themes (click here), and on the other Saturdays we get together to explore the topic further. All are welcome, and you don't need to come each week.

Saturdays 10.15-12.45
With: Ratnaprabha & Sat morning team
£10/ £5 (concession)
Open to All
No booking required

ONLINE: Women's class - every second Saturday of the month

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11 Apr - Karunagita will lead the women’s class on 11 April. As it is Easter weekend, she will focus on ‘spiritual death and rebirth’ and a Buddhist perspective on change and letting go.

9 May - Maitrinita is our guest for the first time and will give a talk on “the taste of freedom” including drawing inspiration from a song by Nina Simone and Harriet Tubman’s liberation of slaves. With meditation, discussion and ritual.

13 June - tbc

11 July - Dhammamegha will give a talk entitled ‘the Buddha’s begging bowl’ within a broad theme of ‘holding to nothing whatever’, with meditation, discussion and ritual.

8 August - Dhammagita is back for one of her popular workshops focused on the body.

12 Sept - tbc

10 Oct - tbc

14 Nov - tbc

12 Dec - tbc

every second Saturday of the month:
11 Apr, 9 May, 13 June, 11 July & 8 Aug
14:00-17:00
With: Karunagita and Team
Free event. Donations welcome.
Open to All
No booking required

ONLINE: Sangha Night

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Dear Friends, Do come and join our online Sangha Night on Mon 6th April Topic: Meeting the Unknown with Courage, Kindness, and Connection. Santva reflects on a Buddhist approach to change and how to be with our worry and anxiety. The evening will also include meditation and ritual. Please join Zoom meeting here
Meeting ID: 334 434 901

Lalitaraja, Santva, Manjumitra, Khemananda and guest Order Members take turns to lead evenings, practising and communicating Buddhism.

A Sangha evening might include a talk, meditation, discussion, workshop, devotional practice, and tea.

It is helpful if you have had an introduction to the Mindfulness of Breathing and Metta Bhavana meditation practices. All welcome.

Every Monday 19:00 - 21:30 (except Bank holidays).
Some evenings start with a shared meal at 18:30
With: Khemananda, Lalitaraja, Manjumitra, Santva, and various order members
Free. Donations welcome.
Open to All
No booking required

ONLINE: Under 35's Alternative Friday Night

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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!

Upcoming speakers and topics:

With late night tea bar after.

Friday evening (fortnightly)
19.00-21.30
with late night tea bar after

With: Under 35s team & guest speaker
Free event. Donations welcome.
Open to All
No booking required

ONLINE Live Budcasts: The Eight Ways of the Noble Ones (titles and speakers might change)

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A new series of the monthly Saturday morning Budcast talks and podcasts starts 11 Jan at 11:30.

All welcome. Free event. Suggested donation £5. You can listen to the podcasts of the talks Please click here

11 Jan - "How far can we go?" - A Buddha vision - with Akashamitra

8 Feb - "Who is driving?" with Vajramitra

14 Mar "Talking matters to Buddhists" - Skilful speech in Buddhism - with Karunagita

4 Apr - "The Ecology of the Heart - non-violence as embodied practice." with Singhashri

9 May - , The Life of Activity: Right Livelihood with Kusala

13 June - Riding on the Wind: Energy in the 8-Fold Path with Ratnaprabha

11 July - tbc

In the weeks between, do come to a discussion group around themes from the talk as part of the Saturday morning class starting at 10:15.

Every second Saturday of the month:
Sat 14 Mar, Sat 4 Apr, Sat 9 May, Sat 13 June, Sat 11 July & Sat 8 Aug
11.30-12.45
With: Ratnaprabha & Sat morning team
Free event. Suggested donation £5.
Open to All
No booking required

Regular Study Groups

We offer opportunities to explore Buddhism in more depth in a regular weekly study group. These are by invitation. If you are interested ask one of our regular class teachers for more information.