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Mindfulmess musical evening

Tue, 11 Sep, 2012 - 23:58

Mindfulmess musical evening

Tue, 11 Sep, 2012 - 23:58Evening with Richard Batsford, pianist and singer-songwriter. Come along
Like Pete Townshend, Cat Stevens, Bob Dylan and countless others before him, Rich is thoughtfully sharing the early fruits of his spiritual wanderings, and encouraging us to do the same. (Jnanarakshita) Read more…


Come along for a sociaable evening in good company of the sangha, and help contribute to the Centre’s funds along the way. Tickets on the door £8/£5, 7.30pm


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Open Day Sat 15 Sept

Tue, 11 Sep, 2012 - 23:23

Open Day Sat 15 Sept

Tue, 11 Sep, 2012 - 23:23Come along and try out meditation or listen to a talk on Buddhism, enjoy some live music, browse the stalls, drink tea or eat cake!

Also a chance to try yoga or to visit the healing rooms and find out about hypnotherapy, shiatsu and other therapies.

All welcome. No charge. Drop-in anytime - or come for the day.







Programme for day
10.00 Doors open
10.15 Meditation: Mindfulness of Breathing
11.30 Talk:...
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Sangha works! Help repaint the shop

Tue, 7 Aug, 2012 - 00:10

Sangha works! Help repaint the shop

Tue, 7 Aug, 2012 - 00:10If you’d like to give some time to help the Centre, we need volunteers this Wednesday and Thursday to help with the shop redecoration project. The floor is looking lovely, many thanks to Martin & Kumuda; now we’d like the walls refreshed. It can be fun to work together, and satisfying to feel you’ve made a difference. We have 2 hour sessions from 10.30 and 2.00 each day - let us know if you could help...
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Introduction to Meditation Course

Sat, 7 Jul, 2012 - 16:10

Introduction to Meditation Course

Sat, 7 Jul, 2012 - 16:10A course for those who are new, or relatively new to meditation, and would like to get to know meditation practices, understand how to work in meditation, and create the foundations of a regular practice. During the series there will be practice, guidance, exercises and plenty of time for questions.

7.30pm-10pm on Wednesdays for 5 weeks starting 19th September 2012. Plus day retreat from 10am-4,30pm on Saturday September 30th. At the Bristol Buddhist Centre.

Price £65 (£40 concession)...
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Dharma conversation this afternoon

Tue, 3 Jul, 2012 - 10:08

Dharma conversation this afternoon

Tue, 3 Jul, 2012 - 10:08Satyalila says:

Jvalamalini & I will be drinking tea & having an open conversation about the nature of reality (aka conditionality as explored by Dhivan in his book ‘This being, that becomes’) after the lunchtime class today and Thursday (2.30 pm). Do join us! Part of our ‘Reading Week’
at Bristol Buddhist Centre - but you don’t have to read anything to come! ;-) xxx...
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Dharma festival day 2 July

Fri, 29 Jun, 2012 - 19:01

Dharma festival day 2 July

Fri, 29 Jun, 2012 - 19:01http://bristol-buddhist-centre.org/2012/06/27/dharma-day-festival/

Cause, Effect & YouOM A RA PA CA NA DHIHProgramme:
9:30 Doors open for chai & chat
10:00 Welcome
10:05 Meditation: The metta bhavana led as an insight practice by Simhanada
10:50 Break
11:00 What’s going on in the metta bhavana?
The Middle Way as the interplay of Self & Other: a dialectical analysis Simhanada
11:45 Break
12:00 What causes a Buddhist? A writing workshop with Satyalila
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Karma, conditionality & ethics

Mon, 25 Jun, 2012 - 15:48

Karma, conditionality & ethics

Mon, 25 Jun, 2012 - 15:48Talk tonight from Lokabandhu! 7.30- 10pm 25th June
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An Evening on the Heart Sutra

Sat, 9 Jun, 2012 - 12:41

An Evening on the Heart Sutra

Sat, 9 Jun, 2012 - 12:41Wednesday July 25th 2012, 7.30pm - 10pm
“If we really know the Heart Sutra, in a sense we know everything.” - Sangharakshita

The Heart Sutra is one of the most important and inspiring texts of the Buddhist tradition. In this evening we will recite, discuss and explore the sutra. Although one evening only allows us to briefly touch the surface of this profound discourse, it may give us food for thought and light the fires of inspiration for our...
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Women's Order/Mitra day

Sun, 3 Jun, 2012 - 21:55

Women's Order/Mitra day

Sun, 3 Jun, 2012 - 21:55Sunday 24 June
This being, that becomes, from the arising of this, that arises.

Come and explore this core teaching of the Buddha in company with friends in the good life. A day for women mitras and dharmacharinis in the Bristol, Cardiff and West Wales sanghas - with Satyalila, Khemajoti and friends.9.30 for prompt 10 start - finish around 4.30pm

Bring veggie lunch to share

Suggested donation £15. Please book so we know numbers

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Sangha Social - unplugged

Sun, 3 Jun, 2012 - 21:45

Sangha Social - unplugged

Sun, 3 Jun, 2012 - 21:45Sat 9 June
This month our sangha social is a chance to sing, play, dance or recite. Please bring acoustic intruments and veggie food to share. 7.30 - 10pm
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