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Friday night puja to Shakyamuni

By Ratnaprabha on Thu, 2 Apr, 2020 - 17:55

Friday night puja to Shakyamuni

By Ratnaprabha on Thu, 2 Apr, 2020 - 17:55

Tomorrow, Friday 3 April, 19:00 for 19:30.

Ratnaprabha will be leading this beautiful puja compiled from Pali Canon sources by Maitrisiddhi of Taraloka retreat centre. We will meditate from 19:30, with the puja starting at about 19:55, but please sign in about 19:00 if you can, so the participants can all say hello! I will explain how online puja and chanting works. Use the Zoom login below.

https://zoom.us/s/464829206

In case you are interested, the text...

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North London Buddhist Centre
North London Buddhist Centre

NLBC Meditation through the week -- no charge.Yoga too.

By Ratnaprabha on Thu, 2 Apr, 2020 - 12:01

NLBC Meditation through the week -- no charge.Yoga too.

By Ratnaprabha on Thu, 2 Apr, 2020 - 12:01

Lunchtime meditation classes

13:00-14:00, Monday to Friday every week.
To join please click here (meeting ID 113 425 476) at 13:00 for a 1-hour class on Zoom.  Donate here.

The usual leaders will be:
Mon Lalitaraja or Chandrasurya
Tue Suvarnajyoti 
Wed Maitripushpa
Thur Santva
Fri Karunagita or Sumana

Before the Wednesday lunchtime meditation, Maitripushpa will teach a yoga for meditation class at 12:00, and after at 15:00 a yin yoga class. There’s a charge for the...

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North London Buddhist Centre
North London Buddhist Centre

The ecology of the heart talk on Saturday morning

By Ratnaprabha on Thu, 2 Apr, 2020 - 11:38

The ecology of the heart talk on Saturday morning

By Ratnaprabha on Thu, 2 Apr, 2020 - 11:38

Saturday 4 April 11:30

Budcast talk with Singhashri on The Noble Eightfold Path, number 4, Perfect Action. 

Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/362056610
Meeting ID: 362 056 610

Most people would agree that it’s wise to take a non-violent approach to life. How can we fully live from a place deeply rooted in this core Buddhist principle? We do so by gently turning towards, listening deeply and engaging whole-heartedly with our own diverse inner landscape, including ...

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North London Buddhist Centre
North London Buddhist Centre

Sangha Night, 'The Religion of Art'

By Ratnaprabha on Mon, 30 Mar, 2020 - 12:54

Sangha Night, 'The Religion of Art'

By Ratnaprabha on Mon, 30 Mar, 2020 - 12:54

Monday 30 March, 19:00
Lalitaraja is a dance artist and educator as well as a committed Buddhist. He reflects on some of the key themes in Sangharakshita’s ‘The Religion of Art’ and their impact on his practice.

Join Zoom Meeting here.  Meeting ID: 441 207 687. Donate here.

The 6 April Sangha night will be led by Santva....

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North London Buddhist Centre
North London Buddhist Centre

Introducing meditation at Lunchtime

By Ratnaprabha on Thu, 26 Mar, 2020 - 21:28

Introducing meditation at Lunchtime

By Ratnaprabha on Thu, 26 Mar, 2020 - 21:28

Lunchtime introductory meditation classes on Friday (tomorrow), Monday and Tuesday

To join please click here (meeting ID 113 425 476) at 1pm on Mon, Tue, Thu or Fri for a 1-hour class on Zoom. Donate here, £5 suggested.

We have a class every weekday, the Zoom logins may be different for the Wednesday class, but watch this space!

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North London Buddhist Centre
North London Buddhist Centre

The Matrix of Mindfulness with Vajradaka

By Ratnaprabha on Tue, 24 Mar, 2020 - 16:52

The Matrix of Mindfulness with Vajradaka

By Ratnaprabha on Tue, 24 Mar, 2020 - 16:52

Tuesdays 24 & 31 March 7-9pm (also 7 April)

Vajradaka’s workshops continue online on the Zoom platform. This one is hosted by the West London Buddhist centre, but Vajradaka will follow up with the North London Centre on 7 April.

“In his characteristic workshop style, Vajradaka will explore how to apply mindfulness to mental and emotional well-being, everyday life as well as personal and spiritual development. Even more relevant than ever!”

You will need to install the Zoom app or programme on your device...

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North London Buddhist Centre
North London Buddhist Centre

Online meditation this evening

By Ratnaprabha on Tue, 24 Mar, 2020 - 16:44

Online meditation this evening

By Ratnaprabha on Tue, 24 Mar, 2020 - 16:44

Our very own Singhashri will be hosting an online meditation tonight (24 March) from 6-7 pm, and every Tuesday and Friday from now on. The link to join is here

Or go to Singhashri’s website here

Our NLBC drop-in online classes in meditation and Buddhism will from now on be free, but can you make a donation of £5 via PayPal for each class you attend online, or more if you can? If you too are running...

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North London Buddhist Centre
North London Buddhist Centre

Equinox puja on Friday, and online resources

By Ratnaprabha on Thu, 19 Mar, 2020 - 14:20

Equinox puja on Friday, and online resources

By Ratnaprabha on Thu, 19 Mar, 2020 - 14:20

This Friday’s spring equinox, an online ritual

Lalitaraja writes:

“I’m keen to try out doing the spring equinox ritual on the Zoom platform. It will be at the planned time of 19:00 on Friday and consist of meditation, reflection and a short ritual. I’m going to attempt some simple puja or chanting but haven’t been able to test doing this in Zoom.

“If possible register for a free Zoom account and download the app onto...

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Frome Triratna Group
Frome Triratna Group

Frome Wednesday and Saturday classes - update

By Dhammadassin on Tue, 17 Mar, 2020 - 21:23

Frome Wednesday and Saturday classes - update

By Dhammadassin on Tue, 17 Mar, 2020 - 21:23


Dear friends
Following today’s briefing by the Prime Minister, we have regretfully decided to pause our meditation  and Buddhist activities around Frome until (at least) late April.
With so much global uncertainty, the best we can do is take care, stay informed and grounded. We’ll keep you posted when it seems safe to re-start classes. The Wednesday night regulars’ class, which was due to begin again Wed 29 April, and the Saturday morning introductory meditation at the Welshmill Hub will begin again once...

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Sheffield Buddhist Centre
Sheffield Buddhist Centre

A Dharmic response to the Coronavirus from Vadanya

By satyajyoti on Tue, 17 Mar, 2020 - 16:44

A Dharmic response to the Coronavirus from Vadanya

By satyajyoti on Tue, 17 Mar, 2020 - 16:44

We are entering a very difficult time, as individuals and as a Sangha. We cannot change this situation, but we do have a choice between a negative and a creative response. Tragic as this epidemic is, if we see it from a Dharmic perspective, it could be an opportunity to take our practice – and our Sangha – to a new level.

We all know the story of the Buddha and the Four Sights. Siddhartha Gotama lived a sheltered life in his...

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