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Deal Buddhist Group
Deal Buddhist Group

Upcoming Men's Mornings

Posted by Rich Gifford to Deal Buddhist Group on Fri, 17 Nov, 2017 - 03:43

Upcoming Men's Mornings

Posted by Rich Gifford to Deal Buddhist Group on Fri, 17 Nov, 2017 - 03:43

Men’s Mornings

0800 to 1300 on the following Saturdays at  Sholden Village Hall, New Road, Sholden, Deal, Kent CT14 0AF.

We will meditate together, have breakfast, then have a talk & discussion with…

13th January  Punyamati (needs no introduction!)

17th February Vidyaketu (from Tunbridge Wells, ordained April 2017)

24th March Paramabandhu (from LBC, author of Mindful Emotion: A Short Course in Kindness)

21st April Arthadasa (from Eastbourne)

Please book and give your dana (donation) in advance if you possibly can as it helps us to plan numbers for catering;...

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Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Intro Course: Get To Know Your Mind with Buddhism & Meditation

Posted by bhpruitt to Portsmouth Buddhist Center on Thu, 16 Nov, 2017 - 20:18

Intro Course: Get To Know Your Mind with Buddhism & Meditation

Posted by bhpruitt to Portsmouth Buddhist Center on Thu, 16 Nov, 2017 - 20:18

Our next four-week introductory course will focus on meditation within a Buddhist framework. Dh. Suddhayu will teach two traditional meditations, mindfulness of breathing and cultivation of loving kindness, placing them in the context of the Buddha’s teaching. Together these practices and teachings hold the key to shifting our minds toward greater capacity to dwell in the present and a larger field of kindness towards ourselves and others. 

Register here to ensure a place. Please note, this class will take place at...

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Bristol Buddhist Centre
Bristol Buddhist Centre

The Fire Sermon

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio to Bristol Buddhist Centre on Thu, 16 Nov, 2017 - 00:00
Dhivan's fourth and final talk of his series at the Bristol Buddhist Centre on Pali suttas concerns the Fire Sermon or The ?dittapariy?ya Sutta, and includes reference to T.S.Eliot's The Waste Land.
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North London Buddhist Centre
North London Buddhist Centre

Women's Oral History Project Within Triratna

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio to North London Buddhist Centre on Wed, 15 Nov, 2017 - 00:00
Danasamudra talks about the initial motivation for getting the women's oral history project going and what we aim to do. Dharmaprabha offers her brief reflection on why she's personally involved and wishes to contribute to the project and collaborate with Danasamudra and Suryagupta.
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Coogee Buddhist Group
Coogee Buddhist Group

Why Meditate?

Posted by dharmalata to Coogee Buddhist Group on Tue, 14 Nov, 2017 - 01:16

Why Meditate?

Posted by dharmalata to Coogee Buddhist Group on Tue, 14 Nov, 2017 - 01:16

Applying right speech is difficult in the beginning … but if you practice every time you talk to someone, the mind will learn how to be aware, to understand what it should or should not say, and to know when it is necessary to talk. 

—Sayadaw U Tejaniya, “The Wise Investigator”



In a very simple sense I meditate because it helps me. Sometimes it feels mechanical but i keep going because …. coming back to the...

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Birmingham Buddhist Centre
Birmingham Buddhist Centre

10 Points For An Awakening Sangha

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio to Birmingham Buddhist Centre on Tue, 14 Nov, 2017 - 00:00
Sangha is not just a cosy group of people it is a context for transformation on the path to Awakening. Singhamati explores 10 points on how we can transform through the practice of sangha. Given in the context of Sangha Day at the Birmingham Buddhist Centre
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Manchester Buddhist Centre
Manchester Buddhist Centre

A Reluctant Bodhisattva

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio to Manchester Buddhist Centre on Tue, 14 Nov, 2017 - 00:00
A this inspiring talk, Nagapriya outlines his experience of working with others to establish the Centro Budista de Cuernavaca in Mexico. Please note that this first 5-6 minutes of this talk are of poor quality.
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Manchester Buddhist Centre
Manchester Buddhist Centre

A Body At Peace with Itself

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio to Manchester Buddhist Centre on Tue, 14 Nov, 2017 - 00:00
Using a line from the Tibetan 14th-15th Century Buddhist monk, Tsongkhapa, Balajit explores the re-awakening of a connection with bodily sensations through a journey of practice, connection and inspiration.
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