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London Region's Triratna Community Day

Mon, 2 Apr, 2018 - 13:20

London Region's Triratna Community Day

Mon, 2 Apr, 2018 - 13:20

“For the Benefit of All Beings”

In the 51st year of the Triratna Buddhist Community - Croydon will be hosting this year’s London Region Triratna Day.

Activities during the day will be led by Order members from all the London Centres – (East) London, West London, North London, Brixton and Croydon. Please bring a veggie/vegan lunch to share. Dana event.

10.00 Doors Open

10.30 Saluting the Shrine, Welcome and Introduction.
Dedication Ceremony
Meditation on Gratitude

11.45 “For the benefit of all beings” – Talk by Parami.
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The Home Stretch

Thu, 11 May, 2017 - 10:36

The Home Stretch

Thu, 11 May, 2017 - 10:36

This is our final shrine project blog as we speed towards our re-opening and re-dedication celebration. It’s been quite a journey, which although has had it’s challenges, has been very inspiring and rewarding. We’re spending our last week finishing off the smaller details, getting the areas cleaned, planning for our sangha visitors to our dedication day on Saturday. Fundraising will continue as we still need to support the ongoing works, which should include a wheelchair platform lift, garden decking and...

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Carol Robertson

BUDDHIST ACTION MONTH AT THE CROYDON BUDDHIST CENTRE 2016

Thu, 26 May, 2016 - 15:57

BUDDHIST ACTION MONTH AT THE CROYDON BUDDHIST CENTRE 2016

Thu, 26 May, 2016 - 15:57

THEME : the theme will be TRANSFORMING SELF AND WORLD echoing our Sangha Morning class theme which is balancing transformation of self through exploring the Seven Fold PUJA with themes of transforming the world mainly through Buddhist Action Month.

CENTRE ACTIVITIES
Activities will mainly be focused on Saturday morning classes:

4th June : Amarapuspa will introduce Buddhist Action Month including the possibility of taking a precept for the month....

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Carol Robertson

Sangha Film Nights

Thu, 7 Aug, 2014 - 14:41

Sangha Film Nights

Thu, 7 Aug, 2014 - 14:41Join us for a series of 3 film nights in the coming months. The evenings will start at 6.30pm with Soup Supper and the film will start at 7pm. Dana event: donations appreciated. Please book for this event via the centre to enable us to be clear on numbers.

From Tibet to Croydon
Our first film will be a special screening of Escape from Tibet and will be introduced by its director Nick Gray. The film follows the story...
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Carol Robertson

Sangharakshita 108 year Puja

Thu, 7 Aug, 2014 - 14:09

Sangharakshita 108 year Puja

Thu, 7 Aug, 2014 - 14:09Saturday 23rd August 10.30am-1.00pm
Each year for 108 years, we come together as a sangha to celebrate our founder Sangharakshita’s birthday. This year it will take place as part of our sangha morning. £7.50/£5 conc.


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Carol Robertson

Full Moon Puja

Thu, 7 Aug, 2014 - 14:07

Full Moon Puja

Thu, 7 Aug, 2014 - 14:07Sunday 10th August 7-9pm
Traditional Buddhist devotional practice including meditation and chanting. Dana event: donations welcome
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Carol Robertson

Sangha Work Day

Thu, 7 Aug, 2014 - 14:01

Sangha Work Day

Thu, 7 Aug, 2014 - 14:01Sunday 10th August 10.30am-4.30pm (meditation 10.30, work 11.00)
Making our environment wonderful.
The lovely long summer days are here again, and as the sun lights up the shrine room we notice that it could do with a bit of TLC! It’s a bit grimy in places and although we know that we are going to start building a lovely new room in the spring, spring is six months away. We want to make the room inviting and beautiful...
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Carol Robertson

Croydon Buddha Day

Tue, 20 May, 2014 - 13:03

Croydon Buddha Day

Tue, 20 May, 2014 - 13:03Croydon celebrated a beautiful earthy Buddha day on Sunday with the theme of Touching the Earth of Confidence. Prajnamala and the shrine team created an amazing shrine with soil, plants and flowers surrounding an image of the Earth Goddess and the Buddha. The day led by Prajnamala, Dhammavijaya and Hridayamati explored our relationship with Mara and how to work with lossening the grip. As well as having a great turn out ad amazing shared lunch, we were really blessed by...
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Carol Robertson

Croydon Sangha Swimathon

Tue, 6 May, 2014 - 13:14

Croydon Sangha Swimathon

Tue, 6 May, 2014 - 13:14Satyadakini and a group of sangha members will be taking part in a sponsored swim at Crystal palace on Sunday 22nd June. The funds raised will go towards our Wish-Fulfilling Jewel Appeal . If you would like more details or would like to make a donation, check out the fundraising page at MyDonate below.

https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/sanghaswimathon
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Taking a Fresh Look at metta

Wed, 30 Apr, 2014 - 13:54

Taking a Fresh Look at metta

Wed, 30 Apr, 2014 - 13:54Sunday 8th May 10.30am-4.30pm

A day for women Mitra’s and Order Member’s led by Maitrimala. The day will be an opportunity to meditate, discuss and reflect on Metta. What does metta mean to us? how do we feel about the Metta Bhavana meditation, and how do we practice metta in our everyday lives. Maitrimala lived and worked at Taraloka for five years where she transformed the kitchen and the menus which many of us have benefited from. Since leaving...
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