East Kent Buddhist Group

Opportunities for Dharma Study

On Sun, 15 November, 2020 - 08:52
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Rich Gifford


There’s a full range of opportunities to study the Dharma online with our local groups, Deal, Eastbourne, Hastings and Tunbridge Wells. They are all based around the published Triratna Dharma Study modules, the materials for which can be accessed at https://thebuddhistcentre.com/mitra/

All are completely free, though donations are welcome. Unless otherwise stated each course is mixed gender.  

Year One is most suitable for complete beginners, it doesn’t assume any knowledge of Buddhism.

  • Every week Tuesday 10-12 am and 6-8 pm, already underway, but there are still a few places in the morning slot. Led by Gerry, Jenny and Rich. contact ekbuddhists [at] gmail.com 
  • Every 2 weeks starting Monday 16th November. Led by Vidyaketu, Sraddhamayi and Abhayalila. Contact Vidyaketu, - wkbg [at] hotmail.com

Year 2 is suitable for any Mitras who have completed Year 1

  • For Women, Monday evenings starting Monday 16th November (3 weeks out of 4) Led by Satyamati, Akasanandi and Tara, contact: satyamati [at] outlook.com
  • Mixed, Thursday evenings start date TBC, Led by Karunadhara, Contact  clivefletcher2000 [at] yahoo.co.uk 

Year 3 is suitable for any Mitras who have completed Years 1 & 2

  • MIxed, Monday evenings, led by Shuddhadhara, contact: hastingsbuddhistgroup [at] gmail.com

Going deeper, for Mitras who have completed the 4 year Mitra study course,

  • Mixed post-mitra group, Friday mornings, contact Prajnasisya  marilyn.feetfirst [at] btinternet.com
  • Mitra Group (by invitation) for women, Thursdays every 2 weeks, led by Sraddhamayi, Satyamati and Akasanandi. Contact: satyamati [at] outlook.com
  • Men’s Study Group, contact Amalabandhu: amalabandhu [at] yahoo.co.uk

All these courses are, for the time being at least, on Zoom, using the Triratna East Kent and West Kent accounts. Once we can meet in person, we will review the offer and try to accommodate as many people as we can in appropriate venues.

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