As many of you know we put the GBC up for sale in September. We are currently in the process of negotiating a sale, which will possibly close in mid December.
So with that in mind, we have come up with a ritual saying goodbye process that takes into account all the COVID regulations. This will allow a small group of mitras and order members (10 at a time) to come to the centre, and participate in an hour-long...
‘Life wants to happen, life is unstoppable. Anytime we try and contain life, or interfere with its fundamental need for expression, we get into trouble..’ -M. Wheatley and M Kellner-Rogers
We are choosing to evolve, to change, to do our bit in making the world anew for us all to live in. We have bitten a very hard bullet, and are putting our GBC home for close to the last 40 years on the market. We are letting go of a...
Statement from the council of Glasgow Buddhist Centre on 5th June 2020
The council of Glasgow Buddhist Centre affirms our commitment to equality, human dignity and social justice. We aspire to understand the impact that racism has on us all.
We are heartbroken that systemic racism and the ongoing hostility towards black communities has resulted in the murder of George Floyd while in US police custody. We invite our whole community to examine our own prejudices, have the courage to speak...
Thu, 19 Feb, 2015 - 14:27Transitioning to a dana economy:
Big Dana Discussion 2 (for all oms and mitras) Friday 20 February 6.30pm - 9.30pm at GBC
At the first Big Dana Discussion we resolved to meet again within 4 weeks, and so here we go..
The format for this evening is a conversation cafe, starting with homemade soup and bread. Feel free to bring any cake. Vegan baking in particular is always welcome, as are gluten-free offerings. If you’d...
Wed, 21 Jan, 2015 - 09:46Saturday 24 January 2-5pm. Open to all mitras and order members. Starts at 2pm with vegan cake and coffee. Ends 5pm. If you’d like to be on the set up team, please come for 1pm. Bringing home-made vegan cake is a good idea. Or some gluten free goodies like nice crisps and nuts if you’re a shopper. Much appreciated, see you there.
Wed, 7 May, 2014 - 14:01Saturday 10th May Order/Mitra Day Celebration 10.30 - 5pm
Taking the Mandala of the Five Buddhas as the focus, with meditation, reflections on the qualities of the Buddhas and a puja with origama flower offerings. Bring vegetarian food to share, lunch at 1pm.
Sunday 11th May Buddha Day Festival, all welcome 10.30 - 5pm
Meditation, chanting, watching a talk on Recollecting the Buddha by Vajratara, mitra ceremonies and a festive puja. With childrens activities at 12pm and...
Sun, 2 Mar, 2014 - 12:29Here’s a link to Dassini, from the Glasgow Buddhist Centre, talking to Hardeep Singh Kohli about Buddhism and meditation. The conversation starts just under 40 mins into the show. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03wp23w
Tue, 27 Aug, 2013 - 15:14We had a great puja last night. 23 of us gathered on the evening of Bhante’s 88th birthday, for a Sevenfold Puja. Thanks to Sheila Puri for the shrine, Suriyavamsa for the readings and everyone for coming and taking part.
Mon, 22 Jul, 2013 - 10:31As part of the the Urban Retreat this week, we’re having meditation at 7.30am, followed by optional breakfast. These sessions are Monday to Friday and they’re open to the whole sangha.
We’re also having a half-hour sit at 12.30, Monday to Thursday, so feel free to come along to them as well.