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we have a vacancy!

Tue, 28 Jan, 2014 - 17:57

we have a vacancy!

Tue, 28 Jan, 2014 - 17:57
There’s a vacancy in our community, from May 1st 2014.  Applictions welcome from suitable candidates - see image for details or phone us on 01458 830957
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Two ‘Carbon Sadhanas’

Mon, 9 Dec, 2013 - 20:25
These are two ‘Carbon Sadhanas’ (meditation visualisations) I wrote a couple of years ago, around the time of the first Order Convention at Bodh Gaya in India, in fact. I hope they might help Buddhists connect a bit more imaginatively with the consequences of their actions if they choose to drive or fly. As Bhante says, “The central problem of the spiritual life - for most people at least – is to find emotional equivalents for their intellectual understanding”. So...
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Carbon Sadhana I - Flying230.98 KB
Carbon Sadhana II - Driving183.27 KB
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Full Moon Puja, August 2013

Mon, 19 Aug, 2013 - 10:55

Full Moon Puja, August 2013

Mon, 19 Aug, 2013 - 10:55
Tuesday August 20th - you’re warmly invited to the Glastonbury Buddhist group’s Full Moon puja (led by Roger).  Meet at Lantern Cottage for a 7.30 procession up to Lokabandhu’s field by the Tor…  Bring firewood and biscuits if you like!
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Scattering Devapriya's Ashes in Glastonbury

Mon, 8 Apr, 2013 - 22:02

Scattering Devapriya's Ashes in Glastonbury

Mon, 8 Apr, 2013 - 22:02Two weeks ago about 20 of us, including many from the Buddhafield Village Retreat’s ‘Heart Team’ gathered in Glastonbury for a ceremony to scatter Dharmachari Devapriya’s ashes, as he had requested. He died in November and was given a royal send-off at the North London Buddhist Centre; his ashes were then divided into four with one part coming to Glastonbury where for many many years he had been a Companion of the Chalice Well and a lover of all things...
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Special Movie showing Sunday April 7th

Thu, 4 Apr, 2013 - 12:47

Special Movie showing Sunday April 7th

Thu, 4 Apr, 2013 - 12:47We’ll be showing a very special movie on Sunday night April 7th, starting 7pm. All welcome - especially if you have an interest in India. The movie is ‘Ambedkar’, named of course after Dr. Ambedkar, the great Indian social reformer and convert to Buddhism. Here’s what Zinemaya says - “Ambedkar is one of the finest historical films made in Independent India. This movie takes place between the years 1901 to 1956, a period of great social upheavals and...
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Glastonbury Buddhist Community Programme 2013

Fri, 1 Mar, 2013 - 10:43

Glastonbury Buddhist Community Programme 2013

Fri, 1 Mar, 2013 - 10:43
Here’s our new programme for Spring 2013 … all evenings start at 7.30 so arrive from 7.15, we aim to end by 9.30.
Donations welcome.

March 2013 New Season: The Three Jewels of Buddhism.

5th March: Introducing the Buddha (Roger)

12th March: Introducing the Dharma (Lokabandhu)

19th March: Introducing the Sangha (Helen)

26th March: Full-moon Puja

April 2013 New Season: The five Ethical Precepts of Buddhism

2nd April: Non-violence/Practicing Loving kindness (Roger)
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Dharma Doorways and Dead Ends - a talk by Lokabandhu

Thu, 3 Jan, 2013 - 12:49
A talk given by Lokabandhu in the Dharma Parlour of the 2012 Buddhafield Festival, under the overall theme of ‘Doorways to Freedom’. In it he explores the fascinating Buddhist notion of ‘near enemies’, those seductive but misleading lookalikes to authentic spiritual qualities…
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2013 classes starting January 8th

Thu, 3 Jan, 2013 - 12:46

2013 classes starting January 8th

Thu, 3 Jan, 2013 - 12:46Our 2013 classes start on January 8th, still at 7.30pm at Lantern Cottage. All welcome of course! Please note that this is a TUESDAY - our meetings will now be on Tuesdays…

Best wishes, Lokabandhu, Helen, Julian, and Roger.
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Are these classes still ongoing ?? Where can I find more information?
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Hi DS, yes they’re still going - the latest details are on the home page ie at http://thebuddhistcentre.com/glastonbury . We’re at 90 Bove Town in Glastonbury - entrance via the garden gate! They start at 7.30, end around 9.30.
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Glastonbury poster for Autumn 2012 classes: Qualities of Enlightenment

Tue, 11 Sep, 2012 - 10:54

Glastonbury poster for Autumn 2012 classes: Qualities of Enlightenment

Tue, 11 Sep, 2012 - 10:54
Here’s our poster for the Autumn 2012 classes: Qualities of Enlightenment. See accompanying post for weekely details…
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