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Sangharakshita: A life of friendship

Fri, 27 Nov, 2020 - 12:22

Sangharakshita: A life of friendship

Fri, 27 Nov, 2020 - 12:22

At the London Buddhist Centre and in the Triratna Buddhist Community as a whole we place great emphasis on the value of friendship. In fact, it’s the glue that holds together everything that we do.

Join this evening’s celebration of friendship with one’s teacher. On this rare occasion we’ll be meeting some of the close friends of Bhante Sangharakshita to hear about their friendship with him and how this formed the basis of the culture that we can join today. With...

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Come Practice with Subhuti! Mon 26 – Fri 30 Oct

Wed, 21 Oct, 2020 - 16:49

Come Practice with Subhuti! Mon 26 – Fri 30 Oct

Wed, 21 Oct, 2020 - 16:49

Come join Subhuti’s presidential visit to the LBC online! 

Subhuti will be focusing on the five essential aspects of Buddhist practice. Subhuti is a Dharma teacher of rarely-matched clarity and conviction. As a friend of Bhante Sangharakshita, Subhuti has played a key role in communicating the essence of Buddhist practice to thousands of people around the world.

Morning Meditation
8-9am | Zoom

Join Subhuti for morning meditation class. A perfect complement to the evening series, these mornings will...

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Buddhism and Social Justice

Tue, 13 Oct, 2020 - 16:05

Buddhism and Social Justice

Tue, 13 Oct, 2020 - 16:05

Wednesday 14th October, 7pm-8.30pm UK time

Can Buddhism change society? We’ll spend the evening exploring that question, hearing from four ordained Buddhists on what they understand social justice to mean.

In a symposium of short talks, speakers will draw on the social and political revolution of the Indian Dalit Buddhist movement and why it is so relevant to us, here in the West. We’d love for you to join in the conversation.

The...

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Awareness is Revolutionary: Race, Bias and Freedom

Thu, 9 Jul, 2020 - 11:42

Awareness is Revolutionary: Race, Bias and Freedom

Thu, 9 Jul, 2020 - 11:42

The week before last, Subhuti and Suryagupta, LBC President and Chair, had a lively and personal discussion on the topic of race, caste and Buddhism. You can watch that here. Tonight, 9 July, they’ll be following up with a second part to go into more depth, particularly around the question of bias. Join us to hear what they have to say and to ask your questions. Find it here from 7pm.

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New People of Colour Events

Fri, 12 Jun, 2020 - 14:35

New People of Colour Events

Fri, 12 Jun, 2020 - 14:35

Please see information about our weekly people of colour events taking place on Zoom in partnership with the West London Buddhist Centre. These events are more important than ever as we deal with social unrest and a deeper call for change in the US, UK and other cities in the world. 

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Here’s an invitation from our Chair, Suryagupta:

“Please join us this Sunday 14th June at 4pm...

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Coffee with Sthiramanas

Fri, 10 Apr, 2020 - 10:58

Coffee with Sthiramanas

Fri, 10 Apr, 2020 - 10:58

Hosted by Prajnamanas | Sun 12 Apr at 11am

Sthiramanas’ public ordination was streamed live onto YouTube on Sunday 5th April. Now, one week on, he sits down with his friend Prajnamanas to talk informally about the experience of that day and how the new name is settling in.

So make yourself a coffee (or tea!) and join them live on the London Buddhist Centre’s YouTube channel this Sunday. It will be a...

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Suryagupta talks about beginners mind on Radio 4

Mon, 29 Apr, 2019 - 15:06

Suryagupta talks about beginners mind on Radio 4

Mon, 29 Apr, 2019 - 15:06

London Buddhist Centre Chair Suryagupta spoke with the BBC Radio 4 show Something Understood on the importance of beginners mind. This was the penultimate episode of the programme before it finished broadcasting. 

Listen to the programme here before it becomes no longer available on Friday >>> https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m00040gl

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Suryagupta on Radio 4

Fri, 22 Feb, 2019 - 16:26

Suryagupta on Radio 4

Fri, 22 Feb, 2019 - 16:26

Our chair, Suryagupta, explores equality and asks what role religion (specifically Buddhism) has in addressing society’s flaws and creating a more equal world.

Catch up here on Radio 4 here >https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0002g33

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Singhamanas

The London Buddhist Centre is part of a new artwork by Miranda July and Artangel which takes the form of an interfaith charity shop.

Thu, 31 Aug, 2017 - 14:21

The London Buddhist Centre is part of a new artwork by Miranda July and Artangel which takes the form of an interfaith charity shop.

Thu, 31 Aug, 2017 - 14:21

We’re delighted to contribute to such a timely, creative new interfaith project! We’re on the third floor of Selfridges Flagship London store and open to the public from today until – 22 October 2017.

The pop-up shop is by artist, writer and filmmaker Miranda July. It is a major commission by arts organisation Artangel, and the artist’s first commission in the UK

Abhayanandi,(pictured) is the co-founder and manager of Lama’s Pyjamas Charity Shop and part of the teaching team at the London Buddhist...

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Join the LBC Team at Vajrasana

Thu, 8 Jun, 2017 - 17:09

Join the LBC Team at Vajrasana

Thu, 8 Jun, 2017 - 17:09

We’re looking for another Dharmachari or GFR Mitra to come and live and work with us at Vajrasana.

Vajrasana is a completely new Buddhist environment – it’s feels more like a temple.

Working at Vajrasana you’ll be fully part of the LBC Team and, as such, you’ll enjoy regular contact with the guys in Bethnal Green as well as good training, opportunities and a generous support package.

Do get in touch if you’re interested: jnanaruchi [at] lbc.org.uk; 07799 776 754