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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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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

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Subhuti - Now Streaming Live for Triratna@50: For the Welfare of the World

From Triratna@50 on Sat, 8 Apr, 2017 - 16:26

Subhuti - Now Streaming Live for Triratna@50: For the Welfare of the World

From Triratna@50 on Sat, 8 Apr, 2017 - 16:26

This broadcast is now ended. Below is the full unedited stream embedded - the talk begins around 6:15 and end around 01:20:00, with a short fundraising presentation following. You can listen to a remastered audio edit here.

N.B. For the first couple of minutes the video is rotated but it soon corrects itself!

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Subhuti: For the Welfare of the World
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Triratna Day 50th Celebrations, London

Tue, 4 Apr, 2017 - 21:45

Triratna Day 50th Celebrations, London

Tue, 4 Apr, 2017 - 21:45

Celebrating fifty years of the Triratna Buddhist Order and Community
This Saturday, the 8th of April 2017, the London Buddhist Centre hosts a day of events on behalf of all the London Centres to celebrate the presence of Bhante Sangharakshita’s vision in the world, and its significance in the unfoldment of the Buddha’s teachings.

Everyone is welcome to attend all or part of the day. The day is led by Order members associated with all five Triratna London Buddhist Centres. 

Programme for the...

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'Just Then Or Not At All'

Fri, 13 Jan, 2017 - 11:29

'Just Then Or Not At All'

Fri, 13 Jan, 2017 - 11:29

Fifty years ago this April, Sangharakshita founded a new Buddhist movement that was to change the lives of thousands of people. What fostered such unlikely success? Singhamanas on a unique point in history

We already know the story of the Swinging Sixties: LSD, the CND, Beats, Beatles and baby-boomers. Maybe we’re even familiar with the story of Sangharakshita, the founder of the community that the London Buddhist Centre is a part of: the young British signalman going AWOL after...