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The New Vajrasana Grand Opening Weekend

Posted by Singhamanas on Mon, 9 May, 2016 - 14:19

The New Vajrasana Grand Opening Weekend

Posted by Singhamanas on Mon, 9 May, 2016 - 14:19

Saturday the 28th & Sunday the 29th May
After five years of planning and two years of building work, the new retreat centre is finally opening with a weekend of special events. Both days feature tours of the building and a ritual dedication of the centre. The Public Opening on the 28th will include introductions to meditation and a talk by the architects, while the Sangha Opening on the 29th will focus around an opening ritual led by Subhuti. 
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Winter Retreat 2015

Posted by Singhamanas on Tue, 10 Nov, 2015 - 17:56

Winter Retreat 2015

Posted by Singhamanas on Tue, 10 Nov, 2015 - 17:56

Beauty, Truth, Fire: Discovering the World of Enlightenment
Life may be fantastic right now, pretty tough or just plain dull. But ultimately, we’re always left with a lingering sense of dissatisfaction – we can’t quite hold on to things, they never really go our way in the end. Buddhism shows us how to free ourselves from that cycle. By changing our mind we change the world we live in. Explore this path of transformation which leads from mundane consciousness

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Open Day at the LBC - Sunday January 18th

Posted by Singhamanas on Tue, 6 Jan, 2015 - 11:18

Open Day at the LBC - Sunday January 18th

Posted by Singhamanas on Tue, 6 Jan, 2015 - 11:18Come and discover the LBC and what it can offer you. Find out about Buddhism, learn to meditate and try a taster session in Breathing Space, our project offering mindfulness for well-being. Sun 18 Jan, 11am-5pm. Refreshments are provided and all events are free. No need to book.

Money, Relationships, Freedom & Truth

TALKS ON BUDDHISM

12pm/Talk: The Truth about Relationships. With Vishvantara.

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Winter Retreat 2014

Posted by Singhamanas on Tue, 28 Oct, 2014 - 14:02

Winter Retreat 2014

Posted by Singhamanas on Tue, 28 Oct, 2014 - 14:02Experiencing the World of Enlightenment: human life is so often driven by consuming what we want, avoiding what we don’t like, and doing our best to ignore the rest. If this is all that motivates us, our world will never be satisfying. How can we live in a better one? Changing our mind changes the world, and the teachings of the Buddha lead to a deepening of our lives. This retreat will explore freedom from our mundane consciousness and help...
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Poetry East - John Fuller

Posted by Singhamanas on Wed, 17 Sep, 2014 - 12:00

Poetry East - John Fuller

Posted by Singhamanas on Wed, 17 Sep, 2014 - 12:00Poet, novelist and critic, John Fuller has published 19 books of poetry. He is an Emeritus Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, where for many years he was Tutor in English. His Collected Poems were published in 1996 (Chatto & Windus) and Stones and Fires of the same year won the Forward Prize. His book of poetry criticismWho is Ozymandias? and Other Puzzles in Poetry was published in 2011. His New Selected Poems came out with Chatto in 2012. The...
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Urban Retreat 2014

Posted by Singhamanas on Sat, 26 Jul, 2014 - 10:43

Urban Retreat 2014

Posted by Singhamanas on Sat, 26 Jul, 2014 - 10:43Urban Retreat
September 6th-14th
Led by Subhadramati, Singhamanas, Vidyadaka and Shraddhasiddhi

On the Urban Retreat you carry on living your normal day-to-day life whilst finding ways to intensify your practice of meditation and Buddhism. You are welcome to come to as many events as you like - they are all free and there for you to support your practice. Why not come to them all! The retreat is for suitable for all levels of experience including complete newcomers. On...
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Poetry and Meditation Retreat - with Ledbury Festival

Posted by Singhamanas on Thu, 12 Jun, 2014 - 20:00

Poetry and Meditation Retreat - with Ledbury Festival

Posted by Singhamanas on Thu, 12 Jun, 2014 - 20:00The LBC’s teaming up with the Ledbury Poetry Festival to run a new kind of retreat at Adhisthana. See what you think!
http://www.poetry-festival.co.uk/event/poetry-and-meditation-retreat/
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PoetryEast - Hugo Williams - 14th June

Posted by Singhamanas on Thu, 5 Jun, 2014 - 15:18
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BAM at the LBC

Posted by Singhamanas on Tue, 3 Jun, 2014 - 17:00

BAM at the LBC

Posted by Singhamanas on Tue, 3 Jun, 2014 - 17:00Hosted by the LBC Sub35 Sangha

June is Buddhist Action Month, where Buddhist groups across the country are encouraged to engage in collective actions for the benefit of others, especially ones that benefit the environment or society. We will be exploring how we might contribute during the weekly, Friday night sessions, based on themes of ‘the centre’, ‘in our daily lives’, ‘in the community’ and ‘for the world’. Participate in a range of Sangha projects, events and collective...
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Buddha Day Festival

Posted by Singhamanas on Mon, 12 May, 2014 - 17:28

Buddha Day Festival

Posted by Singhamanas on Mon, 12 May, 2014 - 17:28The life of the Buddha is a narrative that uncovers the deepest truths of the human mind and addresses life’s most profound questions. Over the course of the day we will enter the drama of the Buddha’s life as told through story and poetry. There will also be meditation, reflection and puja (with mitra ceremonies), so that the story is not something we simply listen to, but something we are. PDF of programme available here

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