LDNBuddhist's picture
LDNBuddhist

What is a retreat?

Posted by LDNBuddhist on Mon, 29 May, 2017 - 15:03

What is a retreat?

Posted by LDNBuddhist on Mon, 29 May, 2017 - 15:03

Stunning new short film generously made by Andrew Lang with voice-over from Tim Shaw. Huge thanks to them both. Enjoy!

Log in or register to respond
LDNBuddhist's picture
LDNBuddhist

Urban Retreat - Going Deeper

Posted by LDNBuddhist on Tue, 20 Sep, 2016 - 11:57

Urban Retreat - Going Deeper

Posted by LDNBuddhist on Tue, 20 Sep, 2016 - 11:57

The Urban Retreat gives you opportunity to have a retreat experience in the midst of your daily life. This year, there will be more silence and more meditation, and themed talks.

You can carry on living your normal day-to-day life whilst finding ways to intensify your practice of meditation and Buddhism. We will support you with intensive meditation mornings, a silent day-long retreat, weekday morning meditations, evening classes, dharma talks, yoga, daily text messages and emails. Free, booking essential. Book Here

Programme

Saturday...

Log in or register to respond
Singhamanas's picture
Singhamanas

Brief Highlights from the Vajrasana Grand Opening Ritual

Posted by Singhamanas on Fri, 10 Jun, 2016 - 13:18

Brief Highlights from the Vajrasana Grand Opening Ritual

Posted by Singhamanas on Fri, 10 Jun, 2016 - 13:18

Subhuti ceremonially cutting the ribbons to the temple precinct, procession, circumambulation and enshrinement of Dhardo Rimpoche’s ashes in the new Stupa.

Log in or register to respond

Responses

Vajracaksu's picture

Wow!! That is super impressive! :)) A thousand sadhus to all involved!

Respect from Istanbul

Vajracaksu

Singhamanas's picture
Singhamanas

Cafés Challenge - The Big Day & A Big Thank You - We Raised Over £4K!

Posted by Singhamanas on Thu, 12 May, 2016 - 16:04

Cafés Challenge - The Big Day & A Big Thank You - We Raised Over £4K!

Posted by Singhamanas on Thu, 12 May, 2016 - 16:04

On Saturday 23rd April firends Jnanavaca & Maitreyabandhu visited 3 cafés, drank 3 hot beverages, ate 3 pieces of cake, each, and raised over £4,000 for the New Vajrasana Retreat Centre! 

You can see the exact amount along with all the witty wonderful messages of support here: https://www.justgiving.com/3cafeschallenge

The final video of the Big Day shows the adventure itself along with their final reflections on the Challenge. You can watch it here (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwt81mQ8kjRN-zdK_u3Ml4ryitj8EU2j-), (and do watch...

Log in or register to respond
Singhamanas's picture
Singhamanas

Beautiful New Video Portrait of Life on Retreat at Adhisthana

Posted by Singhamanas on Wed, 11 May, 2016 - 10:30

Beautiful New Video Portrait of Life on Retreat at Adhisthana

Posted by Singhamanas on Wed, 11 May, 2016 - 10:30

Everything is going to be alright

Filmed during the ten-day winter retreat at Adhisthana, Herefordshire, UK. Featuring ‘The Dawn Chorus’ by Derek Mahon. With thanks to Poppie Skold, the London Buddhist Centre and to all those who appear in the film.

www.lbc.org.uk

...

Log in or register to respond
Singhamanas's picture
Singhamanas

The 3 Cafés Challenge - Full Details

Posted by Singhamanas on Thu, 21 Apr, 2016 - 18:31

The 3 Cafés Challenge - Full Details

Posted by Singhamanas on Thu, 21 Apr, 2016 - 18:31

3 Cafés Challenge - Raising Money for the New Vajrasana Retreat Centre

This Saturday morning April the 23rd, Jnanavaca and Maitreyabandhu will attempt to walk from the LBC to Broadway Market, visiting 3 east London cafés, drinking 3 hot beverages and eating 3 pieces of cake, each. They have so far raised over £500 per drink and £500 for each piece of cake = £3,000 in total. This money will buy everything we’ll need for hot beverages at the New...

Log in or register to respond
Singhamanas's picture
Singhamanas

The 3 Cafés Challenge

Posted by Singhamanas on Thu, 4 Feb, 2016 - 12:20

The 3 Cafés Challenge

Posted by Singhamanas on Thu, 4 Feb, 2016 - 12:20

Raising Money for the New Vajrasana Retreat Centre

This Spring friends Maitreyabandhu and Jnanavaca will visit 3 east London cafes, drink 3 hot beverages and eat 3 pieces of cake, each. We need to raise £500 per drink and £500 for each piece of cake = £3,000 in total. This money will buy everything we’ll need for hot beverages at the New Vajrasana Retreat Centre, from installing the new water boilers to new quality cups, cafetiers, coffee tables, spoons and mugs…

Sponsor...

Log in or register to respond
Singhamanas's picture
Singhamanas

Introducing the 3 Cafés Challenge

Posted by Singhamanas on Thu, 21 Jan, 2016 - 18:16

Introducing the 3 Cafés Challenge

Posted by Singhamanas on Thu, 21 Jan, 2016 - 18:16

Believe the hype - the Challenge is on.
Friends Maitreyabandhu and Jnanavaca are setting out to raise £3,000.00 for the New Vajrasana Retreat Centre with an unprecedented feat - the 3 Cafés Challenge.
Find out more and Donate Now

Log in or register to respond
Singhamanas's picture
Singhamanas

What is Yoga for Meditation?

Posted by Singhamanas on Thu, 3 Sep, 2015 - 10:50

What is Yoga for Meditation?

Posted by Singhamanas on Thu, 3 Sep, 2015 - 10:50

http://www.lbc.org.uk/yoga.asp

Everybody Welcome - Including Complete Newcomers. Classes by Donation.

Lunchtimes | Weekdays  -  12-12:45pm
Early Evening | Mon/Tues/Wed/Fri  -  5:45-6:45pm 
Thursday Evenings  |  7:15-9:30pm
Saturday Mornings  |  10-11:15am  &  11:30-12:30pm
Sundays |  10am-5pm  (see website for dates and booking)

Log in or register to respond
Singhamanas's picture
Singhamanas

Urban Retreat 2015

Posted by Singhamanas on Tue, 4 Aug, 2015 - 16:42

Urban Retreat 2015

Posted by Singhamanas on Tue, 4 Aug, 2015 - 16:42

www.lbc.org.uk

5th-13th September
Led by Subhadramati, Vidyadaka, Singhamanas 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. We will support you with three day-long retreats, morning meditations, special classes, yoga, daily text messages and emails, and a Buddhist Festival. The retreat is suitable for all levels of experience including complete newcomers. On the initial day retreat we will split into two groups:...

Log in or register to respond