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The Year of Perfect Vision by Suryagupta

From Community Highlights on Thu, 13 Feb, 2020 - 13:10

The Year of Perfect Vision by Suryagupta

From Community Highlights on Thu, 13 Feb, 2020 - 13:10

Here’s a rousing talk from Suryagupta, the Chair of the London Buddhist Centre, on 20th January 2020 exploring what vision is, how it can manifest in our lives, and what a Buddhist vision looks like.

Taking Martin Luther King’s ’I Have a Dream’ speech as a starting point, referring to examples from the life of the Buddha and sharing her own personal stories, Suryagupta draws out some of the key aspects of perfect vision and explores how we can make our initial...

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What the London Buddhist Centre (really) is...

Fri, 18 Jan, 2019 - 11:07

What the London Buddhist Centre (really) is...

Fri, 18 Jan, 2019 - 11:07

“It’s a lightning rod through which something utterly transcendent can find its way into the world”

Big thanks to Poppie Runa Sköld for our new video about life at the London Buddhist Centre.

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Suryagupta in conversation with Subhuti

Tue, 18 Dec, 2018 - 22:06

Suryagupta in conversation with Subhuti

Tue, 18 Dec, 2018 - 22:06

Suryagupta in conversation with Subhuti about his life and practice. Subhuti has been the President of the London Buddhist Centre for over 30 years and was part of the original team who built the LBC in the 1970s.

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Singhamanas

LBC in cinemas nationwide this Friday!

Wed, 27 Sep, 2017 - 09:59

LBC in cinemas nationwide this Friday!

Wed, 27 Sep, 2017 - 09:59

The main shrine room at the London Buddhist Centre is playing a lead supporting role in this new film - Daphne - written by local Mitra Nico Mensinga.

The film features a Mitra ceremony, as well as acting debuts from Jnanavaca (two words), Prajnamanas (one mantra) & Subhadramati (no speaking part this time).

Here are some reviews: guardian, hollywood reporter, indiwire

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What is a retreat?

Mon, 29 May, 2017 - 15:03

What is a retreat?

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!

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Urban Retreat - Going Deeper

Tue, 20 Sep, 2016 - 11:57

Urban Retreat - Going Deeper

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

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Brief Highlights from the Vajrasana Grand Opening Ritual

Fri, 10 Jun, 2016 - 13:18

Brief Highlights from the Vajrasana Grand Opening Ritual

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.

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

Thu, 12 May, 2016 - 16:04

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

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...

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Beautiful New Video Portrait of Life on Retreat at Adhisthana

Wed, 11 May, 2016 - 10:30

Beautiful New Video Portrait of Life on Retreat at Adhisthana

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.

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