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
Wed, 7 May, 2014 - 17:55Poetry East is new poetry venue at the London Buddhist Centre showcasing the work of well-known contemporary poets, exploring the relationship between poetry and spiritual life.
Marylyn Hacker is an American poet, translator and critic. She has won the US National Book Award and the PEN Award for ‘Poetry in Translation.’ ‘A major poet…exciting and true.’ (George Szirtes).
Tue, 22 May, 2012 - 22:52These meditation days are an opportunity to retreat in the city for a days’ practice and connection. With meditation, periods of silence and shared lunch. A great way to spend your Saturday.
10am-5pm. For regular meditators who know both practices. Bring vegetarian lunch to share. Suggested donation £15.
Tue, 22 May, 2012 - 22:51Explore your body and feeling experience as an aid to meditation, in relation to self and other. With exercises in becoming present to yourself in the moment, active listening, sensory awareness, meditation and discussion.
10am-5pm. Open to all, but you need to book. Bring vegetarian lunch to share. £25/£20. Led by Atula.