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