This June is Buddhist Action Month and the theme for 2019 is “Climate Action – Personal Action”. The NLBC we be taking part and we are inviting you to take your dharma and meditation practice off the cushion into action!
Some of the activities during BAM! are:
Make a pledge on our Tree of Intentions
Donations for a local charity ...
Sitting with recollection of Sangharakshita. North London Buddhist Centre small shrine room is a dedicated space, 11 AM-6:30 PM Monday to Friday until 9 November.
Anyone is welcome to come and sit quietly in the room, or write in the book of memories and appreciation. Do bring flowers and donations in his memory if you wish. Donations will go to our ongoing purchase of his complete writings, and the Centre’s continuation of his work in introducing...
Sunday the 16th September at the North London Buddhist Centre was multifaceted: * Celebrating Padmasambhava Day, * Holding four Mitra ceremonies (Afra, Charlie, Laura and Remi), * Rejoicing in the outgoing chair, Visuddhimati, * And inaugurating Ratnaprabha as the new chair.
Look out for the ceremonial Vajra (a brass thunderbolt symbolising transformation).
Ratnaprabha will kick off with a series of public lectures on Saturday mornings at 11:30, inspired by the Buddha’s teaching to the Fire Worshippers, “The World is...
In the first of a series of three podcasts entitled The World is Burning, Ratnaprabha explains why craving is such a fundamental issue for Buddhists, how it relates to both desire and clinging, why it causes us problems, and how to deal with it.
Danasamudra talks about the initial motivation for getting the women's oral history project going and what we aim to do.
Dharmaprabha offers her brief reflection on why she's personally involved and wishes to contribute to the project and collaborate with Danasamudra and Suryagupta.
This is a simple meditation that starts with a lying down body scan and then moves into a seated mindfulness of breathing practice. Great for helping to ground and connect with yourself at the start or end of the day.