London Buddhist Centre
London Buddhist Centre

Respectable

By Viryanaga on Tue, 10 Jul, 2012 - 14:38

Respectable

By Viryanaga on Tue, 10 Jul, 2012 - 14:38One danger of any spiritual movement is to become respectable - to behave how others expect you to, to fit into the cultural norms of a particular time and place. The Buddha wasn’t respectable - he challenged the conventions of his day, and challenged people to change.
London Buddhist Centre
London Buddhist Centre

Stick at it

By Viryanaga on Mon, 2 Jul, 2012 - 11:48

Stick at it

By Viryanaga on Mon, 2 Jul, 2012 - 11:48The most important thing about practising Buddhism is to stick at it, to keep turning up. If you do that imperfectly over the years you’re certain to make progress
London Buddhist Centre
London Buddhist Centre

Unconventional

By Viryanaga on Wed, 27 Jun, 2012 - 16:53

Unconventional

By Viryanaga on Wed, 27 Jun, 2012 - 16:53Buddhism is not about fitting in. The Buddha didn’t fit into the society around him, and neither should we.
London Buddhist Centre
London Buddhist Centre

Just Sitting

By Viryanaga on Fri, 15 Jun, 2012 - 16:35

Just Sitting

By Viryanaga on Fri, 15 Jun, 2012 - 16:35Kalyanavaca introduces her “Just Sitting” course starting on the 17th July 2012, 7:15pm-9:45pm running for four weeks and culminating in a day of practice on Sunday 19th August 10am-5pm, at the London Buddhist Centre. Suitable for anyone with a regular meditation practice. Book online at http://www.lbc.org.uk/coursesmeditationbuddhism.asp

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