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A Sustaining Community of Meditators: Reflections from Cambridge on Being Divine Online

By Vidyasakhi on Fri, 1 May, 2020 - 11:04

A Sustaining Community of Meditators: Reflections from Cambridge on Being Divine Online

By Vidyasakhi on Fri, 1 May, 2020 - 11:04

Arthasiddhi, myself and around 40 friends, mitras and Order members from Cambridge sangha have been following the Being Divine Online Home Retreat as a community within the wider community, adding to the mix some of our own meditation sessions (every day at 8 am), three zoom plenaries (or check-ins) and WhatsApp home groups, as well as attending evening events at Cambridge Buddhist Centre online. It has been such a joy: and we’ve deeply appreciated the richness of Ratnavandana’s experience and teachings...

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FBA Podcast: A Helping Hand

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 14 Mar, 2020 - 13:00

Ratnaghosha reflects on how friendships and connections are woven into the tapestry of his life, how other people give our lives a sense of richness and abundance. In the sangha, people are passing on the Dharma through their relationships – living, breathing Dharma is passed on through spiritual friendship. The Buddha was the original spiritual friend, exemplifying for us that Enlightenment demands communication.

From a series of talks given during the Year of Kalyana Mitrata at the Cambridge Buddhist...

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Dharmabyte: The Dharma in Dickens

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 23 Dec, 2019 - 14:00

It may be Christmas Day but it is also Sangha Night and Ratnaghosha takes the opportunity to explore the Buddhist themes in ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens.

This talk, The Dharma in Dickens, was given at Cambridge Buddhist Centre, 2019.

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Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

Cambridge is Connecting the world with love (for BAM)

By jezpete on Thu, 25 May, 2017 - 11:28

Cambridge is Connecting the world with love (for BAM)

By jezpete on Thu, 25 May, 2017 - 11:28

Cambridge Buddhist Centre’s chosen Buddhist Action Month theme this year is Connecting the world with love. We will be reaching out with metta to people in the world less fortunate than ourselves, with a spirit of celebrating diversity and common humanity across cultures.

Our focus will be on the current refugee crisis - with vast numbers of people displaced from their homes through warfare, famine, poverty and climate change, we need to find ways to respond in a positive and inclusive way.

We aim...

Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

Starting with a BAM

By Helen - Windhor... on Thu, 9 Jun, 2016 - 10:21

Starting with a BAM

By Helen - Windhor... on Thu, 9 Jun, 2016 - 10:21

We in the Cambridge Sangha have been enjoying a few BAM events already, including a movie launch night (Home), a Sangha Art display coupled with a cafe offering vegan cakes and soyaccinos, and a talk on ‘Abundance, Simplicity and Sharing’ by the inspiring Vessantara. People have come with lots of enthusiasm and ideas, leading to upcoming events like ‘making your own gifts’ (this Sunday), working on a cropshare farm and a clothes swap. In addition, over thirty people have made pledges in June from going vegan to...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Practice morning for young men - Cambridge

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 1 Feb, 2016 - 14:59

Practice morning for young men - Cambridge

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 1 Feb, 2016 - 14:59

Cambridge BUddhist Centre 13th Feb, 10am-1pm

This event is aimed at young men in their late teens, 20’s and 30’s, no prior experience of meditation is necessary.

The ancient teachings of the Buddha led to freedom from suffering. During this event we will explore how we can get closer to experiencing this freedom in our busy day-to-day lives.

This event is run by young people from the Triratna buddhist community, and is suitable for complete beginners and...