Dear friends, Buddhism offers us an inspiring vision of what it means to be a human being, but it doesn’t stop there. It also gives us ways to transform our emotions - and our life - in the light of this vision.
Using a combination of teaching, discussion, meditation and practical exercises, this six-week course will help you deepen your vision, develop more emotional warmth and positivity, and apply the wisdom of Buddhism to all areas of your life.
By Sophie_WLBCPublicity on Sat, 29 May, 2021 - 11:48
This course runs over six Wednesdays 16 June to 21 July, 7-9pm
The Buddha has presented us with an inspiring path to liberation. The key stages on the journey are characterised by a progressive chain of positive mental states, such as bliss and serenity. Given the right conditions, each stage unfolds naturally from the previous, taking one closer to a realisation of how things really are and ultimately to liberation.
Over the six weeks of this course we will explore this inspiring trajectory through...
By Sophie_WLBCPublicity on Sat, 29 May, 2021 - 11:45
This course will run on six Tuesdays 22 June to 3 August (*no class on Tuesday 13 July), 7-9.15pm.
Looking for a clear overview of essential teachings and practices at the heart of Buddhism? Join us for this course on key aspects of the Buddhist tradition that offer a path to greater freedom and confidence in the face of these unprecedented and uncertain times. We explore how to apply the teachings in your day-to-day life.
Classes will include a mixture of discussion, presentation and...
A second Sheffield-designed course is now available online for you to use at your centres. Called Vision and Transformation, this six-week course takes relative newcomers through the noble eightfold path through input, discussion, reflection and meditation. The course is designed to follow after the 8 week Radical Dharma course.
Starting with an emphasis on Vision, it leads though the process of Transformation: emotion, imagination, speech, right livelihood, and effort and attention in meditation. Here you’ll find Vadanya’s introductory videos for each week along with...
Wednesdays, June 6-27, 7:00-9:00pm at Gateway Taiji, Qigong & Yoga Studio
Our new 4-week introductory course, led by Dh Narottama, will focus on two basic Buddhist meditation practices passed down through the centuries within the Buddhist tradition. Participants will learn everything they need to begin a regular mediation practice. The journey begins here!
The course will at the beautiful ‘Gateway Taiji, Qigong & Yoga’ studio at 875 Islington Street, Portsmouth, NHmap & directions. There is parking in...
The Portsmouth Buddhist Center will be offering a new four-week intro course at Gateway Taiji, Qigong & Yoga studio at 875 Islington Street in Portsmouth on Wednesday evenings, June 6 - June 29 at 7-9 PM. Please look for details and registration next week.
Our new session begins next week. Here’s what we’ve got lined up:
On Tuesday the 8th we start the eight week “Life with full attention” which starts at 7pm and ends at 9.30pm (£130/£60 inc book). It is apropriate for for all who have some experience of meditation. It is great for mitras and Order members as well.
There is a six week Saturday morning meditation class starting on Saturday the 19th September, 10.30-12.30. (£66/£33)
Our Intro to Buddhism and Meditation courses start on Wednesday 23rd...
For today’s tip I wanted to talk about the why of The Buddhist Centre Online with regard to local Centres. We’ve already had some really enthusiastic sign-ups for the space, which is great for us as we view this as a very long-term project indeed! We’re just at the start of what we hope will be quite a shift in the way all of us see our collective work in spreading the Dharma around the world and serving...
By Candradasa on Tue, 13 Sep, 2011 - 16:24From Saturday 8th to Saturday 15th October, many Triratna Buddhist Centres across five continents will be running the International Urban Retreat. It’s like a retreat, in that it’s designed to help you practice the Buddha’s teachings more deeply and fully. But it’s an urbanretreat because you do it by staying in your home situation – so it’s about learning to make Buddhist practice real and effective in daily life.