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Full Moon Puja

By Carol Robertson on Thu, 7 Aug, 2014 - 14:07

Full Moon Puja

By Carol Robertson on Thu, 7 Aug, 2014 - 14:07Sunday 10th August 7-9pm
Traditional Buddhist devotional practice including meditation and chanting. Dana event: donations welcome
Croydon Buddhist Centre
Croydon Buddhist Centre

Sangha Work Day

By Carol Robertson on Thu, 7 Aug, 2014 - 14:01

Sangha Work Day

By Carol Robertson on Thu, 7 Aug, 2014 - 14:01Sunday 10th August 10.30am-4.30pm (meditation 10.30, work 11.00)
Making our environment wonderful.
The lovely long summer days are here again, and as the sun lights up the shrine room we notice that it could do with a bit of TLC! It’s a bit grimy in places and although we know that we are going to start building a lovely new room in the spring, spring is six months away. We want to make the room inviting and beautiful...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

The Resurrection of FWBO Newsreel 2

By Munisha on Wed, 4 Jun, 2014 - 10:53

The Resurrection of FWBO Newsreel 2

By Munisha on Wed, 4 Jun, 2014 - 10:53Continuing our re-release of Clear Vision’s FWBO Newsreels from the 1990s, we bring you Newsreel 2 (55 mins) released in spring 1992, with reports on
  • the FWBO in Australia (Melbourne and Sydney)
  • Order conventions
  • the launch of Facing Mount Kanchenjunga
  • major changes at the Croydon Buddhist Centre
  • Kalyanavaca’s ordination at Taraloka, and
  • a special feature on Sangharakshita’s January tour of India

​Over 20 years ago, Clear Vision was founded by Mokshapriya to produce professional video for the FWBO, later to become Triratna. As well as videoing...
Croydon Buddhist Centre
Croydon Buddhist Centre

Croydon Buddha Day

By Carol Robertson on Tue, 20 May, 2014 - 13:03

Croydon Buddha Day

By Carol Robertson on Tue, 20 May, 2014 - 13:03Croydon celebrated a beautiful earthy Buddha day on Sunday with the theme of Touching the Earth of Confidence. Prajnamala and the shrine team created an amazing shrine with soil, plants and flowers surrounding an image of the Earth Goddess and the Buddha. The day led by Prajnamala, Dhammavijaya and Hridayamati explored our relationship with Mara and how to work with lossening the grip. As well as having a great turn out ad amazing shared lunch, we were really blessed by...
Croydon Buddhist Centre
Croydon Buddhist Centre

Croydon Sangha Swimathon

By Carol Robertson on Tue, 6 May, 2014 - 13:14

Croydon Sangha Swimathon

By Carol Robertson on Tue, 6 May, 2014 - 13:14Satyadakini and a group of sangha members will be taking part in a sponsored swim at Crystal palace on Sunday 22nd June. The funds raised will go towards our Wish-Fulfilling Jewel Appeal . If you would like more details or would like to make a donation, check out the fundraising page at MyDonate below.

https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/sanghaswimathon
Croydon Buddhist Centre
Croydon Buddhist Centre

Taking a Fresh Look at metta

By Carol Robertson on Wed, 30 Apr, 2014 - 13:54

Taking a Fresh Look at metta

By Carol Robertson on Wed, 30 Apr, 2014 - 13:54Sunday 8th May 10.30am-4.30pm

A day for women Mitra’s and Order Member’s led by Maitrimala. The day will be an opportunity to meditate, discuss and reflect on Metta. What does metta mean to us? how do we feel about the Metta Bhavana meditation, and how do we practice metta in our everyday lives. Maitrimala lived and worked at Taraloka for five years where she transformed the kitchen and the menus which many of us have benefited from. Since leaving...
Croydon Buddhist Centre
Croydon Buddhist Centre

Sailing Through Stormy Seas

By Carol Robertson on Thu, 24 Apr, 2014 - 14:46

Sailing Through Stormy Seas

By Carol Robertson on Thu, 24 Apr, 2014 - 14:466 week course exploring the Worldly Winds
Starts Tuesday 20th May 7.15-9.15pm
Full course paid in advance £40 (inc copy of Sailing the Worldly Winds)
or drop in any week £7.00
If you would like to join this course you should be familiar with the Triratna meditation practices
Croydon Buddhist Centre
Croydon Buddhist Centre

Buddha Day: Touching the Earth of Confidence

By Carol Robertson on Thu, 24 Apr, 2014 - 14:43

Buddha Day: Touching the Earth of Confidence

By Carol Robertson on Thu, 24 Apr, 2014 - 14:43Sun 18th May 11am-5pm
Led by Prajnamala, Hridayamati & Dhammavijaya. Traditional Buddhist annual festival celebrating the life and Enlightenment of the Buddha. A day of meditation, reflection and puja. Bring a veggie lunch to share & wear gold/yellow. Dana event: donations welcome. Open to all.
Croydon Buddhist Centre
Croydon Buddhist Centre

Full Moon Puja

By Carol Robertson on Thu, 24 Apr, 2014 - 14:41

Full Moon Puja

By Carol Robertson on Thu, 24 Apr, 2014 - 14:41Wednesday 14 May at 19:00–21:00

Traditional Buddhist devotional practice including chanting, meditation and offerings. Dana event: donations welcome

Croydon Buddhist Centre
Croydon Buddhist Centre

Women's Day

By Carol Robertson on Thu, 24 Apr, 2014 - 14:37

Women's Day

By Carol Robertson on Thu, 24 Apr, 2014 - 14:37Sunday 4th May 10.30am-4.30pm
A day of reflection on the Hsin Hsin Ming with Dayapakshini and Sucimani. Please bring a vegetarian contribution for lunch. £20/£15 concession

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