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Dana Launch Weekend at the GBC

By Billy on Sun, 4 Sep, 2016 - 21:43

Dana Launch Weekend at the GBC

By Billy on Sun, 4 Sep, 2016 - 21:43

Dana Launch Weekend: Get Involved

Friday, 9 Sept

We will be ritually opening the launch weekend by cleaning, really deep cleaning the centre. Bring veggie food to share.

Starts at 11 with a dedication, then get out the elbow grease to scrub those corners clean

1pm lunch

2-3:30 more cleaning!

Ends with a closing ritual around 3.30pm, laying down the foundations for a mandala offering that Sinhacandra and Suriyavamsa are creating over the weekend.

To help on Friday, show up and our mistress of ceremony, Dassini, will direct your energies. Questions? Email Dassini (...

Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Upcoming Meditation and Buddhism Courses at the GBC

By Billy on Sun, 4 Sep, 2016 - 21:35

Upcoming Meditation and Buddhism Courses at the GBC

By Billy on Sun, 4 Sep, 2016 - 21:35

Upcoming Meditation and Buddhism Courses

As we launch the Dana Economy this September, we are dropping the course fees for our Meditation and Buddhism classes. So now is a great time to let all your friends know about our upcoming courses!

Meditation and Buddhism Courses

The Essentials of Meditation, Tuesdays 7:30 9:30pm, 6 weeks, starts 13 Sept

The Essentials of Buddhism and Meditation (Level 1), Wednesdays 7:30 9:30pm, 6 weeks, starts 14 Sept

Levels 2 & 3 Buddhism, Wednesdays 7:30 9:30pm, starts 14 Sept

There are no charges for our Meditation and Buddhism...

Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Sunday Sangha - September at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

By Billy on Sun, 4 Sep, 2016 - 21:24

Sunday Sangha - September at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

By Billy on Sun, 4 Sep, 2016 - 21:24

SundaySangha in September

Here’s a digest of what’s happening on Sunday nights as the first gentle notes of autumn begin to sound…


4th September 5:30 - 8:30
The Sangha sangha night will become a U Lab Hub for the evening led by Kuladharini. The GBC U Lab Coaching circle will share some of what they have learned from the free online introductory course for change makers all over the world. There will be an opportunity to experience for yourself what this thing...

Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Bodywork Classes at Glasgow Buddhist Centre‏

By Billy on Thu, 1 Sep, 2016 - 21:28

Bodywork Classes at Glasgow Buddhist Centre‏

By Billy on Thu, 1 Sep, 2016 - 21:28

Just a reminder that the following courses are starting soon, so call 0141 333 0524, and book on!

YOGA (see website for more details and costs)

  • Yoga for regulars with Ratnadevi, Mondays 5:45 - 7:15pm, starting 5 September
  • Drop in Yoga for Beginners with Joy Charnley, Tuesdays 5:30 - 6:45pm, starting 30 August
  • Drop in Yoga with Jinavamsa, Wednesdays 5:45 - 7:00pm, by donation
  • Drop in Yoga, Level 1 with Pauline Hamilton, Fridays 5:45 - 6:45, starting 26 August

TAI CHI (see website for more details and costs)

  • Tai Chi & Meditation with Pam Hill and
  • ...
Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

September at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

By Billy on Tue, 23 Aug, 2016 - 22:34

September at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

By Billy on Tue, 23 Aug, 2016 - 22:34

Dana Economy Launch Weekend

Sept 9 - 11

Join us to prepare, gather inspiration, go out in the community and to generally launch the dana economy here at the GBC, with activities all weekend. Get in!!

For more information about events for the launch weekend go here.

Meditation and Buddhism Classes**

The Essentials of Meditation, Tuesdays 7:30 - 9:30pm, 6 weeks, starts 13 Sept

The Essentials of Buddhism and Meditation (level 1), Wednesdays 7:30 - 9:30pm, 6 weeks, starts 14 Sept

Levels 2 & 3 Buddhism, Wednesdays 7:30 - 9:30pm, 6 weeks, starts 14 Sept

**Starting...

Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Karuna Appeal - a great context for practice?

By Billy on Mon, 8 Aug, 2016 - 16:31

Karuna Appeal - a great context for practice?

By Billy on Mon, 8 Aug, 2016 - 16:31

On Sunday August 14 (5.30 - 8.00), Margo, Dassini & team will host an evening where Margo will talk about her experience on a Karuna appeal. There will be opportunity for questions and discussion, and we’ll end the evening in the shrine room.

This evening sits happily within the build up to our Dana Economy launch.

We would like to invite you to participate in a mini Dana appeal this evening to contribute foodstuffs to a local food bank. Please bring along non-perishable...

Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

GBC at Gay Pride - August 20th

By Billy on Thu, 4 Aug, 2016 - 20:53

GBC at Gay Pride - August 20th

By Billy on Thu, 4 Aug, 2016 - 20:53

Volunteers needed

Glasgow Buddhist Centre is marching in the Gay Pride Parade on August 20th, as well as setting up a stall to meet and greet on the day. And we would love for you to join us.  

If you are interested in being a part of a team of folks taking part in the day, then please contact Maitrinaga at mackay.ross [at] btinternet.com. He will be coordinating the activities for the day. And hope you can join us!

~ The Centre team...

Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

The 100 Year Puja - Bhante's Birthday

By Billy on Sat, 30 Jul, 2016 - 20:09

The 100 Year Puja - Bhante's Birthday

By Billy on Sat, 30 Jul, 2016 - 20:09

Friday 26th August, 7:30pm at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

We’re marking Sangharakshita’s 91st birthday at the GBC with the ‘100 Year Puja’, a ritual celebrated in Triratna centres worldwide.

Please come along from 7pm for a prompt start at 7.30pm.

This year we’re taking the theme of the Perfection of Wisdom, and we’ll have a reading of the Diamond Sutra, plus Manjughosa mantras.

Sangharakshita realised as a teenager that he was a Buddhist and had always been so, after reading The Diamond Sutra and the Sutra of...

Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Sunday Sangha - August at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

By Billy on Fri, 29 Jul, 2016 - 12:39

Sunday Sangha - August at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

By Billy on Fri, 29 Jul, 2016 - 12:39

Apart from 28th August all events will start at 5:30. Soup will be provided but please bring along some vegetarian food to accompany and share.

7th August 5:30 - 8:30 
A white rose ritual with verses for White Tara led by Jinavamsa. Bring instruments along to share.

14th August 5:30 - 8:30
An evening about the Karuna Trust led by Margo Winning

21st August 5:30 - 8:30
A Wee Read with Christine Cather and friends. We will be exploring deep poetry that might...

Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Summertime at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

By Billy on Wed, 27 Jul, 2016 - 20:06

Summertime at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

By Billy on Wed, 27 Jul, 2016 - 20:06

Summertime Specials (all events Wednesdays in August 7.30 - 9.30pm)

The Summer Time Specials this year will be exploring the Sangrahavastus which are the means of unification of the spiritual community. 

 Please join us on the 3rd August** for a celebratory kick off with a puja to Mamaki, led by Pasadini, as part of our unfolding of a culture of generosity/dana. 

Mamaki, the golden yellow wisdom Buddha of the South, shines her abundant light on all beings, giving with no distinction and without bounds. Come and celebrate this righteous earth mama of abundance.

**Bring an object...

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