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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...

Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Dana Launch celebrations on Padmasambhava Day at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

By Billy on Sun, 24 Jul, 2016 - 21:39

Dana Launch celebrations on Padmasambhava Day at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

By Billy on Sun, 24 Jul, 2016 - 21:39

Friday 9th - Sunday 11th September
A weekend of rituals and celebrations

Dear Friends,

Here’s a happy and significant date for your diary - the Dana Launch weekend, culminating on Padmasambhava Day, Sunday 11 September. 

We’re having a weekend of ritual and ‘sangha actions’ (that means doing stuff together!) to celebrate the launch of our dana economy, both in the centre and out and about in the streets and the park. We’d love you to join us. 

Friday 9th September - purification and opening the mandala
Yes, it...

Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Dharma Day - July 24th at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

By Billy on Fri, 1 Jul, 2016 - 21:23

Dharma Day - July 24th at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

By Billy on Fri, 1 Jul, 2016 - 21:23

Please join us for Dharma Day - A day of meditation, readings and celebration of the Buddhas teachings.

Also includes a section on making our classes free by implementing the Culture of Giving (dana economy) at the GBC.

10am - 5pm

Bring veggie food to share for lunch.

Hope to see you there!

Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Sunday Sangha - July at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

By Billy on Fri, 1 Jul, 2016 - 20:43

Sunday Sangha - July at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

By Billy on Fri, 1 Jul, 2016 - 20:43

SundaySangha in July

All events except 17th and 31st July will start with soup which will be provided, but please bring along some vegetarian food to accompany and share.

Here’s what we’ve got lined up!

3rd July 5:30 - 8:30
An open night led by Bill and supported by the team. Come along to help create a space together with whatever we bring.

10th July 5:30 - 8:30
A U Lab awareness night led by Kuladharini.
We are in an age of...

Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Divided Nation: United Mind - A Morning of Meditation at the GBC, Saturday June 25th‏

By Billy on Fri, 24 Jun, 2016 - 15:13

Divided Nation: United Mind - A Morning of Meditation at the GBC, Saturday June 25th‏

By Billy on Fri, 24 Jun, 2016 - 15:13

Meditation Morning, Tomorrow - 10am (doors open at 9:30am)

Dear Friends, 

This morning we woke to a divided UK, with 52% of voters wanting to leave the EU. These are uncertain times, and we don’t know what lies ahead. I suspect that when all is said and done, no one will be unaffected by the outcome.

The first thing I saw on my bedside table after learning the outcome of the vote was the following quote from the Metta Sutta, on the back of...

Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Sunday Sangha - Thursday 26th June at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

By Billy on Sun, 19 Jun, 2016 - 02:15

Sunday Sangha - Thursday 26th June at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

By Billy on Sun, 19 Jun, 2016 - 02:15

5:30 - 8:30pm

The Darjeeling Limited: A film night led by Angela Lombardi. A year after their father’s funeral, three brothers travel across India by train in an attempt to bond with each other.

We will start with soup which will be provided, but please bring some vegetarian food to accompany and share.

Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Meditation in the Botanic Gardens - Sunday 19th June

By Billy on Sun, 19 Jun, 2016 - 01:39

Meditation in the Botanic Gardens - Sunday 19th June

By Billy on Sun, 19 Jun, 2016 - 01:39

The GBC will be hosting a meditation in the Botanic Gardens as part of this year’s West End Festival.

Please bring something comfortable to sit on. Meet at the Kibble Palace at 2pm on 19th June. Inside if wet. All welcome.

Hope to see you there!

Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Sunday Sangha - 19th May at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

By Billy on Sun, 19 Jun, 2016 - 01:07

Sunday Sangha - 19th May at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

By Billy on Sun, 19 Jun, 2016 - 01:07

5:30 - 9:00pm

An evening on the theme of Buddhist Action Month led by Frankie. There will be the showing of the documentary film, Planetary, followed by a discussion.

PLANETARY is a provocative and breathtaking wakeup call, a cross continental, cinematic journey, that explores our cosmic origins and our future as a species”.

We will start with soup which will be provided, but please bring some vegetarian food to accompany and share.

Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Sunday Sangha - 12th June at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

By Billy on Wed, 8 Jun, 2016 - 00:09

Sunday Sangha - 12th June at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

By Billy on Wed, 8 Jun, 2016 - 00:09

Come and join us for our next Sunday Sangha event. The evening will be in the main shrine room, as we are sharing the centre with The Poets’ Way. We will have a simple evening of silent meditation.

6:30 - 8:30pm.

Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Sunday Sangha - 29th May at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

By Billy on Fri, 27 May, 2016 - 18:41

Sunday Sangha - 29th May at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

By Billy on Fri, 27 May, 2016 - 18:41

5:30 - 8:30pm

Come along for a film night led by Vairocana. FORKS OVER KNIVES examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting animal-based and processed foods. The film lasts 96 minutes.

The evening will start with soup which will be provided, but please bring some vegetarian food to accompany and share.

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