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Snaps from Bhante's recent holiday

By Amalavajra on Tue, 14 Jul, 2015 - 11:52

Snaps from Bhante's recent holiday

By Amalavajra on Tue, 14 Jul, 2015 - 11:52

It was great to see Bhante out and about for the first time in a long while during his May week in Devon and Somerset, in the SW of England.

Help preserve all of Bhante’s words for everyone, for ever at:

https://www.justgiving.com/Bhante90th/

Triratna News
Triratna News

Sangharakshita's diary

By Munisha on Mon, 22 Jun, 2015 - 11:58

Sangharakshita's diary

By Munisha on Mon, 22 Jun, 2015 - 11:58

Vidyaruchi is temporarily working as Bhante’s secretary. He writes: “Ashvajit has handed on the reins and will soon be retiring to a little cottage in Wales to live a more solitary and reflective life, and meanwhile Sthanashraddha, who will be Bhante’s next permanent secretary, will not be able to assume the post until August.

The most significant news of the last month is Bhante’s holiday to Somerset, his first excursion since moving to Adhisthana more than two years ago, and a sign...

Triratna News
Triratna News

90 to 90: the countdown begins!

By Munisha on Thu, 28 May, 2015 - 17:46

90 to 90: the countdown begins!

By Munisha on Thu, 28 May, 2015 - 17:46

It’s just 90 days till 26th August: Sangharakshita’s 90th birthday.

As the countdown proceeds, we’ll bring you news of the various ways in which we’ll be celebrating the day:

(This week Bhante is on holiday at Glastonbury in the west of England. See picture, left.)

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Glastonbury Buddhist Group
Glastonbury Buddhist Group

we have a vacancy!

By lokabandhu on Tue, 28 Jan, 2014 - 17:57

we have a vacancy!

By lokabandhu on Tue, 28 Jan, 2014 - 17:57
There’s a vacancy in our community, from May 1st 2014.  Applictions welcome from suitable candidates - see image for details or phone us on 01458 830957
Glastonbury Buddhist Group
Glastonbury Buddhist Group

Full Moon Puja, August 2013

By lokabandhu on Mon, 19 Aug, 2013 - 10:55

Full Moon Puja, August 2013

By lokabandhu on Mon, 19 Aug, 2013 - 10:55
Tuesday August 20th - you’re warmly invited to the Glastonbury Buddhist group’s Full Moon puja (led by Roger).  Meet at Lantern Cottage for a 7.30 procession up to Lokabandhu’s field by the Tor…  Bring firewood and biscuits if you like!
Glastonbury Buddhist Group
Glastonbury Buddhist Group

Scattering Devapriya's Ashes in Glastonbury

By lokabandhu on Mon, 8 Apr, 2013 - 22:02

Scattering Devapriya's Ashes in Glastonbury

By lokabandhu on Mon, 8 Apr, 2013 - 22:02Two weeks ago about 20 of us, including many from the Buddhafield Village Retreat’s ‘Heart Team’ gathered in Glastonbury for a ceremony to scatter Dharmachari Devapriya’s ashes, as he had requested. He died in November and was given a royal send-off at the North London Buddhist Centre; his ashes were then divided into four with one part coming to Glastonbury where for many many years he had been a Companion of the Chalice Well and a lover of all things...
Glastonbury Buddhist Group
Glastonbury Buddhist Group

Special Movie showing Sunday April 7th

By lokabandhu on Thu, 4 Apr, 2013 - 12:47

Special Movie showing Sunday April 7th

By lokabandhu on Thu, 4 Apr, 2013 - 12:47We’ll be showing a very special movie on Sunday night April 7th, starting 7pm. All welcome - especially if you have an interest in India. The movie is ‘Ambedkar’, named of course after Dr. Ambedkar, the great Indian social reformer and convert to Buddhism. Here’s what Zinemaya says - “Ambedkar is one of the finest historical films made in Independent India. This movie takes place between the years 1901 to 1956, a period of great social upheavals and...
Glastonbury Buddhist Group
Glastonbury Buddhist Group

Glastonbury Buddhist Community Programme 2013

By lokabandhu on Fri, 1 Mar, 2013 - 10:43

Glastonbury Buddhist Community Programme 2013

By lokabandhu on Fri, 1 Mar, 2013 - 10:43
Here’s our new programme for Spring 2013 … all evenings start at 7.30 so arrive from 7.15, we aim to end by 9.30.
Donations welcome.

March 2013 New Season: The Three Jewels of Buddhism.

5th March: Introducing the Buddha (Roger)

12th March: Introducing the Dharma (Lokabandhu)

19th March: Introducing the Sangha (Helen)

26th March: Full-moon Puja

April 2013 New Season: The five Ethical Precepts of Buddhism

2nd April: Non-violence/Practicing Loving kindness (Roger)
...
Glastonbury Buddhist Group
Glastonbury Buddhist Group

2013 classes starting January 8th

By lokabandhu on Thu, 3 Jan, 2013 - 12:46

2013 classes starting January 8th

By lokabandhu on Thu, 3 Jan, 2013 - 12:46Our 2013 classes start on January 8th, still at 7.30pm at Lantern Cottage. All welcome of course! Please note that this is a TUESDAY - our meetings will now be on Tuesdays…

Best wishes, Lokabandhu, Helen, Julian, and Roger.

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