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Buddhism in Great Yarmouth, Gorleston and Lowestoft

About Us

By sinhadakini on Sat, 24 Aug, 2019 - 11:45

About Us

By sinhadakini on Sat, 24 Aug, 2019 - 11:45

We are a friendly Buddhist group which meets on Tuesdays from 7pm to 9pm in the heart of Great Yarmouth at the Friends Meeting house, behind Palmers Department store. Everyone who is interested in finding more about Buddhism and Buddhist meditation is welcome at any time though we would like people to do one of our 6 week meditation courses at some point (we have two of these a year).
Every four weeks, there is no class in Great Yarmouth but the...

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Buddhism in Great Yarmouth, Gorleston and Lowestoft

Introduction to Meditation - six week course starting September 24 2019

By sinhadakini on Sat, 24 Aug, 2019 - 11:43

Introduction to Meditation - six week course starting September 24 2019

By sinhadakini on Sat, 24 Aug, 2019 - 11:43

The course will give a thorough grounding in our two meditation practices: the mindfulness of breathing, which enhances our awareness and peace of mind; and the metta bhavana - the development of loving kindness - which brings about a gentle but potentially radical transformation in our emotional experience. Led by Saroja.
Six Tuesday evenings starting 24 September
Cost: £55/£40. Book by clicking link below
http://norwichbuddhistcentre.com/bookings/753


 

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Bhante's health: an update

By Munisha on Thu, 29 Dec, 2016 - 15:24

Bhante's health: an update

By Munisha on Thu, 29 Dec, 2016 - 15:24

Parami writes:

“Dear brothers and sisters,

Bhante saw the consultant today who says that the pneumonia infection seems to be clear and that he may get home in the next couple of days, which is great news.

Again, thanks for the metta and good wishes - please do keep sending your metta to Bhante and those caring for him.

The next update will be when Bhante is home.

With metta,
Parami”

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A Note About Sangharakshita's Health

By parami on Fri, 23 Dec, 2016 - 15:25

A Note About Sangharakshita's Health

By parami on Fri, 23 Dec, 2016 - 15:25

Updated Dec 29:
Parami writes:

“Dear brothers and sisters, Bhante saw the consultant today who says that the pneumonia infection seems to be clear and that he may get home in the next couple of days, which is great news.

Again, thanks for the metta and good wishes - please do keep sending your metta to Bhante and those caring for him.

The next update will be when Bhante is home.

Updated Dec 24:
Bhante is still...

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Mental Health Resources

By mokshini on Tue, 22 Nov, 2016 - 18:04

Mental Health First Aid

Firstly, see a mental health aid website

This, in the words of the site, “…is the initial help given to someone experiencing a mental health problem before professional help is sought.”

There is information about “first aid strategies” for responding to people having panic attacks, or who are suicidal, or other mental health problems.

The site also points you to places where you can get mental health first aid training – including England, Scotland, Finland and some other countries. It looks...

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Hearing loss advice for Buddhist Centres

By jnanamitra on Sat, 16 Jul, 2016 - 17:18

Hearing loss advice for Buddhist Centres – a paper prepared by Jnanamitra.

I have also added some info supplied by Satyadakini from the Croydon Sangha 

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Buddhist Voices - Amitasuri on Buddhist Chaplaincy

By Candradasa on Wed, 10 Dec, 2014 - 17:27
A wonderful conversation with Amitasuri who has overcome huge health difficulties to train and work as a Buddhist Chaplain in the UK. Her passion for the vocational side of chaplaincy is inspiring and infectious, and it’s moving to hear how her own situation has allowed her to be present - truly present - with people suffering greatly, and to make a difference in that way.

Find out more about Buddhist Chaplaincy in the UK

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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Our First Original eBook: A Buddhist Cancer Memoir by Suvarnaprabha (Suvanna Cullen)

By Candradasa on Fri, 17 Oct, 2014 - 19:16

Our First Original eBook: A Buddhist Cancer Memoir by Suvarnaprabha (Suvanna Cullen)

By Candradasa on Fri, 17 Oct, 2014 - 19:16Just over a year ago, our friend Suvarnaprabha passed away in the company of her friends from the San Francisco Buddhist Center. Some readers may recall our coverage of Suvarnaprabha’s last few months in which she generously shared much of her process of dying as a way to encourage people to meet their own mortality in the light of the Dharma.

Suvarnaprabha kept a great blog to document the ups and downs of...
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The Jewel in the Cabbage by Vimalabandhu - Free eBook!

The Jewel in the Cabbage by Vimalabandhu - Free eBook!

By Candradasa on Wed, 3 Apr, 2013 - 21:17Here’s a new version of the much-loved book ‘The Jewel in the Cabbage’ by Vimalabandhu, long-time Buddhist chef. Sub-titled “Cooking with Metaphors”, it’s a meditation on vegan cooking both delightful and profound. And Vimalabandhu is generously making it available for free as an eBook!

All proceeds from sales of the paperback edition will help resource the new ‘Triratna Vegans’ project. Click here to get it for only £3.99! ($6).
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