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...
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
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.
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...
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).