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India Night with Nick & Irene

By RCheesley on Thu, 26 Apr, 2018 - 09:51

India Night with Nick & Irene

By RCheesley on Thu, 26 Apr, 2018 - 09:51

Join us for a curry and presentation evening about our recent pilgrimage to India and to raise funds for the Sangha room refurbishment.

Saturday, 9th June from 6.30-10pm at Ipswich Buddhist Centre.

Suggested donation £8

Vegetarian curry provided, please let us know you are coming for catering purposes; either by putting your name on the list in the Sangha kitchen, directly to Nick or Irene, or via email to nickggreen [at] yahoo.co.uk - we look forward to seeing you.

Ipswich Buddhist Centre
Ipswich Buddhist Centre

A Women's Day with Parami

By RCheesley on Fri, 13 Apr, 2018 - 14:10

A Women's Day with Parami

By RCheesley on Fri, 13 Apr, 2018 - 14:10

Open to all women of the Triratna Buddhist Community sangha.

A fantastic opportunity to spend the day with Parami, public preceptor and a very experienced order member.

Join us at Ipswich Buddhist Centre from 10am-4pm on Sunday, 22nd April.

Places are limited so early booking advised - you can book online via Eventbrite here.

Please bring a veggie lunch to share if you are able.

If the cost of the ticket is a difficulty please contact us before booking your space by emailing enquiries [at] ipswichbuddhistcentre.org.uk (subject: Parami%20Day%20Enquiry)

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Ipswich Young Buddhists presents: Sangha Soiree night for BAM 17th June

By Prajnaketu on Wed, 3 May, 2017 - 14:57

Ipswich Young Buddhists presents: Sangha Soiree night for BAM 17th June

By Prajnaketu on Wed, 3 May, 2017 - 14:57

Doors open at 6:30pm, curry served from 6:45pm and the show will start at 7.30pm - all are welcome!

A bit of a twist on the usual Curry and Poetry night - you are invited to share a meal with others before being entertained (or entertaining others!) with poetry, music, song, dance - anything goes!

If you would like to volunteer to help out on the night or to brave the stage, look out for forms at the centre soon (or contact Jo via...

Triratna News
Triratna News

A Triratna contribution at the Paralympics

By Munisha on Sat, 17 Sep, 2016 - 16:37

A Triratna contribution at the Paralympics

By Munisha on Sat, 17 Sep, 2016 - 16:37

Amoghavajra lives in Ipswich, in the east of England, where he was until recently the centre Chair. A wheelchair-user, he is an International Wheelchair Basketball Federation ‘classifier’ and tutor. He writes of his involvement in the Paralympics:

“As the Paralympics near their crescendo in Rio de Janeiro, it is the turn of athletes with a disability to take the world stage and display their physical prowess and skill. The other day I wheeled into my local gym and...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Ipswich Young Buddhists - Hatred and Aversion

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 22 Feb, 2016 - 15:50

Ipswich Young Buddhists - Hatred and Aversion

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 22 Feb, 2016 - 15:50

5th March

Come along to the Ipswich Buddhist Centre to hear the first in a mini series on the Three Unwholesome Roots (or the Three Poisons). These roots are believed to cause us suffering (or dukkha) and are shown to be central on the wheel of life (usually as a pig, a bird and a snake).

Ed will be leading a discussion on Hatred and Aversion (also translated as anger) - a fear of getting what we don’t want or...

Ipswich Buddhist Centre
Ipswich Buddhist Centre

Buddhist Action Month in Ipswich

By RCheesley on Fri, 22 May, 2015 - 13:28

Buddhist Action Month in Ipswich

By RCheesley on Fri, 22 May, 2015 - 13:28

The Young Buddhists’ Group are organising several events in and around the Ipswich Buddhist Centre this June, and would love you to join them!  All money raised will be going towards the Karuna Trust charity - http://karuna.org

Friday, 5th June - Curry & Quiz Night - 7.30-10pm at Ipswich Buddhist Centre

This is an open invitation to all - if you would like to join in with the quiz please let Jemma know by emailing jemmagates26 [at] hotmail.co.uk...

Ipswich Buddhist Centre
Ipswich Buddhist Centre

Women's Sangha Morning Presentation on Prajnaparamita

By RCheesley on Fri, 8 May, 2015 - 17:59

During the most recent Women’s Sangha Morning at Ipswich Buddhist Centre, I gave a short personal presentation on my connection with Prajnaparamita which I recorded on my tablet and uploaded to Soundcloud - it’s just a bit of a ramble around the symbology, a bit about the history, and how I came to meet Prajnaparamita.

Afterwards, we split into groups and we looked at the three questions that are featured at the end of the slide deck:

  1. What does the perfection of wisdom look
  2. ...
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Recruiting a web development apprentice at Virya Group

By RCheesley on Sun, 4 May, 2014 - 19:31
Full time apprenticeship opportunity based in Ipswich, Suffolk, UK

  • Design and develop a wide range of web applications
  • Contribute to Open Source projects to improve web technologies worldwide
  • Learn a range of coding languages including HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript and more
  • Work on a range of dana-based projects

Virya Group are a new Anglo-Dutch Joint Venture business led by CEO Ruth Cheesley (a GFR Mitra from Ipswich), which has evolved from the company Virya Technologies and...
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Right Livelihood Opportunity in Ipswich

By lokabandhu on Mon, 23 Sep, 2013 - 21:38

Right Livelihood Opportunity in Ipswich

By lokabandhu on Mon, 23 Sep, 2013 - 21:38Triratna’s Evolution Gift Shop in Ipswich UK has a vacancy for a full time core team member to help oversee the running of the shop. A full support package is available.

If you’re interested in working with other Buddhists to deepen your practice and help generate profits to support the Triratna Buddhist Community, are practically minded and can work in a fast-paced retail environment, then please contact Buddhasiha on 01473 280527 or e-mail IPSW...
Triratna News
Triratna News

New Buddhist Chanting CD

By lokabandhu on Fri, 9 Nov, 2012 - 06:01

New Buddhist Chanting CD

By lokabandhu on Fri, 9 Nov, 2012 - 06:01Triratna’s Ipswich and Colchester Sanghas have come together to create a Buddhist Chanting CD, featuring Buddhasiha and Sanghamani. Made in a professional studio, the sound quality is fantastic, with 20 tracks including both familiar chants and some less so.
There was a great launch night at the Ipswich centre where Buddhasiha and Sanghamani led an evening of chanting. The CD is now being sold as a fundraiser for the Shrine Room Development Fund at...

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