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Kung Fu & Meditation Day - 10th June 2018

By RCheesley on Sat, 26 May, 2018 - 17:44

Kung Fu & Meditation Day - 10th June 2018

By RCheesley on Sat, 26 May, 2018 - 17:44

This day event is the first of its kind that we have held at the Buddhist Centre. It will be a day of complete mindfulness, working on both our body and our minds.

Matt Robbins of Evergreen Hall Self Defence will be introducing us to Traditional Wing Chun Kung Fu which he has been successfully teaching at the Buddhist Centre for the past 15 years. Kung-Fu has a long association with Buddhism, with its roots in the Buddhist monasteries of ancient China. We will also...

Ipswich Buddhist Centre
Ipswich Buddhist Centre

Silent Auction Fundraiser

By RCheesley on Thu, 24 May, 2018 - 13:53

Silent Auction Fundraiser

By RCheesley on Thu, 24 May, 2018 - 13:53

As part of the fundraising campaign for the Sangha Room refurbishment, we will be running a Silent Auction for a range of items including rupas, offering bowls, pictures and more!

All items will be added to our Facebook gallery here: http://bit.ly/IBCSilentAuction and to the gallery on this page.

To make a...

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)...

Ipswich Buddhist Centre
Ipswich Buddhist Centre

Mahaparibbana Sutta - Sangha Night Series

By RCheesley on Thu, 14 Jan, 2016 - 23:41

Mahaparibbana Sutta - Sangha Night Series

By RCheesley on Thu, 14 Jan, 2016 - 23:41

We will be kicking off a four-week series on the Mahaparinibbana Sutta next week -  http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/dn/dn.16.1-6.vaji.html (alternate translation available via the link below the title)..

The series will look in turn at four areas of the sutta:

  • 21st January - The Buddha’s advice that the sangha should meet in ”Regular and frequent assemblies”
  • 28th January - The Buddha’s suggestion that Dharma practitioners should be ”Islands unto yourselves”
  • 4th February - Ananda’s lamentation on the Buddha’s imminent passing - “He who is so kind”
  • 11th February - The Buddha’s final words - “With
  • ...