London Buddhist Centre
London Buddhist Centre

No Toast, No Marmalade: Srimala in conversation with Maitreyabandhu

By LDNBuddhist on Wed, 30 Dec, 2020 - 16:08

No Toast, No Marmalade: Srimala in conversation with Maitreyabandhu

By LDNBuddhist on Wed, 30 Dec, 2020 - 16:08

Srimala has played a crucial part in the life of the Triratna Buddhist Order – as Public and Private Preceptor, as College Member, and as beloved friend to so many. What many people may not know about her is that for years now she has been writing poems about her life, about living at Maes Gwyn in Wales, about her family and friends, about her partner Subhuti, and about hedgehogs, toast and the lack of marmalade.

So we’re celebrating...

West London Buddhist Centre
West London Buddhist Centre

Dharmavadana's White Lotus Sutra-thon Fundraiser for WLBC

By Sophie_WLBCPublicity on Thu, 22 Oct, 2020 - 14:04

Dharmavadana's White Lotus Sutra-thon Fundraiser for WLBC

By Sophie_WLBCPublicity on Thu, 22 Oct, 2020 - 14:04

Saturday 31 October 7pm – Sunday 1 November 11am

    The Buddha has preached the rare Law

    Never heard by us before.

As the first event in the Centre’s new fundraising campaign, Dharmavadana will be reading the entire White Lotus Sutra aloud, live, overnight on Hallowe’en.

Please sponsor Dharmavanda generously!

Dharmavadana says: ‘The White Lotus Sutra, with its wonderful stories and powerful poetry, is one of my favourite sutras. Dating from between the first and second centuries CE, it is one of the most revered of all Mahayana...

Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Opportunity at the North London Buddhist Centre

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 28 Sep, 2018 - 11:40

Opportunity at the North London Buddhist Centre

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 28 Sep, 2018 - 11:40

The North London Buddhist Centre is looking for a new member to join an established and effective team running their beautiful, well-located and flourishing Centre.

You will be involved in a range of responsibilities such as fundraising, reception and cleaning duties as well as helping with administration and event preparation and possibly bookkeeping.  

The role is for 4 days a week (28 hours) and initially limited for 6 months.

We are looking for people committed to their practice within Triratna. Joining the Centre team provides the...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Friday, feedback, and foxes

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 13 Aug, 2018 - 15:46

Friday, feedback, and foxes

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 13 Aug, 2018 - 15:46

With Caroline at the end of week three of the summer Karuna appeal - featuring Caroline’s honest feedback on my fundraising and some fox sightings. Find out more about Karuna at www.facebook.com/karuna.org and join the Karuna Fundraisers group for info on future opportunities to take part in an appeal like this one! 

Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Place available at Uddiyana Community in Leytonstone, London

By Nandavajra on Mon, 13 Aug, 2018 - 10:32

Place available at Uddiyana Community in Leytonstone, London

By Nandavajra on Mon, 13 Aug, 2018 - 10:32


Place available at Uddiyana Community in Leytonstone (E11) from November


We’re a well established men’s community in Leytonstone (London E11) that’s been going strong for over 10 years. It’s a friendly, easy-going household. We do our best to look after each other and support each other to grow. We’re serious about Buddhist practice, but the atmosphere is informal and there’s always plenty of laughter.


Currently we’re two Order Members and three mitras training for ordination, but with...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Buddhism At Work in the World

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 2 Jul, 2018 - 14:37

Buddhism At Work in the World

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 2 Jul, 2018 - 14:37

Lama’s Pyjamas are hosting a workshop on Team-Based Right Livelihood on Sunday 8th July in the London Buddhist Centre, exploring what Team-Based Right Livelihood is, why do it, and how does it work?

Watch Clear Vision Film about Lama’s Pyjamas 

Lama’s Pyjamas: More Than Just A Shop 
Catherine is one of Lama’s Pyjamas’ regular customers: she comes in most days and spends about an hour and a half in the shop, chatting to staff and buying some second...

Triratna News
Triratna News

How Buddhist Action Month is Going...

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 20 Jun, 2018 - 13:52

How Buddhist Action Month is Going...

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 20 Jun, 2018 - 13:52

While Buddhist Action Month is no doubt a busy time for the many Centres and groups taking part, several have taken the time to keep us updated on how it’s been going for them.

From Padmasambhava’s arrival in Adelaide, Australia, to the Tree of Intentions in the North London Buddhist Centre to the colourful newsletter produced by the Mid Essex Centre aiming to raise awareness and funds for the homeless and refugees groups have been responding...

Triratna News
Triratna News

It's Buddhist Action Month!

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 1 Jun, 2018 - 14:51

It's Buddhist Action Month!

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 1 Jun, 2018 - 14:51

The 1st June marks the start of Buddhist Action Month, a festival of social action which is being marked by many Buddhist groups across the UK and Europe.  In Triratna, Sanghas across our community have been preparing for this event and incorporating events and activities in their various programmes.

In Southampton in the UK there will be talks on the theme of transformation, a workshop exploring Engaged Buddhism through the work of Joanna Macy, an India evening and a special...

London Buddhist Centre
London Buddhist Centre

LBC in cinemas nationwide this Friday!

By Singhamanas on Wed, 27 Sep, 2017 - 09:59

LBC in cinemas nationwide this Friday!

By Singhamanas on Wed, 27 Sep, 2017 - 09:59

The main shrine room at the London Buddhist Centre is playing a lead supporting role in this new film - Daphne - written by local Mitra Nico Mensinga.

The film features a Mitra ceremony, as well as acting debuts from Jnanavaca (two words), Prajnamanas (one mantra) & Subhadramati (no speaking part this time).

Here are some reviews: guardian, hollywood reporter, indiwire

Triratna News
Triratna News

Live in a men's community in London

By Charlotte Lawes on Tue, 11 Jul, 2017 - 13:57

Live in a men's community in London

By Charlotte Lawes on Tue, 11 Jul, 2017 - 13:57

Would you like to live in a London community for men that’s relaxed and easy going, but serious about practice, centred on friendship and mutual support?

Uddiyana Community in Leytonstone, London, is looking for a new person to join them from 1 October. 

Here’s what the community have to say:

“We’re a men’s community of five - currently one order member (Vajradaka) and four mitras training for ordination.  There’s a lot of laughter, great conversation and sharing of creative interests, some top notch cuisine, and we host a...

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