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Breathing In the World: A Journey into the Heart of Tonglen

By kusaladevi on Fri, 4 Dec, 2020 - 10:55

Breathing In the World: A Journey into the Heart of Tonglen

By kusaladevi on Fri, 4 Dec, 2020 - 10:55

A four-week course led by Yashobodhi 

Starting Sunday 6th December
Sundays: 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th December
(each session will be done twice to accommodate time zones)

‘Early’ session:  UK & IE 09:00 | Europe CET 10:00 | India 13:30 | Australia EST 20.00 | New Zealand 22.00

‘Late’ session: USA PST 11:00 | México 13:00 | USA EST 14:00 | UK & IE 19:00 | Europe CET 20:00 |

A last-minute reminder about this course, starting Sunday 6th December.

Tonglen is a meditation method that originates in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. In...

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Breathing In the World: A Journey into the Heart of Tonglen

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 10 Nov, 2020 - 10:45

Breathing In the World: A Journey into the Heart of Tonglen

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 10 Nov, 2020 - 10:45

A 4-week course led by Yashobodhi 
Sundays: 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th December
(each session will be done twice to accommodate time zones)

‘Early’ session:  UK & IE 09:00 | Europe CET 10:00 | India 13:30 | Australia EST 20.00 | New Zealand 22.00

‘Late’ session: USA PST 11:00 | México 13:00 | USA EST 14:00 | UK & IE 19:00 | Europe CET 20:00 |

Tonglen...

Chester
Chester

Chester Quaker Meeting House Closed to Public

By prashrabdhi on Fri, 6 Nov, 2020 - 16:16

Chester Quaker Meeting House Closed to Public

By prashrabdhi on Fri, 6 Nov, 2020 - 16:16

Sadly, the Chester Quaker Meeting House has closed its doors to the public.  We have had to remove our equipment.  We send thanks and well wishing to the staff who have been so kind and helpful over the last 6 years.  They have been made redundant.

Manny is storing our equipment until we find a new physical meeting place.  In the meantime, we are meeting on Zoom every Wednesday evening.  All welcome.

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Updated Schedule for Online Meditations

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 6 Nov, 2020 - 10:57

Updated Schedule for Online Meditations

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 6 Nov, 2020 - 10:57

As some parts of the world move into stricter lockdown measures (and others ease themselves out) don’t forget you can still join us twice daily, six days a week, for 45 minutes of online calm with your community!

We’ve updated our meditation schedule so you can find all the times and the link to join on the online meditation space.

And if you are looking for resources to help you go deeper in meditation...

West London Buddhist Centre
West London Buddhist Centre

The Heart of Practice with Paramananda and Bodhilila

By Sophie_WLBCPublicity on Thu, 5 Nov, 2020 - 20:15

The Heart of Practice with Paramananda and Bodhilila

By Sophie_WLBCPublicity on Thu, 5 Nov, 2020 - 20:15

This retreat runs from 15 – 21 November. Register in advance for this event using this LINK. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the event.

In this online meditation retreat we will be taking a fresh look at the main practices taught within Triratna with the aim of connecting to the inner spirit at their heart. We will explore how the Mindfulness of Breathing, Metta Bhavana, Just Sitting and mantra chanting all share the single...

North London Buddhist Centre
North London Buddhist Centre

The Bodhisattva Response. Online Weekend Retreat with Visuddhimati & Lalitaraja -

By Ratnaprabha on Tue, 20 Oct, 2020 - 11:52

The Bodhisattva Response. Online Weekend Retreat with Visuddhimati & Lalitaraja -

By Ratnaprabha on Tue, 20 Oct, 2020 - 11:52

On this online retreat we’ll explore how to foster the Bodhisattva spirit within our own hearts as we respond to life’s ups and downs, inspired by the Bodhisattva Kshitigarbha. Seeking to keep the heart open to both joy and sorrow, we’ll be marking the anniversary of Sangharakshita’s death and celebrating Samhain, the ancient Celtic festival which marks the beginning of winter.

Suitable for regulars and people who have some experience of meditation and Buddhism. Not recommended for newcomers. See below to book.

The retreat will...

North London Buddhist Centre
North London Buddhist Centre

How to deepen positive emotion: online meditation workshop with Nandaraja

By Ratnaprabha on Tue, 20 Oct, 2020 - 11:44

How to deepen positive emotion: online meditation workshop with Nandaraja

By Ratnaprabha on Tue, 20 Oct, 2020 - 11:44

This Sunday, October 25, 2:00 PM  5:00 PM

As part of our North London Buddhist Centre autumn theme of ‘Solidarity with Self and World’ do join Nandaraja for this Guest Workshop on meditation. You will be introduced to a set of 4 core meditations that inspire and nourish specifically through helping us to nurture our positivity, helping it to flourish and grow. These are the Brahma Viharas or Divine Abodes. Nandaraja is passionate about meditation and has been practising for many...

Taraloka Retreat Centre
Taraloka Retreat Centre

Story, magic and puppetry: Mandarava's upcoming online retreat

By SophieAnn on Tue, 13 Oct, 2020 - 13:15

Story, magic and puppetry: Mandarava's upcoming online retreat

By SophieAnn on Tue, 13 Oct, 2020 - 13:15

Here’s Mandarava, speaking about her upcoming retreat, Stories of Wisdom, Stories of Life retreat, now running *online* from Saturday 24 October to Thursday 29 October.

Mandarava’s puppetry and storytelling is legendary. During this retreat she’ll explore a simple, yet compelling, Jataka story. How are we are when we’re faced with our fear? How can we find ways to resource ourselves? 

Only 8 spaces left, so please book to avoid disappointment by visiting the Taraloka website.

Suryavana Retreat Centre
Suryavana Retreat Centre

Yoga teacher training 200 hours Certification with Bodhiyoga at Suryavana 2021

By Sudaka on Sat, 10 Oct, 2020 - 18:31

Yoga teacher training 200 hours Certification with Bodhiyoga at Suryavana 2021

By Sudaka on Sat, 10 Oct, 2020 - 18:31

We are now offering our 200 & 500 hour Teacher trainings for 2021.
Places are limited with extra precautions in relation to CV19.
Following three key protocols to help guarantee health security:

1.  Single room occupancy with ensuite bathroom,
at no additional cost
2. Students to do a test for Covid free or immunity
3. All training activities and eating
take place outside, “al fresco”

For more details https://www.bodhiyoga.es/content/200-hours-foundation-mindfulness-yoga-teacher-training-course-module-1

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Hot off the Press: 'Introducing Mindfulness'

By Helen - Windhor... on Mon, 28 Sep, 2020 - 16:30

Hot off the Press: 'Introducing Mindfulness'

By Helen - Windhor... on Mon, 28 Sep, 2020 - 16:30

We’re delighted to introduce you to the newly published Introducing Mindfulness: Buddhist Background and Practical Exercises by Bhikkhu Anālayo.  

Anālayo has been writing about mindfulness as a scholar, practitioner and meditation teacher for two decades. In 2004 we published his ground-breaking study of the Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta based on his comparative studies of early Buddhist texts. He is one of a handful of people who can read and research texts in Pāli, Sanskrit and Chinese. It is a real delight when someone with...

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