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.
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...
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...