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Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Friday Practice Evenings at PBC

Posted by bhpruitt to Portsmouth Buddhist Center on Thu, 25 Aug, 2016 - 17:18

Friday Practice Evenings at PBC

Posted by bhpruitt to Portsmouth Buddhist Center on Thu, 25 Aug, 2016 - 17:18

Starting this week, our Friday gathering will be an open practice evening, 7-8:30 PM. The emphasis will be on meditation and starting the weekend off with some stillness, in good company.  On occasion we will organize some Buddhist chanting or ritual, or exploration of the Dharma, always with a focus on practice.

All are welcome into this community space.  Offered by donation: $10-5 suggested.

The Portsmouth Buddhist Center runs entirely on donations!  If you’re inspired by our vision of a Dharma community on...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Total Immersion - it's not about swimming

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 24 Aug, 2016 - 08:21

Total Immersion - it's not about swimming

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 24 Aug, 2016 - 08:21

Vajrapriya reports from this summer’s 28-day Buddhafield ‘Total Immersion’ retreat 2016 which took place in England in May and June, led by him and Kamalashila.

“’A world-class event!’ declared an Order member reporting out. Looking round the cluster of comrades gathered in the home-made dome, in a slightly boggy Devon field, it was easy to underestimate the extraordinariness of this event.

‘Total immersion’ doesn’t just refer to the intensity of meditation, but also to immersion in the elements....

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

New Meditation & Art Workshop September 3

Posted by bhpruitt to Portsmouth Buddhist Center on Wed, 24 Aug, 2016 - 00:38

New Meditation & Art Workshop September 3

Posted by bhpruitt to Portsmouth Buddhist Center on Wed, 24 Aug, 2016 - 00:38

Saturday, September 3, 10AM-1PM at Portsmouth’s Button Factory, Studio 321: Mythology and Humandkind: A Workshop Of Exploration and Expression

Why are you driving a jaguar?  Winged feet and superheroes, the wheel of life and our language. How do our everyday lives show our deep connections to mythology?

Join us for a Saturday morning at the Button Factory to delve deeper! Mythology is one of our oldest means of storytelling, identification and cultural revelation.  We will explore...

Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

September at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Posted by Billy to Glasgow Buddhist Centre on Tue, 23 Aug, 2016 - 22:34

September at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Posted by Billy to Glasgow Buddhist Centre on Tue, 23 Aug, 2016 - 22:34

Dana Economy Launch Weekend

Sept 9 - 11

Join us to prepare, gather inspiration, go out in the community and to generally launch the dana economy here at the GBC, with activities all weekend. Get in!!

For more information about events for the launch weekend go here.

Meditation and Buddhism Classes**

The Essentials of Meditation, Tuesdays 7:30 - 9:30pm, 6 weeks, starts 13 Sept

The Essentials of Buddhism and Meditation (level 1), Wednesdays 7:30 - 9:30pm, 6 weeks, starts 14 Sept

Levels 2 & 3 Buddhism, Wednesdays 7:30 - 9:30pm, 6 weeks, starts 14 Sept

**Starting...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

International Men's Order Convention 2016 - Sadhanas and Study with Vishvapani and Lokabandhu

Posted by sanghadhara to Buddhist Centre Features on Tue, 16 Aug, 2016 - 22:47

At Adhisthana, Vishvapani and Lokabandhu share some of the highlights of this years Order Convention in interview with Sanghadhara. Touching on the sadhana practices lead, study groups and their general experience of this large gathering.

See all posts from the 2016 Men’s Convention​

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Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Our Focus on Meditation Continues this Sunday

Posted by bhpruitt to Portsmouth Buddhist Center on Thu, 11 Aug, 2016 - 16:45

Our Focus on Meditation Continues this Sunday

Posted by bhpruitt to Portsmouth Buddhist Center on Thu, 11 Aug, 2016 - 16:45

Rijupatha returns to lead our community gathering this Sunday 10Am - Noon, as we continue our exploration of the Threefold Spiritual Path with a focus on meditation. What role does meditation play in our spiritual lives? How is it connected to ethics and wisdom, the other two strands of the path?  Listen to a great talk on this subject here and join us at the Portsmouth Buddhist Center this Sunday to explore these important questions in community with...

Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Sunday Sangha - August at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Posted by Billy to Glasgow Buddhist Centre on Fri, 29 Jul, 2016 - 12:39

Sunday Sangha - August at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Posted by Billy to Glasgow Buddhist Centre on Fri, 29 Jul, 2016 - 12:39

Apart from 28th August all events will start at 5:30. Soup will be provided but please bring along some vegetarian food to accompany and share.

7th August 5:30 - 8:30 
A white rose ritual with verses for White Tara led by Jinavamsa. Bring instruments along to share.

14th August 5:30 - 8:30
An evening about the Karuna Trust led by Margo Winning

21st August 5:30 - 8:30
A Wee Read with Christine Cather and friends. We will be exploring deep poetry that might...

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Meditation & Art Workshop Saturday July 30, 2016

Posted by bhpruitt to Portsmouth Buddhist Center on Tue, 19 Jul, 2016 - 21:05

Meditation & Art Workshop Saturday July 30, 2016

Posted by bhpruitt to Portsmouth Buddhist Center on Tue, 19 Jul, 2016 - 21:05

Come to the Button Factory, 855 Islington St., Studio 321 and join us in exploring some of the connections between creativity, music and meditation. We will see how opening to a new experience of concentration and awareness can help unlock our creative potential. Hosted by Narottama & friends.

All are welcome and no experience with art or meditation is needed.

Registration is free - register now to let us know you will attend

Offered by donation; suggested donation $20

Support the Portsmouth Buddhist Centre and...

Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Dharma Day - July 24th at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Posted by Billy to Glasgow Buddhist Centre on Fri, 1 Jul, 2016 - 21:23

Dharma Day - July 24th at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Posted by Billy to Glasgow Buddhist Centre on Fri, 1 Jul, 2016 - 21:23

Please join us for Dharma Day - A day of meditation, readings and celebration of the Buddhas teachings.

Also includes a section on making our classes free by implementing the Culture of Giving (dana economy) at the GBC.

10am - 5pm

Bring veggie food to share for lunch.

Hope to see you there!

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