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Buddha Day Celebrations

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 23 May, 2019 - 11:05

Buddha Day Celebrations

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 23 May, 2019 - 11:05

Suppose a man wandering in a forest wilderness found an ancient path, an ancient trail, travelled by men of old, and he followed it up, and by doing so he discovered an ancient city, an ancient royal capital, where men of old had lived, with parks and groves and lakes, walled round and beautiful to see. So I too found the ancient path, the ancient trail, travelled by the Fully Enlightened Ones of old” (...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Norwich Young Buddhists Big Montly Meet - March 6th

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 22 Feb, 2016 - 15:52

Norwich Young Buddhists Big Montly Meet - March 6th

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 22 Feb, 2016 - 15:52

Aged 16-35? Interested in Buddhism and meditation? All welcome. No previous experience necessary. Bring your friends. You don’t need to be a Buddhist to come along, and we won’t try to make you one!

Our theme for the comings months is the Mandala of the 5 Buddhas (see below for details).

Ratnasambhava, the ‘Jewel-Born’

Through meditation, talks and discussion, we will explore the symbolism of Ratnasambhava, the Jewel-Born yellow Buddha of the South. He...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Norwich Young Buddhists February Big Monthly Meet

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 25 Jan, 2016 - 11:05

Norwich Young Buddhists February Big Monthly Meet

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 25 Jan, 2016 - 11:05

Sunday 7 February  (Always the first Sunday of each month)
4.30 - 6.30 pm
Norwich Buddhist Centre

16-35? Interested in Buddhism and meditation? All welcome. No previous experience necessary. Bring your friends. You don’t need to be a Buddhist to come along, and we won’t try to make you one!

Our theme for the next 5 months is the Mandala of the 5 Buddhas (see below for details).
 
Akṣobhya, the imperturbable
We enter the mandala...

Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Opportunity to live in a womens' community in Norwich

By Nandavajra on Wed, 16 Dec, 2015 - 15:19

Opportunity to live in a womens' community in Norwich

By Nandavajra on Wed, 16 Dec, 2015 - 15:19

Dear friends, 

Our women’s community is looking for someone to join us for 6 months (possibly longer) from mid-February to Aug 2016. 


We are a community of female Mitra’s and GFR Mitra’s who live in a gorgeous big, spacious house in the Golden Triangle area of Norwich. The house has a separate shrine room, conservatory, living room with log burning stove, big fitted kitchen and sunny back yard. We are a 10 minute cycle ride or a 20 minute...

Norwich Buddhist Centre
Norwich Buddhist Centre

Young Women’s Community in Norwich seeks new member

By Suryadarshini on Thu, 13 Aug, 2015 - 14:42

Young Women’s Community in Norwich seeks new member

By Suryadarshini on Thu, 13 Aug, 2015 - 14:42

Want to be part of the thriving, dynamic younger sangha in Norwich? Are you a young mitra, a GFR mitra or an Order member?

We are a community of GFR mitra’s in our late 20’s, we live in a gorgeous big, spacious house in the Golden Triangle area of Norwich. It has a separate shrine room, conservatory, living room with log burning stove, big fitted...

Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

Spend less; live more simply

By Munisha on Sun, 21 Jun, 2015 - 23:47

Spend less; live more simply

By Munisha on Sun, 21 Jun, 2015 - 23:47

Amalavajra, Triratna’s European fundraiser writes with further ideas for looking at your relationship to money.

“The third Buddhist precept is ‘with stillness, simplicity and contentment I purify my body.’ So:

  • Meditate every day for the rest of June to gain the stillness and clarity to know what matters to you. Committing to a regular slot, eg 20 minutes first thing each morning, helps to actually do this. Try this led meditation.
  • Sit comfortably and do nothing more than watch the birds or clouds, or drink a
  • ...
Norwich Buddhist Centre
Norwich Buddhist Centre

Vajraguptā on the body

By Maitrisingha on Wed, 20 Aug, 2014 - 17:45

Vajraguptā on the body

By Maitrisingha on Wed, 20 Aug, 2014 - 17:45We are pleased to present the first of a series of short videos of Order Members talking on the Dharma. The first comes from Vajraguptā’s hut! Here Varjagupta tells us about the the importance of the body both in and out of meditation.

It’s recorded in HD (high definition), so watch it on YouTube and choose the HD option if you have a good connection to get a better picture (click the cog symbol underneath the video...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Introducing Singhamati: Triratna’s new Young Persons' Co-ordinator in Europe

By Munisha on Thu, 8 May, 2014 - 12:48

Introducing Singhamati: Triratna’s new Young Persons' Co-ordinator in Europe

By Munisha on Thu, 8 May, 2014 - 12:48Singhamati recently joined the European Chairs’ Assembly’s Development Team as Young Persons’ Coordinator.

Here, she introduces herself:

“In 2001, aged 21, I stepped into the Buddhist Centre in Norwich, UK. I was having a painful time and hoped that meditation might help. I quickly realised that it did, and at 24 I became a mitra, in Shrewsbury. At 26 I moved to Taraloka Retreat Centre for Women, having asked for ordination.

In 2008 I went to...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Taking Buddhism to Britain’s coast

By lokabandhu on Wed, 14 Aug, 2013 - 05:17

Taking Buddhism to Britain’s coast

By lokabandhu on Wed, 14 Aug, 2013 - 05:17Sue Harrison writes from East Anglia in the UK with news of a thriving Triratna outreach group there. She says - “It’s been just over a year since the Norwich Buddhist Centre began working in the Great Yarmouth area and now this new and exciting outreach project is really beginning to feel established. The group, which has people coming from all over the borough of Great Yarmouth and from Lowestoft, meets in the beautiful old Quaker Meeting House, a...
East Anglian Sangha
East Anglian Sangha

What is Enlightenment - Sujana

By rijusiddha on Thu, 14 Jun, 2012 - 19:25
The Norwich Buddhist Centre’s first talk on Free Buddhist Audio! Sujana, our Chairman, gave the talk What is Enlightenment? on Buddha Day 2012.