Tag: Perfection of Wisdom

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Emptiness and the Heart Sutra: A Home Retreat with Tejananda and Friends

By Centre Team on Mon, 26 Sep, 2022 - 15:19

Emptiness and the Heart Sutra: A Home Retreat with Tejananda and Friends

By Centre Team on Mon, 26 Sep, 2022 - 15:19

November 4-10 2022

🧘🏽‍♀️ 🧘🏽‍♂️ Seven days of meditation, lively exploration, and strong, supportive friendship: a space to explore why the wisdom of emptiness is, precisely, compassion.

Led by Tejananda and friends

Visit the dedicated site for this retreat

Reserve your space!

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The Heart Sutra is one of the most familiar of all Buddhist texts and, inevitably, there are innumerable takes on ‘what it means’. How do we square the opening statement that the skandhas (our psycho–physical constituents) are ‘empty’ with the following one that ‘in emptiness’ there are no skandhas,...

Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

The 100 Year Puja - Bhante's Birthday

By Billy on Sat, 30 Jul, 2016 - 20:09

The 100 Year Puja - Bhante's Birthday

By Billy on Sat, 30 Jul, 2016 - 20:09

Friday 26th August, 7:30pm at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

We’re marking Sangharakshita’s 91st birthday at the GBC with the ‘100 Year Puja’, a ritual celebrated in Triratna centres worldwide.

Please come along from 7pm for a prompt start at 7.30pm.

This year we’re taking the theme of the Perfection of Wisdom, and we’ll have a reading of the Diamond Sutra, plus Manjughosa mantras.

Sangharakshita realised as a teenager that he was a Buddhist and had always been so, after reading The Diamond Sutra and the Sutra of...