On 1, 8 and 15 June, Sangha night will focus on the theme for Buddhist Action Month, which this year is …for the Earth. We will explore what we want to do or say ‘for the Earth’, with short talks, discussion and ritual and with reference to the Brahmaviharas – specifically Metta (love), Karuna (compassion) and Mudita (joy). These weeks will be led by Karunagita with support from Katja and the Sangha night team.
4 May: Deepening my Going for Refuge - what does this mean? The Particular (me) and the Universal (the bigger picture). With Santva and Friends. Join Zoom Meeting
11 May: Celebrating the Buddha’s Enlightenment With Manjumitra, Khemananda, Lalitaraja, Santva and Friends. The evening will include meditation, a talk by Khemananda - ‘Reflections on the Buddha’s Enlightenment’, and ritual. Join Zoom Meeting
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Monday 30 March, 19:00 Lalitaraja is a dance artist and educator as well as a committed Buddhist. He reflects on some of the key themes in Sangharakshita’s ‘The Religion of Art’ and their impact on his practice.
By bodhinaga on Tue, 3 Jul, 2012 - 14:24Bodhinaga introduces the figure of Padmasambhava and tells the story of how he subdued the demons of Samye Ling to establish the Dharma in Tibet. What might be some of our own demons? What would Padmasambhava have to tame if we invited him to the modern west? Includes Bodhinaga’s imaginary exchange between Padmasambhava and our own Prime Minister.
In case you missed it, here is Viradhamma talking at the Portsmouth Buddhist Center a few weeks ago about his work to support the extraordinary Nagaloka Institute project in India, which provides education and Buddhist training to young people from the some of the poorest communities in India. It was an incredibly inspiring evening and he was overwhelmed at the genrosity of the seacoast Sangha. Together with our friends at Aryaloka we provided enough in donations to...