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West London Buddhist Centre
West London Buddhist Centre

The Heart of Practice with Paramananda and Bodhilila

By Sophie_WLBCPublicity on Tue, 13 Oct, 2020 - 12:36

The Heart of Practice with Paramananda and Bodhilila

By Sophie_WLBCPublicity on Tue, 13 Oct, 2020 - 12:36

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...

West London Buddhist Centre
West London Buddhist Centre

A Simple Change of Heart

By Ratnadeva on Tue, 21 Jul, 2020 - 14:21

A Simple Change of Heart

By Ratnadeva on Tue, 21 Jul, 2020 - 14:21

A Simple Change of Heart

“So this bardo is an opportunity for us, for people, to come together in a different feeling of consciousness, a different feeling towards the world - which is a feeling of the heart. 

Which of course isn’t to say that the intellect (rationality, science) isn’t going to be a very important contribution if we are going to work our way out of this, all the difficulty that we face. But actually...

West London Buddhist Centre
West London Buddhist Centre

Online Retreat: There's a Field...

By Ratnadeva on Thu, 9 Jul, 2020 - 19:22

Online Retreat: There's a Field...

By Ratnadeva on Thu, 9 Jul, 2020 - 19:22

Please register in advance for this retreat. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the event. 

“Out beyond ideas
of wrong doing and right doing
there is a field
I will meet you there.
When the soul lies down
in that grass
the world is too full
to speak of
ideas, language even the notion
one another
makes no sense.”

​Following the success of our...

London Buddhist Centre
London Buddhist Centre

New People of Colour Events

By sura12 on Fri, 12 Jun, 2020 - 14:35

New People of Colour Events

By sura12 on Fri, 12 Jun, 2020 - 14:35

Please see information about our weekly people of colour events taking place on Zoom in partnership with the West London Buddhist Centre. These events are more important than ever as we deal with social unrest and a deeper call for change in the US, UK and other cities in the world. 

Sign up via the newsletter

Here’s an invitation from our Chair, Suryagupta:

“Please join us this Sunday 14th June at 4pm...

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

FBA Podcast: Good Friends

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 28 Mar, 2020 - 13:00

Kalyana Mitrata is spiritual friendship, even ‘the lovely intimacy’, the need for close and supportive connections with others in treading the path. Ratnaprabha  explores why the Buddha said spiritual friendship is ‘the whole of the Buddhist Life’. Is it as important now as it was in the Buddha’s time? Is a Kalyana Mitra the same thing as a guru or teacher? How can we make the intimate connections in our lives really stimulating and nourishing? How do we...

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: Patience

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 30 May, 2018 - 16:05

This Dharmabyte podcast is called Patience by Bodhilila. A clear, practical and accessible talk on the third of the Bodhisattva perfections, Ksanti (patience or forbearance).

Talk given at the West London Buddhist Centre Sangha evening, March 2012.

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Triratna News
Triratna News

West London featured in survey of Buddhist buildings

By Munisha on Tue, 26 Apr, 2016 - 10:46

West London featured in survey of Buddhist buildings

By Munisha on Tue, 26 Apr, 2016 - 10:46

Triratna’s new West London Buddhist Centre, UK is the latest feature in the survey, ‘Buddhist Buildings in England’ undertaken by English Heritage with the University of Leeds. As they point out, it’s Triratna’s only purpose-built urban centre in the UK.

See the other Triratna buildings featured in the survey.
See all the Buddhist buildings featured, of many traditions.

Purpose-built Buddhist centres are rare for any Buddhist tradition in the UK. Another one - perhaps the other one - is ...

Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Invitation To Join A New Women’s Community In West London

By abhayadevi on Fri, 22 Jan, 2016 - 11:16

Invitation To Join A New Women’s Community In West London

By abhayadevi on Fri, 22 Jan, 2016 - 11:16

Bodhilila, Abhayadevi and Akashadevi would like to let you know that we are in the process of setting up a new London Women’s Community. We are now very actively in the process of looking for a suitable house, most likely in the Ealing / Acton area, and have already seen some very promising examples over the past week. The rent per person is likely to be around £600 per calendar month. So our parallel active search now is for two...

Triratna Highlights
Triratna Highlights

NewsByte 3, part 1

By Munisha on Wed, 20 May, 2015 - 17:21

NewsByte 3, part 1

By Munisha on Wed, 20 May, 2015 - 17:21

For Buddha Day, Clear Vision released the third of their twice-yearly NewsBytes, rounding up news from around Triratna.

Part one (10.5 mins) introduces West London Buddhist Centre’s new building in a very fashionable part of the British capital.

Watch the full 6-story NewsByte compilation (55 minutes).

NewsByte is commissioned by Triratna’s European Chairs’ Assembly. Clear Vision is Triratna’s video project in Manchester UK, making Triratna video old and new available at VideoSangha.

+Follow Clear Vision on The Buddhist Centre...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Open day this Saturday at West London's 5-star Buddhist centre

By Munisha on Wed, 4 Mar, 2015 - 17:24

Open day this Saturday at West London's 5-star Buddhist centre

By Munisha on Wed, 4 Mar, 2015 - 17:24West London has a very striking new Buddhist centre, with an open day this Saturday 7th March (culminating in a piano recital) to which all are welcome.

Yashobodhi writes (with pictures by Peter Baker): “Early this year our West London sangha moved out of a Victorian villa in an expensive residential area close to Notting Hill, and into our new centre: the ground floor and basement of a brand-new building on a busy road five minutes away,...

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