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Ugliness and beauty in our experience of things

By shraddhavani on Fri, 16 Feb, 2018 - 21:41

Ugliness and beauty in our experience of things

By shraddhavani on Fri, 16 Feb, 2018 - 21:41

Sunday, 9.30am-12pm 
We’re deep into our new series for January and February: Embracing the Winter of Things. The depths of winter create a context for us just to be more fully with our experience, accepting endings and considering new beginnings, allowing new light and color to arise. This week, on Sunday February 18, we’ll start our last two-week topic of contemplation by exploring how we respond to unpleasantness in the conditions shaping our lives. And we will learn to sit with awareness that both ugliness and beauty...

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Embracing the Winter of Things

By Candradasa on Sat, 6 Jan, 2018 - 15:04

Embracing the Winter of Things

By Candradasa on Sat, 6 Jan, 2018 - 15:04

Embracing the Winter of Things
Sundays, January 7 - February 25, 9.30am-12pm

This Sunday we launch a new series for January and February: Embracing the Winter of Things. The depths of winter create a context for us to sit still and just be with the passage of the seasons, accepting endings and considering new beginnings.

Join us for meditation and the first in an eight-week series of exploration into how we can find beauty through paying attention to impermanence and the nature of things....

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Suvajra's Seasonal - No 3, Winter: Meeting Dhardo Rimpoche

By Candradasa on Tue, 23 Jun, 2015 - 20:09

We’re making a virtue of the long gap since Suvajra’s autumn seasonal by switching to the southern hemisphere for our frame of reference! As colder weather settles over the realms of the south we hear about a Scotsman’s adventures in India…

This set of fascinating winter tales comes from the mid ’80s when Suvajra travels to the east to conduct his first ordinations on behalf of his teacher, Urgyen Sangharakshita. There he encounters two important figures in the history of...