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Dedication Ceremony - Turning Arrows into Flowers: Day 1

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 15 May, 2020 - 09:48

Dedication Ceremony - Turning Arrows into Flowers: Day 1

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 15 May, 2020 - 09:48

Today, day 1, you might like to spend some time figuring out how you are going to take part - how much time do you have, what supports do you need, what is your wish for this retreat. It can be helpful to support this intention with a bit of ritual.

Often on the first night of a retreat this is marked by some kind of ceremony - in our community, this is often done with a Dedication...

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Welcome - Turning Arrows into Flowers: Day 1

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 15 May, 2020 - 07:52

Welcome - Turning Arrows into Flowers: Day 1

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 15 May, 2020 - 07:52

Globally, the coronavirus and all its implications presents us with an enormous challenge - but how are we responding? With ill-will and aversion, or with curiosity and compassion? Today marks the start of our latest home retreat: Turning Arrows into Flowers - an exploration of the Seven-point Mind Training, where we are learning to cultivate a mind free of blame and reactivity, a mind that is open, kind, interested. By delving into these teachings, facilitated by Yashobodhi, and with personal reflections from...

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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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