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Dharmavadana's White Lotus Sutra-thon Fundraiser for WLBC

Thu, 22 Oct, 2020 - 14:04

Dharmavadana's White Lotus Sutra-thon Fundraiser for WLBC

Thu, 22 Oct, 2020 - 14:04

Saturday 31 October 7pm – Sunday 1 November 11am

    The Buddha has preached the rare Law

    Never heard by us before.

As the first event in the Centre’s new fundraising campaign, Dharmavadana will be reading the entire White Lotus Sutra aloud, live, overnight on Hallowe’en.

Please sponsor Dharmavanda generously!

Dharmavadana says: ‘The White Lotus Sutra, with its wonderful stories and powerful poetry, is one of my favourite sutras. Dating from between the first and second centuries CE, it is one of the most revered of all Mahayana...

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Drawing and the Art of Mindfulness with Amitajyoti (Online)

Tue, 13 Oct, 2020 - 13:05

Drawing and the Art of Mindfulness with Amitajyoti (Online)

Tue, 13 Oct, 2020 - 13:05

Saturday October 17, 2-5pm 

Register in advance for this workshop using this LINK. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the event.

Explore how the disciplines of mindfulness and drawing complement each other and how approaching both in a spirit of play can be enriching and freeing. In this afternoon Retreat you will be introduced to mindful drawing, mindfulness practices and a series of guided drawing exercises.

Mindfulness gives us opportunity to engage with experience directly, free from assumptions, preferences, and...

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The Heart of Practice with Paramananda and Bodhilila

Tue, 13 Oct, 2020 - 12:36

The Heart of Practice with Paramananda and Bodhilila

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...

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Online Retreat: There's a Field...

Thu, 9 Jul, 2020 - 19:22

Online Retreat: There's a Field...

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...

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Sunday 25 May: Meditation Club with Paramananda

Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 10:12

Sunday 25 May: Meditation Club with Paramananda

Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 10:12Come for a day of meditation with Paramananda, author of , ‘Change Your Mind’, ‘A Deeper Beauty’ and ‘The Art of Meditation; The Body’. The day will begin with a morning of meditation followed by a shared vegetarian lunch at 1pm. Then there will be a chance for discussion about meditation and more practice. Why not have a day retrea,t using this as an opportunity for deeper and more continuity of practice? If you can’t make the whole day then...
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Buddha Day Festival

Sun, 11 May, 2014 - 13:56

Buddha Day Festival

Sun, 11 May, 2014 - 13:56The big gathering in the Buddhist year, celebrating the start of the whole thing, with the Buddha’s Awakening. His enlightenment was finally achieved on the full moon day of May, and we are celebrating on Sunday 18 May, do come along.

10:30 Meditation morning
Including guided meditation on the Buddha’s attainment, with Paramanda
1:00 Shared lunch (bring something veggie)
2:30 Readings and reflection
4:00 Talk by Ratnaprabha followed by meditation
6:00 Special Puja introduced by Jinananda, led by Paramananda,...
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architects present plans for new WLBC

Sat, 26 Apr, 2014 - 08:37

architects present plans for new WLBC

Sat, 26 Apr, 2014 - 08:37It’s been a very exciting week at the WLBC. We have just exchanged contracts for a property around the corner from our current one. It’s the ground floor and lower ground floor of a newly built building. Behind the screens we’ve been working on this for a year. This Tuesday evening, on our sangha night, the architects will give a presentation on what our new centre will look like. Please join us and share in our vision and excitement...
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meditation course

Thu, 24 Apr, 2014 - 14:22

meditation course

Thu, 24 Apr, 2014 - 14:22There is a new six week meditation course starting on Monday evening 5 May. The course is led by Paramananda and Tarakarunya. Paramananda is the author of a few excellent books about meditation and has many years of experience teaching meditation. Tarakarunya is also a very accomplished teacher of many years of practice. Bookings via http://www.westlondonbuddhistcentre.com/?page_id=6
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special meditation day with Paramananda

Fri, 18 Apr, 2014 - 13:26

special meditation day with Paramananda

Fri, 18 Apr, 2014 - 13:26You are cordially invited to a special Meditation Day Retreat led by Paramananda, fundraising for physiotherapy for the young Liam Isaac Dempsey, (son of Catherine Powell), on Sunday 20th April 2014, 10.30am - 4.30pm (doors open 10am) at the West London Buddhist Centre, 94 Westbourne Park Villas, London W2 5EB.

If you have no plans yet for Easter Sunday, please do join us for a friendly, welcoming day of spacious calm and the deep stillness of...