Because there’s more to life!
And the world needs change…
Monthly gatherings for young people aged 18-25 (ish)
Starting Sunday October 16
5-6.30pm (with a tea break)
✨ meet with other young people who care about the world’s problems
✨ discuss the Buddha’s insights about freedom, radical loving-kindness and social transformation
✨ learn to meditate - and make your own mind happier
The course aims to give you a thorough grounding in the principles and practice of Triratna Buddhism and you will have the opportunity to live an intense and full-time Dharma life for 20 weeks. It will be fully residential, and you will be living in a designated community space at Adhisthana. Community living is an important part of the course and you will be sharing a room whilst you are here. As well as a series...
For anyone who wants to experience life stripped down to its essentials - total immersion in meditation, nature, and reality. Led by Kamalashila and run on the basis of generosity, this is a perfect opportunity to plumb the depths of your mind. Bring your friends!
The team retreat is for people who want to volunteer with Buddhafield this season either on the retreat team or in the cafe. As well as a retreat there will also be skills training in first aid, putting up large structures and large-scale catering. You can attend the retreat for all or part of the event.
The retreat will be held at Frog Mill near Widdon Down in Devon. Please contact retreatinfo [at]...
I hope you’re all enjoying the ending of the rain and the threatening of spring! As we move into March, make sure that the date of the next younger sangha evening is in your diaries - Saturday 16th March, this time led by Kate. We’ll be exploring the Buddha’s decision to teach the Dharma after his enlightenment, and the profound vision he had which inspired him to do so.
Come along to the Ipswich Buddhist Centre to hear the first in a mini series on the Three Unwholesome Roots (or the Three Poisons). These roots are believed to cause us suffering (or dukkha) and are shown to be central on the wheel of life (usually as a pig, a bird and a snake).
Ed will be leading a discussion on Hatred and Aversion (also translated as anger) - a fear of getting what we don’t want or...