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Drop-in Dharma

February 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until April 11, 2020

**Drop-in Dharma** These drop-in discussion groups are for those wishing to gain a deeper understanding of the Dharma – the teachings of the Buddha.  The Dharma addresses fundamental human concerns and its study and practice brings depth and meaning that enriches our lives and opens up limitless perspectives on our potential. An experienced Buddhist teacher will lead each class and will present a different aspect of the Dharma which the class will then go on to explore and reflect on.  Each…

Life With Full Attention

March 2 @ 7:15 pm - 9:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:15 pm on Monday, repeating until March 2, 2020

Life With Full Attention - A Practical Course in Mindfulness If we want to experience life more deeply and richly, we need to look at how we experience life. We so often overlook the one thing that defines whether our experience is a happy or unhappy one - our minds. Our state of mind filters everything, and if we want to feel like our life is going anywhere we need to attend to our minds. In this eight-week practical course…

Monday Night Meditation

March 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Monday, repeating until April 27, 2020

Meditation is a way of creating a healthy mind and bringing focus and energy to our lives and relationships. We teach two fundamental practices that cultivate clear awareness, peace of mind and emotional positivity. The class is made up of led meditations, discussion and teaching, with a tea break halfway through. Room One: Starting Out If you're new to the Mindfulness of Breathing and Metta Bhavana meditations drop in to learn these two practices with simple, straightforward instruction, guidance on…

What the Buddha Said

March 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 25, 2020

Buddhism and Meditation Series: What the Buddha Said There are many takes out there about what Buddhism is or what it means. But what did the Buddha actually say and teach? There is a rich body of teachings handed down over thousands of years that convey the Buddha’s sheer genius as a teacher. In our new Wednesday night series, you will hear from local and guest Order Members who have reflected deeply on what these teachings mean and how to…

Paramabandhu Presidential Visit

March 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

On Wednesday 4th March we welcome Paramabandhu, President of the Brixton Buddhist Centre, for another engaging evening exploring the Buddha's teaching. Full of positive qualities, Paramabandhu is well known for his clear thinking and friendliness. Paramabandhu was for many years a consultant psychiatrist specializing in addiction psychiatry. He was ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order in 1990 and has lived and taught at the East London Buddhist Centre for over 20 years. Drop in, all welcome. Meditation unguided. Wednesday 4th…

Science, Art and Buddhism: Music and Joy

March 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Science, Art and Buddhism: Music and Joy Beauty. Mystery. Wonder. Imagination. Qualities shared by these three disciplines - so are they really all that different? This new Saturday morning discussion series examines the relationship between themes in the Sciences and Arts with Buddhism. Featuring a short TED-style talk by distinguished Buddhist speakers, this morning offers plenty of space for lively discussion in a relaxed atmosphere, along with a short led meditation. This Saturday, Prajnamanas will join us for a discussion…

Radical Dharma: Buddhist Teachings for Uncertain Times

March 9 @ 7:15 pm - 9:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:15 pm on Monday, repeating until April 6, 2020

Radical Dharma: Buddhist Teachings for Uncertain Times What makes you happy? Friends? Family? Work? Netflix? These things can bring enjoyment in our lives but sometimes things also go wrong. We argue with friends, we lose our job, we get ill. The Buddha taught that authentic happiness is possible, Happiness that doesn't depend upon the external conditions of our lives. A deep, unshakeable contentment that comes from within. This course seeks to address this issue directly, by helping you evaluate what…

Monday Night Meditation

March 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Monday, repeating until April 27, 2020

Meditation is a way of creating a healthy mind and bringing focus and energy to our lives and relationships. We teach two fundamental practices that cultivate clear awareness, peace of mind and emotional positivity. The class is made up of led meditations, discussion and teaching, with a tea break halfway through. Room One: Starting Out If you're new to the Mindfulness of Breathing and Metta Bhavana meditations drop in to learn these two practices with simple, straightforward instruction, guidance on…

What the Buddha Said

March 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 25, 2020

Buddhism and Meditation Series: What the Buddha Said There are many takes out there about what Buddhism is or what it means. But what did the Buddha actually say and teach? There is a rich body of teachings handed down over thousands of years that convey the Buddha’s sheer genius as a teacher. In our new Wednesday night series, you will hear from local and guest Order Members who have reflected deeply on what these teachings mean and how to…

Drop-in Dharma

March 14 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until April 11, 2020

**Drop-in Dharma** These drop-in discussion groups are for those wishing to gain a deeper understanding of the Dharma – the teachings of the Buddha.  The Dharma addresses fundamental human concerns and its study and practice brings depth and meaning that enriches our lives and opens up limitless perspectives on our potential. An experienced Buddhist teacher will lead each class and will present a different aspect of the Dharma which the class will then go on to explore and reflect on.  Each…

Radical Dharma: Buddhist Teachings for Uncertain Times

March 16 @ 7:15 pm - 9:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:15 pm on Monday, repeating until April 6, 2020

Radical Dharma: Buddhist Teachings for Uncertain Times What makes you happy? Friends? Family? Work? Netflix? These things can bring enjoyment in our lives but sometimes things also go wrong. We argue with friends, we lose our job, we get ill. The Buddha taught that authentic happiness is possible, Happiness that doesn't depend upon the external conditions of our lives. A deep, unshakeable contentment that comes from within. This course seeks to address this issue directly, by helping you evaluate what…

Monday Night Meditation

March 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Monday, repeating until April 27, 2020

Meditation is a way of creating a healthy mind and bringing focus and energy to our lives and relationships. We teach two fundamental practices that cultivate clear awareness, peace of mind and emotional positivity. The class is made up of led meditations, discussion and teaching, with a tea break halfway through. Room One: Starting Out If you're new to the Mindfulness of Breathing and Metta Bhavana meditations drop in to learn these two practices with simple, straightforward instruction, guidance on…

What the Buddha Said

March 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 25, 2020

Buddhism and Meditation Series: What the Buddha Said There are many takes out there about what Buddhism is or what it means. But what did the Buddha actually say and teach? There is a rich body of teachings handed down over thousands of years that convey the Buddha’s sheer genius as a teacher. In our new Wednesday night series, you will hear from local and guest Order Members who have reflected deeply on what these teachings mean and how to…

Science, Art and Buddhism: Physics and Emptiness

March 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Science, Art and Buddhism: Physics and Emptiness Beauty. Mystery. Wonder. Imagination. Qualities shared by these three disciplines - so are they really all that different? This new Saturday morning discussion series examines the relationship between themes in the Sciences and Arts with Buddhism. Featuring a short TED-style talk by distinguished Buddhist speakers, this morning offers plenty of space for lively discussion in a relaxed atmosphere, along with a short led meditation. This Saturday Jnanavaca will be exploring links between Western…

Radical Dharma: Buddhist Teachings for Uncertain Times

March 23 @ 7:15 pm - 9:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:15 pm on Monday, repeating until April 6, 2020

Radical Dharma: Buddhist Teachings for Uncertain Times What makes you happy? Friends? Family? Work? Netflix? These things can bring enjoyment in our lives but sometimes things also go wrong. We argue with friends, we lose our job, we get ill. The Buddha taught that authentic happiness is possible, Happiness that doesn't depend upon the external conditions of our lives. A deep, unshakeable contentment that comes from within. This course seeks to address this issue directly, by helping you evaluate what…

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