Paramabandhu Presidential Visit

Effraspace Effraspace, 21 Effra Parade, Brixton, London

Paramabandhu Presidential Visit This Wednesday, Paramabandhu, the President of Brixton Sangha, makes one of his bi-annual visits to our classes. Paramabandhu has been ordained for over 25 years, and is an experienced and appreciated teacher. He is also the author of a number of books on mindfulness, Buddhism and psychiatry. In these visits, he shares…

Brixton Weekend Retreat at Vajrasana

Vajrasana Vajrasana Retreat Centre, Walsham Le Willows, Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk

Brixton Weekend Retreat at Vajrasana, Suffolk On this weekend retreat, we'll be living and practicing together as a community in the beautiful Vajrasana retreat centre in the heart of the Suffolk countryside. The theme of the retreat will follow, but we'll certainly have plenty of time for meditation, reflection, and communal practice, in person. Led…

Monday Meditation: Meditation Toolkit – Week 2

Effraspace Effraspace, 21 Effra Parade, Brixton, London

The Meditation Toolkit How to stir up life, energy and curiosity in your meditation. Discover or rediscover the benefits of meditating and exploring meditation with others. Expect practical instruction, guided meditation and Q&As. All welcome. Suitable for those newer to meditation and more experienced meditators. This week we’ll be looking afresh at the Metta Bhavana…

Think, Act, Live – A Buddhist course on the basis of meditation

Effraspace Effraspace, 21 Effra Parade, Brixton, London

Think, Act, Live - A Buddhist Course on the Basis of Meditation In-person, held at Effra Space. Brixton Our first taste of Buddhist practice is often meditation. However, the Buddha taught that if we want to get anywhere in meditation practice we first need to look at the skillfulness of our actions. This is because…

Monday Meditation: Meditation Toolkit – Week 3

Effraspace Effraspace, 21 Effra Parade, Brixton, London

The Meditation Toolkit How to stir up life, energy and curiosity in your meditation. Discover or rediscover the benefits of meditating and exploring meditation with others. Expect practical instruction, guided meditation and Q&As. All welcome. Suitable for those newer to meditation and more experienced meditators. This week join us to refresh or learn the Mindfulness…

Monday Meditation: Meditation Toolkit – Week 4

Effraspace Effraspace, 21 Effra Parade, Brixton, London

The Meditation Toolkit How to stir up life, energy and curiosity in your meditation. Discover or rediscover the benefits of meditating and exploring meditation with others. Expect practical instruction, guided meditation and Q&As. All welcome. Suitable for those newer to meditation and more experienced meditators. Join us this week to look afresh at the Mindfulness…

Monday Meditation: Meditation Toolkit – Week 5

Effraspace Effraspace, 21 Effra Parade, Brixton, London

The Meditation Toolkit How to stir up life, energy and curiosity in your meditation. Discover or rediscover the benefits of meditating and exploring meditation with others. Expect practical instruction, guided meditation and Q&As. All welcome. Suitable for those newer to meditation and more experienced meditators. Come and join us to learn or refresh the Mindfulness…

Monday Meditation: Meditation Toolkit – Week 6

Effraspace Effraspace, 21 Effra Parade, Brixton, London

The Meditation Toolkit How to stir up life, energy and curiosity in your meditation. Discover or rediscover the benefits of meditating and exploring meditation with others. Expect practical instruction, guided meditation and Q&As. All welcome. Suitable for those newer to meditation and more experienced meditators. Join us this week to look afresh at the Metta…

Monday Meditation: Meditation Toolkit – Week 7

Effraspace Effraspace, 21 Effra Parade, Brixton, London

The Meditation Toolkit How to stir up life, energy and curiosity in your meditation. Discover or rediscover the benefits of meditating and exploring meditation with others. Expect practical instruction, guided meditation and Q&As. All welcome. Suitable for those newer to meditation and more experienced meditators. Come and join us to learn or refresh the Mindfulness…

Monday Meditation: Meditation Toolkit – Week 8

Effraspace Effraspace, 21 Effra Parade, Brixton, London

The Meditation Toolkit How to stir up life, energy and curiosity in your meditation. Discover or rediscover the benefits of meditating and exploring meditation with others. Expect practical instruction, guided meditation and Q&As. All welcome. Suitable for those newer to meditation and more experienced meditators. Join us this week to look afresh at the Metta…

Mindful Emotion – a short course on radical kindness

Effraspace Effraspace, 21 Effra Parade, Brixton, London

Mindful Emotion - A short course on radical kindness Booking essential. Eight Wednesday Evenings It's all too easy to feel trapped or stuck in our lives, all the more so in our noisy, busy, expensive urban environment. Although we might have given ourselves some time away this summer, it is still easy to spend that…

Monday Meditation: Meditation Toolkit – Week 9

Effraspace Effraspace, 21 Effra Parade, Brixton, London

The Meditation Toolkit How to stir up life, energy and curiosity in your meditation. Discover or rediscover the benefits of meditating and exploring meditation with others. Expect practical instruction, guided meditation and Q&As. All welcome. Suitable for those newer to meditation and more experienced meditators. Come and join us to learn or refresh the Mindfulness…

Monday Meditation: Meditation Toolkit – Week 10

Effraspace Effraspace, 21 Effra Parade, Brixton, London

The Meditation Toolkit How to stir up life, energy and curiosity in your meditation. Discover or rediscover the benefits of meditating and exploring meditation with others. Expect practical instruction, guided meditation and Q&As. All welcome. Suitable for those newer to meditation and more experienced meditators. Join us this week to look afresh at the Metta…

Monday Meditation: Meditation Toolkit – Week 11

Effraspace Effraspace, 21 Effra Parade, Brixton, London

The Meditation Toolkit How to stir up life, energy and curiosity in your meditation. Discover or rediscover the benefits of meditating and exploring meditation with others. Expect practical instruction, guided meditation and Q&As. All welcome. Suitable for those newer to meditation and more experienced meditators. Come and join us to learn or refresh the Mindfulness…

Sangha Day Celebration: How can we build a truly diverse & international Sangha?

Effraspace Effraspace, 21 Effra Parade, Brixton, London

Join us for an evening of celebration and reflection in honour of the Sangha, or spiritual community. The Sangha began at the moment when, following the Buddha’s enlightenment, he ordained his first disciple onto the path of awakening. This gesture of spiritual friendship, or Kalyana Mitrata (friendship in the beautiful), was to become the basis…