Buddhism and Meditation

Sangharakshita dies 30/10/2018 at the age of 93


The founder of our movement Sangharakshita died on 30/10/2018 at the age of 93.
Here’s a link to a tribute to him;

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=_OvMa9eadV8

Here’s a link to the website if you’d like to watch the footage of his funeral which took place on 10/11/2018;

https://thebuddhistcentre.com/highlights/watch-urgyen-sangharakshitas-funeral-and-burial-details-our-live-stream-and-online

And he was talked about on the BBC Radio 4 program The Last Word which aired on 9/11/2018. Here’s the link;

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000128v



Meditation and Buddhism Practice Day on Saturday 17th November 2018


The day will be split into;
Morning 10.30am to 12.30pm
Lunch 12.30pm to 1.30pm
Afternoon 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Venue; in the downstairs meeting room of the Quaker Meeting House, 21 Thorpe Road, Peterborough, PE3 6AB.

Beginners are encouraged to come along for the morning as it will be introductory and are welcome to stay for the rest of the day. Monday evening or Triratna regulars are welcome to come along to morning, afternoon or both.

For those who would like to come or stay for lunch please bring some vegetarian/vegan food to share.

No charge for the day but donations are welcome (£5-£10 suggested to cover the cost of the room & travel expenses but if money is tight we’d rather you come along than not).

Please book by contacting Jon (07925 374295), Sarah (07946 423382) or Sanghaketu (07825 774868)



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Essentials of Buddhism and Meditation – 16/8/18


This is a practice day split into;
Morning 10.30am to 12.30pm
Lunch 12.30pm to 1.30pm
Afternoon 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Beginners are encouraged to come along for the morning as it will be introductory and are welcome to stay for the rest of the day.
Monday evening regulars are welcome to come along to morning, afternoon or both.
For those who would like to come or stay for lunch please bring some vegetarian/vegan food to share.
No charge for the day but donations are welcome (£5-£10 suggested to cover the cost of the room & travel expenses but if money is tight we’d rather you come along than not).
Please book by contacting Jon (07925 374295), Sarah (07946 423382) or Sanghaketu (07825 774868)



Buddhism and Meditation Practice Day Saturday 17th February 2017


The day will be split into;
Morning: 10.30am to 12.30pm
Lunch: 12.30pm to 1.30pm
Afternoon: 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Beginners are encouraged to come along for the morning and are welcome to stay for the rest of the day
Regulars are welcome to come along to the morning, afternoon or both.

Venue: Venue: The Friends Meeting House, 21 Thorpe Road, Peterborough, PE3 6AB.

For those who would like to come or stay for lunch please bring some vegetarian food to share.

No charge for day, but donations welcome

Any queries please look on the website http://www.buddhismandmeditation.co.uk/peterborough/index.html

Please book by sending a Facebook message or contacting either;
Jon (07925 374295), Sanghaketu (07825 774868) or Sarah (07946 423382)

Looking forward to seeing you there



8/1/2017 – 12/2/2017 Introduction to Meditation and Buddhism 6 week course


We are running a 6 week ‘Introduction to Meditation and Buddhism’ course on Mondays from 7pm to 9pm starting Monday 8th January until and including Monday 12th February. The course will be run by Sanghaketu (Order Member from Cambridge Buddhist Centre) and regular attenders to the group.

Meditation provides a way to help you relax, become more focused, develop your , understand your relationships, understand yourself better and become wiser and more compassionate. The two meditations introduced in this course are based on those taught by the Buddha to help his followers towards Enlightenment and are the mindfulness of breathing and development of loving-kindness (metta bhavana) meditations.

There are six sessions which usually consist of instruction in meditation; short meditations; semi-formal presentations by the leader(s); discussion time for participants to relate the material to their own experience; and experiential workshop aspects. For the duration of th, you are encouraged to take up a daily meditation practice of up to 30 minutes a day.

Venue: The Friends Meeting House, 21 Thorpe Road, Peterborough, PE3 6AB. In the room upstairs.

Cost: by donation

Booking necessary: contact Sanghaketu (‭07825 774868‬), Sarah (07946423382) or Jon (‭07925 374295‬)




MEDITATION AND BUDDHISM PRACTICE DAY

“Our relationship to the world” – Meditation and Buddhism Practice Day
Saturday 15th July 2017
Led by Sanghaketu (Member of the Triratna Buddhist Order) & team
Venue; Quaker Meeting House, 21 Thorpe Road, Peterborough, PE3 6AB in the large meeting room downstairs.
Time:
Morning: 10.30am till 12.30pm (covering the basics – so beginner friendly)
Lunch: 12.30pm till 1.30pm
Afternoon: 1.30pm till 3.30pm
Beginners are encouraged to come along for the morning and are welcome to stay for the rest of the day
Regulars are welcome to come along to the morning, afternoon or both.
For those who would like to come or stay for lunch please bring some vegetarian food to share.
No charge for day, but donations welcome
Any queries please look on the website http://www.buddhismandmeditation.co.uk/peterborough/index.html
Or contact Jon (07925 374295), email kitchcrew@ntlworld.com
Or contact Sarah (07946 423382), email woodcliff5@yahoo.co.uk



Meditation and Buddhism Practice Day


“How to cope with worldly change” – Meditation and Buddhism Practice Day
Saturday 8th April 2017

Led by Sanghaketu (Member of the Triratna Buddhist Order) & team

Venue; Quaker Meeting House, 21 Thorpe Road, Peterborough, PE3 6AB in the large meeting room downstairs.
Time:
Morning: 10.30am till 12.30pm (covering the basics – so beginner friendly)
Lunch: 12.30pm till 1.30pm
Afternoon: 1.30pm till 3.30pm

Beginners are encouraged to come along for the morning and are welcome to stay for the rest of the day
Regulars are welcome to come along to the morning, afternoon or both.

For those who would like to come or stay for lunch please bring some vegetarian food to share.

No charge for day, but donations welcome

Any queries please look on the website http://www.buddhismandmeditation.co.uk/peterborough/index.html

Or contact Jon (07925 374295), email kitchcrew@ntlworld.com
Or contact Sarah (07946 423382), email woodcliff5@yahoo.co.uk



Introductory Day Saturday 12th November 2016


All are welcome to join us on an introductory day on Saturday 12th November 2016…

‘A fresh view of life and world – an introduction to Meditation and Buddhism’ led by Sanghaketu

Venue; Quaker Meeting House, 21 Thorpe Road, Peterborough, PE3 6AB
Time:
10.30am till 12.30pm (Meditation focused)
Lunch
1.30pm till 3.30pm (Buddhism focused)

All are welcome to come for the morning or the afternoon or both.
For those who would like to come or stay for lunch please bring some vegetarian food to share.
No charge for day, but donations welcome

Any queries please contact Jon (07925 374295) or Sarah (07946 423382) or email woodcliff5@yahoo.co.uk or kitchcrew@ntlworld.com



Monday Night Buddhism


From Monday 6th June 2016 the second half of the evening will be looking at the Mandala of the Five Buddhas.

We look forward to seeing you there