Our new Order Member, Shuddhavasin, is leading a day retreat at Lloyd Hall on Sunday February 25th. The day retreat is an opportunity for those with some meditation experience to deepen their practice. It will be from 10.30am to 4pm, please […]Read More
Our study group is currently studying Sangharakshita’s book on The Noble Eightfold Path. The book is also know as Vision and Transformation, it is available to be downloaded from Sangharakshita’s website for free. Here is a summary of the first chapter:
Noble Eightfold Path […]
Men’s dharma life course Adhisthana fundraising appeal
My name is Jack Stephenson, I’m 23 and live in the borough of Croydon. I would love to be able to dedicate myself day in and day out to the Buddhist path and this […]
What could be better than a night with friends eating fine Indian food? We’ve got two nights with friends going for curry planned between now and the end of the year. The first Sangha curry night is on Wednesday December 6th at […]Read More
Our next Full Moon Puja at Lloyd Hall will be on Tuesday December 5th.
The Sevenfold Puja is a beautiful compilation of verses from various sources, notably the Bodhicaryavatara by Shantideva. Together they make a potent ritual to evoke the beautiful yet rigorous […]
The unhealed, disowned aspects of our shadow aspects are trying desperately to win over our attention. Unexpressed feelings never die, they are buried alive and resurface in uglier ways (when triggered). Seek them out and transform them (with love and […]Read More
This teaching is often called no-self, however not-self may be more accurate as it is not an ontological statement but a way of training to see the world in a new way.
‘To avoid the suffering implicit in questions of “self” […]
Bellow is my experience of being a Buddhist; the things I’ve felt, the difficulties, highs, lows and teachings I’ve found useful along my journey…
As I sat on the pillow in my first meditation class I found it impossible to keep my […]Read More