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
On Sunday July 23rd we are holding a special day retreat in the beautiful and peaceful surroundings of Lloyd Hall. In the morning there will be a yoga session for beginners. Following a shared vegetarian lunch we will be offering a […]Read More
Our next Full Moon Puja at Lloyd Hall will be on Tuesday July 11th.
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 […]Read More
We have been invited to join the Croydon Sangha for a camping weekend nr. Hartfield in Sussex from 18th to 20th August. Kids are welcome to join but this is an informal event so there will be no kids activities […]Read More
As Lloyd hall is closed for structural work our next practice evening will be April 25th. However, we are meeting as Sangha for a meal at Curry Garden on Brighton Road, Redhill, this Tuesday (11th ) @ 8pm. It’s an […]Read More
This is the last of the four mind-turning reflections, which have taken these from Madhyamavini’s blog. Samsara is often defined as the endless cycle of birth, death and rebirth as depicted in the wheel of life. Or, you may understand it […]Read More
Due to structural work at Lloyd Hall there will be no mediation classes on April 11th or April 17th. Next Tuesday will be the last one before April 25th. As an alternative you may like to go to Croydon Buddhist […]Read More