Author Archives: Paul Cook

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Bah Humbug

There will be no Tuesday night classes on the 19th or 29th of December. However, there is a sangha curry night on the 19th for those who are available. Tuesday nights will commence as normal on January 2nd 2018.  
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Going for Curry Nights

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 […]

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Full Moon Puja Next Week

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 […]

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Beginner’s Buddhism and Yoga Day Retreat

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 […]

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July Full Moon Puja

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 […]

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August Camping Weekend

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 […]

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Full Moon Curry

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 […]

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Four Reminders – Samsara

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 […]

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April classes cancelled

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 […]

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March Full Moon Puja

We had a wonderful Puja before Christmas and even those who had never seen a Buddhist ritual before said they felt moved by it. Our next Full Moon Puja at Lloyd Hall will be on Tuesday March 14th.

The Sevenfold Puja is […]

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