Author Archives: Paul Cook

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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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Buddhafield South East Camping Retreats

Booking Open for 2017 retreats
Buddhafield South East is very pleased to announce that booking is now open for our 2017 retreats. 
Book soon for our Spring retreat on the bank holiday weekend 28th April to 1st May and join Sahajatara and the […]

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The Four Reminders – Karma

This is the third of the four mind-turning reflections, which have taken these from Madhyamavini’s blog. Karma explains how our past actions affect us, either positively or negatively, and that our present actions will affect us in the future. Buddhism uses […]

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Free Mobile Web Meditation App

In order to develop my regular practice at home I wrote a meditation app that provides an easy way to access guided meditations and timed practice bells. As well as guided meditations from Padmapriya there are also talks from FreeBuddhistAudio.com. Also included […]

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