Author Archives: Paul Cook

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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The Four Reminders – Reflection on Death

This is the second of the four mind-turning reflections. According to the Buddhist way of thinking, death, far from being a subject to be shunned and avoided, is the key that unlocks the seeming mystery of life. It is by […]

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The Four Reminders – This Precious Opportunity

Reflecting on the four reminders, or mind-turning reflections, is a great way to strengthen your regular practice. Some people like to keep a copy of them by their shrine and refer to them daily so I thought I’d look them up […]

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Christmas Puja

Our final practice evening of the year is on December 13th, which happens to be the date of the December full moon. To make the occasion we will be doing something special, a Full Moon Puja.

The Sevenfold Puja is a […]

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January Weekend Retreat

West Kent Sangha are delighted to invite us to their next Sangha retreat which will be held at Triratna’s largest retreat centre, Adhisthana, in Herefordshire over the weekend of 20th – 22nd January 2017.

​This will […]

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