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Jack’s Dharma Life Appeal

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 […]

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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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The not-self discourse (you can only lose what you cling to)

 
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” […]

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Blog post: the felt presence of a direct experience

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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 […]

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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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