Going Deeper Day Retreat
Our new Order Member, Shuddhavasin, is leading a day retreat at Lloyd Hall on Sunday February 25th. The day retreat is an opportunity for those with some meditation experience to deepen their practice. It will be from 10.30am to 4pm, please […]Read More
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 […]
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 […]Read More
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 […]
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” […]
Blog post: the felt presence of a direct experience
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
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More