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Community Night: Open Space

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 17:30 to 20:30

While Sunday community nights are an opportunity for all of us in the Sangha to share what we find of value, the open space evening each month allows for what might emerge between us without any fixed ideas of what that might be. When Aloka initiated the first mythic context retreats they had no programme at all but he was confident that if a number of people, who are sincerely trying to practice the Dharma come together, then something will happen. So we might consider this to be meeting in a mythic context. This is a matter of trusting our practice and each other and what might arise...

Tai Chi with Pete McLeod

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 17:45 to 18:45
Price: 
£20.00

Pete has been practising Tai Chi since 1994 and teaching since 2009.  He initially studied Yang style long form under Alistair Sutherland and then latterly studied the short form under Tom Williams.  He is a registered instructor with the Tai Chi Union for Great Britain.

The class caters for beginners & regulars and includes instruction in the Yang short form, Qigong (energy cultivation) and a short meditation. The focus of the class is health and well-being.

Beginners and Regulars
This is a 8 week course, beginning Fri ...

Padmasambhava Day Festival

Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 10:30 to 17:00

Padmasambhava, the vajra guru, brought Buddhism from India to Tibet.  He represents the transformation of all of our inner energies into the energy of liberation and purity.  

Come and celebrate his life and liberation with us.  Day starts at 10:30 (doors at 10) and will finish at 17:00.  Bring vegetarian food to share. 

Young Bodhisattva's Club

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 19:30 to 21:30

Young Bodhisattva Club: An monthly evening of meditation and Dharma

Calling all youngish (under 35's) and aspiring beings who are interested in taking their practice deeper.  We are looking for you to join us on the first Friday night of each month from 7:30pm-9:30pm.  We promise you won't be disappointed! 

Each night will start with a meditation, followed by an exploration of how to engage with the Dharma, and our deeper Bodhisattava heart/mind, directly in our lives, no matter what. Hey, its a challenge, but we think you're up to it! ...

Community Night: Ratnasambhava Puja with Sinachandra

Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 17:30 to 20:30

You are invited to an evening celebrating the abundance and riches of Ratnasambhava. Come and join us as we engage in an evening of ritual, relfection and meditation. Please wear something yellow if you can. Looking forward to seeing you.

With metta,

Sinachandra

The community night takes place every Sunday evening throughout the year and provides a space for folk to come together and connect. Evenings are often organised around a specific theme or event but we also have open space evenings which allow for what might emerge between us without any fixed ideas of what...

The Poet's Way

Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 17:00 to 21:00

Awakening to the power of poems to complement & enhance our spiritual practice.

Inspired by Manjusvara's book The Poet's Way, Jane Hirshfield says "this book offers warm-hearted, step-by step awakening into the possibilities and powers of poems".

Bring a poem to share-with 4 copies-yours or by someone else. Bring writing materials and vegetarian food to share during the break.

To find out more and book a place - contact:

Maria: 07756 401141 mvenditozzi@hotmail.com

Larry: 0141 946 8096...

Community Night: The Birds and The Beasts - An Art Exibition Launch by Suriyavamsa

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 17:30 to 20:30

As part of our community night, Glasgow Buddhist Centre with be hosting the launch of an exhibition of recent artwork by Suriyavamsa. Come along to a reception and tour with an introduction to the art. 

The community night takes place every Sunday evening throughout the year and provides a space for folk to come together and connect. Evenings are often organised around a specific theme or event but we also have open space evenings which allow for what might emerge between us without any fixed ideas of what that might be. One night a month an evening is dedicated to meditation. ...

Young Bodhisattva's Club

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 19:30 to 21:30

Young Bodhisattva's Club: An monthly evening of meditation and Dharma

Calling all youngish (under 35's) and aspiring beings who are interested in taking their practice deeper.  We are looking for you to join us on the first Friday night of each month from 7:30pm-9:30pm.  We promise you won't be disappointed! 

Each night will start with a meditation, followed by an exploration of how to engage with the Dharma, and our deeper Bodhisattava heart/mind, directly in our lives, no matter what. Hey, its a challenge, but we think you're up to it! ...

Yoga for beginners with Joy Charnley

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 17:30 to 18:45
Price: 
£51.00

Joy qualified with Yoga Scotland in 2011 and since then has been teaching a range of classes and 1:1 sessions focussed on  body and breath awareness. This class is suitable for beginners or anyone wanting to consolidate their practice

Eight week course from Tuesdays 7 November, 17.30-18.45

£9/£7 per class payable to Joy on the night

This class is also available to book as an 6 week block.  To book add to the basket below and checkout.

Essentials of Buddhism Level 1

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:15

A Six Week Introductory Course 

We investigate the three-fold path of ethics, meditation and wisdom. Each evening starts with an introduction to meditation followed by a tea break and then study and discussion led by an experienced Buddhist. Participants progress through three levels of the study with Level 1 suitable for those completely new to Buddhism.

The course will give a clear account of the foundations of the Buddha’s teachings.

Participants enjoy the opportunity to discuss some of the big issues in life in the spirit of open enquiry and find...

The Poet's Way

Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 17:00 to 21:00

Awakening to the power of poems to complement & enhance our spiritual practice.

Inspired by Manjusvara's book The Poet's Way, Jane Hirshfield says "this book offers warm-hearted, step-by step awakening into the possibilities and powers of poems".

Bring a poem to share-with 4 copies-yours or by someone else. Bring writing materials and vegetarian food to share during the break.

To find out more and book a place - contact:

Maria: 07756 401141 mvenditozzi@hotmail.com

Larry: 0141 946 8096...

Young Bodhisattva's Club

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 19:30 to 21:30

Young Bodhisattva's Club: An monthly evening of meditation and Dharma

Calling all youngish (under 35's) and aspiring beings who are interested in taking their practice deeper.  We are looking for you to join us on the first Friday night of each month from 7:30pm-9:30pm.  We promise you won't be disappointed! 

Each night will start with a meditation, followed by an exploration of how to engage with the Dharma, and our deeper Bodhisattava heart/mind, directly in our lives, no matter what. Hey, its a challenge, but we think you're up to it! ...

The Poet's Way

Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 17:00 to 21:00

Awakening to the power of poems to complement & enhance our spiritual practice.

Inspired by Manjusvara's book The Poet's Way, Jane Hirshfield says "this book offers warm-hearted, step-by step awakening into the possibilities and powers of poems".

Bring a poem to share-with 4 copies-yours or by someone else. Bring writing materials and vegetarian food to share during the break.

To find out more and book a place - contact:

Maria: 07756 401141 mvenditozzi@hotmail.com

Larry: 0141 946 8096...

Young Bodhisattva's Club

Friday, January 5, 2018 - 19:30 to 21:30

Young Bodhisattva's Club: An monthly evening of meditation and Dharma

Calling all youngish (under 35's) and aspiring beings who are interested in taking their practice deeper.  We are looking for you to join us on the first Friday night of each month from 7:30pm-9:30pm.  We promise you won't be disappointed! 

Each night will start with a meditation, followed by an exploration of how to engage with the Dharma, and our deeper Bodhisattava heart/mind, directly in our lives, no matter what. Hey, its a challenge, but we think you're up to it! ...

Young Bodhisattva's Club

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 19:30 to 21:30

Young Bodhisattva's Club: An monthly evening of meditation and Dharma

Calling all youngish (under 35's) and aspiring beings who are interested in taking their practice deeper.  We are looking for you to join us on the first Friday night of each month from 7:30pm-9:30pm.  We promise you won't be disappointed! 

Each night will start with a meditation, followed by an exploration of how to engage with the Dharma, and our deeper Bodhisattava heart/mind, directly in our lives, no matter what. Hey, its a challenge, but we think you're up to it! ...