A weekly opportunity for active dana given in the form of keeping our shrine spaces and centre well maintained, safe, clean and tidy. Join us every week 13:45-16:45 or just when you can. We will start and finish with a short ritual and check-in over a mid-afternoon break. Working together, mindful of each other, in our practice of giving what we can, with an open heart. This is an exploration of team-work and practice and we'd love you to join in. We plan to get greener and so do bring any environmentally friendly cleaning or DIY know-how you might have.
Young Buddhists: An monthly evening of meditation and Dharma
A monthly meetup for those between 16-35 interested in Buddhism and meditation. A chance to connect, practice and go deeper with those of a similar age. We will eat, chat and meditate together, exploring the theme of 'Virya'- energy in pursuit of the good.
Newcomers and regulars welcome.
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Scotland wide residential weekend for women who have asked for ordination and women order members only at Dhanakosa retreat centre. Spaces left- make all bookings contact the retreat centre directly
On Sunday 8 February, we will get together to remember the Buddha’s physical death and Paranirvana, and to bring to mind friends or relations who have died. It will be a warm-hearted day, sharing meditation, reflection and ritual. You are invited to bring along a photo or small memento of a loved one who has died, who you wish to be included in our metta practice. The GBC doors will open at 10am for a 10.30am start. The day will end at 4pm.Please bring some vegan lunch to share. Led by Taradakini and team. All welcome.
On the 3rd December some of us hosted a ‘climate quiz’ at the Dharma night class at the GBC. It was enjoyed by everyone there as far as I could tell. During the evening I talked about launching the Social Action kula of the GBC. A number of people were interested to follow up on this.
My idea is that there will be a variety of sub kulas coming together as I am aware of a number of different issues that we might choose to address:
the climate emergency (we have already participated in a few actions around this);
work with refugees in some way;
A practice day for women mitras only led by Satyavandana. 10.30-4.30pm
At the end of our regular six-week introductory courses on Buddhism and Meditation we offer a free day retreat to all current and past participants. This is a great opportunity to practice communally together, so we also extend this invitation to the whole sangha community. A warm welcome to all.
We start the day with meditation (generally break for lunch at around 1pm) and the afternoon will be a mix of talks and/or small study reflection/dicussion groups.
Please bring veggie food to share. We put all the food donations out buffet-style. If you have food intolerences and...
Deepening our spiritual practice through the power of creativity, words and the poetry of life
Sundays from 5.15pm(for a 5.30pm start) to 9pm at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre, 329 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3HW.
Bring writing materials, a poem for sharing with 4 copies – yours or by someone else, and vegetarian food to share.
26th Jan, 23rd Feb, 22nd March, 26th April, 24th May, 21st June, 23rd Aug, 27th Sept, 25th Oct, 22nd Nov, 13th Dec
This year there are three weekends which offer the opportunity to take part in the Dharma/Sangha practice of Crucible Communication. Led by Bhadra, from Bristol Buddhist Centre and Viryadevi from Glasgow Buddhist Centre. They facilitate a meditation practice focusing on both internal and external experience. The unique aspect is that we have the opportunity to express our experience to other participants in the practice. This allows us to not just feel, but to articulate the shape and texture of our thoughts and habits, especially in how we relate to ourselves and others.
A weekend open to male Mitras and other men who want to take their practice of Buddhism deeper. The weekend is being led by Abhayavaca and Khemaka, both men are members of the Triratna Buddhist Order. This weekend of practice and study will be on the theme of spiritual friendship. On retreat we live as a community practicing meditation, studying and reciting puja together. The weekend is offered as an opportunity to get to know the other retreatants and the Triratna Buddhist Community better. The weekend takes place on 6th-8th March 2020 at Dhanakosa, the Triratna Buddhist Community's...
Triratana Glasgow is the charity that oversees the running of Glasgow Buddhist Centre. Our annual general meeting is open to all current members of the charity. At the meeting, members will be hearing the annual report of work carried out by the charity in the calendar year 2019. It will also receive the annual financial accounts for 2019.
Full membership of the charity if open to all members of the Triratna Buddhist Order in the Glasgow Sangha. Associate membership of the charity is open to all GFR mitras of the Sangha in Triratna Glasgow. If you are not already a member of the...
The Rainy Season retreat is an annual period of seclusion and practice for the members of the Triratan Buddhist Community in Glasgow. The whole centre is closed to the public and nothing else happens except the Rainy Season programme.
The Rainy Season retreat is only open to members of the Triratna Buddhist Order and MItras in the Triratna Buddhist Community.
Sunday 8th March: 6pm Shared Dinner. 7pm Opening talk by Sadhanandhi, our guest teacher for the week on the theme of Virya
Monday 9th March- Friday 13th March Programme. Theme exploring energy...
Details nearer the time but save the date . . . . . .
Order Only for the Saturday and Everyone on the Sunday
An opportunity GFR Mitras from all over Scotland to practice together. Led by Candrika
A two day celebration of the day of the Buddha's enlightenment! More details later.
A Womens Order and MItra practice day.