Other Sangha Events

We run a several events that are suitable for our whole Sangha, you will find an up to date list below…

You will need to be familiar with mindfulness of breathing and metta bhavana as meditation is generally unled, and some familiarity with basic Buddhism would be helpful  – to prepare, take one of our new introductory courses 🙂

Intro to ritual course 28 April

Putting down your aloneness Ritual is an important but often underused element of Buddhist practice. This is an interactive and exploratory course whose aim is to vitalise ritual for you. You need to have completed an introductory course but beyond that is open for all levels of experience. It will be facilitated by Bhadra and […]

Rains retreat 14 – 21 May

Walking the direct path Each year we run a ‘Rains retreat’ for local Order members and mitras. We also hope this year to welcome Order members and mitras from the Frome, Stroud and Buddhafield Sanghas. Our retreat will be on the theme of Satthipathana generously led by our guest, Dhammarati, from Adhisthana. The Buddha described […]

Going Deeper in meditation past sessions

2020 sessions Nov 14: The Inner Hug: Opening Standing Practice Talk Led Meditation Oct 10: Chi Gung session with Padmadrishti and led meditation with Kulajalini Sept 12: on the heart space: Talk and led meditation July 11: Exploration of Embodied Aware Presence: Talk and led meditation Jun 20: Mystery of Us: Talk and led meditation […]

Sangha Circle – Sunday eves – no session 16 May

Sangharakshita places great emphasis on building Sangha. We are social creatures so finding ways to connect and move out of isolation is vital for our well being. In the spirit of wanting to reach out and meet you, Bhadra and Dharmamrta invite you into a facilitated circle every Sunday evening from 7.30 to 9pm. We hope you […]

Going Deeper in Meditation 8 May

Zoom link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87960471684 9.45 am for those who have an established familiarity with the forms of the meditation practices we teach, along with an interest in exploring ways of deepening experience in meditation. Consequently we ask for 3 years meditation experience in Triratna of those attending the class. Dates for 2021: usually the second Saturday […]

Online Resources – wider Triratna

If you would like to access other teachers, here are just a few recommendations: Breathworks: Mindful Self-care for Troubling Times A free online course from our partner organisation based in Manchester who developed the secular Mindfulness for Stress and Mindfulness for Health courses we run at the Centre. Buddhist Centre Online: Dharma Toolkit for Uncertain […]

Books & e-books from Windhorse

Now that the centre bookshop is closed you can get books on the Dharma, meditation and working with your heart-mind directly from the Windhorse Publications website.  There’s never been a better time to read! “We read to know that we are not alone.” – William Nicholson, Shadowlands

Listen again 2020

A chance to listen to this year’s Sangha night talks again

Sangha Night – Tuesdays from 7.15pm


A lively evening of talks, discussion, meditation and ritual. Open to everyone practising with the Centre

Listen again 2019

A chance to listen to 2019’s Sangha night talks again