The night of the week where everyone involved with Bristol Buddhist Centre can meet up and explore their spiritual life through talks, meditation, ritual and discussion. A chance to participate in creating Sangha, to learn something new and invigorate the rest of your week! Every Tuesday, 7.30- 10pm. Open to everyone practising with the Centre, no need to book. See our programme of events here.
We’ll go into the shrine room to begin the evening promptly at 7.30pm.
You 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 🙂
Have you attended an introductory course in the last year and want to consolidate or deepen what you have learnt? Would you like an opportunity to reconnect? Do you have unanswered questions about Buddhist practice that are holding you back from engaging further? Are you are finding the shift to Sangha Night a challenge? Have […]
Sangharakshita places great emphasis on building Sangha (A friendly community of individuals practicing the Dharma alongside each other). With the closure of the Centre we may be feeling a lack of this Sangha context in which we can share our practice, our reflections and concerns. We are social creatures so we may be finding isolation […]
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. “Embodying the Buddha” Following on the Sattipathana sutta, we will […]
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 […]
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. Sign up to the Windhorse Publications newsletter here to get a link to a free eBook every week, and details about monthly sales on print books. Create a free sign-up account here to get […]
A chance to listen to this year’s Sangha night talks again
A lively evening of talks, discussion, meditation and ritual. Open to everyone practising with the Centre
A chance to listen to 2019’s Sangha night talks again