At weekends we often have day retreats for meditation or Dharma study, or for particular sangha groups to get together.
Our three major festivals celebrate the Three Jewels and are opportunities for the whole Sangha to practise together. Buddha Day on the full moon of May/June celebrates the awakening of the Buddha, Dharma Day on the full moon of July marks his first communication of his awakened experience, and Sangha Day on the full moon of November celebrates the community of followers of the Buddha.
We also go away for weekend retreats in the countryside – info here.
Find and follow your golden thread… The idea is simple but the effect can be profound. You take a week of your ordinary life (living at home, going to work, whatever) BUT you live it with the kind of intention and awareness you’d have if you were going away on retreat. It’s a bit like […]