What’s On

What’s On

August 2022

Available events: Sangha Night Aged 18 - 35 Sangha Works Puja Sangha

Tue, Aug 02
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
    in person
    This event has already happened.
    by donation

    Sangha Night - Welcome Back Dharmacharinis!

    Sangha Night

    Welcome to new Dharmacharinis

    In April we had a send-off for five women whose roots are in the Bristol sangha and who were to be ordained this summer.  We hope you’ll be able to join us for another very special evening in which we’ll welcome them back and hear something about their experiences.

    Arrive from 7:15 for a 7:30pm start.

    We are up and running due to the generosity of people who have come in the past. To keep this generosity economy more...

Fri, Aug 05
  • 7:15pm - 9:30pm
    in person
    This event has already happened.
    by donation

    Bristol Young Buddhists

    Aged 18 - 35

    “We are here to awaken from our illusion of separateness.”
    ― Thich Nhat Hanh

    In Buddhism, the delusion of separateness is considered to be the root of our discontent and our suffering, from which grow hate and greed. The Buddha taught four practices to dissolve this illusion of separateness, known as the Brahma Viharas or the Four Immeasurables. So far in our summer series we have looked at metta (loving kindness) and karuna (compassion). In August, we look at the third more...

Tue, Aug 09
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
    in person
    This event has already happened.
    by donation

    Dawn of Wisdom - Sangha Night

    Sangha Night

    During the August recess, on the evenings of the 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th, Sangha Nights will become simple evenings of practice. There will be a longer meditation, and each evening we will perform one of Vessantara’s pujas to the Prajñas:


    9th – “Dawn of Wisdom” (Locana)

    16th – “The Heart’s True Wealth” (Mamaki)

    23rd – “Speech of Fire” (Pandaravasini)

    30th – “The more...

Tue, Aug 16
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
    in person
    This event has already happened.
    by donation

    The Heart's True Wealth - Sangha Night

    Sangha Night

    During the August recess, on the evenings of the 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th, Sangha Nights will become simple evenings of practice. There will be a longer meditation, and each evening we will perform one of Vessantara’s pujas to the Prajñas:


    9th – “Dawn of Wisdom” (Locana)

    16th – “The Heart’s True Wealth” (Mamaki)

    23rd – “Speech of Fire” (Pandaravasini)

    30th – “The more...

Sat, Aug 20
  • 10:00am - 5:00pm
    in person
    This event has already happened.
    by donation

    Sangha Works Week!

    Sangha Works

    Be a part of the growing energy of our Sangha. Build connections by working together to create something beautiful and pull up those sleeves to make a real difference. Sangha Works is an opportunity to continue the flow of energy by putting care and love into the building for the year to come. We get those elbows out to maintain the building, improve the spaces and build an atmosphere for collective practice.

    We expect to renovate the basement to create a second shrine more...

Mon, Aug 22
  • 10:00am - 5:00pm
    in person
    This event has already happened.
    by donation

    Sangha Works Week!

    Sangha Works

    Be a part of the growing energy of our Sangha. Build connections by working together to create something beautiful and pull up those sleeves to make a real difference. Sangha Works is an opportunity to continue the flow of energy by putting care and love into the building for the year to come. We get those elbows out to maintain the building, improve the spaces and build an atmosphere for collective practice.

    We expect to renovate the basement to create a second shrine more...

Tue, Aug 23
  • 10:00am - 5:00pm
    in person
    This event has already happened.
    by donation

    Sangha Works Week!

    Sangha Works

    Be a part of the growing energy of our Sangha. Build connections by working together to create something beautiful and pull up those sleeves to make a real difference. Sangha Works is an opportunity to continue the flow of energy by putting care and love into the building for the year to come. We get those elbows out to maintain the building, improve the spaces and build an atmosphere for collective practice.

    We expect to renovate the basement to create a second shrine more...

  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
    online
    This event has already happened.
    by donation

    Speech of Fire - Sangha Night - ONLINE ONLY

    Sangha Night

    Please note this will be an online only session (we are cleaning the carpets!)

    During the August recess, on the evenings of the 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th, Sangha Nights will become simple evenings of practice. There will be a longer meditation, and each evening we will perform one of Vessantara’s pujas to the Prajñas:


    9th – “Dawn of Wisdom” (Locana)

    16th – “The Heart’s True Wealth” more...

Wed, Aug 24
  • 10:00am - 5:00pm
    in person
    This event has already happened.
    by donation

    Sangha Works Week!

    Sangha Works

    Be a part of the growing energy of our Sangha. Build connections by working together to create something beautiful and pull up those sleeves to make a real difference. Sangha Works is an opportunity to continue the flow of energy by putting care and love into the building for the year to come. We get those elbows out to maintain the building, improve the spaces and build an atmosphere for collective practice.

    We expect to renovate the basement to create a second shrine more...

Thu, Aug 25
  • 10:00am - 5:00pm
    in person
    This event has already happened.
    by donation

    Sangha Works Week!

    Sangha Works

    Be a part of the growing energy of our Sangha. Build connections by working together to create something beautiful and pull up those sleeves to make a real difference. Sangha Works is an opportunity to continue the flow of energy by putting care and love into the building for the year to come. We get those elbows out to maintain the building, improve the spaces and build an atmosphere for collective practice.

    We expect to renovate the basement to create a second shrine more...

Fri, Aug 26
  • 10:00am - 5:00pm
    in person
    This event has already happened.
    by donation

    Sangha Works Week!

    Sangha Works

    Be a part of the growing energy of our Sangha. Build connections by working together to create something beautiful and pull up those sleeves to make a real difference. Sangha Works is an opportunity to continue the flow of energy by putting care and love into the building for the year to come. We get those elbows out to maintain the building, improve the spaces and build an atmosphere for collective practice.

    We expect to renovate the basement to create a second shrine more...

  • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    in person
    This event has already happened.
    by donation

    108 Year Puja

    Puja Sangha

    ‘Tradition is the handing on of the flame, and not the worship of the ashes’  (Gustav Mahler)

    Each year, on Sangharakshita’s birthday, Triratna Centres across the world celebrate his life and work with a special Puja – a tradition that started in the late 1990s and is set to last 108 years. It is a timeless ritual marking the passing of time, recording those changes through photographs, film, and the signatures in anniversary log-books: a log-book of a more...

Sat, Aug 27
  • 10:00am - 5:00pm
    in person
    This event has already happened.
    by donation

    Sangha Works Week!

    Sangha Works

    Be a part of the growing energy of our Sangha. Build connections by working together to create something beautiful and pull up those sleeves to make a real difference. Sangha Works is an opportunity to continue the flow of energy by putting care and love into the building for the year to come. We get those elbows out to maintain the building, improve the spaces and build an atmosphere for collective practice.

    We expect to renovate the basement to create a second shrine more...

Sun, Aug 28
  • 10:00am - 5:00pm
    in person
    This event has already happened.
    by donation

    Sangha Works Week!

    Sangha Works

    Be a part of the growing energy of our Sangha. Build connections by working together to create something beautiful and pull up those sleeves to make a real difference. Sangha Works is an opportunity to continue the flow of energy by putting care and love into the building for the year to come. We get those elbows out to maintain the building, improve the spaces and build an atmosphere for collective practice.

    We expect to renovate the basement to create a second shrine more...

Tue, Aug 30
  • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
    in person
    This event has already happened.
    by donation

    Roar of the Lioness - Sangha Night

    Sangha Night

    During the August recess, on the evenings of the 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th, Sangha Nights will become simple evenings of practice. There will be a longer meditation, and each evening we will perform one of Vessantara’s pujas to the Prajñas:


    9th – “Dawn of Wisdom” (Locana)

    16th – “The Heart’s True Wealth” (Mamaki)

    23rd – “Speech of Fire” (Pandaravasini)

    30th – “The more...

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