Buddhism

Buddhist Events, Festivals & Retreats

Buddhist festival dates, events and retreats are listed below. The Triratna Buddhist Community also runs a wide range of other retreats across the UK, and worldwide. For more information have a look at goingonretreat.com.

We also run Buddhism courses, and hold Sangha classes for regular friends of the Centre.

  • Meditation, Mindfulness and Buddhism for LBTQ Women

    • Fri May 12th 2017
    • 7:15 pm
    • 9:30 pm
    • Booking not required
    • On basis of donation.

    The class is for LBTQ women, trans people and anyone with a fluid gender identity. We aim to create a safe space to meditate and explore our spiritual practice. The…

    Sujhayini

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  • Buddha Day

    • Sun May 14th 2017
    • 10:30 am
    • 6:00 pm
    • Booking not Required
    • No charge

    Buddha Day is the great Buddhist festival throughout the Buddhist world – the anniversary of the Buddha’s awakening, and so the very beginning of his tradition. Do come and celebrate!…

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  • Sub35 Meditation & Buddhism, 3rd Friday of the Month

    • Fri May 19th 2017
    • 7:15 pm
    • 9:45 pm
    • Booking not required
    • Suggested donation £6

    Everyone welcome, especially if it is your first time. Join us for meditation, discussion and connection – newcomers welcome. This month’s theme: ‘The Buddhist Practice of Meditation’ Meditation can sometimes…

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  • Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind: a 5-Day Retreat

    • TBC
    • Mon May 29th 2017
    • Fri Jun 2nd 2017
    • 4:00 pm
    • 4:00 pm
    • Booking required
    • Full Waged £250
      Concessions £195
      20% discount for those staying on for the men's weekend retreat immediately following.

    A chance to go deeper in stillness and simplicity, with meditation and mindfulness as supports to our practice. There is a men’s weekend retreat immediately following this one, for which…

    Bodhilila and Tarakarunya

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  • Men’s weekend retreat with Ratnaprabha

    • Fri Jun 2nd 2017
    • Sun Jun 4th 2017
    • Booking required

    A residential weekend at Redfield community, Buckinghamshire, for men mitras of the West London Buddhist Centre, and others by invitation. The weekend is immediately preceded by a five-day meditation retreat at…

    Ratnaprabha

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  • Meditation, Mindfulness and Buddhism for LBTQ Women

    • Fri Jun 9th 2017
    • 7:15 pm
    • 9:30 pm
    • Booking not required
    • On basis of donation.

    The class is for LBTQ women, trans people and anyone with a fluid gender identity. We aim to create a safe space to meditate and explore our spiritual practice. The…

    Sujhayini

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  • Buddhist Action Day

    • Sat Jun 17th 2017
    • 10:30 am
    • 4:30 pm
    • Booking N/A

    As part of Buddhist Action Month (BAM), we will spend the morning meditating and reflecting on the potential positive effects human beings can have on the planet individually and collectively….

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  • Weekend retreat at Kench Hill

    • Fri Jun 30th 2017
    • Sun Jul 2nd 2017
    • 7:00 pm
    • 3:30 pm
    • Booking required
    • Full waged £180
      Concessions £120
      Please contact the centre if you are unable to afford this as we hope to make our retreats open to all.

    Retreat: Weekend retreat – open to all familiar with Mindfulness of Breathing and Metta Bhavana meditation practices.

    Lilamani

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