Community

Sangha Events

Some upcoming events our regular friends at the centre may be interested to attend.

  • Funeral and wake for Jinananda

    • Fri Jan 19th 2018
    • Booking not required

    With the death of Jinananda, on 28 December, the West London Buddhist Centre and sangha have lost a much loved friend who has been a very important and influential part…

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  • Meditation, Mindfulness and Buddhism for LGBTQ Women/Trans

    • Fri Feb 9th 2018
    • 7:15 pm
    • 9:30 pm
    • Booking not required
    • No charge, suggested donation £8

    The class is for LBGTQ 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…

    Bodhilila and team

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  • End of Life Cafe

    • Sat Feb 10th 2018
    • 2:30 pm
    • 4:30 pm
    • Booking not required
    • No charge, donations welcome

    At an End of Life Cafe, people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss how life ends. Our objective is ‘to increase awareness of death with a view…

    Padmamati

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  • Parinirvana Day

    • Sun Feb 18th 2018
    • 10:30 am
    • 6:00 pm
    • Booking not required
    • No charge, donations welcome.

    Join us to commemorate the Buddha’s passing away, to contemplate its profound but mysterious significance, and to celebrate the path towards liberation and happiness that has emerged from his teaching…

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  • What is a mitra?

    • Sat Mar 3rd 2018
    • 2:00 pm
    • 4:30 pm
    • Booking not required
    • No charge, donations welcome

    Mitra is a Buddhist word for ‘friend’. An afternoon to explore what it means to make a commitment to the Buddhist path in the context of the Triratna Buddhist Community,…

    Lilamani, Ratnaprabha and Yashobodhi

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  • Meditation, Mindfulness and Buddhism for LGBTQ Women/Trans

    • Fri Mar 9th 2018
    • 7:15 pm
    • 9:30 pm
    • Booking not required
    • No charge, suggested donation £8

    The class is for LBGTQ 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…

    Bodhilila and team

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  • End of Life Cafe

    • Sat Mar 10th 2018
    • 2:30 pm
    • 4:30 pm
    • Booking not required
    • No charge, donations welcome

    At an End of Life Cafe, people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss how life ends. Our objective is ‘to increase awareness of death with a view…

    Padmamati

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  • WLBC weekend retreat at Othona retreat centre, Essex

    • Fri Mar 16th 2018
    • Sun Mar 18th 2018
    • 7:00 pm
    • 3:00 pm
    • Booking required
    • £180 Full waged / £150 Part waged / £120 Unwaged
      There is a small and strictly limited number of low-cost bursary places available for those who cannot afford the retreat fee. Please contact the Centre office if you wish to apply.

    Going on retreat is one of the most powerful of Buddhist practices – taking time and space, surrounded by nature, to let go of the pressures of daily life and…

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