Weekly Lunchtime Buddhism

Published in Drop-in Buddhism Classes

  • 1:10 pm
  • 1:55 pm
  • Booking not required
  • No charge, suggested donation £5

A series of introductions to some of the most fascinating areas of Buddhism presented by Ratnaprabha, followed by questions and discussion.  The current theme and schedule of topics is set out below.  Open to all.

Watch Ratnaprabha introducing this class:

Current Theme: Basic Buddhism – the Mandala

“To make a mandala is to take any prominent aspect of reality and surround it with beauty.”
– Rongzompa Chokyi Zangpo

12/7: Mandala slideshow

19/7: The Buddha as the focus

26/7: The greater mandala of uselessness (led by Yashobodhi)

2/8: The circle of lotuses

9/8: The circle of thunderbolts

16/8: The circle of flames

23/8: The blue buddha of the East

30/8: The yellow buddha of the South

6/9: The red buddha of the West (led by Dharma Reddy)

13/9: The green buddha of the North

20/9: The central buddha

27/9: Mandala fivefold symbolism

4/10: Summarising the mandala