West London Buddhist Centre

Meditation

Drop-in Classes

We offer a number of regular classes that you can attend at any time without making any bookings. Classes are suitable for those wishing to learn how to meditate as well as those who would like the support of meditating with others and the possibility of talking with a teacher after the class. Take a look at our courses page if you are interested in attending classes with a longer running, more structured itinerary.

Open to all

Lunchtime Meditation Monday – Friday 1-2pm

Thursday Evening Meditation Thursdays 6.30-7.30pm

Saturday Morning Meditation Saturdays 10am-12noon

Meditation for LGBTQ Women/Trans Second Friday of the month 7-9.30pm

Meditation & Buddhism for Young People Third Friday of the month 7.15-9.30pm

Ealing Class Wednesdays 7-9pm
(This class is at the Friends Meeting House, 17 Woodville Rd, Ealing, London W5 2SE)

For those who have learnt to meditate

Morning Meditation Monday – Friday 7.25-8.15am

Meditation Space Thursdays 7-9.30pm

Practice Night: Meditation and Puja Fridays 7-9pm

Meditation Club Last Sunday of the month 10.30am-5pm

 

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November 2018

Lunchtime meditation

Wednesday, November 14th at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

A class every weekday lunchtime, 1-2, open to all, whether you are new to meditation or already have a meditation practice.
If you are new to meditation there will be an opportunity to learn one of the two meditation practices we teach: the Mindfulness of Breathing or the Metta Bhavana (Development of Loving Kindness).

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Abhayadevi (Monday), Tarakarunya (Tuesday), Vilasamani (Wednesday), Mitrananda (Thursday) and Viramati (Friday).

Recollecting Bhante

Wednesday, November 14th at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Monday, December 17th, 2018

Following the death of Sangharakshita, the founder of the Triratna Order, on 30 October 2018, we will be calling him to mind through meditation, chanting, or sharing stories every weekday between 2-3pm for 49 days. If you would like to keep up to date with these sessions, we will update this Bhante’s Bardo logbook every day. This session is open to all.

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Morning Meditation

Thursday, November 15th at 7:25am - 8:15am
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An event every day that begins at 7:25am, repeating until Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

shrine room

For those who have learnt to meditate.  A 40 minute meditation without instruction, with bells for four stages.

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Team of WLBC sangha members

Lunchtime meditation

Thursday, November 15th at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

A class every weekday lunchtime, 1-2, open to all, whether you are new to meditation or already have a meditation practice.
If you are new to meditation there will be an opportunity to learn one of the two meditation practices we teach: the Mindfulness of Breathing or the Metta Bhavana (Development of Loving Kindness).

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Abhayadevi (Monday), Tarakarunya (Tuesday), Vilasamani (Wednesday), Mitrananda (Thursday) and Viramati (Friday).

Recollecting Bhante

Thursday, November 15th at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Monday, December 17th, 2018

Following the death of Sangharakshita, the founder of the Triratna Order, on 30 October 2018, we will be calling him to mind through meditation, chanting, or sharing stories every weekday between 2-3pm for 49 days. If you would like to keep up to date with these sessions, we will update this Bhante’s Bardo logbook every day. This session is open to all.

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Thursday Evening Meditation

Thursday, November 15th at 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

This drop-in class is aimed at those who wish to learn meditation or who want support maintaining and developing their meditation practice. Each week will focus on either the Mindfulness of Breathing or the Metta Bhavana (cultivating kindness) meditation practice. The evenings may include a led bodyscan or walking meditation and there will usually be an opportunity to discuss meditation during or after the class.

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Meditation Space

Thursday, November 15th at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, December 26th, 2019

Meditating in the shrine room

Meditation space is for people with a regular meditation practice. It will follow a simple format of a meditation followed by time for discussion/dialogue.
The idea is to create a space where people can talk about their practice in more depth with others who share their interest in meditation.

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Usual teacher:  Paramananda

Morning Meditation

Friday, November 16th at 7:25am - 8:15am
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An event every day that begins at 7:25am, repeating until Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

shrine room

For those who have learnt to meditate.  A 40 minute meditation without instruction, with bells for four stages.

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Team of WLBC sangha members

Lunchtime meditation

Friday, November 16th at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

A class every weekday lunchtime, 1-2, open to all, whether you are new to meditation or already have a meditation practice.
If you are new to meditation there will be an opportunity to learn one of the two meditation practices we teach: the Mindfulness of Breathing or the Metta Bhavana (Development of Loving Kindness).

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Abhayadevi (Monday), Tarakarunya (Tuesday), Vilasamani (Wednesday), Mitrananda (Thursday) and Viramati (Friday).

Recollecting Bhante

Friday, November 16th at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Monday, December 17th, 2018

Following the death of Sangharakshita, the founder of the Triratna Order, on 30 October 2018, we will be calling him to mind through meditation, chanting, or sharing stories every weekday between 2-3pm for 49 days. If you would like to keep up to date with these sessions, we will update this Bhante’s Bardo logbook every day. This session is open to all.

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Meditation & Buddhism for Young People

Friday, November 16th at 7:15pm - 9:30pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:15pm on day Third of the month, repeating until Friday, December 27th, 2019

Join us for meditation, discussion and connection: the alternative Friday night! An evening of practice and exploration of Buddhist practice for anyone under the age of 35, with time for hanging out after the class. Open to all, no experience needed.

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Sub35 team

Saturday Morning Meditation

Saturday, November 17th at 10:00am - 12:00pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Sunday, December 29th, 2019

Open to anyone who would like to learn meditation or deepen their existing practice.  Usually a led body awareness meditation followed by a tea break and then a second mindfulness meditation session.

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usually Bodhilila

Morning Meditation

Monday, November 19th at 7:25am - 8:15am
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An event every day that begins at 7:25am, repeating until Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

shrine room

For those who have learnt to meditate.  A 40 minute meditation without instruction, with bells for four stages.

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Team of WLBC sangha members

Lunchtime meditation

Monday, November 19th at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

A class every weekday lunchtime, 1-2, open to all, whether you are new to meditation or already have a meditation practice.
If you are new to meditation there will be an opportunity to learn one of the two meditation practices we teach: the Mindfulness of Breathing or the Metta Bhavana (Development of Loving Kindness).

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Abhayadevi (Monday), Tarakarunya (Tuesday), Vilasamani (Wednesday), Mitrananda (Thursday) and Viramati (Friday).

Recollecting Bhante

Monday, November 19th at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Monday, December 17th, 2018

Following the death of Sangharakshita, the founder of the Triratna Order, on 30 October 2018, we will be calling him to mind through meditation, chanting, or sharing stories every weekday between 2-3pm for 49 days. If you would like to keep up to date with these sessions, we will update this Bhante’s Bardo logbook every day. This session is open to all.

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Death of Urgyen Sangharakshita (26 August 1925 – 30 October 2018) Founder of the Triratna Buddhist Order and Community

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