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Saturday in the city retreat day - 27th April 10:30-4:30

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 10:30 to 16:30

Retreats help us to take our practice deeper with the support of like minded folk - fellow practitioners. On our retreat day we will practice meditation in the first half of the day. In the afternoon we typically have a talk or talks on aspects of Buddhist teaching (Dharma) and some opportunity to break out into smaller groups for shared learning, asking questions and discussion. 

Please bring veggie food to share

There is no change for this event. Offerings are most welcome. 

Glasgow Gay Men's Meditation Group - Last Sunday in month

Welcome!

We hope that you can manage to come along on the last Sunday in the month and meditate with us.

As usual there will be two groups, one for beginners and another for men who have been to our events before or are able to meditate without too much instruction.

After that we will enjoy a relaxed sociable lunch - please bring vegetarian food to share.

Repeats every month on January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, October, November, December on the last Sunday. 10.30am to 3.30pm

Exploring meditation: A group for men in the sangha Tuesdays 12:45 - 2pm

An open invitation to all local Dhamacaris and men who are mitras to join in a regular group, to meditate and explore practice together. The format is very simple 12:45 meet in GBC's reception room, then 1-2pm is a meditation sit in the small shrine room, followed by an oppertunity to say something about what went on for each of us, in that particular session. You are welcome to stay on afterwards for a more informal chat. There is no need to book, just come along - see you there! 

Repeats every week every Tuesday. 12.45pm to 2.00pm

Yoga with Joy Charnley Tuesday 5:30-6:45pm *April-May block or drop-in

Repeats every week every Tuesday. 5.30pm to 6.45pm

Joy qualified with Yoga Scotland in 2011 and since then has been teaching a range of classess and 1:1 sessions, focussing on body and breath awareness. This is a mixed class. It will have people in it who are experienced yoga practitioners and also warmly welcomes beginners.

You can book for 6 week block (£48/36) or pay each week as a drop in. 

Drop in £9/£7

Price: 
£48.00
Giftaid: 
Yes

Tuesday Dharma Night 7-9pm

Dharma night: Collective study and practice of the dharma for order members, mitras and level 2 buddhism study regulars.Every Tuesday night, all year round we explore the dharma together. A community of order members, mitras and level 2 buddhism study regulars get together to study a particular aspect of the Buddha’s  teaching together. Using the 3 fold path of wisdom: hearing, reflecting and meditating on the dharma, we take a slow approach to a text or talk around this year’s theme of Kshanti.

Repeats every week every Tuesday. 7.00pm to 9.00pm

Young Buddhists: Under 35's

Young Buddhists: An monthly evening of meditation and Dharma

Calling all youngish (under 35's) and aspiring beings who are interested in taking their practice deeper.  We are looking for you to join us on the first Friday night of each month from 7:30pm-9:30pm.  We promise you won't be disappointed!

Repeats every month on April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December on the first Friday. 7.30pm to 9.30pm

Order/ Mitra practice day led by Kuladharini Saturday 11th May 10:30-4pm

Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 10:30 to 16:00

What is a Triratna centre anyway? A day of meditation, collective, study and reflection on the theme of how the Triratna Sangha organises itself. Led by Kuladharini, drawing on her experiences as new chair of GBC, as previous women’s order convenor for Scotland and ten years in the Triratna Buddhist Order. 

Buddha Day Festival - a day to celebrate the Buddhas Enlightenment May 18th 2019

Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 10:30 to 16:30

"The Tathagata knowing that the Devaputras were uncertain rose into the sky to the height of 7 tala trees and uttered these joyous words. The Chain is Broken, the emotions stilled, the stream of impurities is dry and runs no more. Since the chain is destroyed suffering is ended. It was then that the Devaputras covered the Tathagata with heavenly flowers." (Lalitavistara Sutra)

Programme for the day

Doors open at 10am. Programme starts 10-30 prompt

Morning 

Meditation, readings, threefold puja

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The Work That Re-Connects 19th May

Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00
Price: 
£0.00

Living with love in a world of dispair. 10-4pm 19th May

A workshop based on the Work that Re-connects pioneered by Joanna Macy. This experiential work reveals our interconnectedness with the web of life and can powerfully move us to take action on its behalf. Facilitated by GBC Sangha members; Larry Butler, Frankie Cormack & Kuladharini. Book here online by 'adding to basket' or call the centre on 0141 333 0524

Yoga with Joy Charnley Tuesdays 17:30-18:45 *June-July block or drop-in

Repeats every week every Tuesday. 5.30pm to 6.45pm

Joy qualified with Yoga Scotland in 2011 and since then has been teaching a range of classess and 1:1 sessions, focussing on body and breath awareness. This is a mixed class. It will have people in it who are experienced yoga practitioners and also warmly welcomes beginners.

You can book for 6 week block (£48/36) or pay each week as a drop in. 

Drop in £9/£7

Price: 
£48.00
Giftaid: 
No

Crucible of communication: Discovering new ways of being by letting go

Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 10:00 to Sunday, June 9, 2019 - 17:00
Price: 
£0.00

Bhadra and Viryadevi will be facilitating a further two weekend events this year. These events are suitable for those with at least six months meditation experience within the Triratna Sangha. You are welcome to come to just one or both. Each event will begin with some teaching input, then some pair work, moving towards working together as a whole group in ‘process work’. This is a direct method of discovering the living Dharma through our relational life. Just like any spiritual practice it can be both challenging and liberating. You will be encouraged to go at your own pace and trust...

The Dynamic Mandala: Weekend with Tejananda 28th & 29th September

Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 10:00 to Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 17:00
Price: 
£0.00

The Dynamic Mandala 

In Triratna, our system of practice is a dynamic mandala of five principles. We progressively integrate mind and body, samatha and vipassana, and discover the power of skilful and positive mental states. Then, directly penetrating and dispelling our delusions, we open ever-more to the wonder of what is. Thus, at last, we can wake up to and be who and what we truly are. 

On this weekend we’ll take a somatic approach to these five principles, that is, one based in the living energy of our body and being. Through being open to the energy of...