Orginal works of art created by artists in the GBC sangha will be exhibited in the small shrine room from Friday November 15th - Friday December 24th 2019. These works are for sale and 20% of sales returns will be given in dana to the GBC. You are invited to the winter exhibition and art sale launch on Friday 15th November 2019 at 7pm.
"One who is endowed with three qualities is a friend to be followed. What are these three qualities? Giving what is difficult to give, doing what is difficult to do, forgiving what is difficult to forgive." The Buddha Anguttara- Nikaya i.286
Sangha Day on the 17th of November celebrating our interconnectedness. Invitation to come dressed in red! And of course to bring veggie / vegan food to share for lunch.
10 am Doors open
Sangha Metta practice -Meditation and reflection interspersed with quotes on Sangha and Friendship
Practice day for women order members and mitras led by Pasadini
Awakening to the power of writing and poems to compliment & enhance our spiritual practice. To find out more & book a place - contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Sunday @ the GBC 5pm (for a 5:50pm start) to 9pm Dates: 24th Nov, 22nd Dec
We invite you to come to an evening dedicated to The White Lotus Sutra or The Lotus Of The Wonderful Law.
7pm Introduction by Janet Chalmers whose inspiration set this event in motion!
7.30pm A reading from The White Lotus Sutra followed by Meditation
8.00pm Second reading followed by Meditation
8.30 pm Third reading followed by Meditation
9.00 pm Finish
Please come dressed in as much white as you like.
Event facilitated by Janet Chalmers and Sinhacandra. We look forward to seeing you there.
Young Buddhists: An monthly evening of meditation and Dharma
Calling all youngish (under 35's) and aspiring beings who are interested in taking their buddhist practice deeper. Be very welcome to join us on the first Friday night of each month from 7:30pm-9:30pm.
Each night will start with a meditation, followed by an exploration of our buddhist engagement.
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A day retreat for anyone who is participating in or has completed classes at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre. All those who are familiar with the mindfulness of breathing and metta bhavana meditation practices are welcome to attend this event. The morning will be spent in meditation and in the afternoon there will be smaller groups for the study of buddhism and aspects of buddhist practice. Bring vegetarian/ veggie food to share. All GBC Buddhism and Meditation classes are offered without charge, you are welcome to make a donation.
An evening to mark the darkest day in the year and to welcome the return of the light.
A team led by Tarasiddhi will transform the centre into a magical kingdom of special shrines where we will make individual journeys to find the light. More details and confirmed start and finish times to come.
Contact Tarasiddhi if you have a darkness/ light/ solstice themed poem/ song/ music/ story that you would be happy to share.
Save the date .........
This years Rainy Season Retreat will be on the theme of Virya and led by Saddhanandi of Adhistana retreat centre. More information on the programme and timings nearer the time.
For Order members and Mitras only.
Details nearer the time but save the date . . . . . .
Order Only for the Saturday and Everyone on the Sunday