Parinirvana Festival Evening February 15th

Mornin’ all. We haven’t been posting much lately, somewhat beset by illness but rest assured our Monday evening gatherings continue as usual. On Monday February 15th we’ll be celebrating the Buddhist festival of Parinirvana with special guest Vajragupta, author of several books including Buddhism: Tools For Living Your Life. All welcome, hope to see you […]

September 2015

Hi folks Hoping everyone is well Commencing on Septernber 7th we’ll be looking at the life of the Buddha and his fundamental teachings. As always everyone is welcome. We’ll be having at least one, hopefully more, guest Order Members whilst Nandaketu is away on the Henro Trail. If you would like to read a good […]

What’s coming up Aug – Sep 2015

Hi everyone We continue with our Monday evening sessions throughout August except for the Bank Holiday, here are our plans for the coming weeks. August 3rd Beauty August 10th Beauty August 17th Practice evening – meditation, puja, readings – the Mangala Sutta August 24th Nandaketu will be telling us about his upcoming 600 mile trek […]

Hornchurch Buddhist Group Retreat 2015!

Hi folks As previously advised our 2015 retreat will be from Friday November 27th to Sunday November 29th and will be held at Kench Hill in Kent. A briefing document is now available and it would be most helpful if we could start to get an idea of those intending to come, an email to […]

Southend Group Weekend Retreat

Further to details of our own retreat in November, Peter Tomlins has passed on details of this weekend retreat which some folks may be interested in… Southend Group are holding a camping retreat on Friday 19th – Sunday 21st June (turn up on Friday aftn/eve, leave on Sunday aftn). Suggested donation £15. Location: Steve Jones’ […]

Handout on Kshanti, Retreat

Hi all Notes from the talk and discussion on Monday May 11th are now available here. The picture below is of Santideva, source of the Bodycaryavatara – a Guide to the Bodhisattvas Way of Life which was mentioned last night (follow link for book details). For some insightful extended reading on the subject of Kshanti […]