Food Bank Collection Dec 17th

At the end of our recent weekend retreat, Natasha suggested that she take the surplus food that was suitable to a food bank and this is what happened. Natasha then followed this up with the suggestion that we have another collection and this will be happening at the group on Monday December 17th, our last […]

Sangharakshita

This is to let you know, with sadness, of the death of Urgyen Sangharakshita founder of the Triratna Buddhist Community (of which the Hornchurch Buddhist Group is a part). He died today, 30th October 2018, at approximately 10 am in Hereford Hospital. He had been diagnosed with pneumonia and  sepsis. Please send him your metta.   For […]

More Heroes!

This Monday (16/07/2018), will feature the Japanese Buddhist hero Kukai. To get yourself in the mood,  you might want to take a look at the record of my pilgrimage to South West Japan: Talking of Buddhist heroes, our very own Saddhabhaya will be rejoining us soon.  He will introduce us to Ananda a very important […]

Buddhist Heroes

Looking at some websites for Buddhists activities you might get the impression that Buddhism is all lotus petals and glistening dew. Of course quiet reflection and the appreciation of beauty have their place in the Dharma-life but there is also much need for heroic qualities.  Over the next few weeks we will look at the […]