On Monday 7th October we are celebrating the life and teaching of the precious guru of Uddiyana. Come and enjoy an evening of story, ritual and readings. His smile welcoming smile pacifies and gladdens, and his fierce eyes challenge us to transform. All (who dare) are welcome.
On Monday the 2nd and 9th of September we will look at this important (and much talked about) aspect of practice. A good opportunity to clarify our understanding and a suitable entry point for those new to meditation or Buddhism.
Hmmm, seems that we haven’t been adding much to this site lately but we are still at Fairkytes every Monday excluding bank holidays. This coming Monday May 20th will be a festival evening celebrating the Buddha’s Enlightenment on a May full moon evening all those many years ago From June 3rd we will then be […]
Hi all Monday December 17th will be our last evening together until Monday January 7th. We’ll be closing out the year with an evening of meditation and puja. Hope to see you (don’t forget those food bank donations) but if not enjoy the midwinter period and all best wishes for 2019. Metta Saddhabhaya and Nandaketu
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 […]
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 […]
Hi Everyone, Dayabhadra is leading a mantra and meditation morning at the London Buddhist Centre. I’ve always enjoyed these events. If you want something different that would complement what we do on a Monday night I’d highly recommend this. Metta Nandaketu https://www.lbc.org.uk/event-details/-933
From Monday September 17th we will be running an introduction to meditation course in our normal 7.15 pm to 9.30 pm slot at Fairkytes Arts Centre. Normal arrangements apply i.e. suggested donation £5 each evening, no need to book. Full details regarding our classes can be found here NEED TO MEDITATE? Meditation can help us […]
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 […]
Well Done! We have raised £676 to aid the work of the of The India Dhamma Trust. Dhammvijaya (our recent visitor) has sent us a colourful card to express the thanks of the trust. The skills auction has also lead to many social interactions, useful services and fun. What shall we do for […]