Welcome to 2017!

Hello everyone The first part of each Monday evening is normally given over to meditation and in the second half we usually explore some aspect of the Buddha’s teaching, the Dharma. Commencing in January 2017 our Dharma topic will be conditionality, the Buddha’s insight into how all things and in particular our experiences come into being […]

The turning of the year…

Greetings all. we’ll be at Fairkytes on Monday December 19th as usual but then breaking until January 9th. Have a splendid festive season. If you need a fix of Dharma here is a splendid Dh Maitreyabandhu course for you. Lots of love, Saddhabhaya and Nandaketu

Visiting speakers in October

Morning all and what lovely one it is too! Commencing this evening (Oct 3rd) we have three weeks of visiting speakers at Hornchurch. Tonight, long time Hornchurch attendee but now moved away, Sheri Lim will be talking about her work for the environment and how it reflects her Buddhist practice. On the 10th Sraddhagita will […]

Our 2016 Weekend Retreat

The 2016 Hornchurch Buddhist Group retreat takes place on Friday November 25th to Sunday November 27th, for full details please refer to the briefing document See you soon, best wishes Saddhabhaya and Nandaketu You can also stay in touch with us on facebook

4th Precept

Hi All, last week we focused on contentment and the precept of abstaining from sexual misconduct.  This week it is the 4th precept. I undertake to practise the training principle of abstaining from untruthful speech. With truthful communication, I purify my body. My notes can be found here: 4th Precept. Please be aware that March 28th is […]

Buddhist Ethics – Introducing the Five Precepts

The handout from last night’s gathering – Buddhist Ethics – Introducing the Five Precepts – can be viewed or downloaded from our ‘resources’ page at the link below. Lots of other good stuff there too. Buddhist Ethics – Introducing the Five Precepts Best wishes Saddhabhaya and Nandaketu You can also stay in touch with us on facebook

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 […]