West London Buddhist Centre
West London Buddhist Centre

Online Retreat with Paramananda and Bodhilila

By Sophie_WLBCPublicity on Fri, 16 Apr, 2021 - 16:44

Online Retreat with Paramananda and Bodhilila

By Sophie_WLBCPublicity on Fri, 16 Apr, 2021 - 16:44

Our Breathing Body 

Sunday 2 May to Saturday 8 May

It is hard to overstate the importance of the breath within Buddhist meditation. It provides the ‘object’ most often used for the strengthening and purifying of our reflective consciousness. In addition, it provides a felt experience of inter penetration of all life – without such an experience ‘enlightenment is impossible.

The breath is the thread that stitches our life together. Its centrality in energetic psycho-physical work such as meditation is testified to in nearly all spiritual...

Buddhafield
Buddhafield

Be the Ground from which we Grow

By Dayajoti on Fri, 16 Apr, 2021 - 11:50

Be the Ground from which we Grow

By Dayajoti on Fri, 16 Apr, 2021 - 11:50

Could you be part of the ground from which we grow, by giving regularly to us?  https://chuffed.org/project/buddhafield  is our fundraiser page.

Buddhafield offers so much of what is needed in this century:  the Buddha’s liberating teachings, in authentic community, living close to nature; powerful antidotes to the current epidemics...

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Sources of Inspiration: Paramananda and Friends

By Centre Team on Thu, 15 Apr, 2021 - 18:36

Sources of Inspiration: Paramananda and Friends

By Centre Team on Thu, 15 Apr, 2021 - 18:36

In ‘Sources of Inspiration’, Paramananda talks to his guests about what gets their spiritual juices flowing and has helped them stay inspired in their rich, committed Dharma lives. Each week his guests bring something along to share - and a depth conversation begins…

These conversations were aired live and unrehearsed, so who knows what might emerge to delight or surprise us! Tune in and find out some of the things that keep experienced Buddhists going in these difficult times.

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Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: Meditation and Mantra Recitation of Vajrasattva

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 15 Apr, 2021 - 07:00

Here Sangharakshita orientates us to Vajrasattva, the primordial Buddha of Innate Purity. He introduces the Vajrasattva practice as part of the four indispensable preparatory practices (mula-yogas) of the Vajrayana devotee.

From the talk entitled The Four Foundation Yogas of the Tibetan Buddhist Tantra, part of the series An Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism, 1968.

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San Francisco Buddhist Center
San Francisco Buddhist Center

Touching the Earth: A Special Sangha Night for the Rainforest

By marysalome on Thu, 15 Apr, 2021 - 02:51

Touching the Earth: A Special Sangha Night for the Rainforest

By marysalome on Thu, 15 Apr, 2021 - 02:51

Join us for an evening of meditation, music, poetry, personal stories, and generosity.  Lyla June and Minal Hajratwala will perform. Christine Thuring (from the Vancouver sangha), and Tim Skufca & Marta Meengs (from the Montana sangha) will share their experiences with engaged Buddhism on behalf of the earth. Join the Green Sangha to fundraise, protect, and celebrate the rainforest—the lungs of the earth!

Dates: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Pacific Daylight Time

To register and receive the Zoom link,...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Happy Ambedkar Jayanti!

By Centre Team on Wed, 14 Apr, 2021 - 18:31

Happy Ambedkar Jayanti!

By Centre Team on Wed, 14 Apr, 2021 - 18:31

Happy Ambedkar Jayanti! Commemorating the birth of a great Buddhist leader whose work for justice for the Dalit people is far from over!

Learn more about Doctor Ambedkar

“I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.”

Jai Bhim!