Buddhism for Beginners

Saturday 15 December 13.00 - 17.00

A special meeting for those who have already attended the "Buddhism for Beginners" course

This is a chance to meet up and practise together.

We will look directly at our need for supportive conditions to help us develop an ethical and meditation practise

There will be a talk on how the sangha -the Triratna order and community- has developed over time to better meet people's needs and specifically exploring the provison in and around the Ipswich Buddhist Centre


13:00 Led Meditation: Mindfulness of Breathing

14:00 Tea and groups on 'next steps'.

  • What is it like for a beginner?
  • What do we think we need to grow?
  • How do we think Triratna can help?

14:30 Talk on the Triratna Order and Community, the Sangha. Why it exists, how it works and what it does. Its structures, and how it communicates and its place alongside the Buddha and the Dharma

15:00 Group discussion on Triratna and our personal 'next steps'

15:30 More Tea

16:00 Led meditation: Metta Bhavana

17:00 Finish

£10, concessions £6

LGBTQIA inclusive.

A Couple of key events over the next week

Presidents Visit by Arthapriya on 14th to 17th December 2018

49th Day ritual for Sangharakshita – Tuesday 18th December

Updated:4th December 2018

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Regular Classes

Updated:15th October 2018

Tuesday 13:00-13:55 Lunchtime meditation
Wednesday 07:30-08:30 Early Morning meditation
Wednesday 19:30-21:30 Introduction to Buddhism and Meditation

Thursday 19:00-21:30 Dharma study Night Introduction 4th October with 6 week courses suitable for those that have some understanding of the Dharma as covered in our level 1 and level 2 courses.Note the 19:00 start. Information sheet on the Dharma Night format.

Friday 19:30-21:15 Practice night
Saturday 10:30-12:30 Introduction to Buddhism and Meditation
Sunday 18:30-20:00 8 Step Recovery Meeting