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Friends Night – online
July 16, 2020 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Developing Friendships and Engaging with the Dharma
This year’s theme is Dhardo Rimpoche’s motto for his School in Kalimpong.
‘Cherish the doctrine, live united, radiate love.’
Led by Shubha, Bodhivamsa and Harshaprabha every Thursday Night 7.30pm – 9.30pm. Zoom opens at 7.15pm. Please arrive for either 7:30pm or 8:20pm (see below)
Each evening will include: a welcome, introduction and Refuges and Precepts, a presentation followed by discussion/talk and Q & A, meditation, ritual & devotion. All welcome who have attended the Centre (for real or online) and are interested in being part of the Ipswich sangha.
The Zoom link for this event is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85774133229?pwd=VHZGSXFia0tiTVJFTkZOSHpWQnVSQT09. Join from 7:15pm to mingle with friends (Note two start times to allow for clapping key workers at 8pm). If you haven’t used Zoom before visit How to use Zoom at any time before the event.
In June and July we consider the first part of the motto – ‘Cherishing the Doctrine.’
Full programme below
We do not charge for these events but as you know, the Centre is powered only through your generosity. Even if you already make a regular monthly donation, if you can, please pop something in the Dana bowl.
Friends Nights in June
- 11th June – Shubha teaches the Buddha Vandana
- 18th June – special guest Karunadhi – from the Ordination Team at Triratnaloka
- 25th June – Akkupa – Chairman of Newcastle Buddhist Centre and a Private Preceptor
Friends Nights in July
2nd July – Sagaramati from Birmingham
9th July – Dharmadipa from Padmaloka
16th July – Visuddhimati from N London
23rd July – Mangala from E London
30th July – Samantabhadri from Shrewsbury
From 6th August we move on to consider the second phrase of the motto Live United you can see the programme here
Usual running order
- 7:15pm Doors Open
- 7:30pm Welcome, announcements and brief tune-in
- 8:00pm Refuges & Precepts, Short Meditation
- 8:20pm Tea break in small groups (3-4 people)
- 8.35pm Presentation
- 9.00pm Breakout into discussion Groups
- 9:20pm Concluding session
- 9:30pm Evening ends
- 9:45pm Doors Close