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Mitra ceremony @Friends Night

Thursday, September 9th @ 7:30 pm 9:30 pm

A most special evening when, having waited so long, four more of our long-standing friends become Mitra’s.

Tonight: Tony Richards, Paul Salmon, Rachel Hawkes, Mike Tatt

Expect much rejoicing and celebration as they take this important step.

The 9th September will be Swadipa’s final ceremony as Mitra Convenor after ten years and there will be a short handing on of the role to Viryamati at the end of the evening.

7:15pm Arrival
7:30pm Welcome and introductions
9:30pm Evening ends

How to join

Please join on Zoom unless you have been invited to The Centre.

The Zoom link for this event is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85774133229?pwd=VHZGSXFia0tiTVJFTkZOSHpWQnVSQT09.

Meeting ID: 857 7413 3229
Passcode: 261421

If you haven’t used Zoom before visit How to use Zoom at any time before the event.

The classes are free but donations are welcome, and there is no need to book in advance. GIVING PAGE

4 Friars Bridge Road
Ipswich, IP1 1RR United Kingdom


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Frequently asked questions

Is this session suitable for me?

All are welcome who have attended the Centre (for real or online) and have an interest in being part of the Ipswich sangha. You will need to be familar with our two main meditations.

Do I need to attend for the whole session?

It is best to attend the whole ceremony.

Do I need to book?

No. Just log-on 5 or 10 minutes before the sessions starts.


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4 Friars Bridge Road
Ipswich, IP1 1RR United Kingdom