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Friends Night

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Thursday, October 28th @ 7:30 pm 9:30 pm

Meditation at Friends Night

Our current theme is Meditation and its’ central place in Buddhist practise.

This series features talks, presentations and shared practise.

You can join Friends Night in-person at The Centre. Please arrive for a 7:30pm start or at 8:25pm. (see below)

7:15pm Arrival
7:30pm Welcome, announcements and brief tune-in
8:00pm Refuges & Precepts, short meditation or just-sitting
8:25pm Tea break
8:35pm Presentation & discussion or a second longer meditation with a just-sitting beforehand and then a meditation
9:30pm Evening ends


How to join

Come along to The Center. This event is not available to join on Zoom.

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

Programme

Thursdays
21st OctPresentation on Building the Foundation for Meditation.
28th OctSecond Meditation – Mindfulness of Breathing
4th NovPresentation on Just Sitting
11th NovSecond longer Meditation – A short Just Sitting followed by Metta Bhavana
18th NovPresentation on developing Greater Awareness in our daily lives.
25th NovSecond longer Meditation – A short Just Sitting followed by Mindfulness of Breathing
2nd DecPresentation – on developing our feelings of Goodwill to all that lives on the Earth.
9th DecSecond longer Meditation – A short Just Sitting followed by Metta Bhavana
16thDecA review of our meditation practice in small groups.

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 familiar with our two main meditations.

Do I need to attend for the whole session?

This session is in two parts (see above). You can join at the start of either.

Do I need to book?

No. Just turn up at The Centre 5 or 10 minutes before the sessions starts.


Team

This session is usually led and / or supported by any or all of:

Bodhivamsa
Harshaprabha

4 Friars Bridge Road
Ipswich, IP1 1RR United Kingdom