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Friends Night

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Thursday, August 19th @ 7:30 pm 9:30 pm


Our current theme is Sangharakshita and his love of and gratitude to the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.

This series features talks, interviews and presentations.

You can join Freinds Night either in-person at The Centre or Zoom. Please arrive after 7:15pm or 8:30pm. (see below)

Each evening will generally run as follows (variations for Mitra Ceremonies and Founders Day puja:

7:15pm Arrival
7:30pm Welcome, announcements and brief tune-in
8:00pm Refuges & Precepts, Short Meditation, Just-sitting or The Short Puja
8:30pm Tea break
8:45pm Presentation
9:15pm Q&A
9:30pm Evening ends

How to join

Come along to The Centre or join on Zoom

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


12th AugMark Milkovics presents the book the Bodhisattva
Ideal and his meetings with Sangharakshita
19th AugCarumani interview on the theme
26th AugFounders Day Puja led by Bodhivamsa and
2nd SepMitra Ceremonies 1
9th SepMitra Ceremonies 2
16th SepSaddhaketu from Vajrasana presents on the Theme
23rd SepBodhivamsa presents on the theme
30th SepBuddhasiha presents on Bhante – Servant of the Transcendental
7th OctTBC
14th OctDr Ambedkar’s Conversion Day

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?

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 or t log-on 5 or 10 minutes before the sessions starts.


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


4 Friars Bridge Road
Ipswich, IP1 1RR United Kingdom