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Friends Night – online

Recurring event see all

September 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am 9:30 am

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 and a short meditation followed by a talk by a guest speaker and Q & A. 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 August and September we consider the second part of the motto – ‘Live United.’

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.

Usual running order

Please arrive for either 7:30pm or 8:25pm.

  • 7:15pm Doors Open
  • 7:30pm Welcome, announcements and brief tune-in
  • 8:00pm Refuges & Precepts, Short Meditation
  • 8:25pm Tea break
  • 8:35pm Presentation
  • 9:00pm Discussion Groups or Q&A
  • 9:30pm Evening ends

Programme

AUGUST
6th – Lokeshvara introduced by Bodhivamsa Refuges and Precepts and meditation led by – Harshaprabha
13th – Kalyanavaca from the London Buddhist Centre introduced by Shubha. Refuges and Precepts and meditation led by – Bodhivamsa
20th – Arthapriya, President of the Ipswich Buddhist Centre introduced by Harshaprabha. Refuges and Precepts and meditation led by Shubha.

27th – tbc

SEPTEMBER
3rd – Akashadevi from Penzance introduced by Shubha. Refuges and Precepts and meditation led by – Harshaprabha
10th – Paramartha from Great Malvern introduced by Harshaprabha. Refuges and Precepts and meditation led by – Bodhivamsa
17th – Clare & Sheena’s send-off for ordination retreat organised by Shubha. Refuges and Precepts and meditation led by – Bodhivamsa
24th – Nagabodhi from Stroud