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Young Buddhists: First Friday

November 3, 2023 @ 7:00 pm 9:00 pm

The Tibetan Book of the Dead.

It might sound a bit morbid to Westerners, but this ancient book (also known as Bardo Thodol) is one of Buddhism’s most popular. Like a comic book adventure, we meet strange and wonderful beings, and the ride is both exhilarating and terrifying.

Get ready for an adventure that has us traversing the realms between death and new life, where anything is possible in the ‘Bardo’ (the ‘intermediate state’).

You don’t have to believe in any kind of rebirth – or afterlife – to benefit from this book. It can have great relevance to modern ways of living and the opportunities we have, every day, to escape from our reactivity. Come and find out how.

image credit: Thomas Coville

Friendship, Connection, Transformation and the all important Cake! Come and get it all at our First Friday class. There will be meditation, Buddhist teachings, lively discussions and the opportunity to get to know each other better. Transform your life in ways beyond your wildest dreams, and maybe even have some fun in the process. Complete beginners welcome!

How to Join

Doors open at 6.45pm to start at 7pm.

There is no charge for this event but please remember that our Centre is powered by generosity.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this event suitable for me?

This event is open to anybody under 35. You don’t need any experience of meditation as full instruction will be given.

Do I need to book?

There is no charge for this event however please remember that the Centre is powered entirely by the generosity of people like you.

What should I wear or bring with me?

There are mats and meditation cushions available at the Centre. Just wear clothing you feel relaxed in. You may want to bring a notepad and pen but it isn’t a necessity.

4 Friars Bridge Road
Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 1RR United Kingdom
01473 211516
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