Buddhism Classes

***NEW *** The Alternative Friday Night (Sub35) - starting Fri 29 Sept

Are you between 18 and 35 and looking for something new to do on a Friday night? Are you sick of doing the usual thing, or just fancy doing something different?

Come along to meditate, explore the teachings of Buddhism and connect with like-minded people. Our monthly evening will be a radical approach to Friday night!

With late night tea bar after.

Every last Friday of the month
19.00-21.30
with late night tea bar after
On 29 Sept, 27 Oct, 24 Nov (no class in Dec), 26 Jan, 23 Feb (no class in March)
With: Lottie, Annie, Sub35 team, and various order members
Free. Donations welcome.
Open to All
No booking required

Women’s class - every second Saturday of the Month

Women’s class with guest speakers:

  • 9 Sept: Karunagita and team will draw together the strands of life and Buddhist practice covered in the class so far, using the visual Practice Lotus, and explore ideas for 2018.
  • 14 Oct: Dhiraprabha recently became an Anagarika, embracing celibacy and the homeless life. She will talk about the meaning that commitment holds for her.
  • 11 Nov: Danasamudra set up the Sangharakshita library at Adhisthana. She and Dharmaprabha will introduce the Triratna women’s oral history project they are starting.

    *** There will be a Women’s class weekend retreat from 8-10 December ***

  • Every second Saturday of the month,
    14:15-17:00.

    *** There will be a Women’s class weekend retreat from 8-10 December ***
    With: Karunagita and Team
    By donation
    Open to All
    No booking required

    Young People at NLBC (Sub35)

    Are you between 18 and 35 years old and interested in Buddhism?

    Are you tired of the stories that dominate our personal and public lives? Do you have a sense that there must be something else, but don’t yet know what it is?

    With discussion, exploration and meditation, plus coffee and croissants, we will connect with what is meaningful and ask what Buddhism can offer us to transform ourselves and the world.

    Every third Saturday of the month
    10.30-13.00
    On 16 Sept, 21 Oct, 18 Nov, 16 Dec, 20 Jan, 17 Feb and 17 Mar

    With: Sub35 team
    Free. Donations welcome.
    Open to All
    No booking required

    ***NEW*** Men’s class - once a month on Saturday

    A chance to explore the Buddhist Vision through meditation, talks, discussion and hanging out together.

    Class starts at 14.00; but do join us for lunch from 13.00.
    Please bring vegetarian lunch to share.

    Once a month on Saturday 14.00-17.00.

    Class on 23 Sept, 21 Oct, 18 Nov and 9 Dec.

    Join us for lunch from 13.00. Please bring vegetarian lunch to share
    With: Kusala, Abhilasa, Akashamitra, Aryajit
    By donation
    Open to All
    No booking required

    Regular Study Groups

    We offer opportunities to explore Buddhism in more depth in a regular weekly study group. These are by invitation. If you are interested ask one of our regular class teachers for more information.