Sangha Events

Sangha Evenings
Every Monday except Bank Holidays:
19:00 - 21:30
Some evenings start with a shared meal at 18:30 as indicated on event listing
Special Evenings
With the Sangha Night Team

Monday 19th November 2018

SANGHA EVENING: WORSHIP and 'The Sevenfold Puja',

" How and what do we worship?"
An exploration of worship with Santva
Last week Manjumitra introduced the theme and gave an overview of our sevenfold puja. This inspiring devotional practice, practiced worldwide throughout our Triratna community, has its roots in the Mahayana tradition and is derived from Shantideva's profound text, The Bodhicaryavatara.

With: Santva, The Monday Night Team

Monday 26th November 2018

SANGHA EVENING: WORSHIP and 'The Sevenfold Puja',

An evening devoted to worship with Ratnaprabha continuing our series exploring the seven parts of our sevenfold puja which is practised worldwide throughout our Triratna community and is a profound and transformative practice in its own right.

With: Ratnaprabha, The Monday Night Team

Monday 3rd December 2018

SANGHA EVENING: SALUTATION and 'The Sevenfold Puja',

With: Santva, The Monday Night Team

Monday 10th December 2018

Skills Auction (Mon 10 Dec) Food to share from 6.30pm

Our annual fundraising highlight. Find that special seasonal gift: Finnish socks, a lemon drizzle cake, a lunch treat and conversation with a Dharmacarini, a tour of the NLBC reception artwork or an original artwork to your specification. Or treat yourself to an outing with friends. Lots to suit all budgets. Be there!! The dragon will be in attendance and is bringing a friend!

With: The Monday Night Team, Visuddhimati and Friends

Monday 17th December 2018

SANGHA EVENING: SALUTATION and 'The Sevenfold Puja',

With: Karunagita, The Monday Night Team

Friday 21st December 2018

Winter Solstice Celebration (Fri 21 Dec 2018)

The winter solstice, the rebirth of the Sun, is an important turning point, as it marks the shortest day, when the hours of daylight are at their least. We'll celebrate with meditation, reflection and ritual to prepare for the festive season and for the coming year.

This is a time to reflect on the year and prepare our resolutions, so that we have the best chance of success with any changes we want to make. Wear red!

With: Lalitaraja

Monday 31st December 2018

New Year's Evening - Meditation and Ritual (Mon 31 Dec 2018)

A meditative evening with ritual, more details nearer the date on NLBC website.

Open to all.

With: Santva, Khemananda

At The North London Buddhist Centre
By donation
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 18 Aug, 15 Sept, 20 Oct, 17 Nov and 15 Dec
With: Sub35 team
Free. Donations welcome.
Open to All
No booking required

Drumming Workshop

18.00-19.20 African Drum tuition. Suitable for beginners and intermediate.

19.20-20.00 Drum circle open to all.

Every Saturday
With: Shakyasiddhi, Simon & friends
£12/£10 concession. Drum hire £2
Open to All
No booking required

Autumn Sangha Walk (Sun 18 Nov)

A gently paced walk along the Parkland Walk, through Highgate Woods and Queen's Wood finishing at Finsbury Walk.

Meet NLBC for an 11am departure.

Ask Kusala or Clive for more details.

Sun 18 Nov 2018, 11:00 - 16:00
With: Clive, Kusala
By donation
Open to All
No booking required

Weekly Sangha Night

Every Monday 19.00 - 21.30
***except bank holidays***
With: Lalitaraja, Santva, Manjumitra, Khemananda
By donation
Going Deeper
No booking required

8-Step Recovery Group

A meeting for anyone in recovery from addiction, habitual behaviours and obsessive tendencies.
Our focus is a text: “Eight Step Recovery Using the Buddha’s Teachings to Overcome Addiction” alongside other Buddhist recovery books.

Meetings will be peer led.
All donations go towards the running costs of the Buddhist Centre.

Every Friday 18.30-20.00
With: Mike
By donation
Open to All
No booking required

The Alternative Friday Night (Sub35)

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.

First Friday of the month
19.00-21.30
with late night tea bar after
On 3 Aug, 7 Sept, 5 Oct, 2 Nov and 7 Dec 2018
With: Sub35 team, and various order members
Free. Donations welcome.
Open to All
No booking required

Skills Auction (Mon 10 Dec) Food to share from 6.30pm

Our annual fundraising highlight. Find that special seasonal gift: Finnish socks, a lemon drizzle cake, a lunch treat and conversation with a Dharmacarini, a tour of the NLBC reception artwork or an original artwork to your specification. Or treat yourself to an outing with friends. Lots to suit all budgets. Be there!! The dragon will be in attendance and is bringing a friend!

Mon 11 Dec 18.30 - Food to share
19:30 - Auction
With: The Monday Night Team, Visuddhimati and Friends
Open to All
No booking required

Winter Solstice Celebration (Fri 21 Dec 2018)

The winter solstice, the rebirth of the Sun, is an important turning point, as it marks the shortest day, when the hours of daylight are at their least. We'll celebrate with meditation, reflection and ritual to prepare for the festive season and for the coming year.

This is a time to reflect on the year and prepare our resolutions, so that we have the best chance of success with any changes we want to make. Wear red!

Fri 21 Dec 2018
18.15 food to share
19.15 Ritual
With: Lalitaraja
Open to All
No booking required

New Year's Evening - Meditation and Ritual (Mon 31 Dec 2018)

A meditative evening with ritual, more details nearer the date on NLBC website.

Open to all.

Mon 31 Dec 2018, 20.30 - midnight
With: Santva, Khemananda
By donation
Open to All
No booking required

Women’s class - every second Saturday of the Month

Women’s class with guest speakers:

***10 Nov – This class has been cancelled.***

14-16 Dec - women's class retreat at Vajrasana. For more information please click here

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

With: Bodhamayi, Karunagita and Team
By donation
Open to All
No booking required