Buddhism / Events
Three Jewels Night
Come and join with sangha friends for our weekly puja. Puja is a recitation of verses and mantra chanting, where we remind ourselves of our potential for enlightenment. We are currently exploring the theme of stories of the life of the Buddha, with a series of personal talks from individuals.
Arrive from 6.30pm for tea and the chance to socialise.
Led by Vajragupta, Sujana and team
Every Tuesday, 7 - 9pm
CATALYST - Engaging the Heart and the Imagination
In this monthly event we explore the truth of the Dharma through our connections with the Arts and Imagination.
7 - 9pm on Saturdays once a month on the following dates:
10 Feb, 10 March, 14 April, 9 June (for May see 'Art Weekend' below)
Women's Dharma Workshop
The WDW is a creative exploration of the Dharma by women at the Norwich Buddhist Centre to deepen our practice and friendships. The group is open to all women who regularly attend the Centre.
Fridays. Arrive at 5:30pm for a prompt 6pm start, ends 7:30pm
26 Jan, 2 March, 23 March, 20 April, 18 May, 22 June
Donation's welcome (suggested £5)
Creative Metta Market: Art & Crafts Fayre
Sat 24 March
10.30am - 12.30pm
Call out for donations from all creatives, dabbblers and makers! Ideas include written word (poems/ prose/ lyrics/ stories), baking, jam, knitting, sewing projects, clay objects, carvings, phtographs, cards and prints of drawings/ paintings/ cartoons, mail art/ collage, music cds, lotions and potions, unwanted art materials... Play projects and creative endeavours of all kinds are most welcome. Masterpieces and perfection are NOT required.
For more information or any questions please email the centre: firstname.lastname@example.org
At Saccaka's barn in South Norfolk
Sun 3 June
10am - 5pm
The biggest day in the Buddhist calendar. On this day we celebrate the Buddha Shakyamuni's enlightenment and reflect on what enlightenment means to us. Open to those who are familiar with our two meditation practices and have an interest in Buddhist ritual.
Please bring a vegetarian, ideally vegan, lunch to share.
Visit from our president
Fri 29 June and Tues 3 July
9.30am - 4.30pm
We will be welcoming our Centre President Paramabandhu again in late June. During his stay he's available to meet one-to-one with people and also with groups (such as GFR or Mitra groups). He will also be leading a practice day on 1 July (see day events).
Contact the Centre to book.
Entering the Mind of the Buddha
Study day with Paramabandhu
A study day for Order Members and Mitras looking at the mind of the Buddha during the period directly after his enlightenment before he started to teach. Contact the Centre to book a place.
Sun 1 July
10 - 4pm
Please bring vegetarian, ideally vegan, lunch to share.