Lam Rim Bristol News
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4th April 2020 – New Programme
Our new programme is available starting Monday 20th April. Given the current lock-down, the status of weekend courses is unclear. The planned dates for weekend courses are provided more in hope than certainty.
As there is a two-week gap over Easter and most of us are unlikely to be going anywhere, we will continue our on-line Zoom sessions for both the Monday meditations and the Thursday discourse and discussion. The latter will continue in a Quaker-like fashion for the two weeks. That is, feel free to offer thoughts, share experiences and ask questions in an informal manner!
25th March 2020 – On-line Meditations!
The Monday evening facilitators have kindly set up an on-line meditation via the conferencing app “Zoom“. Tim has helpfully prepared a short video clip to show how it all works here. The link to join in the meditation session can be obtained by contacting them via the facebook page.
The app is completely free and just requires a straightforward download to install. This can be done before getting the link, or you can install through clicking the link. It works on PC, Android and iPad.
We are now also offering the same facility on the Thursday evening. Please email email@example.com if you are interested in joining.
23rd March 2020 – Coronavirus update #2
Following today’s unequivocal statement from the Prime Minster, the Lam Rim Bristol Buddhist Centre now has to close until further notice. This means that all events are cancelled. The Centre for Whole Health will also be closing at the end of tomorrow.
Again, the issue is still ongoing, so please check back here for latest updates.
16th March 2020 – Coronavirus update
Following the Government’s advice today, this evening’s (Monday) meditation has been cancelled. This cancellation will continue until further notice.
At the moment, there are no plans to cancel the Wednesday evening silent sitting sessions or the Thursday evening discourse and discussion sessions.
This issue is ongoing, so please check back here for latest updates.
We are delighted to welcome Dr Dechen Rochard as a new Trustee of Lam Rim Bristol. Dechen has been a practising Buddhist since 1984 and her knowledge and experience will be of great benefit to the Centre.
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