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Buddhist Centre Programme for Summer 2020

The proposed next programme of evening meditation, discourse and discussion and weekend Buddhism courses.
The evening programmes follow the current programme content and weekend events are to provide advance notice. Although the dates are provisional, it is not expected that they will change.

Monday Evenings

Basic Meditation

20 April – 27 July, 7.30 – 9.00pm

Drop-in meditation classes. Simple guided meditations to develop a peaceful mind and a happy heart. Suitable for all. Please ensure that you arrive by 7:20 as we start promptly.

Wednesday Evenings

Silent Sitting Meditation

22 April – 29 July , 7.30 – 8.15pm

A silent, unguided sitting meditation of about 45 minutes. Suitable for those with prior experience. These sessions may not always go ahead, so please check with to avoid disappointment. Please ensure that you arrive by 7:20 as we start promptly.

Thursday Evenings

Topic for our Buddhism introductory evenings yet to be decided.

23 April – 30 July, 7.30 – 9.00pm


The general topics and dates for two events have been decided. Other events are yet to be decided.

Interdependence and Emptiness

Teachings on the Two Buddhist Truths by Geshe Graham Woodhouse

Saturday 2 May – Sunday 3 May, 10:30am – 4:30pm

Two days of teachings from Chapter 9 from Shantideva’s “A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life

Courageous Compassion and Ultimate Reality

Teachings by Geshe Tenzin Namdak

Saturday 23 May, 10:30am – 4:30pm

Teaching on the ultimate combination of compassion and wisdom, with reference to Je Tsongkhapa’s “Three Principal Aspects of the Path“. This day will follow on from a talk in Bath on the Friday evening and be followed by a talk in South Petherton on Sunday.

Tsog Days

The following are Tsog Days during this programme:

  • Friday 17 January
  • Sunday 3 May
  • Sunday 17 May
  • Monday 1 June
  • Monday 15 June
  • Tuesday 30 June
  • Wednesday 15 July
  • Wednesday 29 July

The following are Festival Days:

  • Friday 5 June: Buddha’s Birth, Enlightenment and Parinirvana
  • Friday 24 July: Buddha’s First Turning of the Dharma Wheel

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