20th November class cancelled.
Based on the contemplative skills of the Thai Forest tradition. Tuesday 7.00-9.00pm fortnightly.
The door will be closed at 7.10am so that the meditation can begin promptly at 7.15. Participants are requested to commit to the full 45 minutes’ sitting before leaving at 8am.
The Essence of Buddhism in the Mahayana tradition with Diana St Ruth. Thursdays at Golden Buddha Centre
Everyday Buddhist: Dalai Lama Talks About What is Present [Short Buddhist film about 2 minutes]
Buddhist meditation at GBC: 30 minutes sitting, 10 minutes slow walking, then 30 minutes sitting. Followed by tea and talking. (2.00pm-4.00pm)
Daruma (Bodhidharma) with thanks to Gill and Will.
GBC Holiday Closure Dates December.
But metta is much deeper than just nice ideas and good thoughts, isn’t it? It is a way of receiving everything and allowing things to be what they are, both internally and externally…
Just as the radiance of all the stars does not equal a sixteenth part of the moon’s radiance, but the moon’s radiance surpasses them and shines forth, bright and brilliant, even so, whatever grounds there are for making merit productive of a future birth, all these do not equal a sixteenth part of the mind-release of loving-kindness…
Anybody who is able to comprehend the doctrine of dependent origination has the capability to engage in his own cultivation and end his suffering…