Saṅgha Night

Every Thursday, 7:00pm - 9:30pm.

The evening is usually structured in two halves. In the first half there is a meditation practice, and after a short tea break, we will explore another aspect of Buddhism either with a talk and discussion, or other practices including pūjā.

From time to time, special events such as mitra ceremonies will be held on Saṅgha Night.


Practice Series on Satipatthana— Led by Silanatha
Date First Half Second Half
28th Feburary Satipatthana Introduction
7th March Satipatthana Mindfulness of the body
14th March Meet the Candidates evening Silanatha, Harsharatna and Sujayini
21th March Satipatthana Mindfulness of the body
28th March Satipatthana Puja Night
4th April Satipatthana Mindfulness of the body
11th April Satipatthana Mindfulness of the Feelings
18th April Satipatthana Mindfulness of the Mind
25th April Satipatthana Puja Night
2ndMay Satipatthana Mindfulness of Dharmas
9thMay Satipatthana Mindfulness of Dharmas
16thMay Satipatthana Puja Night
23rdMay Satipatthana The Full Practice

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it okay to join in the middle of the series?

Absolutely. Though of course you'll get those most out of the class by attending the whole series, there's no need to wait until the start of the next series if you want to start coming.

What is pūjā?

A pūjā is a traditional Buddhist ritual that includes chanting and making offerings.

If coming on a pūjā night and you have not done it before, please let the class leader know so they can give an introduction.

How long do I need to have been coming?

The class is best suited for those who have attended an entire series (or most of a series) on Newcomers Night or have completed an Introductory Course.

I can't make it to any of the introductory classes, can I come to this class instead?

Since the meditation practice is usually without instruction, and the topics covered are quite in depth, this class is not well suited for newcomers.

How much does the class cost?

We don't charge for our classes, and the team are not paid for their time. We simply ask that those who are able to do so make a donation to the centre to help us cover our running costs.

The suggested amount, based on how many people come and how much it costs to run the centre, is £7, but this is not a fixed cost and everyone is equally welcome, even if you cannot give anything at all.

We can take donations by card or cash.

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