Programme

 

Weekly: we meet regularly on Thursday evenings at Logie Kirk Hall Causewayhead Stirling, from 7:30 - 9:30 pm (if you arrive 7.00-7.15 to help us set up, that would be appreciated too). Our program of current events is below.  Our suggested donation is £3 to £5 or whatever you can afford, to meet the venue costs.

 

Monthly: Saturday day retreats take place at Dhanakosa and are suitable for those already familiar with the mindfulness of breathing and metta bhavana meditation practices. Please arrive promptly for a 10 am start and bring vegetarian lunch to share, suggested donation is £14.

 

Triratna Buddhist Community Stirling Programme July to September 2018

Logie Kirk Hall / Dhanakosa / especially for beginners

Month & Date                     First half                                                                         Second half                                                                                       Facilitators

July

Thurs  5th           Metta Bhavana Mindfulness of Breathing (meditations) Dharmapala

Thurs 12th          Metta Bhavana 6 Element Practice (meditations) Robert

Thurs 19th          Mindfulness of Breathing Metta Bhavana (meditations) Jean

Sat 21st                Day Retreat at Dhanakosa bring veg food to share Arrive 9.45 and start at 10, talk, meditation, lunch, review, puja Smritiratna

Thurs 26th          Mindfulness of Breathing Dharma Day Talk (meditation) Dharmapala (Talk) Dharmapala

Aug

Thurs 2nd          Meditation of your own choice Meditation of your own choice (Bells to start and  finish) Jean

Thurs 9th           Metta Bhavana (main) Intro Mindfulness of Breathing (beginners) Mindfulness of Breathing (all & beginners) Robert (meditations) Bill

Sat 11th               Day Retreat at Dhanakosa bring veg food to share  Arrive 9.45 and start at 10, talk, meditation, lunch, review, puja   Smritiratna

Thurs 16th          Mindfulness of Breathing (main group) Intro Metta Bhavana (beginners)  Furthering your practice – some ideas, discussion (all) (beginners/Practice) Robert (meditation  M.O.B.)  Bill

Thurs. 23rd           Mindfulness of Breathing Metta Bhavana (meditations) Robert

Thurs. 30th           An Evening of Mindfulness An Evening of Mindfulness (meditations) David

Sep

Thurs 6th            Talk: The Buddha and His Female Disciples   Mindfulness of Breathing (Talk) Danabhadri (meditation) Jean

Thurs 13th           Evening of Mantra Chanting          Evening of Mantra Chanting Jean / Robert

Sat 15th                Day Retreat at Dhanakosa bring veg food to share    Arrive 9.45 and start at 10, talk, meditation, lunch, review, puja     Smritiratna

Thurs 20th          Talk:  Padmasambhava Puja Robert

Thurs. 27th            Sangha Evening,  bring Vegetarian Food to share  Metta Bhavana (Meditation) Jean

 

NB     Our next planning meeting will be Tues. 18th September starting 7.30 at Dharmapala’s house. Other day retreats: Oct 13. Nov 10, Dec 1.