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Tuesday 23rd January 2018 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
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Sangha Night: Talk - The Ideal of Human Enlightenment

Saddhanandi will be talking about this central achievement of the Buddha, which is what distinguishes Buddhism from other religions and philosphies.
News: Sangha Nights: January - April
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Wednesday 24th January 2018 to Wednesday 28th March 2018 - 7.00pm - 9.30pm
Event LevelStress and Pain Management Event

Waiting list for Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Evening

This is a waiting list for the MBSR course, which is now full.
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Friday 26th January 2018 - (Doors 7pm) 7.30pm - 9.00pm
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Flute and Piano Concert

Novak: Choreae Vernales
Martinu: Sonata
Cesar Franck: Sonata for violin and piano (arranged for flute and piano) in A major
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Friday 26th January 2018 - 7.30 - 9.30pm
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Young Buddhists: Sub35s - Breaking Free

The Young Buddhists' Sub 35s night at the Cambridge Buddhist Centre is an alternative Friday night for people in their teens, 20s and 30s. Anyone under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
News: Young Buddhists Group
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Sunday 28th January 2018 - 11am - 12.30pm
Event LevelMeditation Event
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Dancing with Awareness - For Women

Bring your morning energies to your dance and join Holly and Amarachandra for this Dancing with Awareness session for women.
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Tuesday 30th January 2018 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
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Sangha Night: Talk - What Meditation really is

Maitreyabandhu is returning to our Sangha Night to take us to the heart of the key Buddhist practice of meditation.
News: Sangha Nights: January - April
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Sunday 4th February 2018 - 5.30 - 7pm
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Yatra: Lammas Land Lantern Walk

A Lammas Land Yatra by Lantern light to welcome the first stirrings of light in the earth!
News: Two mini Yatras
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Tuesday 6th February 2018 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
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Sangha Night: Talks - What Meditation Means to Me

Three Order Members will give short talks about the part that meditation plays in their Buddhist practice.
News: Sangha Nights: January - April
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Friday 9th February 2018 - 7.30 - 9.30pm
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Young Buddhists: Sub35s - Breaking Free

The Young Buddhists' Sub 35s night at the Cambridge Buddhist Centre is an alternative Friday night for people in their teens, 20s and 30s. Anyone under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
News: Young Buddhists Group
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Saturday 10th February 2018 - 10am -4pm
Event LevelMeditation Event

Meditation Practice Day

An intensive day of practice for those who have completed Learn to Meditate: Part 1.
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Tuesday 13th February 2018 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
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Sangha Night: Talk - The Meaning of Spiritual Community

Subhadramati will be taking another look at the significance of Spiritual Community.
News: Sangha Nights: January - April
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Saturday 17th February 2018 - 10am - 1pm
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The Alchemy of Meditation

These monthly Saturday mornings will focus on how we can connect with meditation and how meditation can connect us with the world.
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Sunday 18th February 2018 - 9am - 5pm
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Parinirvana Day

Reflecting on the passing of the Buddha,
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Monday 19th February 2018 to Monday 26th March 2018 - 7.15pm - 9.45pm
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Introducing Buddhism

A six week course to explore the teachings of Buddhism through short presentations and discussion, often with a short period of led meditation. No knowledge of meditation is required.
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Monday 19th February 2018 to Monday 26th March 2018 - 7.15pm - 9.45pm
Event LevelBuddhism Event

Buddhism level 2: Buddhist Wisdom - Symbolic Dharma

A six-week course, for people wanting to extend their knowledge of Buddhism. Classes include short talks, discussion, workshop elements and often short periods of meditation.
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Monday 19th February 2018 to Monday 26th March 2018 - 7.15pm - 9.45pm
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Learn to Meditate: Part 2

Explore meditation further and learn how to build a firm foundation for your practice. Six evenings following on from Module 1.
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Tuesday 20th February 2018 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
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Sangha Night: Evening devoted to Avalokiteshvara

on from Subhadramati’s talk on Spiritual Community we will devote an evening to Avalokiteshvara.
News: Sangha Nights: January - April
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Friday 23rd February 2018 - 7.30 - 9.30pm
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Young Buddhists: Sub35s - Breaking Free

The Young Buddhists' Sub 35s night at the Cambridge Buddhist Centre is an alternative Friday night for people in their teens, 20s and 30s. Anyone under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
News: Young Buddhists Group
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Saturday 24th February 2018 - 10am* - 1pm
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Liberation at Work

A morning to explore the path of transformation in the workplace. *10am - 1pm, with an optional meditation 9.15 - 9.45am.
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Saturday 24th February 2018 - 10am - 1pm
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What is a Mitra?

A morning for those who are considering becoming a mitra or who would like to find out more about what it means to become a mitra.
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Tuesday 27th February 2018 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
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Sangha Night: Talk - Going for Refuge

Arthapriya will be talking about the key to Buddhist practice.
News: Sangha Nights: January - April
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Saturday 3rd March 2018 to Sunday 4th March 2018 - 10am - 4pm
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Nonviolent Communication Weekend

A weekend learning about Nonviolent Communication (NVC).
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Tuesday 6th March 2018 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
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Sangha Night: Refuges True and False

Following on from Arthapriya’s talk on Going for Refuge, this week we will be exploring and clarifying what are true and false refuges.
News: Sangha Nights: January - April
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Friday 9th March 2018 to Sunday 11th March 2018 - 6pm Fri - 3pm Sun
Event LevelMeditation EventBuddhism EventRetreat Event

Newcomers Weekend Retreat

A residential weekend retreat for those who are new to meditation and Buddhism or who have learnt to meditate.
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Friday 9th March 2018 - 7.30 - 9.30pm
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Young Buddhists: Sub35s - Breaking Free

The Young Buddhists' Sub 35s night at the Cambridge Buddhist Centre is an alternative Friday night for people in their teens, 20s and 30s. Anyone under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
News: Young Buddhists Group
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Sunday 11th March 2018 - 10am - 4pm
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Follow-up Nonviolent Communication Training Day

A follow up training day in NVC with Viryakumara.
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Tuesday 13th March 2018 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
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Sangha Night: Talk - Stream Entry

In this evening's talk Ratnaghosha will look at this very interesting metaphor and its significance for our daily spiritual practice.
News: Sangha Nights: January - April
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Friday 16th March 2018 - 6pm - 7.30pm
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Yatra: River Cam Nature Walk

An evening meditative walk starting at the Buddhist Centre and crossing the river Cam to visit woodland and grassland nature reserves (Logan's Meadow).
News: Two mini Yatras
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Tuesday 20th March 2018 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Event LevelBuddhism Event

Sangha Night: Guhyaloka Send-Off

Three men from Cambridge are going to Guhyaloka this year to be ordained.
News: Sangha Nights: January - April
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Friday 23rd March 2018 - 7.30 - 9.30pm
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Young Buddhists: Sub35s - Breaking Free

The Young Buddhists' Sub 35s night at the Cambridge Buddhist Centre is an alternative Friday night for people in their teens, 20s and 30s. Anyone under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
News: Young Buddhists Group
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Saturday 24th March 2018 - 10am - 1pm
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The Alchemy of Meditation

These monthly Saturday mornings will focus on how we can connect with meditation and how meditation can connect us with the world.
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Saturday 24th March 2018 - 10am -4pm
Event LevelMeditation Event

Meditation Practice Day

An intensive day of practice for those who have completed Learn to Meditate: Part 1.
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Tuesday 27th March 2018 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
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Sangha Night: Talk - The Arising of the Bodhicitta

Sanghadevi is well known for her inspiring and informative talks. She will be taking us deeper into this most important Buddhist teaching.
News: Sangha Nights: January - April
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Tuesday 3rd April 2018 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
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Sangha Night: Annutara Puja

After last weeks excellent exploration of the topic of the Arising of the Bodhicitta this week we will approach the Annutara Puja afresh in the context of it’s place in Mahayana practice.
News: Sangha Nights: January - April
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Tuesday 10th April 2018 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
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Sangha Night: Talk by Vessantara

'The Turning About in the Deepest Seat of Consciousness'. Vessantara will be opening up this topic for us with his usual wit, clarity and depth of penetration.
News: Sangha Nights: January - April
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Monday 16th April 2018 to Monday 21st May 2018 - 7.15pm - 9.45pm
Event LevelBuddhism Event

Introducing Buddhism

A six week course to explore the teachings of Buddhism through short presentations and discussion, often with a short period of led meditation. No knowledge of meditation is required.
More Info (53 Reviews)

Monday 16th April 2018 to Monday 21st May 2018 - 7.15pm - 9.45pm
Event LevelMeditation Event

Learn to Meditate: Part 2

Explore meditation further and learn how to build a firm foundation for your practice. Six evenings following on from Module 1.
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Monday 16th April 2018 to Monday 21st May 2018 - 7.15pm - 9.45pm
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Buddhism level 2: Buddhist Ethics

A six-week course, for people wanting to extend their knowledge of Buddhism. Classes include short talks, discussion, workshop elements and often short periods of meditation.
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Saturday 21st April 2018 - 10am - 1pm
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The Alchemy of Meditation

These monthly Saturday mornings will focus on how we can connect with meditation and how meditation can connect us with the world.
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Friday 4th May 2018 to Tuesday 8th May 2018 - 5pm Fri - 10am Tue
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Men's Mandala Long Weekend Retreat at Hridayabija in Devon

This Cambridge men's retreat will be at Hridayabija, the East Devon Forest Garden, a new retreat venue in our Triratna mandala where we can practice close to nature.
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Saturday 19th May 2018 - 10am -4pm
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Meditation Practice Day

An intensive day of practice for those who have completed Learn to Meditate: Part 1.
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Saturday 19th May 2018 - 10am - 1pm
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The Alchemy of Meditation

These monthly Saturday mornings will focus on how we can connect with meditation and how meditation can connect us with the world.
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Saturday 26th May 2018 - 10am - 4pm
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What is Buddhism?

During the day we will explore what Buddhism is about and how it is practised.
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Monday 4th June 2018 to Monday 9th July 2018 - 7.15pm - 9.45pm
Event LevelMeditation Event

Learn to Meditate: Part 2

Explore meditation further and learn how to build a firm foundation for your practice. Six evenings following on from Module 1.
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Monday 4th June 2018 to Monday 9th July 2018 - 7.15pm - 9.45pm
Event LevelBuddhism Event

Buddhism level 2: A Path with Heart

A six-week course, for people wanting to extend their knowledge of Buddhism. Classes include short talks, discussion, workshop elements and often short periods of meditation.
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Saturday 9th June 2018 - 10am - 1pm
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The Alchemy of Meditation

These monthly Saturday mornings will focus on how we can connect with meditation and how meditation can connect us with the world.
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Friday 22nd June 2018 to Sunday 24th June 2018 - 5pm Fri - 3pm Sun
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Young People's Retreat

Details TBC. This retreat is open to young people, aged 18 to 35.
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Saturday 7th July 2018 - 10am -4pm
Event LevelMeditation Event

Meditation Practice Day

An intensive day of practice for those who have completed Learn to Meditate: Part 1.
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Saturday 17th November 2018 - 10am - 4pm
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What is Buddhism?

During the day we will explore what Buddhism is about and how it is practised.
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Meditation Event Event with meditation / practice Suitable for newcomers to meditation and Buddhism Event suitable for men only
Buddhism Event Event with Buddhist teaching / study Suitable for anyone who has learnt the two meditation practices we teach Event suitable for women only
Retreat Event Retreat Event Suitable for Mitras & Order member (experienced Friends by arrangement)
Stress Reduction Event Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction and Pain Management
Yoga Event Yoga Event
Tai-Chi Event Tai-Chi Event