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Sangha Day: An Ever Widening Circle

Date:Sunday 19th November 2017
Time:9am/10am - 5.30pm
Cost:There is no charge for this event. However the Centre does depend on donations and we would be grateful for any donation you can make. A suggested amount would be £3.00 – £7.00.
Led by:Aryajaya
Description:Sangha Day is a great time for us to gather in large numbers to celebrate the richness and diversity of our Sangha.
With metta at the heart of our day, we will have an offering from the Sangha Choir, a Debate that allows us to explore many points of view on a Dharmic theme, a chance for Mitra's to re-affirm their Mitra aspirations and Mitra ceremonies.  And so the Sangha grows!

9am - 10am: Order Metta (Order Members Only) led by Nagavira
10.15am - 11am: Sangha Metta Meditation led by Kamalamati
11am - 11.30am: Tea Break
11.30am: Choir Offering - 'Songs of the Sages', led by Arthasiddhi
12pm - 1pm: The Great Debate: 'Modern Buddhists can dispense with Ritual?' Vajrapriya and Andy Blackford argue for this statement, Sagaraghosha and Vickie Clarke against.
1pm: Vegetarian lunch to share
2.30pm: Mitra Re-affirmation Ceremony led by Viryajyoti & Arthasiddhi
3.30pm: Tea Break
4pm: Mitra Ceremonies led by Ratnaghosha
The following people will become Mitras on Sangha Day:

Deane Banning
Walter Monticelli
David Float
Stefan Mandelbaum
Andrew Smith
Neil Godfrey
Nic Burke

5.30pm: Finish
Booking Procedure:Not necessary
Web Bookings:This event is NOT web-bookable
Event Type:Meditation EventBuddhism Event
Event Level:
Suitable For: People who've learnt meditation, Mitras and Order members
Held at:CBC


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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