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Friday 19th January 2018 to Friday 16th March 2018 - 5.30pm - 7pm
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Relaxation Explorer Course

Eight weeks of exploring pathways to relaxation that can support your wellbeing, meditation and sleep.
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Friday 19th January 2018 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
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Cambridge Sangha Action: Puja to the Earth - Workshop

We will reflect on our connection to the Earth, to inspire words which we will bring together in a sevenfold puja.
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Saturday 20th January 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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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
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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 - 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.
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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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Saturday 27th January 2018 - 2.15pm - 5pm
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Relaxation to Freedom

Six sessions of exploring deep bodymind relaxation; their relationship to the Triratna system of practice; and the complex interplays between holding and release.
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Sunday 28th January 2018 - 11am - 12.30pm
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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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Friday 2nd February 2018 to Sunday 4th February 2018 - 5pm Fri - 2pm Sun
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Mind Manifesting: Men's Intensive Retreat at Vajrasana

A special men's intensive weekend at beautiful Vajrasana.
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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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Sunday 11th February 2018 - 10am - 4pm
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The Essence of Perfect Wisdom: Study Day on the Heart Sutra

Exploring the familiar and yet mysterious Heart Sutra.
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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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Friday 16th February 2018 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
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Cambridge Sangha Action: How to Stay Positive...

How to stay positive in the face of woe - workshop. With the world facing so many challenges, it is often difficult to stay positive in the face of things breaking that we really care about.
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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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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 - 2.15pm - 5pm
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Relaxation to Freedom

Six sessions of exploring deep bodymind relaxation; their relationship to the Triratna system of practice; and the complex interplays between holding and release.
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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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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 - 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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Friday 9th March 2018 to Sunday 11th March 2018 - 6pm Fri - 3pm Sun
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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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Saturday 10th March 2018 - 10am - 1pm
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Ordination Training Morning for Men

An opportunity for Cambridge men who’ve requested Ordination to meet, connect, and deepen understanding of the significance of Ordination.
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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 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
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Cambridge Sangha Action: 'The Age of Stupid' - Film Night

This evening we will watch and discuss the film The Age of Stupid.
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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
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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
More Info

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.
More Info

Saturday 24th March 2018 - 2.15pm - 5pm
Event LevelMeditation Event

Relaxation to Freedom

Six sessions of exploring deep bodymind relaxation; their relationship to the Triratna system of practice; and the complex interplays between holding and release.
News: Relaxation to Freedom with Sarvatajnana
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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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Friday 20th April 2018 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
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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Saturday 28th April 2018 - 2.15pm - 5pm
Event LevelMeditation Event

Relaxation to Freedom

Six sessions of exploring deep bodymind relaxation; their relationship to the Triratna system of practice; and the complex interplays between holding and release.
News: Relaxation to Freedom with Sarvatajnana
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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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Friday 18th May 2018 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
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 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 15th June 2018 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
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 23rd June 2018 - 2.15pm - 5pm
Event LevelMeditation Event

Relaxation to Freedom

Six sessions of exploring deep bodymind relaxation; their relationship to the Triratna system of practice; and the complex interplays between holding and release.
News: Relaxation to Freedom with Sarvatajnana
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Friday 20th July 2018 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Saturday 28th July 2018 - 2.15pm - 5pm
Event LevelMeditation Event

Relaxation to Freedom

Six sessions of exploring deep bodymind relaxation; their relationship to the Triratna system of practice; and the complex interplays between holding and release.
News: Relaxation to Freedom with Sarvatajnana
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Friday 17th August 2018 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Friday 21st September 2018 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Friday 19th October 2018 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Friday 16th November 2018 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Friday 21st December 2018 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm

 

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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