Events 2017

Easter Sunday shrine“I was feeling pretty lost, but the temple gave me a sense of community and something to look forward to. It opened my heart and gave me the tools I needed to develop a more positive outlook and start becoming the person I wanted to be.” Dilys

This page lists our events and retreats, which are all in addition to our regular weekly schedule.

May

Tues 23rd 7.30pm – 8.30pm Skype Amida Shu Service. Open anyone across the globe who’d like to practice with us via Skype, read more here.

Sun 28th 11.30am – 1.00pm Pureland Sangeet Choir. Run by Andrew Cheffings. More information here.

June

Sat 3rd 10.00am – 5.oopm Nembutsu Retreat Day. Attend continuous nembutsu in the morning and/or a retreat session in the afternoon – more information here. Booking for the afternoon essential. FB event here.

Sat 3rd 7.30 – 8.30pm Saturday Night Dharma: How Can We Help? A Dharma talk plus questions and answers by Rev Satyavani to fit in with Buddhist Action Month. More information here, FB event here.

Sun 4th 10.00am – 11.00am Family Buddhist Service. Our monthly service especially for families – more information here.

Sun 4th 2.00pm – 5.00pm Temple and Garden Open Afternoon. Bring your friends and drink tea in the garden, enjoy the peace of our shrine room or feed the temple bunnies some dandelion leaves. Free entry, any donations for tea & cake to go to Amnesty International as a part of Amnestea. Drop in any time between 2 & 5pm. FB event here – do invite your friends.

Tues 6th 7.30pm – 8.30pm Dharma Study Group. Led by Rev Satyavani. Drop-in, open to all – more information here.

Tues 13th 7.30pm – 8.30pm Skype Listening Circle. Open to all across the globe, read more here.

Sun 18th 10.00am – 11.ooam Refugee Week Buddhist Service. With a Dharma talk about Refugees as well as loving-kindness meditation and a transferring of merit to all refugees suffering across the world. All welcome, suitable for newcomers, followed by tea and cake.

Sun 18th 11.30am – 4.00pm Volunteer Day. Drop in for an hour or come for the whole day – more information here.

Tues 20th 7.30pm – 8.30pm Dharma Study Group. Led by Rev Jnanamati. Drop-in, open to all – more information here.

Fri 23rd, Sat 24th & Sun 25th Order Weekend and Conclave. For Order members only.

Sun 24th 11.30am – 1.00pm Pureland Sangeet Choir. Run by Andrew Cheffings. More information here.

Tues 27th 7.30pm – 8.30pm Skype Amida Shu Service. Open anyone across the globe who’d like to practice with us via Skype, read more here.

Wed 28th 7.30pm – 8.30pm Buddhist service for First Timers. Particularly suitable for those who haven’t been before.

July

Sat 1st 7.30 – 8.30pm Saturday Night Dharma: The Transformative Power of Compassion. A Dharma talk plus questions and answers by Rev Kaspalita. More information here.

Sun 2nd 10.00am – 11.00am Family Buddhist Service. Our monthly service especially for families – more information here.

Tues 4th 7.30pm – 8.30pm Dharma Study Group. Led by Rev. Satyavani. Drop-in, open to all – more information here.

Tues 11th 7.30pm – 8.30pm Skype Listening Circle. Open to all across the globe, read more here.

Tues 18th 7.30pm – 8.30pm Dharma Study Group. Led by Rev. Jnanamati. Drop-in, open to all – more information here.

Sun 23rd 11.30am – 1.00pm Pureland Sangeet Choir. Led by Andrew Cheffings. More information here.

Tues 25th 7.30pm – 8.30pm Skype Amida Shu Service. Open anyone across the globe who’d like to practice with us via Skype, read more here.

Sun 30th 11.30am – 4.00pm Volunteer Day. Drop in for an hour or come for the whole day – more information here.

August

Sat 5th 7.30 – 8.30pm Saturday Night Dharma: Less Worry, More Joy. A Dharma talk plus questions and answers by Rev Satyavani. More information here.

Sun 6th 10.00am – 11.00am Family Buddhist Service. Our monthly service especially for families – more information here.

Tues 8th 7.30pm – 8.30pm Skype Listening Circle. Open to all across the globe, read more here.

Sun 13th 10.00am – 11.00am Buddhist service for First Timers. Particularly suitable for those who haven’t been before.

Tues 22nd 7.30pm – 8.30pm Skype Amida Shu Service. Open anyone across the globe who’d like to practice with us via Skype, read more here.

Sun 27th 11.30am – 1.00pm Pureland Sangeet Choir. Run by Andrew Cheffings. More information here.

September

Sat 2nd 7.30 – 8.30pm Saturday Night Dharma. A Dharma talk plus questions and answers – topic to be confirmed. More information here.

Sun 3rd 10.00am – 11.00am Family Buddhist Service. Our monthly service especially for families – more information here.

Tues 5th 7.30pm – 8.30pm Dharma Study Group. Drop-in, open to all – more information here.

Tues 12th 7.30pm – 8.30pm Skype Listening Circle. Open to all across the globe, read more here.

Sat 16th 10.00am – 5.oopm Nembutsu Retreat Day. Attend continuous nembutsu in the morning and/or a retreat session in the afternoon – more information here.

Sun 17th 11.30am – 4.00pm Volunteer Day. Drop in for an hour or come for the whole day – more information here.

Tues 19th 7.30pm – 8.30pm Dharma Study Group. Drop-in, open to all – more information here.

Sun 24th 11.30am – 1.00pm Pureland Sangeet Choir. Run by Andrew Cheffings. More information here.

Tues 26th 7.30pm – 8.30pm Skype Amida Shu Service. Open anyone across the globe who’d like to practice with us via Skype, read more here.

Sat 30th The Big Cake Sale. More information to follow!

October

Sun 1st 10.00am – 11.00am Family Buddhist Service. Our monthly service especially for families – more information here.

Tues 3rd 7.30pm – 8.30pm Dharma Study Group. Drop-in, open to all – more information here.

Sat 7th 7.30 – 8.30pm Saturday Night Dharma. A Dharma talk plus questions and answers – topic to be confirmed. More information here.

Tues 10th 7.30pm – 8.30pm Skype Listening Circle. Open to all across the globe, read more here.

Wed 11th 7.30pm – 8.30pm Buddhist service for First Timers. Particularly suitable for those who haven’t been before.

Sat 14th & Sun 15th Order Weekend. For Order members only.

Tues 17th 7.30pm – 8.30pm Dharma Study Group. Drop-in, open to all – more information here.

Sun 22nd 11.30am – 1.00pm Pureland Sangeet Choir. Run by Andrew Cheffings. More information here.

Tues 24th 7.30pm – 8.30pm Skype Amida Shu Service. Open anyone across the globe who’d like to practice with us via Skype, read more here.

November

Sat 4th 7.30 – 8.30pm Saturday Night Dharma. A Dharma talk plus questions and answers – topic to be confirmed. More information here.

Sun 5th 10.00am – 11.00am Family Buddhist Service. Our monthly service especially for families – more information here.

Tues 7th 7.30pm – 8.30pm Dharma Study Group. Drop-in, open to all – more information here.

Tues 14th 7.30pm – 8.30pm Skype Listening Circle. Open to all across the globe, read more here.

Tues 21st 7.30pm – 8.30pm Dharma Study Group. Drop-in, open to all – more information here.

Sun 26th 10.00am – 11.00am Buddhist service for First Timers. Particularly suitable for those who haven’t been before.

Sun 26th 11.30am – 1.00pm Pureland Sangeet Choir. Run by Andrew Cheffings. More information here.

Tues 28th 7.30pm – 8.30pm Skype Amida Shu Service. Open anyone across the globe who’d like to practice with us via Skype, read more here.

December

Sun 3rd 10.00am – 11.00am Family Buddhist Service. Our monthly service especially for families – more information here.

Sun 3rd 11.30am – 1.00pm Pureland Sangeet Choir. Run by Andrew Cheffings. More information here.

Sun 3rd 11.30am – 4.00pm Volunteer Day. Drop in for an hour or come for the whole day – more information here.

Thurs 7th – Sun 10th Bodhi Gathering. Our big gathering of the year, open both to international sangha members and those new to Pureland Buddhism. A mixture of retreat days, continuous nembutsu chanting and a chance to get to know each other – details to follow.

Tues 12th 7.30pm – 8.30pm Skype Listening Circle. Open to all across the globe, read more here.

Tues 19th 7.30pm – 8.30pm Skype Amida Shu Service. Open anyone across the globe who’d like to practice with us via Skype, read more here.

 

Keep up to date with events by joining our mailing list (tick ‘local events’ if you’re local) and like our Facebook page.
For more information about any of these events email hello@amidamandala.com, or phone 01684 572 444.

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