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Friday 24th November 2017 - 7.30 - 9.30pm
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Young Buddhists: Sub35s - Big Questions

The Young Buddhists' Sub 35s night at the Cambridge Buddhist Centre is an alternative Friday night for people in their teens, 20s and 30s.
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Saturday 25th November 2017 - 7.30pm - 9.00pm
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Dancing with Awareness

Dancing is a wonderful way to develop our awareness of our bodies and express our emotional response to music - and simply how we are in the moment.
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Saturday 25th November 2017 - 10am - 1pm
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Women's Practice Morning: The Thirty Seven Verses

Through meditating, reflecting and discussion in groups, we will look at a text called The Thirty Seven Verses.
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Tuesday 28th November 2017 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
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Sangha Night: Confession of Faults

Aryajaya will lead an evening exploring the practice of confession and purification. An opportunity to burn confessions and move on.
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Sunday 3rd December 2017 - 10:30am - 1:30pm
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Men's Mandala event: Entering the Mandala Together

This men's mandala morning will focus on meditation practice and will be led by Vessantara.
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Sunday 3rd December 2017 - 10am - 12pm
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Parents' Meditation Circle

Exploring how parents and carers of young kids can practice mindfulness for short periods, using an approach developed at Buddhafield family retreats. Held on the first Sunday of the month.
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Monday 4th December 2017 - 7.30am - 8.30am
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Full Moon Puja

An early morning meditation and sevenfold puja to mark the full moon, in the tradition since the time of the Buddha.
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Tuesday 5th December 2017 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
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Sangha Night: Rejoicing in Merits

An evening of experiential practice of rejoicing in merits with Kulapriya.
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Friday 8th December 2017 to Sunday 10th December 2017 - 5pm Fri - 3pm Sun
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Open Weekend Retreat: Creating the Conditions to Flourish

A residential weekend retreat for those who have learnt to meditate. *Led by Viryajyoti, Arthasiddhi, Sanghaketu, Tejasiddhi and Dharmanatha.
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Tuesday 12th December 2017 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
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Sangha Night: Entreaty and Supplication

What teachings would you request and who would you request them from? An evening on the theme of receptivity with Kamalamati.
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Friday 15th December 2017 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Saturday 16th December 2017 - 10am - 1pm
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The Alchemy of Meditation

These monthly mornings focus on how we can connect with meditation and how meditation can connect us with the world.
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Sunday 17th December 2017 - 10am - 1pm
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Women Mitras' Event

A morning for Women Mitras.
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Tuesday 19th December 2017 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
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Sangha Night: Transference of Merits and Self-Surrender

This is Aryajaya's final evening leading Sangha Night - appropriately on the theme of Transference of Merits.
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Tuesday 26th December 2017 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
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Sangha Night: The Bodhisattva's Practice - six perfections

Ratnaghosha, just back from four weeks of solitary retreat, will be exploring the six perfections and how we practice them.
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Wednesday 27th December 2017 - 10am - 4pm
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Meditation and Poetry Day

This is a quiet day of practice for anyone who knows how to meditate.
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Friday 29th December 2017 to Sunday 31st December 2017 - 7.00pm Fri - 1pm Sun
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Renunciation & Renewal: Non-residential Weekend

Engaging with Spiritual Death and Spiritual Rebirth at the turn of the year. *Please ensure that you book by 22nd December.
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Tuesday 2nd January 2018 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
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Sangha Night: A farewell to Aryajaya

This is a special evening to say farewell to Aryajaya from Sangha Night. She is leaving Cambridge to live at Adhisthana and to take up the role of Order Convenor.
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Tuesday 9th January 2018 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
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Sangha Night: What a difference a year can make

Ratnaghosha will lead a reflection on our changing lives.
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Wednesday 10th January 2018 - 7pm - 9.15pm
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Welcome Supper and Ceremony for New Women Mitras

An opportunity for the women's Mitra Sangha to give a warm welcome to our new women Mitras, with a short ceremony and a shared meal.
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Friday 12th January 2018 to Sunday 14th January 2018 - Fri 6pm - Sun 3pm
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Women's Training for Ordination Weekend Retreat

An important weekend for women training for ordination. A chance to get together to share practice and enjoy Sangha.
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Tuesday 16th January 2018 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
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Sangha Night: Talk - Conversion and Enlightenment

This evening will be an introduction to the themes that we are looking at over the coming months.
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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.
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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.
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Friday 2nd February 2018 to Sunday 4th February 2018 - 10am - 5pm
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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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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.
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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.
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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 - TBC
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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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.
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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.
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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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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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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