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Buddhism

Buddhism

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Buddhism is a set of tools for making life more meaningful. Through developing awareness and compassion you can see life differently and become a force for good in the world.

Meditation

Meditation

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 We teach two meditations: the Mindfulness of Breathing, and the ‘Metta Bhavana’, for developing kindness and compassion. Get started: Classes and courses: Monday and Thurday evenings and some lunchtimes. Come along and experience the value of meditation for yourself.

Mindfulness

Mindfulness

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Mindfulness is a way of paying attention to our experience which helps to free us from the cycles of reactivity, so as to make our life more pleasant and meaningful.

Sangha

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The Cambridge Buddhist Centre is part of a local community of practising Buddhists who are part of the international Triratna Buddhist Community.

Tai Chi

Tai Chi

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Tai chi is an ancient art of health giving exercises and flowing movements that make us feel more grounded, relaxed and energised.

Yoga

Yoga

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Yoga is a discipline of both body and mind that helps you to relax and energise.

Latest News

Mokshachara

Ordinations at Akashavana

Dear Sangha members, 

We are delighted to announce that we have news that Eileen Merryweather was ordained at Akashavana on Saturday the 18th of June, 2022.

Eileen becomes Mokṣacārā, a Sanskrit name meaning 'She who walks the path of freedom'.

Mokṣacārā's Private preceptor was Saddhahadaya.

I am sure we will join in saying a big Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!

Mokṣacārā will have an in-person, welcome-back evening on Wednesday the 27th of July, 19.30 - 21.00.

To attend, please book your place via the... Read More

Appointment of Keturaja as Centre Chair

Dear Sangha members,

It is with great pleasure that I can announce that at a meeting of the CBC’s Trustees on Monday we unanimously agreed to Keturaja becoming the next Chair of the Cambridge Buddhist Centre, and he has happily agreed.

The date for his inauguration as our new Chair has not yet been decided but we will let you know as soon as it is confirmed. We hope then to have a gathering of the sangha to witness and celebrate Keturaja taking on this important role.

With warmest good wishes,
Arthapriya 
(Interim Chair)

We raised over £800 for Ukraine!

On Saturday 7 May we held an early evening concert of French flute and Piano music with Brenda Dykes (flute) and Emma Chopourian (piano) performing music by Jules Mouquet, Faure and Debussy.

The concert was offered as a fundraiser for victims of the war in Ukraine and people were asked to pledge an amount as a donation. The response was hugely generous with over £700 pledged and £164 donated through bookings. So the total raised was over £800!

A big thank you to everyone who attended and donated, with a special thank you to our performers Brenda and Emma.

You can still... Read More