Welcome to the Cambridge Buddhist Centre!

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

Sangha Night

New Sangha Night team and themes

Our regular Tuesday evening Sangha Night enters a new phase with a brand new teaching team and format. The team, including Arthasiddhi, Viryajyoti, Kulapriya and Kamalanaga, will the lead the evenings which will explore key Buddhist themes through talks, discussion, meditation and Buddhist ritual. From 5th November, this will include a series of evenings on a Buddhist model of mind training, entitled Mind Reactive Mind Creative, which shows how we can move from cyclical modes of behaviour to those that are more creative and... Read More

Ratnaghosha and Kamalanaga

Ratnaghosha receives his leaving gift

After nearly three months we have finally managed to present Ratnaghosha with his chosen gift, a huge two volume Encyclopedia of Monasticism, which covers both the Buddhist and Christian traditions.

Here is a short message from Ratnaghosha after receiving the gift:

“Yesterday the Centre Team invited me to their weekly Team Meeting so that they could present me with a beautiful copy of The Encyclopedia of Monasticism. They told me that is was a gift from the Sangha. I would just like to say that I have been bowled over by all the rejoicings and gifts I've received, as well as... Read More

Jnanavaca

Jnanavaca becomes our new President

Jnanavaca, who has been the Chair of the London Buddhist Centre, has now been appointed our new President. As President he will act as a friend and teacher to the Sangha and a guide and support to the Centre Team and the Triumvirate (of Viryajyoti, Arthasiddhi and Vidyasakhi).

About Jnanavaca

After graduating in physics from Wadham College, Oxford, Jnanavaca worked for Marks & Spencer in Information Technology. His growing interest and involvement in Buddhism led him to leave his management career of 10 years and start working for the London Buddhist Centre (LBC) in 1997... Read More