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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

Dana Kula

An update on our Phone Appeal

Our phone appeal team of (clockwise from right) Jane, Eileen, Jacqui, Priyadaka, and Kalyanadhi spent the evenings last week calling around our sangha...and what a response we had! So many lovely chats and connections and a fantastic response of financial generosity to support the Centre. We were also fueled by the generosity of Vimalabandhu, Holly, and Liz who cooked delicious meals for us, a very big thank you to them!!

So far the appeal has raised additional monthly donations that add up to £7,750 a year! An amazing response! Many people are having a think about what they'd like... Read More

Cambridge Buddhist Centre

Visiting the Cambridge Buddhist Centre in person

Updated September 2021

We are looking forward to welcoming more people to the Buddhist Centre. To help make this transition a smooth experience for everyone we have in place some simple measures.

For the time being, class sizes will be smaller than usual, which may mean you will need to book ahead for some events. All rooms will be well ventilated and we also have two air purifiers with HEPA filters. We ask that everyone wears a mask in communal areas, where possible. Hand sanitiser is available. Do not attend the Buddhist Centre if you are at all unwell.

Ordinations at Adhisthana

We are delighted to announce that the public ordinations of the following two women from the Cambridge Sangha took place at Adhisthana on the 29th June 2021:

Leah Cooper becomes Kiranadhi, (dot under the ’n’ and long second ‘i’), a Sanskrit name meaning She whose Wisdom shines like a Moonbeam. Private preceptor Vajrasara

Lena Milosevic becomes Akasarani (long first, second and fourth ‘a’. accent over the ’s’, dot under the ’n’ and long ‘i’), a Sanskrit name meaning Queen of Space.
Private preceptor Samacitta

They will be welcomed back as part of our event on... Read More