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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

Ordinations at Vajrasana

We are very happy to announce the public ordinations of the following 2 men from the Cambridge Sangha at Vajrasana on 29 May.

Stephen Powell becomes Manjunara, meaning "Gentle, beautiful, charming man".
Private preceptor: Keturaja

Martin Payne becomes Akashasiddhi (long first and second a), meaning "One whose accomplishment is the unbounded nature of the awakened mind".
Private preceptor: Prasannavira

Public preceptor: Arthapriya

Ordinations at Taraloka

We're very happy to announce that ten public ordinations took place at Taraloka on 23 May, with two women from the Cambridge Sangha being ordained.

Mary Allen from Cambridge becomes Sammudita (a long final "a"), a name meaning “She who delights (in the Dharma).” Registered spelling: Sammudita. Private Preceptor: Candraprabha.

Christiane Meckseper from Cambridge becomes Dayanita (a long second and final "a", a long "i"), a name meaning “She who is guided by compassion.” Registered spelling: Dayanita. Private Preceptor: Aryajaya. 

Public preceptor for all: Subhadramati... Read More

Ordination at Adhisthana

Five Public Ordinations took place at Adhisthana Retreat Centre near Ledbury, including one woman from the Cambridge Sangha.

Imogen Tennison becomes Vimaladipa (long final “i” and long final “a”), a Sanskrit name meaning “She who is a lamp of the stainless”. Registered spelling: Vimaladipa. Private Preceptor Viryajyoti

Her Public Preceptor was Padmasuri.