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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

Yogathon

Amber's Yogathon fundraiser for Ukraine - update

As many of us may know, Yoga teacher Amber led an eight-hour Yogathon to raise funds for the DEC (Disasters Emergency Committee for Ukraine) on Sunday 14th of August, 2022.

The Just Giving Page has raised a magnificent total of £1770, including gift aid so far!

All funds will go to support the DEC, and their local partners in Ukraine, to support the immediate needs of all people fleeing with food, water, medical assistance, protection and trauma care.

We will leave the fundraiser Just Giving page open to those who would like to share the fundraiser link or donate.... Read More

Announcement - Dharma Day 2022 welcomes Centre Chair Keturaja

We would like to welcome Keturaja to his role as Centre Chair at Cambridge Buddhist Centre. He officially became Centre Chair on Dharma Day on Sunday and was handed the symbol of office by Arthapriya, who kindly took on the position of Interim Chair last year. 

Some words from Keturaja -

'I wanted to thank the many members of the Sangha who have welcomed me and expressed their support for my becoming the new chair of the Cambridge Buddhist Centre.  I have also been made to feel very welcome by the centre team and council.  I very much look forward to working with those teams... Read More

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