Parinirvana Day

Dates: 
Sunday 16th Feb 2020 - 9.30am to 5.15pm

A festival day where we gather to honour the Buddha, contemplate his death and the meaning of his teaching.

8.30am - 9.30am: Meditation for Order members - refuges and precepts
followed by one’s own practice*

9.30am: Doors open

10am - 1pm: Evocation of the Buddha and his qualities through meditation, readings, chanting and discussion (includes a tea break)*

1pm - 2.15pm: Shared vegetarian lunch, please bring something to share

2.15pm - 3 45pm: Evocation of the Buddha’s teaching through three short talks on working creatively with change followed by discussion groups*

3.45pm: Tea break

4.15pm - 5.15pm: Puja including hearing about the Buddha’s final hours

Please feel free to bring along a picture or other remembrance of anyone who has died within the last year for inclusion in the shrine and/or within the day.

*due to the quiet nature of these activities they are not suitable for children

Gender: 
Mixed
Suitable For: 
Regular
Sangha
Category: 
Buddhism
Location: 
Cambridge Buddhist Centre
How To Book: 
Not necessary