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Lots on this weekend

Silver Sangha meeting on the 3rd September with guest speaker Bhikkhu Subhaddo from the Theravadan Thai Forest Tradition. Click here for more information...

Friday evening 7-9pm Ajahn Subhaddo will give a public talk on

Saturday and Sunday 5th and 6th September. From 10am to 5pm. Two days of meditation with Theravada (English) monk, Ajahn Subhaddo from the Theravada Thai Forest tradition.

Everyone welcome on either day or both, but are asked to commit to the full day of practice. Click here for more information...

Some Forthcoming Events

 Silent Morning Meditation Sittings

With Co-ordinator: Marsha Cummings

Please note: No morning meditation until Wednesday 2nd September.


Mondays and Wednesdays 7.15am-8.00am

The door will be closed at 7.10am so that the meditation can begin promptly at 7.15.

Participants are requested to commit to the full 45 minutes' sitting before leaving at 8am.

Please also enter and leave quietly.

Date: Wednesday 02 September 2015

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Co-ordinator: Marsha Cummings

 Silver Sangha

With Tessa King

Next Silver Sangha meeting is on the 3rd September

Thursday afternoon monthly sessions 2pm to 3:30pm (first Thursday in the month):

Bhikkhu Subhaddo from the Theravadan Thai Forest Tradition will be at the 3rd September meeting.

Date: Thursday 03 September 2015

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Tessa King

 Buddhist Meditation

With Ajahn Subhaddo

Saturday and Sunday 5th and 6th September. From 10am to 5pm both days.

Two days of meditation with Theravada (English) monk, Ajahn Subhaddo from the Theravada Thai Forest tradition.

There will be instruction and sitting practice with an opportunity for questions.

Everyone welcome on either day or both, but are asked to commit to the full day of practice.

Ajahn Subhaddo will also give a public talk on Friday evening 7-9pm

Date: Saturday 05 September 2015

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Ajahn Subhaddo

 Weekly evening sessions.

With Mahesi Caplan, Richard St Ruth, and Colin Moore.

Weekly evening sessions

Tuesday 7.00-9.00pm Mahesi: Meditation based on the contemplative skills of the Thai Forest tradition.

PLEASE NOTE: There will be no Wednesday evening Zen group for the month of September. The class will begin again on Wednesday 7th October.
Wednesday 7.00-9.00pm Exploring Zen koans with meditation and teachings. Richard St Ruth

PLEASE NOTE: Colin Moore's Monday evening Mind Training class has finished for the Summer. It will continue in the Autumn (dates to be announced later).

Date: Tuesday 08 September 2015

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Mahesi Caplan, Richard St Ruth, and Colin Moore.

 Wednesday afternoon meditations

With Michael Elsmere

Wednesday afternoon meditations: will resume on Wednesday 9th September.


From 2pm to 3.10pm alternate 30 minutes sitting, 10 minutes slow walking, followed by tea. Finish by 4pm.

Date: Wednesday 09 September 2015

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Michael Elsmere

 Korean Zen Meditation and Teachings

With Jisu Sunim

Korean Soen (Zen) Meditation and Teachings

Two Days of Meditation and Teachings with Korean monk, Jisu Sunim, on Saturday and Sunday 10 and 11 October 2015.

Participants on this particular weekend, are required to sit in the traditional meditation posture using a meditation cushion or meditation stool, the sitting posture being an important feature of Zen practice. This event is suitable for experienced meditators as well as newcomers willing to commit to the sitting periods each day.



Date: Saturday 10 October 2015

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Jisu Sunim

 The Essence of Buddhism the Zen Way

With Diana St Ruth

Diana St Ruth Talks on 'The Essence of Buddhism the Zen Way', will restart on Thursday 22th October.

Date: Thursday 22 October 2015

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Diana St Ruth

 A Day of Silent Meditation

With periods of sitting and walking

Sittings will last from 35 to 45 minutes, interspersed with 10 minutes of walking. One can sit using a cushion, chair or kneeling stool.

There will be no formal instruction, but individual instruction for beginners can be given on request.


Date: Sunday 06 December 2015

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periods of sitting and walking