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Library Opening times

      Library Opening times

If you are interested in Buddhism and haven't been to the Golden Buddha Centre before, why not visit when our library is open? You are welcome to look at the books and to see over the centre at the same time.

Library Opening times:

Thursdays 12noon-2.00pm
Fridays 12.30pm-2.30pm
Saturdays 11.00am-1.00pm

Events at the Golden Buddha Centre

 Silent Morning Meditation Sittings

With Co-ordinator: Marsha Cummings

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.

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Co-ordinator: Marsha Cummings

 Weekly evening sessions.

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

Colin Moore's Monday class (7.30pm-8.30pm). Mind training teachings in the Tibetan tradition presented within the context of an overview of the Buddhist path.

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

Wednesday evening Zen class (7.00-9.00pm) Exploring Zen koans with meditation and teachings with Richard St Ruth.

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Mahesi Caplan, Richard St Ruth, and Colin Moore.

 Wednesday afternoon meditations

With Stefan Karpik

Wednesdays 2.00-4.00pm Silent meditation session led by Stefan Karpik 30 minutes sitting, 10 minutes slow walking, then 30 minutes sitting. Followed by tea and talking. Finish by 4.00pm.

No formal instruction given.


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Stefan Karpik

 The Essence of Buddhism

With Diana St Ruth

Thursday 2pm to 3.30pm Diana St Ruth (except the first Thursday in the month)

The Essence of Buddhism with particular reference to the Zen and Theravada traditions.

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Diana St Ruth

 Library Opening times

Come and view our Buddhist library and have a look around the Golden Buddha Centre!

Library Opening times

Thursdays 12noon to 2.00pm
Fridays 12.30pm to 2.30pm
Saturdays 11am to 1.00pm


Everyone welcome!

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 Open Afternoon

With Tessa King

Open Afternoon at the Golden Buddha Centre

Thursday 6 October 2.00 pm to 3.30 pm

Come and see an exhibition of black and white photographs of an historic trip Linda Griffiths took to Tibet. Also, at about 2.30pm there will be a showing of a documentary film entitled ‘The Oracle – Keeper of Wisdom’, about the history of the Oracle in the Bon religion, and its adoption by Tibetan Buddhism. The Centre’s library will also be open for browsing and with an option to apply for membership. Finally, there will be time for tea. All welcome!

(Open Afternoons run on the first Thursday of each month.)

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Tessa King

 Know Thyself — The Practice of Meditation

With Tsering Paldron

A Day of Teaching, Discussion and Meditation in the Tibetan Tradition with Tsering Paldron: Know Thyself — The Practice of Meditation

The real purpose of Buddhist meditation is to investigate our true identity and discover all the subtle levels of our mind.

Sunday October 16th, 10.30am to 4.00pm.
Cost for the day £20 (£17 concession). Please send a non-returnable deposit of £10 to book a place.

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Tsering Paldron

 Golden Buddha Centre clean-up

With helping hands

CLEAN UP session Saturday 22nd October from 2pm-4pm for those who want to come along to help make the centre look nice. You will be very welcome.






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helping hands

 Buddhist Meditation and talk

With Ajahn Subhaddo

Ajahn Subhaddo, Theravada monk, has visited the Centre several times and is visiting once again for a couple of days. He will hold two sessions at the Hall on the following dates:

Saturday 5th November, 2.00 - 4.00pm
Meditation and dhamma talk with time for questions, and tea.

Suggested donation £3-£5

Sunday 6th November, 10.00am - 5.00pm
A day of meditation and teachings. He is also willing to answer questions. Please bring vegetarian lunch to share (no meat or fish, please, in line with the ethos of the centre).

Suggested donation £5-£10

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Ajahn Subhaddo