Latest News - published in October 2018

Puja for Sangharakshita

                          With great sadness we inform you of the passing away of Urgyen Sangharakshita, today, 30th October 2018, at approximately 10 am in Hereford Hospital. He had been diagnosed with pneumonia and this morning the consultant said that he also had sepsis, from which recovery was not possible. Please join with us as we direct our metta towards Bhante, recollecting his wonderful qualities and remembering with gratitude all that he has given to so many of us. This is a link to the memorial space: Puja for Sangharakshita Tuesday 30th October from 9.15pm at Leeds Buddhist Centre Everybody is welcome this evening to attend a Puja for Sangharakshita. Please arrive at 9pm for a 9.15pm start or attend the Newcomers’ class that starts at 7pm and stay through. Giles and Billy will lead the Puja. We have fresh flowers on the... Read more

Rijumitra Weekend

Rijumitra has been an order member since 1996. He lives and teaches at Vajraloka Retreat Centre in Wales and has done since 2005, prior to which he was Chairman here in Leeds. We are delighted he is leading a non-residential weekend retreat at Leeds Buddhist Centre in October.   Embodiment and Metta Saturday 20th October During the day we will explore the Metta Bhavana Practice looking at the Buddha’s original teachings and the importance of engaging the body. The Bodhi Heart Sunday 21st October   During the day we will engage with the Karuna Bhavana and through an engagement with the body move into the Tonglen... Read more