A Christmas Day with a Difference + full winter holiday programme

Join Billy, Meadow, Sue and Jinaputra on the 25th December for a Christmas Day with a difference…An Alternative Christmas Day at Leeds Buddhist Centre
If you ‘don’t do’ Christmas or would like to get away from it all, why not join us for a very different celebration on the 25th with Meditation, Readings, Discussion and Puja. The theme of the day is karma. If you wish, please bring something to read and share on the day or have someone read for you or just listen.

Programme for the dayChristmasTree 1
9.00 – 9.30     Doors Open, Tea and arrive
10.00 – 11.00  Short intro and double sit with a leg stretch in between
11.00 – 12.00  Readings / Discussion
12.00 – 1.00    Light lunch to share, please bring vegan or veggie
1.00 – 1.45       Puja
1.45 – 2.15       Sit
Ends at 2.15 pm

Programme for the Winter Holidays

Friday 18th December – Younger People’s Activities (1st and 3rd Friday of the month)
Our younger people’s evenings run from 7.00pm to 9.15pm and include meditation, mantra chanting and an exploration of Buddhist teachings. Contact Laura, Matt and Meadow at leedsyoungbuddhists@gmail.com for more info or watch this newsletter for regular information

Sunday 20th December – Sunday Morning Meditation (as usual)
10.30 am to 12 noon (please see ‘Weekly Events’ below for details)
Suitable for those who already meditate

Monday 21st December – Teatime Drop-In Meditation as usual
Classes recommence on Monday 4th January

Tuesday 22nd December – NO Tuesday Drop-in Class
Classes recommence on Tuesday Evening 5th January
with an introduction to Meditation. All welcome (especially suitable for newcomers)

Wednesday 23rd December – Lunchtime Drop-in Meditation (as usual)
12.45pm to 1.30pm. Doors open at 12.30pm
Join us on Wednesday lunchtimes over the holidays for guided meditation. Suitable for both newcomers and regulars

Thursday 24th December – NO Friends’ Night
(But come along if you can on Christmas Day)ChristmasTree 1

Friday 25th December – An Alternative Christmas Day 
Why not join Billy, Meadow, Sue and Jinaputra for Christmas Day with a difference…
Meditation, Readings / Discussion and Puja. The theme of the day is karma. If you wish, please bring something to read and share on the day or have someone read for you or just listen.
9.00 – 9.30 Doors Open, Tea and arrive
10.00 – 11.00 Short intro and double sit with a leg stretch in between
11.00 – 12.00 Readings / Discussion
12.00 – 1.00 Light lunch to share, please bring vegan or veggie
1.00 – 1.45 Puja
1.45 – 2.15 Sit Ends at 2.15 pm

Sunday 27th December – Sunday Morning Meditation (as usual) 10.30 am to 12 noon (please see ‘Weekly Events’ below for details) Suitable for those who already meditate

Monday 28th December – NO Teatime Meditation

Tuesday 29th December – NO Tuesday Drop-in Class
Classes recommence on Tuesday Evening 5th January
with an introduction to Meditation. All welcome (especially suitable for newcomers)

Wednesday 30th December – Lunchtime Drop-in Meditation (as usual)
12.45pm to 1.30pm. Doors open at 12.30pm
Join us on Wednesday lunchtimes over the holidays.for guided meditation. Suitable for both newcomers and regulars

Thursday 31st December  NO Friends’ Night

Monday 4th January – Teatime Drop-in Meditation Classes recommence at 5.30pm to 6.15pm

Tuesday Evening 5th January – Drop-in Classes recommence at 7.00 pm