Closure of Leeds Buddhist Centre premises

Dear friends With great regret we have decided to close Leeds Buddhist Centre premises to the public for a while to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus outbreak in view of the government’s guidance. It’s likely that the Buddhist Centre premises will be closed for several weeks. What this means is that from today, Wednesday 18th March, classes are cancelled including Wednesday lunchtime meditation, Friends night on Thursdays and the Saturday day retreat We want to find ways we can stay connected with each other and as a sangha through this time. We are planning to offer some online activities during the closure, and we will send you more information about these through the Dharma Diary email, on the Centre website and Facebook pages.  ... Read more

Day Retreat on 21st March: Introducing Buddhist Practice

Join us for a day retreat on Saturday 21st March, 10.00am to 4.30pm. We will explore some of the main Buddhist Practices which we do in Triratna: meditation, study, chanting, retreat. Everybody is welcome. No previous experience is needed. There’s no need to book. Please bring vegetarian or vegan food to share for lunch. We will invite donations to keep the Buddhist Centre open for other people. We look forward to seeing you. You can read more details on our Events... Read more

8 Week Newcomers Course on Saturday mornings, starting on 25th January

We would like to invite you to join us on Saturday mornings from 10.30am – 1pm starting on 25th January (last class 14th March) for an introduction to the Buddhist Path, including meditation. You can read more details on our events calendar or on our webpage leedsbuddhistcentre.org/meditation/evening-classes. You are welcome to come as often as you like, but we find it best to come as much as you can. The course is open to everybody. No experience is needed. So, if you would like to follow your sense of wonder then you are most welcome. There is no need to book. We will invite donations at every... Read more

Dates of Classes in January 2020

The Buddhist Centre has reopened for 2020! The Wednesday lunchtime drop-in meditation sessions for newcomers and regulars restarted on 8th January; The Thursday evening classes for regular meditators restarted on 2nd January; The Monday teatime drop-in meditation sessions for regular meditators will restart on 20th January; An Introduction to Buddhism and Meditation course for newcomers will begin on Saturday 25th January, 1030am-1pm, for 8 weeks. The Sunday morning meditations on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month restarted on 5th and 19th January. You are welcome to join... Read more

Day Retreat – Introductory

Join us for a day of Dharma practice at the Buddhist Centre on Saturday 30th November, 10am-430pm. We will do some of our main practices, including meditation, study, and a short devotional practice (puja). There will also be time to ask questions. No need to book. Just bring yourself and some veggie or vegan lunch to share. Everybody welcome – this day is suitable for people who are new to the Buddhist Centre as well as everybody else! We will invite dana (donations) to keep the Buddhist Centre open for other people in the future. Led by Hridayavaca and... Read more