STOP PRESS: Please ignore the email and postal address at the bottom of this page.
Our new email address is: Newcastlebuddhistcentre@gmail.com
Our new physical address is Third Floor, Broadacre House, Market street, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 6HQ When coming to classes please allow a little extra time as you need to sign in at reception on the ground floor before coming up to the centre.
We also now have a lift – hurray!
Get your copy of the the Newcastle Buddhist Centre Cookbook here!
Over 60 vegetarian and vegan recipes, beautifully presented. This makes a lovely gift. You can order yours online for £7.50 with £1 postage by clicking on the following link:
We run a drop-in meditation class every Monday from 5:30pm-6:30pm. This is aimed at total beginners and is run on a donation (dana) basis. We suggest £3.50 per session. The class does not run on Bank Holidays
We run a lunch time meditation class every Tuesday from 1pm-2pm. This is aimed at those who have some experience of meditating with us and is also run on a donation basis. We suggest £3.50 per session.
We also occasionally run introduction to meditation courses either over a weekend or over five consecutive Wednesday evenings. Dates will be advertised on the website and in the newsletter.
Sangha night takes place on Wednesdays from 7:30pm-9:30pm and consists of a meditation and a talk or discussion on some aspect of Buddhism. This is open to anyone who is familiar with our meditation practices, either through attending an introductory course or the drop-in class.
New class! We have a new Drop-in class on Thursdays between 5.30 and 6.30pm called “Buddhism for Today”. This class introduces some basic buddhist teachings alongside a short meditation session.All welcome – no need to book – just turn up! Run on a donation basis.
What is Buddhism?
♦ a path towards fearlessness, clarity of mind and positive emotion
♦ a radical way of changing the world, starting with ourselves
♦ a journey towards greater happiness and sense of meaning in life
♦ founded on our own experience and exploration, not blind belief.
What is Meditation?
♥ a way of becoming more aware of ourselves – our body, mind and emotional responses
♥ a way of developing greater kindness and patience
♥ a way of deepening our understanding of life and insight into reality
♥ a way of finding peace and relaxation
♥ something that begins to give benefits quickly and can have life-changing effects.
Newcastle Buddhist Centre
At Newcastle Buddhist Centre, you will find:
♦ introductory courses and drop-in classes in meditation and Buddhism
♦ regular events to help you explore Buddhist practice in your own life
♦ an experienced teaching team including members of the Triratna Buddhist Order
♦ like-minded people and a friendly welcome.