Breathworks Living Well with Pain and Illness
We are pleased to announce the start of an 8 week Breathworks Living Well with Pain and Illness course on Wednesday 1st May from 2:30pm-5pm. This is a course primarily aimed at people living with chronic pain, illness or fatigue but can be also useful for people who suffer from stress or anxiety. The course includes a handbook and three meditation CDs and consists of a combination of meditation, discussion and teaching, offering strategies to live with difficulty more effectively. The course costs £120(concessions)/£150(low-waged)/£180(med/high-waged) and will be led by Rachel.
For more information please contact the centre or email Rachel on firstname.lastname@example.org
Food Fundraiser at Tea Sutra
On Saturday 13th April from 7:30pm, Tea Sutra will be hosting a special fundraising evening to promote the NBC cookbook. The event is an opportunity to sample some of the recipes featured in the book, accompanied by some musical entertainment. Tickets cost £10 and include food and a free copy of the book. All money raised goes to the new centre fund.
The Newcastle Buddhist Centre Cookbook has arrived!
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 run regular 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.
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.