Category Archives: Blog

Sangha Day Festival, 24 November

Sangha Day Saturday 24th November 10am-4pm Join us for Sangha Day, the festival that celebrates spiritual community. We’ll be bringing to mind Sangha in the Buddha’s day, and our own involvement in Sangha in the present day. There will be a chance for mitras to reaffirm their commitment during a //Read More

The Real Purpose of Puja: Sangha Night 21st November

In a change to the advertised programme, Jyotipala will be talking about the real purpose of the sevenfold puja. Sangha Nights are open to all who are familiar with our main meditation practices. You can come to all or part of the evening. Please arrive and depart at these times: //Read More

Funeral of Bhante Sangharakshita

Sangharakshita’s Funeral: Live Streaming Event at Newcastle Buddhist Centre The funeral for the teacher and founder of the Triratna Buddhist Order, Bhante Urgyen Sangharakshita, will be held at Adhisthana on Saturday, 10 November from 12.30pm to approximately 4pm. We will be gathering at Newcastle Buddhist Centre to mark the occasion //Read More

Remembering Sangharakshita: Sangha Night, 7th November

We will sharing reflections on the life and legacy of the founder of the Triratna Buddhist Order, Sangharakshita, who died on Tuesday, during a special Sangha Night on Wednesday 7th November. About Sangha Nights Our Sangha (spiritual community) nights are open to all who are familiar with our foundation meditation //Read More

Sunday Chanting Sessions

Our weekend chanting sessions are now held only on Sundays and the time has been changed to 7-8pm. Come and join us for an hour of chanting evoking the presence of the Buddha. No experience necessary. All are welcome and sessions are by donation.

Sub-35 Group, 2 November

The sub-35 group meets for meditation, discussion, and hanging out on the first Friday of every month. The next meeting is on Friday 3 November, and everyone under 35 is welcome. Start 6:30pm through to 8:30pm. T

Death of Urgyen Sangharakshita: Meditation and Chanting Sessions

Following the death of our teacher and founder Urgyen Sangharakshita on Tuesday, there will be further sessions of meditation and mantra chanting. All are warmly welcome to join us. 5-6pm, Thursday 1 November 5-6pm, Friday 2 November 5-6pm, Saturday 3 November

Nonviolent Communication 1 day introductory workshop

Nonviolent Communication 1 day introductory workshop Sunday 21 October 10am – 4pm Here is a great opportunity to come and discover a practical toolbox to enable our compassion to flow, to put into practice techniques that enable greater authenticity in ourselves, and to have deeper clarity on how we and //Read More

Early Morning Meditations

Early Morning Meditations are held across the week of the full moon each month. This month: Monday 22nd to Friday 26th October. Doors open 7am: 1st meditation: 7.30am-8.30am and 2nd sit: 9am-9.40am. For beginners and seasoned meditators.

Dharma Ramble

Dharma Ramble, on Sunday 21 October Join our friendly group of Sunday morning strollers who take a walk from Newcastle quayside to the coast starting at 9am on Sunday 21st October. Meet at the Millennium Bridge.