Meditation in the City – Day Retreat

Sunday 17 June 10am to 4pm Meditation in the City Day Retreat Discover the transformative power of meditation. All welcome, no experience required. (please bring a vegetarian contribution towards a shared lunch) There’s NO CHARGE for this event. Please take what you need, give us what you can afford. Suggested //Read More

Buddhism for Today

Buddhism for Today on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays A chance for you to take a fast track approach to learning more about Buddhism, or dip into individual sessions whenever you can. These start at 6.45pm on Mondays and 5.30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout June.

Sangha Nights in June

Every Wednesday we have any extended evening of activities for the community of Buddhists associated with Newcastle Buddhist Centre. In June EVERYONE IS WELCOME. These events start at 5.30pm with a shared vegetarian meal (everyone brings a contribution), meditation at 6.30pm, talk/presentation at 7.15pm. For more details on each week’s //Read More

June Open Month – Activities daily

Introduction For the whole of June we’re putting on loads of events. We want as many people as possible to try a taste of mind-changing meditation and the revolutionary teachings of the Buddha. There’s something happening every day, what will you choose? NO NEED TO BOOK, just turn up, you’ll //Read More

New data protection policy

We’ve got a new policy about how we handle your data to remain compliant with the new data protection law coming into force at the end of May 2018. To see our policy look under the “About us” page under “Registered charity”. We have sent everyone on our current newsletter //Read More

Sangha Nights and Regular classes in May

Our timings for Sangha nights at our new centre are: 5.30-6.30pm – shared vegan supper (please bring a contribution) 6:30-7:10 – meditation 7:15-8:15 – Dharma study (or puja) 8.15- 8.35 – Break 8:35- 9.15 – meditation This month we conclude our journey around the Refuge tree with the following: Wednesday //Read More

May 18th -20th Weekend Retreat – the Power of Love – just a few places left!

  “As strongly as a mother, perhaps risking her life, cherishes her child, her only child, develop an unlimited heart for all beings. Develop an unlimited heart of friendliness for the entire universe, sending metta above, below, and all around, beyond all narrowness, beyond all rivalry, beyond all hatred.” We’ll //Read More

Ascent into Beauty – A Celebration of Art in the Spiritual Life Saturday 7th April

Saturday 7 April 10am-1pm with shared vegan lunch to follow (please bring a contribution). We’re celebrating Triratna Day (the Triratna Buddhist Community’s 51st birthday) with a half day retreat. One of Triratna’s traditional emphases has been the place of the arts in the spiritual life. Indeed, Sangharakshita has written of //Read More

Regular classes, morning meditations, chill out at the weekend and Sangha Nights in April

Regular classes  All our events are taking place in our new centre at 187 Westgate road. Monday Drop-In Beginners Meditation: 5:30pm-6:30pm Class starts promptly so please arrive at 5.15pm  Class runs 9th 16th 23rd 30th April No class 2/4/18. All welcome. These events are free but we ask for a //Read More

New! Weekend Chillout Mantra Hour

From 23 March, we’ll be holding Mantra Hour. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 8 – 9pm (including bank holidays). A chance to come along and chill out evoking the presence of the Buddha. No experience necessary. Open to all. By donation. Please arrive before 8pm as we might not be able //Read More