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Welcome to the Ipswich Buddhist Centre

Whether you are looking for a little more peace of mind and inner calm or, perhaps you want to pursue an interest in Buddhism, there are meditation classes, study groups, day and weekend retreats, run by the Ipswich Buddhist Centre which will support you.

Introductory Classes are welcoming and informal and no experience is necessary - simply turn up!

Details of our Introductory Classes and Courses can be found on our Classes page.

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Twitter link: @IpsBuddhist


So you think you know about Buddhism?
Think again!

"Buddhism is just about learning how to meditate to calm the mind and be more peaceful - right? "
No!... though this is likely to happen if you learn to meditate with us, and you are welcome to come along to the centre and just learn meditation, but Buddhism is about having the courage to fully challenge and change yourself. Come along and learn how to transform your life and our world.

Upcoming events

Updated: 20th April 2017

Important time changes

Please note Wednesday & Thursday evenings now start at the earlier time of 7pm, and will finish around 9:30pm. (Previously 7:30-10pm).

Apr

Tues 25th 10-12noon Booking until last moment... New 8 week course - Mindfulness for life - Compassionate Methods for Living Well - press Mindfulness for Health button (left) for further details.

Tues 25th 19:00-21:00 Order/Mitra gathering

Thurs 27th 19:00-21:30 Sangha Night - Stories from the life of the Buddha.

Fri 28th 19:30-21:30 Puja night to Amitabha with Buddhasiha.

May

Fri 5th 19:30-21:30 Puja and Practice night - Working with red emotions in meditation with Shubha.

Sat 6th May 13:00-15:00 Ed to talk about Right Speech.

Fri 12th 19:30-21:30 Puja and Practice night - Exploring lotus symbolism in meditation with Shubha.

Sat 13th 09:00-12:30 Women's Morning - with Mosaic on the songs of Milarepa. 09:00 optional meditation, arrive 10:00 for 10:15 start.

Sun 14th 10:00-17:00 Buddha Day.

Fri 19th 19:30-21:30 Puja and Practice night - Amitabha's Distinguishing Wisdom transcends craving with Shubha.

Sat 20th 13:00-15:00 Purls of Wisdom - for women.

Sat 20th 18:00-21:00 Sangha social. Doors open 18:00, curry 18:15, Quiz starts 19:00

Sun 21st 09:00-15:00 Cleaning and maintenance day.

Fri 26th 19:30-21:30 Puja night - introduction to Amoghasiddhi with Atapini.

Jun

Thurs 1st 19:00-21:30 Sangha Night - Buddhist Action Month.

Thurs 8th 19:00-21:30 Sangha Night - Buddhist Action Month.

Sat 10th 09:00-17:00 Women's Day with visiting Dharmacharini Jinamati- on the songs of Milarepa. 09:00 optional meditation, arrive 10:00 for 10:15 start.

Sat 17th 13:00-15:00 Purls of Wisdom - for women.

Jul

Sat 8th 09:00-12:30 Women's Morning with Clare on the songs of Milarepa. 09:00 optional meditation, arrive 10:00 for 10:15 start.

Sun 9th Dharma Day with Dayasara.

Sat 15th 13:00-15:00 Purls of Wisdom - for women.

Tues 25th 19:00-21:30 Order/Mitra gathering

Aug

Sat 19th 13:00-15:00 Purls of Wisdom - for women.

27th Retreat day with visiting Dharmacharini Akashadevi.

Sep

Sat 9th 09:00-17:00 Women's Day with Vidyasakhi (from LBC) on the songs of Milarepa. 09:00 optional meditation, arrive 10:00 for 10:15 start.

Sat 16th 13:00-15:00 Purls of Wisdom - for women.

Oct

Sun 1st Padmasambhava Day.

Sat 14th 09:00-12:30 Women's Morning with Ruth on the songs of Milarepa. 09:00 optional meditation, arrive 10:00 for 10:15 start.

Sat 21st 13:00-15:00 Purls of Wisdom - for women.

Tues 24th 19:00-21:30 Order/Mitra gathering

Nov

Sat 8th 09:00-12:30 Women's Morning with Avril on the songs of Milarepa. 09:00 optional meditation, arrive 10:00 for 10:15 start.

Sun 12th Sangha Day.

Sat 18th 13:00-15:00 Purls of Wisdom - for women.

Dec 2017

8th-10th Sangha Retreat at Vajrasana.

Sat 16th 13:00-15:00 Purls of Wisdom - for women.