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23rd April – Equalizing and Exchanging of Self and Others, Saturday 11th May

Simon Houlton will be leading a second course on Bodhicitta, following the method outlines by Nagarjuna and Shantideva. More details on the programme page.

2nd April – Course on Bodhicitta, Saturday 13th April

We have been a bit short on weekend courses recently, but we are glad to announce that Simon Houlton has kindly offered to lead this day. More details on the programme page.

30th March – Change in Trustees

Simon Houlton has been appointed as a trustee of Lam Rim Bristol Trust. He has had a strong connection with the Lam Rim Centres for many years. Having graduated with a Rime Geshe degreee, he is well qualified as a teacher and will be leading occasional courses at the Centre.
Simon replaces Ruth Matson who has stepped down as a trustee after four and a half years. She will continue to lead the Monday evening meditations.

23rd March – New Programme for Summer 2024

The new dates are available on the programme page. Monday and Wednesday programmes remain as before. Thursday sessions will examine the Twelve Links of Dependent Origination.
There may be a Saturday course – Conversations on Emptiness – with Simon Houlton possibly on 27 April, but that has yet to be confirmed.

28th December – New Programme for Spring 2024

The new dates are available on the programme page. Monday and Wednesday programmes remain as before. Thursday sessions will be a new series of the Four Noble Truths.

1st August – New Programme for Autumn 2023

The new dates are available on the programme page. Monday and Wednesday programmes remain as before. Thursday sessions will complete our discussion of Nagarjuna’s Precious Garland.

31st March – New Programme for Summer 2023

The new dates are available on the programme page. Monday and Wednesday programmes remain as before. Thursday sessions will continue with a discussion of Nagarjuna’s Precious Garland.

22nd December – New Programme for Spring 2023

The new dates are available on the programme page. Monday and Wednesday programmes remain as before. Thursday sessions will discuss the Nagarjuna’s Precious Garland.

14 October 2022 – Visit of Geshe Tenzin Osel

Details of Geshe-la’s teachings on 12th/19th November have been added to to programme page.

1st September 2022 – Other Events

Ven. Geshe Namdak will be teaching on the Three Principal Aspects of the Path via Zoom. Please see the Other Events page.

29th July 2022 – New Programme for Autumn 2022

The new dates are available on the programme page. Monday and Wednesday programmes remain as before. Thursday sessions will discuss the Lam Rim – Graduated Path to Enlightenment. We are also expecting a visit and teachings from Geshe Losel in late November.

8th April 2022 – New Programme for Summer 2022

The new dates are available on the programme page. Monday and Wednesday programmes remain as before. Thursday sessions will discuss the cultivation of bodhicitta – enlightened compassion.

8th January 2022 – Addition to Programme

Barry Thurgood will be leading a meditation session on Saturday 12th February. See the programme page for more details.

20th December 2021 – New Programme for Spring 2022

The new dates are available on the programme page. Monday and Wednesday programmes remain as before. Thursday sessions will be addressing the Six Perfections.

3rd October 2021 – further Zoom sessions

The Thursday evening sessions will be now also be available for Zoom attendees as well as participants in the shrine room. The teaching by Geshe Graham Woodhouse will also be available on Zoom. Please see the programme page for the Zoom link.

26th September 2021 – Saturday Teaching by Geshe Graham Woodhouse on 9th October

Geshe Graham Woodhouse has kindly agreed to teach on confusion and its causes that keep us bound in the cycle of samsara by engaging in unwise actions. More details on the programme here.

6th September 2021 – New Programme for Autumn 2021

The Monday evening guided meditation sessions starts in person, but we will continue online Zoom sessions from the Centre. The Wednesday and Thursday evenings remain for attendees only.

15th July 2021 – Programme Returns to Centre

Following the Government’s announcement on easing lockdown restrictions this week, we are able to open the Centre to continue our evening programme from Monday 19th July. The Monday evening guided meditation sessions will remain online for the final two weeks of the current programme. Wednesday evening silent meditations will restart as the ‘old normal’. The last two Thursday evening introductory sessions will be in the shrine room, but we will try to arrange for the Zoom sessions to continue online from the Centre.
We do not know how long the easing of lockdown will last, so please check back here from time to time.

Last Updated on 25th April 2024

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