Other Classes and Events

Hearing, Reflecting, Making It Our Own

Tuesday 3 April, 7.30pm

The three levels of wisdom teaching can show us how to deepen our interest in and knowledge of the Dharma into something more grounded and meaningful.

How do we encourage this process in our Dharma lives? Come join Nagadevi for an evening’s exploration.

All those who have completed an introductory course welcome.

No charge – please make a donation.

Poetry Writing Workshop

Sunday 15 April

You would be very welcome to join the first of our poetry writing workshops for 2018. Facilitated by Roz Goddard*, the workshop is suitable for writers of all levels of experience. There will be a variety of exercises, poems and interesting stimulus to generate drafts of new poems, as well as opportunity to share your work in a warm and welcoming atmosphere if you feel comfortable doing so.

Places are limited so please book via the Buddhist Centre office on 0121 449 5279 or at info@birminghambuddhistcentre.org.uk.

No charge: Please make a donation to the Buddhist Centre.

Two more workshops are planned: Sunday 13 May, 10.00-12.30 and one date to be confirmed.

*Roz is a poet and teacher. She has published four collections of poetry, her fifth collection, Spill, from Flarestack Poets, was launched at Birmingham Buddhist Centre at on 11 February.

Buddhist Centre Open Choir

Starts Friday 27 April 6.30pm (fortnightly)

If you haven’t sung harmonies before but would like to learn, come along to Open Choir. Learn simple harmony singing by ear and learn to read music.  No experience of harmony singing or reading music necessary.

7.30pm-8.30pm we will practise more complex pieces but you are welcome to stay or leave at that point.

Fortnightly group meeting – come to as many as you can. Just turn up on the night.

More information from Maitrisara  maitrisara1@gmail.com or Vipulakirti vipulakirti@gmail.com


Seeing More Clearly: Critical Thinking as a Spiritual Practice

Sunday 17 June, 10.00am – 4.00pm

A Day Retreat with Viryanaya*

Open to all who have learned Triratna meditations: mindfulness of breathing and metta bhavana.

This workshop day is an opportunity to learn how to use Critical Thinking as part of Dharma practice to help in cutting through illusion and seeing more clearly. No prior knowledge of Critical Thinking is expected.

Please bring vegetarian or vegan lunch to share. No need to book. No charge, donations welcome.

*Viryanaya is women’s mitra convenor in Worcester  

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