FP- Some Good Reasons To Do It (And Some Bad Reasons Not To!)

  I can’t remember the first time I heard about Foundation Programme (FP). Maybe it was about the time I found out that the weekly class I was going to was GP (General Programme). FP was for other people and conducted over two evenings a week. Impossible with all my other commitments! (Although, to be … Continue reading FP- Some Good Reasons To Do It (And Some Bad Reasons Not To!)

The Going for Refuge Retreat at Compassion Centre

BeginningsIf you've been to a Buddhist Meditation Centre you will, in all likelihood, have heard a word often mentioned. It is usually mentioned with great reverence, or a serious, even secret look between those in the know. That word is - 'retreat'.Upon hearing this word you may have developed the image of a nun or … Continue reading The Going for Refuge Retreat at Compassion Centre

Pujas

Recently on the 25th of April we celebrated Offering to the Spiritual Guide, as we always do twice monthly on the 10th and the 25th. I like pujas and find them inspiring, but I never stopped to think much more about then. What exactly is a puja? I think I know. But what do I … Continue reading Pujas