Sub-35’s Group – Perfect Practice in an Imperfect World

Thursday 12th September 2019
7:30pm - 10:00pm

Led by Sadayasihi, Kevin and Kasey

An In-Person Event

The Sub-35s group in Dublin has been established in recognition of the need for a space where people aged 35 and under can meet, share their experiences, practice together, and develop meaningful connections and friendships based on the Dharma (the Buddha’s teachings).

The Dublin Buddhist Centre is part of a worldwide Buddhist movement called the Triratna Buddhist Community which has primarily been described as a network of friendships in the Dharma.

Similarly, the Sub-35s vision is that it will be a welcoming place for people interested in exploring meditation and Buddhism with the support and friendship of their peers.

It will also link in with the wider Young Triratna movement via the annual retreat for Young Buddhists  each October in the UK.

Perfect Practice in an Imperfect World

What would it be like to practice the Buddha’s teachings in ideal conditions? Where you had all that you need – great teaching, inspiring teachers, excellent conditions for meditation, beautiful surroundings, and wonderful friends to support you…

Young Women's Dharma Life Course 2019
Young Women's Dharma Life Course 2019

Lenka Rusnakova spent five months in just such conditions, attending a Young Women’s Dharma Life Course held in Adhisthana Retreat Centre, in the UK (Dharma being the Buddhist word for the Buddha’s teachings).

On this Sub-35s night, she’ll be talking about the progress one can make in one’s spiritual life when in such good conditions, the highlights of the course, and how one then returns back to live in the world of much less perfect conditions.

And she’ll be sharing how we can try to make our own hectic life a bit more like the ideal and supportive conditions she enjoyed for those five months.

For more on the Young People’s Dharma Life Courses, see

Who It’s For

The Sub 35 group is open to anyone who is 35 years or younger and is suitable for all levels of experience. It meets monthly, and begins with meditation, followed by a discussion of Buddhist principles relevant to young people.

In particular, it will explore how practicing as a Buddhist can help transform the world we live in.

When It’s On

We will meet on the first Thursday of each month (though there will be some months when it will be a different Thursday night). See all upcoming events for Young People.

Each night will run 7.30pm – 10pm. The groups will be facilitated by Sadayasihi, Kevin and Kasey.

Find Out More

If you are 35 years or younger and would like to get involved please email us or chat to the Centre team.

You can also check out our upcoming events on the Sub-35s page on our Facebook page.

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