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Dublin Buddhist Centre


DBC Weekly Schedule

This is a financially challenging time for the Dublin Buddhist Centre.

Donate now to help support us.

Or consider purchasing a Gift Voucher for yourself or someone you know for one of our future events.

Upcoming Online Events

Here are some of the events upcoming in the DBC. More will be added over time, so check back regularly.


A Creative Response to Uncertain Times – Five Week Online Introduction to Buddhism and Meditation Course

Thursday 2nd July, 10:30am – 12:30am, for five weeks
Led by Maitrikaya & Dayasagara

Intro to Buddhism and Meditation Course

A five week course, exploring the Buddhist response to the current Covid-19 pandemic.

More details and booking


Subhadramati in Conversation – ‘Love & Hate’

Friday 10th July, 7-9pm
Led by Atulyamitra

Subhadramati

How can we negotiate this terrain while staying true to both the ideals of the Dharma, and the urgency of the concerns of the moment? How can we love in a polarized world? On this evening Atulyamitra and Subhadramati are going to explore these questions.

Join Atulyamitra, Women’s Mitra Convenor at the DBC as she interviews Buddhist teacher and member of the College of Public Preceptors, Subhadramati. Exploring how to love in a polarised world?

More details


Weekday Meditations

Morning Meditation 7:30am – 8:25am
More details. Join via Zoom (password if required is dropinmed)

Lunchtime Meditation 1:15pm – 1:45pm
More details. Join via Zoom (password if required is dropinmed)


Every Tuesday Night

We’ll be running our drop-in Tuesday nights online now. They will comprise a short amount of input, a long meditation, a short tea-break and then a puja.
7:30pm-9:15pm
Join via Zoom (password if required is medandpuja)


Every Wednesday Night

We’ll be running our drop-in Wednesday nights online now. They will comprise a lead body scan, a lead mindfulness or metta meditation, a short tea-break, and some input on meditation or Buddhism followed by discussion.
7:30pm-9:15pm
Join via Zoom (password if required is wednights)


Every Sunday Morning

Puja – Buddhist devotional practice with chanting with Pavara.
11am – 12 noon
Join via Zoom (password if required is sundaypuja)


Thought for the Day Videos

Thought for the Day with a Member of the Triratna Buddhist Order
These are released every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Wednesday 8th July 2020 – Consciousness and Being/i> – Vajrashura.

Monday 6th July 2020 – A Compassionate Response – Atulyamitra.

Videos from Week 15

Friday 3rd July 2020 – Committing to the Unknown – Vajrashura.

Wednesday 1st July 2020 – By Heart – Pavara.

Monday 29th June 2020 – Come See for Yourself – Atulyamitra.

Videos from Week 14

Friday 26th June 2020 – Appreciating Emptiness – Vajrashura.

Wednesday 24th June 2020 – The Wisdom of Equality – Atulyamitra.

Monday 22nd June 2020 – Maps & Routines – Jnanadhara.

See the full list of videos on YouTube.


Online Guided Meditations

Did you know that we have online guided meditations of various lengths for you to use at home?

Check out our Guided Meditations Page.

You’ll also find all the notes for our meditation courses there if you need to brush up on your technique!


A Dharma Toolkit for Uncertain Times – The Buddhist Centre Online

You can also check out an excellent resource on The Buddhist Centre Online –
A Dharma Toolkit for Uncertain Times.

Here you’ll find resources, podcasts, inspiring talks and led meditations to help you in these uncertain times!

The are also running online home retreats regularly, including one on Sailing the Worldly Winds.


Responding to the Pandemic – Free eBooks each week

As part of Triratna’s response to the pandemic, Windhorse Publications want to do what they can to make the Buddha’s teachings and practices available whatever your situation. For as long as it’s needed, they will give away a free eBook each week.

Each week will have a new free eBook. In previous weeks, we’ve had Solitude and Loneliness: A Buddhist View by Sarvananda, Sailing the Worldly Winds by Vajragupta, Tales of Freedom by Vessantara and Living with Kindness by Sangharakshita.

Click here to get your free Dharma eBooks.

And now that the centre bookshop is closed you can get books on the Dharma, meditation and working with your heart-mind directly from Windhorse Publications.

Sign up to the Windhorse Publications newsletter to get a link to a free eBook every week, and details about monthly sales on print books.

Create a free sign-up account to get an additional 10% off all their books. Over the next few months they’re offering free shipping on all orders. There’s never been a better time to read!

“We read to know that we are not alone.” – William Nicholson, Shadowlands


DBC Weekly Schedule

This is a financially challenging time for the Dublin Buddhist Centre.

Donate now to help support us.

Or consider purchasing a Gift Voucher for yourself or someone you know for one of our future events.

 

Upcoming Online Events

Here are some of the events upcoming in the DBC. More will be added over time, so check back regularly.


A Creative Response to Uncertain Times – Five Week Online Introduction to Buddhism and Meditation Course

Thursday 2nd July, 10:30am – 12:30am, for five weeks
Led by Maitrikaya & Dayasagara
Intro to Buddhism & Meditation Course Image
A five week course, exploring the Buddhist response to the current Covid-19 pandemic.

More details and booking


Subhadramati in Conversation – ‘Love & Hate’

Friday 10th July, 7-9pm
Led by Atulyamitra
Subhadramati

How can we negotiate this terrain while staying true to both the ideals of the Dharma, and the urgency of the concerns of the moment? How can we love in a polarized world? On this evening Atulyamitra and Subhadramati are going to explore these questions.

Join Atulyamitra, Women’s Mitra Convenor at the DBC as she interviews Buddhist teacher and member of the College of Public Preceptors, Subhadramati. Exploring how to love in a polarised world?

More details


Weekday Meditations

Morning Meditation 7:30am – 8:25am
More details
Join via Zoom (password if required is dropinmed)

Lunchtime Meditation 1:15pm – 1:45pm
More details
Join via Zoom (password if required is dropinmed)


Every Tuesday Night

We’ll be running our drop-in Tuesday nights online now. They will comprise a short amount of input, a long meditation, a short tea-break and then a puja
7:30-9:15pm
Join via Zoom (password if required is medandpuja)


Every Wednesday Night

We’ll be running our drop-in Wednesday nights online now. They will comprise a lead body scan, a lead mindfulness or metta meditation, a short tea-break, and some input on meditation or Buddhism followed by discussion
7:30-9:15pm
Join via Zoom (password if required is wednights)


Every Sunday Morning

Puja – Buddhist devotional practice with chanting with Pavara – 11am
Join via Zoom (password if required is sundaypuja)


 

Thought for the Day Videos

Thought for the Day with a Member of the Triratna Buddhist Order
Comes out each Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Wednesday 8th July – Consciousness and Being – Vajrashura.

Monday 6th July – A Compassionate Response – Atulyamitra.

Videos from Week 15

Friday 3rd July – Committing to the Unknown – Vajrashura.

Wednesday 1st July – By Heart – Pavara.

Monday 29th June – Come See for Yourself – Atulyamitra.

Videos from Week 14

Friday 26th June – Appreciating Emptiness – Vajrashura.

Wednesday 24th June – The Wisdom of Equality – Atulyamitra

Monday 22nd June – Maps & Routines – Jnanadhara.

See the full list of videos on YouTube.

 


 

Online Guided Meditations

Did you know that we have online guided meditations of various lengths for you to use at home?

Check out our Guided Meditations Page.

You’ll also find all the notes for our meditation courses there if you need to brush up on your technique!

 


 

A Dharma Toolkit for Uncertain Times

You can also check out an excellent resource on The Buddhist Centre Online –
A Dharma Toolkit for Uncertain Times.

Here you’ll find resources, podcasts, inspiring talks and led meditations to help you in these uncertain times!

The are also running online home retreats regularly, including one on Sailing the Worldly Winds.

 


 

Responding to the Pandemic – Free eBooks each week

As part of Triratna’s response to the pandemic, Windhorse Publications want to do what they can to make the Buddha’s teachings and practices available whatever your situation. For as long as it’s needed, they will give away a free eBook each week.

Each week will have a new free eBook. In previous weeks, we’ve had Solitude and Loneliness: A Buddhist View by Sarvananda, Sailing the Worldly Winds by Vajragupta, Tales of Freedom by Vessantara and Living with Kindness by Sangharakshita.

Click here to get your free Dharma eBooks.

And now that the centre bookshop is closed you can get books on the Dharma, meditation and working with your heart-mind directly from Windhorse Publications.

Sign up to the Windhorse Publications newsletter to get a link to a free eBook every week, and details about monthly sales on print books.

Create a free sign-up account to get an additional 10% off all their books. Over the next few months they’re offering free shipping on all orders. There’s never been a better time to read!

“We read to know that we are not alone.” – William Nicholson, Shadowlands