Mindfulness and Race – A Day for People of Colour/BAME 25th November 2018

Mindfulness and Race, a day for People of Colour / BAME with Salma Darling of Brighton Insight Meditation: Community Base, 113 Queens Road, Brighton BN1 3XG (near Brighton Station) on 25th November 2018 We will be creating a supportive sanctuary for People of Colour to explore mindfulness in the context of the Buddha’s teachings. Through […]

Ajahn Brahm Dhamma Talk – The Happiness of Peace

The Buddha said that the highest happiness is the happiness of peace, which far surpasses the happiness of sensual pleasure. In this Dhamma Talk, Ajahn Brahm differentiates between worldly happiness that depends on things going just to plan and deep inner happiness that supports us through all the vicissitudes of life. This evening programme will […]

Latest news on Gaia House’s Building Appeal

As many of you know, Gaia House launched a Building Appeal last year, and in March this year Chris Cullen generously invited those attending his day retreat in Oxford to give dana to the Appeal, instead of to him. For the latest news please Click here for the latest news on the Gaia House Building Appeal […]

Sunday Sangha Meetings

Sunday Sangha Meetings 11am to 2pm Sunday 13th January  -St Margaret’s Institute 30 Polstead Rd, Oxford OX2 6TN Sunday 10th February – Florence Park Community Centre, Cornwallis Road, Oxford OX4 3NH Sunday 10th March – Florence Park Community Centre Sunday 14th April – Florence Park Community Centre Sunday 19th May – St Margaret’s Institute Sunday 16th […]

Earth Care Day – June 3rd 2017

In case you haven’t heard, Saturday 3 June is Earth Care Day, and June is also Buddhist Action Month with the theme `Connecting for Change’? Many people around the world will be coming together in various ways to express and celebrate our care for the earth and all its life forms. If you would like […]

Midsummer Work Retreat 18-23 June 2017 at The Centre for Alternative Technology

A unique opportunity has arisen to combine meditation, inquiry and reflection with working together outdoors in this Midsummer Work Retreat at the ecological flagship of Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) in Powys, Wales. For more information please go either to or to the DANCE Dharma Action Network for Climate Engagement   .

Freely Given Retreats: new programme for 2017

Freely Given Retreats has a new programme of retreats for 2017. This is an organisation run solely by volunteers, for whom Kirsten Kratz is the guiding teacher. There is no charge for these retreats. They are run on the basis of ‘dana’, an economy rooted in generosity and giving. The tradition of dana in Buddhism […]

Gaia House newsletter

The latest newsletter from Gaia House in Devon is now available, featuring several lively articles, information about retreats, book reviews, and perspectives on practice. Click here or on the link below. GAIA-HOUSE-Newsletter-2016

exciting upcoming visit from Ajahn Brahm

Ajahn Brahm is one of the most senior western disciples of Ajahn Chah and is a highly respected teacher, with a large following in Australia and South East Asia. It’s very rare for Ajahn Brahm to visit and teach in the UK and this is a wonderful opportunity to hear him in person. In the attached flyer and […]