Buddhism / Events

Padmasambahava Day

Celebrate the figure who took Buddhism to Tibet and is a symbol of the tantric adept, able to overcome and integrate the wild energies that arise in Buddhist practice. Open to everyone familiar with our two meditation practices and with an interest in ritual.

Sun 1 Oct
10am - 4pm

donations welcome
please bring a vegetarian, preferably vegan, lunch to share

Three Jewels Night

A weekly puja, plus talks, meditation, discussions etc, to deepen our practice. Come and join with sangha friends.

Led by Vajragupta, Sujana and team

Every Tuesday, 7.30 – 9.30, from 4 July

Donations welcomed

Women's Dharma Workshop

The WDW is a creative exploration of the dharma by women at the Norwich Buddhist Centre, to deepen our practise and friendships. Sessions are open to regular attendees of the Buddhist Centre who are familiar with our two meditation practices.

The Women's Dharma Workshop sessions are free to attend, donations are welcome.

Fridays: arrive at 5:30pm for a prompt 6pm start - 7:30pm

22 Sep
27 Oct
24 Nov


Men's Buddhist Workshop

Monthly Saturday morning sessions open to all men. An opportunity for men to get together and explore and practice meditation and Buddhism. Donations welcome.

Last Saturnday of each month
10am - 12noon

30 Sep
28 Oct
25 Nov
30 Dec

NEW - Monthly Buddhist Sunday School

For children aged 4 – 11 (Children under the age of 7 must be accompanied by a parent or carer).

Encouraging and developing Mindfulness, Kindness and Joy, with Storytelling, Meditation, Art & Writing, Chanting and Buddhist Practice. Buddhist Sunday School is based on the Buddhist Precepts; to help our children feel held by an ethical compass they can understand and feel comfortable with. Led by Cata Parrish

Sundays 11am – 1pm

Held on: 8 Oct ,12 Nov and 3 Dec

Donations welcomed.

CATALYST - Engaging the Heart and the Imagination

A monthly meeting in which we engage the heart and imagination through the arts.

Friday evenings once a month 7.30 - 9.30pm on:

6 Oct
10 Nov
8 Dec

Donations welcomed.

JewelQuest dates for
women who are training for ordination

JewelQuest is an opportunity for women from Colchester, Ipswich, Norwich, Bury St Edmunds and smaller groups like Southend, to come together to practise, deepen connections and be encouraged and supported by local Dharmacharinis. The theme for this year is pratitya samutpada.

1 - 3 Sep weekend at Vajrasana
15 Oct day in Norwich

jewelquest68@gmail.com for further information.

Sangha Day Festival

On this day we celebrate the red jewel of the Sangha. It's a chance to experience our deep heart connections with each other, through shared practice, as well as spend time together throughout the day. You can read more about Sangha Day here.

Sun 5 Nov
10am - 4pm

donations welcome
please bring a vegetarian, preferably vegan, lunch to share