Buddhism / Events

Three Jewels Night

Come and join with sangha friends for our weekly puja. Puja is a recitation of verses and mantra chanting, where we remind ourselves of our potential for enlightenment.

Arrive from 6.30pm for tea and the chance to socialise.

Led by Vajragupta, Sujana and team

Every Tuesday, 7 - 9pm

Donations welcomed

CATALYST - Engaging the Heart and the Imagination

In this monthly event we explore the truth of the Dharma through our connections with the Arts and Imagination.

7 - 9pm on Saturdays once a month on the following dates:

10 Feb, 10 March, 14 April, 9 June (for May see 'Art Weekend' below)

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 practice and friendships. The group is open to all women who regularly attend the Centre.

Fridays. Arrive at 5:30pm for a prompt 6pm start, ends 7:30pm

26 Jan, 2 March, 23 March, 20 April, 18 May, 22 June

Donation's welcome (suggested £5)


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.

Last Saturday of each month
10am - 12noon .

24 Feb, 31 March, 28 April, 26 May, 30 June

Donations welcome

Women's Mitra Morning

Sat 5 May
9.30am (for a 10am start) to 12.30pm

Amanda Vincent and Erika Narkiewicz welcome women Mitras and Order Members to a morning inspired by the Dhammapada. It will be a wonderful chance to practise together together with reflection, creativity, puja and fun.

Cakes and donations welcome.

Please email the Centre to let us know you're coming.

Coral Tears from the Eyes of Truth

weekend art event

Sat 12 May - Sun 13 May
9.30am - 4.30pm

A weekend art workshop exploring the imaginal realm in Buddhism - and in ourselves. Open to people who've been coming to the Centre for a year or more.
Led by Amrta.


Please bring a vegetarian or vegan dish to share for lunch.

Buddha Day

At Saccaka's barn in South Norfolk

Sun 3 June
10am - 5pm

A day celebrating the Buddha's enlightenment, reflecting on the historical and mythic apects of the Buddha. With talks, meditation, puja and the chance to connect with one another. Come and celebrate the potential of Enlightenment that the Buddha made available and saw in all of us. With outdoors activties, weather permitting, a main shrine marque, and a kids tent. (We ask parents to please contribute games, crafts and activities, as well as time helping out in the kids tent)

Open to those who are familiar with our two meditation practices and have an interest in Buddhist ritual.

Any offers of help during the day or the 26th May to help get the place ready gratefully received. Contact Rijusiddha - rijusiddha@gmail.com

Please bring vegetarian, preferably vegan, offerings for a shared lunch. Beverages hot and cold will be provided.

Donations welcomed

Visit from our president

Fri 29 June and Tues 3 July
9.30am - 4.30pm

We will be welcoming our Centre President Paramabandhu again in late June. During his stay he's available to meet one-to-one with people and also with groups (such as GFR or Mitra groups). He will also be leading a practice day on 1 July (see day events).

Contact the Centre to book.

Entering the Mind of the Buddha

Study day with Paramabandhu

A study day for Order Members and Mitras looking at the mind of the Buddha during the period directly after his enlightenment before he started to teach. Contact the Centre to book a place.

Sun 1 July
10 - 4pm

Donations welcome

Please bring vegetarian, ideally vegan, lunch to share.