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Special Events

Festivals

A group is united by its lowest common denominator, a spiritual community by its highest common factor. - Sangharakshita


Special Events Buddhism Days Buddhism Courses  Buddhism Classes

Festivals are an opportunity for everyone to come together as a spiritual community and celebrate. Theses special occasions give us the chance to focus on the most importnat issues in life; love, death, enlightenment, truth & transformation.

 

Apr 30

Full Moon Puja

These monthly rituals give a regular point of devotional focus and the chance to explore Buddhist ritual.
May 18

Buddha Day Fringe

A week of special events in the lead up to Buddha Day (Sun 27th May) to celebrate the Buddha’s enlightenment under the Bodhi Tree over 2500 years ago.
May 21

The Life of the Buddha

Join us each evening for an ongoing telling of the historical and mythic life of the Buddha, followed each evening a short puja.
May 21

The Life of the Buddha: The Four Sights & The Going Forth

Join us each evening for an ongoing telling of the historical and mythic life of the Buddha, followed each evening a short puja.
May 22

The Life of the Buddha: The Attack of Mara

Join us each evening for an ongoing telling of the historical and mythic life of the Buddha, followed each evening a short puja.
May 23

The Life of the Buddha: Enlightenment

Join us each evening for an ongoing telling of the historical and mythic life of the Buddha, followed each evening a short puja.
May 24

The Life of the Buddha: A Life of Teaching

Join us each evening for an ongoing telling of the historical and mythic life of the Buddha, followed each evening a short puja.
May 25

Puja to Shakyamuni

A practice evening dedicated to the historical Buddha, Shakyamuni.
May 26

Film Night: Our Teachers

An evening to celebrate teachers and the passing on of inspiration.
May 27

Buddha Day Festival: What the Buddha attained, we too can attain

The LBC’s key festival celebrating the Buddha’s attainment of Enlightenment. Join us to explore this attainment through talks, reflection, meditation and ritual.