New teams

Bringing innovation and change Innovation and change continue at the Tibetan Buddhist Society.  With the introduction of teams, the tasks involved in organising retreats, classes, festivals, garden open days, and working bees are shared.   The teams provide a forum for sharing ideas, introducing new ways of doing things, listening to...

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Exploring the Wheel of Dharma

When we are free to visit our magnificent Tibetan temple once again and take a stroll up the front path, it is suggested you take a moment to tilt our head upward and gaze at the golden wheel and two deer adorning the roof above the entrance. This wheel is...

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Preparing for Loden Rinpoche’s arrival

For some, ten years may feel like a long time since Geshe Acharya Thubten Loden, the Society’s founder and spiritual guide, was physically with us.  We might feel a little distant or even disconnected, especially as recent extended lockdowns have isolated us from each other as a sangha community.   The...

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Continuous enlightened activities during COVID His Holiness the Dalai Lama shows no signs of slowing down with his continuous enlightened activities from his home base in Dharamsala, Utilising a sophisticated online presence, His Holiness is engaging with world leaders, the world community and is offering extensive online Dharma teachings. The...

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Community information

Contents Summary from director’s meetings – August to October – click here Summary from directors’ meetings – April and June – click here Decision-making at the TBS – click here Bringing ideas to life at the TBS – click here Form to share your ideas and suggestions – click here

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Vajrayogini Retreat 2021

ONLINE – SUNDAY 19 SEPTEMBER – SATURDAY 9 OCTOBER 2021 An opportunity for practitioners who have received Vajrayogini empowerment to quickly remove obstacles and deepen their meditation practice during our 3-week biennial retreat. EXTRAORDINARY PRACTICE Vajrayogini is an extraordinary purification practice.• Students join six sessions of guided meditation each day...

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TUESDAY MEDITATION SESSION

Tuesdays from 10.30 – 11.30am in the temple – next session to be advised Everyone is welcome to join the new Tuesday meditation session in the magnificent traditional Tibetan temple at the Peaceful Land of Joy Meditation Centre. This very relaxing and peaceful session runs for an hour from 10.30...

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QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY ONLINE RETREAT

JOYFUL DHARMA: MEDITATION WEEKEND Saturday 12 – Monday 14 June Welcome to this retreat opportunity offered online by the Tibetan Buddhist Society’s Peaceful Land of Joy! We encourage you to unplug, unwind, relax and enjoy a weekend of Dharma meditation. All meditations will be from Geshe Acharya Thubten Loden’s ‘Path...

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