Heart Wood: Exploring the Going for Refuge and Prostration Practice of the Buddha Shakyamuni
A day retreat for Mitras training for ordination with the women’s wing in Sheffield and the Northeast of England
A workshop exploring the Going for Refuge & Prostration Practice in a day-retreat context. We’ll be doing the practice in bite-sized chunks, asking what is at the heart of the Tree and the practice and how that affects us personally.
A must for those who love the practice, those who struggle with it, and everyone in between!
Saturday 7th October 10 – 4pm. Bring vegan lunch to share.
Hope to see you there!
Suryamati, Satyajyoti, Santasiddhi, Srivati, Punyamala
Bookings are closed for this event.
I first became interested in Buddhism as a teenager from a chance encounter with a book found in my school library. I was immediately struck by how Buddhism taught that I could change how I experience the world and that I could grow as a person. However, it wasn’t until many years later at the Sheffield Buddhist centre, that I began to commit myself fully to Buddhist practice as I saw that practicing Buddhist teachings was having a very positive impact on my life and on the lives of others.
I was delighted to join the Still Learning Team in November 2018. My previous work has been as a teacher and as an artist and I feel privileged to be able to bring those skills together with my passion for Buddhism in order to teach children and young people about Buddhism.
I first came into contact with Buddhism in my final year of university when I attended an introductory course at the Sheffield Buddhist Centre. I was instantly captivated by the revolutionary yet practical nature of the Dharma (teachings of the Buddha).
I began to meditate and apply Buddhism into my daily life and found that it actually worked! I had started to view the world differently and in a way that made me happier. I gained great confidence by this and became a committed Buddhist practitioner soon afterwards.
I enjoy sharing with others what I have learnt and how Buddhism has transformed me so I was delighted to join the Still Learning team in October 2013.
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