18/07/2020 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm – A Young (under 35) Buddhists event Edward and Cesca invite you to this month’s YUBS event, an opportunity to bring Buddhism into the social issues you are most passionate about right now. We hope to build momentum and this could be the start of something very exciting going out into our city. Zoom link
06/05/2020 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm – How to use this precious human life? A free six-week course exploring the Buddha’s teachings together with like-minded people, led by a young team from Sheffield Buddhist Centre. Learn two transformative meditation practices and train in the path of the Buddha in a way that’s relevant here and now. Discover how Buddhism is a universal […]
An interview with Tejadhamma , an Order member from India. Tejadhamma describes the shocking caste discrimination he suffered when he was young and how practising
An interview with Tejadhamma , an Order member from India. Tejadhamma describes the shocking caste discrimination he suffered when he
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.
We have a range of exercises and activities, depending on ages and ability levels, exploring Buddhist ethics and their implications for how we might live as Buddhists.
How did the Buddha become the Buddha? Who was he before? What is enlightenment?
An understanding of the Buddha’s life story is an indispensable introduction to the religion. We draw out the key aspects using a beautiful painting that depicts the different events from the story.
We often theme our tours and visits around the Three Jewels of Buddhism, the Buddha, the Dhamra and the Sangha. Find out why the Three Jewels are common and central to all schools of Buddhism.