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Men’s Gathering 2: Disciples of the Buddha

Sun 24th Mar : 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Photo of Men on Sangha retreat

Our second gathering will centre around a talk by Ratnaguna on the people in the Buddha’s Sangha. What can we learn from their different personalities? And what is discipleship? There’ll also be meditation and discussion groups.

Who is the event for?

It’s for Order members, Mitras and Centre regulars who have completed a Buddhism Level 2 / Going Deeper course. Please get in touch if you’re not sure.

Practical Arrangements

• No charge, but please let us know that you’re coming, by phone, by email or by booking a free ticket online if available below
• Please arrive from 10 am for a 10.30 start in the shrine room
• Lunch will be provided by Gosinga – the men’s community on the top floor of the Buddhist Centre


10.00: Arrive
10.30: Intro by Vishangka
10.40: Metta Bhavana led by Aparajita
11.10: Talk by Ratnaguna – Disciples of the Buddha
12.00: Discussion Groups
1.15: Lunch at Gosinga
2.00: Discussion Groups
3.00: Tea break
3.20: Mudita Bhavana led by Aparajita
4.10: Closing ritual (Reading, Mantra and Offerings) led by Vishangka
4.30: End

Health Issues

If there are any health issues, physical, emotional or mental, that could affect your participation in a course or event, please contact the Buddhist Centre on 0161 834 9232, and ask to talk confidentially to one of our Order members, before deciding whether to attend.

Supporting the Buddhist Centre

We rely on the generosity of those who use the Centre to help keep it going, so please join in and give


Sun 24th Mar
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Manchester Buddhist Centre
16-20 Turner Street
Manchester, M4 1DZ United Kingdom
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Suitable for?
Going Further, Mitras, GFR Mitras, Order Members
Any Questions?


Unlimited available
Men's Gathering 2Free

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