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Online Women’s Gathering: What we need to practise and flourish

Sun 28th Feb : 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Virtual Event
£3 – £12
Female Buddha Green Tara

Women from our local Triratna Buddhist Community get together for a morning of shared practice, discussion and friendship led by Karunatara, Siladevi and team. We warmly welcome and encourage you to join us to connect with one another, share and hear from a variety of voices from across our Women’s Sangha.

We’ll be building and reflecting on Acharashraddha’s recent talks, at last month’s Women’s Gathering and on Sangha Night, on the Parable of the Rain Cloud, from the amazing Mahayana text, the White Lotus Sutra. We’ll share our perspectives on the question that Acharashraddha put to us – What do you need for your practice to flourish and grow?

There will be short talks from Bridie Kearney, Helen Richardson, Tasha Brown and Abhayamani. Together we will explore how we are experiencing the Rain of the Dharma in our practice and life right now, what supports us to connect to the Dharma and the changes we are noticing.

Who is the event for?

Suitable for anyone who has experience of our two meditation practices, Mindfulness of Breathing and Metta Bhavana, and is open to Buddhist ritual.


The price for this kind of half-day is now £12 standard rate / £8 concessionary / £3 age 18 - 25 and Helping our Centre rate. If the standard and concessionary rates don't feel possible, then please choose the Helping our Centre rate, which is also for Order Members coming along in a supportive spirit. Payment still a problem? As a small unfunded charity, the Centre relies on the generosity of people who come here, but we don't want to turn anyone away. Please contact the Centre Team on info@manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk and we'll work something out with you.

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What if I have to cancel?

Get in touch - you can­:
• Transfer to a similar event when possible
• Cancel and get a full refund if the event is more than 14 days away
• Cancel, but with a cancellation charge of £10 for a day event or six-week course; £20 for a weekend event; £50 for a residential retreat, if less than 14 days from the event date


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Womens Gathering Feb 2021
Standard rate
£ 12
Womens Gathering Feb 2021
Concessionary rate
£ 8
Womens Gathering Feb 2021
Age 18 - 25 and Helping our Centre rate
£ 3


Sun 28th Feb
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
£3 – £12
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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
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