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Online Women’s Gathering: Sharing our Stories

Sun 9th May : 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Virtual Event
£3 – £12
Karunatara and Suryaka: Two women outside old stone building

Suryaka is our new Women’s Mitra Convenor, assisted by Karunatara, and they will be leading this relaxed, informal morning where all women connected to Manchester Buddhist Centre will be warmly welcomed. See their invitation on YouTube!

Suryaka writes:

I’ve been thinking that creating an atmosphere of ease, warmth and curiosity about each other is crucial in our Dharma lives. How can I unfold or support others unfolding without this? Practising the Dharma, allowing our deepest, heartfelt yearning for freedom to be realised, has to go hand in hand with building friendships and community in a spirit of warmth, curiosity and kindness.

We thought one way to get to know you more would be to ask a couple of friends to interview us about our lives and the we’ll interview them. So Sal, Karunatara, Helen and I will be in conversation about our lives and Alicia will be helping with the event too .There will also be space to pause, reflect on our own lives and share some stories if we wish.


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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Sun 9th May
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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Going Further, Mitras, GFR Mitras, Order Members
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