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Event Series Event Series: Young Buddhists Group

Young Buddhists: Liberation through Beauty

Mon 1st Apr : 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Illustration of people in front of Angels

This session will be led by Candradipa, on the theme of Liberation through Beauty. He says:

One of the most important aspects of Buddhist practice, of any process of growth, is making sure that all parts of us are transformed. Inspiring and fascinating as ideas may be, they need to enter our hearts and emotions if they are to really change us.

During this session, I’ll be showing how the arts can play a vital role in this process. I’ll introduce us to some of my favourite works of art, so that we can explore their transformational power through meditating on them and discussing them together. These works of beauty have helped me to contact an incredible empathy for others, and deep truths about life. Come along and experience this for yourself!

About the Young Buddhists Group

We're a friendly informal group led by young people for young people, open to anyone aged 18 - 30 interested in exploring and practising Buddhism with other younger people. We meet on the first and third Monday evening of the month. Interested? Just come along to one of our meetings or get in touch with us through the Centre. We also have a Manchester Young Buddhists Group on Facebook.

There's no need to book. We gather together in the Buddhist Centre lounge about thirty minutes before the start of the session and sometimes hang out together afterwards. It'll be great to have you with us!

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 at info@manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk, and ask to talk confidentially to one of our Order members, before deciding whether to attend.

Supporting the Buddhist Centre

There is no charge to attend but we deeply appreciate donations. You can make regular or one-off online donations here; contactless card donations on our first-floor donation station next to the lift; or leave cash in the box by the till. Thank you, and do please get in touch with any queries.


Mon 1st Apr
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Manchester Buddhist Centre
16-20 Turner Street
Manchester, M4 1DZ United Kingdom
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Suitable for?
Newcomers, Going Further, Sangha
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