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RainbowLight Yoga

Address: 90/5 Constitution Street   Leith EH6 6RS
Tradition: Gelugpa
Affiliation: Asian Classics Institure
Phone: 07955734321
E-mail: sunshine@rainbowlightyoga.com
Website: http://www.rainbowlightyoga.com
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Main Contact: Sunshine Ross  Email  (Phone: 07955734321)
Notes and Events:

Bringing yoga of Lady Niguma and Buddha Dharma introductions to communities in Scotland. Teachings of the Lam Rim, Lama Tsongkhapa. please see the website for more information or contact Sunshine.


Rayleigh Zen Sitting Group

Tradition: Mahayana
Affiliation: zen
Phone: 07527 656792
E-mail: daneko@sky.com
Website: http://www.shuuriya.co.uk
Main Contact: Daniel Croucher  Email  (Phone: 07527 656792)
Notes and Events:

A small zen sitting group for absolute begginers and experienced meditators. Please contact me or visit our website for up to date information.


Renfrewshire Sangha

Address:   Scotland
Tradition: Mahayana, Vietnamese Zen
Affiliation: Order of Interbeing
Phone: 07921 829 788
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Spiritual Director: Thich Nhat Hanh  
Notes and Events:

Part of the world-wide Community of Interbeing founded by Vietnamses Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh. Please ontact Lynn (details above) for information about gatherings. Also, for more information about the wider Sangha in the UK, visit: www.interbeing.org.uk


Rhondda Ekayana Sangha

Address:   Treorchy Wales
Tradition: Mahayana
Affiliation: Tendai
E-mail: tendaicymru@gmail.com
Website: http://www.tendaicymru.blogspot.com
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Main Contact: Seicho Morris  Email  
Notes and Events:

Rhondda Ekayana Sangha is a Buddhist meditation group affiliated with the Japanese Tendai school. We hold regular meetings where we meditate together, talk about various Buddhist topics etc. The group is open to everyone interested, Buddhists as well as non-Buddhists.


Richard Hunn Association For Chan Study

Address: C/o The Secretary 1 Westfield Road  Sutton, Surrey London SM1 2JY
Tradition: Mahayana, Chan Buddhism - From master Xu Yun (1840-1959), Charles Luk & Richard Hunn (deceased) - Shi Da Dao.
Affiliation: Chan Dao Martial Arts Association
E-mail: Shidadao@mailforce.net
Website: http://chanbuddhismuk.proboards34.com/
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Contact: Shi Da Dao  Email  
Teacher: Shi Da Dao  
Spiritual Director: Richard Hunn (Wen Shu)  
Notes and Events:

Master Xu Yun asked Charles Luk to translate vital Chinese Buddhist texts into English, to help Buddhists in the West.  Charles Luk asked Richard to try and keep these translations in the public eye - which he did up until his death.  He founded the website to facilitate this idea.  On the site are numerous translated texts, designed to help the student wherever they are.

Creating a meditation space, wherever you are is the key practice.  This is essential for development.  This practice may be augmented by irregular Chan meditation weeks of intense introspection.  Such weeks are dependent on the use of suitable facilities, etc.  Which are not always available.

The hua tou method is used, whereby one meditates on a question such as Who s hearing? This will eventually lead to a startling discovery!

Peace in the Dharma.


Rissho Kosei-Kai of the UK

Address: 143 Woodnesborough Road   Sandwich Kent CT13 0BA
Tradition: Mahayana, Japanese
Phone: 01304 611291
E-mail: john.gisbey@gmail.com
Website: http://www.kosei-kai.or.jp
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Main Contact: John Gisbey  Email  
Notes and Events:

Rissho Kosei-kai is a worldwide Buddhist organization founded in Japan in 1938 by Nikkyo Niwano and Myoko Naganuma. It combines the wisdom of both the Lotus Sutra and the foundational teachings of Shakyamuni Buddha. Its purpose is to bring these transformative teachings to the modern world.

The Lotus Sutra is a teaching of human respect, both the study and practice of a spiritual path that develops human potential, and a way of living that seeks peace for all people. By studying, understanding, integrating, and practicing the teachings, human beings can gradually approach a state of mind free from delusions, thereby enriching their own lives and those of others around them. Because everything is interconnected, when people devote themselves to benefitting all beings through harmony, they create awareness and develop a better world. This is the ideal for practitioners of the Lotus Sutra.


Rochdale Zen Retreat

Address: Chief Priest: Rev. Peter Bonati (Master) Spring Bank, Moss Lane, Little Hoole  Preston Lancashire PR4 4SX
Tradition: Mahayana, Order of Buddhist Contemplatives, Soto Zen
Affiliation: Order of Buddhist Contemplatives
Phone: 01772 612112
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Founder: Rev. Master Jiyu-Kennett  
Main Contact: Reverend Master Peter Bonoati  (Phone: 01772 612112)
Notes and Events:

Buddhist Monastic Training Temple offering a daily schedule of meditation and authentic zen buddhist practice for monastic and lay congregation
Regular Dharma events and meditation retreats
All retreats by appointment only.


ROKPA Cardiff

Address: Tibetan Buddhist Centre 100 Moorland Road  Splott, Cardiff Wales CF24 2LP
Tradition: Vajrayana, Karma Kagyu
Phone: 029 20499185
E-mail: rokpacardiff@gmail.com
Website: http://www.rokpacardiff.com
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Contact: Lorraine Harris, Co-ordinator/Administrator  
Teachers: His Holiness 17th Karmapa, Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche,  
Main Contact: Lorraine Harris  Email  (Phone: 02920 499185)
Teacher: Abbot: Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche  
Spiritual Director: Dr Akong Tulku Rinpoche  (Phone: 013873 73232)
Notes and Events:

Guided Meditation Classes on:

Tuesdays 7.30pm - 8.30pm Classes for All at the Twyn Community Centre, Caerphilly 

Wednesdays 5.50pm - 6.50pm for Beginners at 100 Moorland Road, Cardiff

Wednesdays 7pm - 8pm classes for All at 100 Moorland Road, Cardiff 

Mon - Thurs 6pm - 7pm Shiney practice (please phone if you are attending these sessions)

Sadhanas/Pujas 

7am - 8.15am Monday to Friday - Green Tara Sadhana at 100 Moorland Road, Cardiff

8.30am - 1-am Saturdays - Green Tara Sadhana at 100 Moorland Road, Cardiff

5.30pm Sundays - Guru Rinpoche Sadhana at 17 Princes Avenue, Caerphilly

6.30pm Sundays - Chenrezig Sadhana at 17 Princes Avenue, Caerphilly

6.30pm Mondays - Chenrezig Sadhana at 100 Moorland Road, Cardiff 


Sakya Thubten Ling

Address: 167 Shelbourne Road Charminster  Bournemouth Dorset BH8 8RD
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan Sakya
Affiliation: Sakya Centre, Dehra Dun, India
Phone: 01202-538108
E-mail: info@stl.org.uk
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Spiritual Director: Lama Thubten Nyima  Email  (Phone: 01202-538108)
Main Contact: Vedant Wnite  Email  (Phone: 01202-538108)
Teacher: Lama Jamyang Lekshey  
Notes and Events:

Sundays 18.00-19.30 Introductory Buddhist Teachings and Meditation

Wednesdays 19.30-21.00 Meditation

Thursdays 09.30-11.00 Meditation


Samatha Buddhist Meditation Group - Sheffield

Address: Ranmoor Parish Centre 5 Ranmoor Park Road   Sheffield Yorkshire S10 3GX
Tradition: Theravada
Affiliation: Samatha Trust, UK National Organisation
Phone: 01629 814 617
E-mail: ian.iw.rose@gmail.com
Website: http://www.samatha.org/sheffield
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Contact: Ian Rose  
Notes and Events:

Classes are held in the Annexe of Ranmoor Parish Centre on Thursdays at 8 pm. We teach a form of breathing mindfulness which is very suitable for lay people in a busy world. Classes involve group practice, dhamma talks or dhamma discussion and individual guidance from a samatha teacher.

There is no charge for teaching but you will be asked to make a contribution towards the costs of running the class.


School of Contemporary Zen

Address: Oakwood, Chawleigh Week   Chulmleigh Devon EX18 7JU
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Phone: 01769580237
E-mail: nish@contemporaryzen.org.uk
Website: http://www.contemporaryzen.org.uk
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Main Contact: Oakwood Centre  Email  (Phone: 01769580237)
Teacher: Nish Pfister  
Spiritual Director: D. Ferguson  Email  
Notes and Events:

Please refer to our web site (http://www.contemporaryzen.org.uk) for updates on retreats, meetings, and Sesshin bookings.

 You can also ring the Oakwood Centre on (44) (0) 1769 580237


Scotlands Buddhist Vihara

Address: 1 Caldercuilt Road Glasgow G20 0AD U.K   Scotland
Tradition: Theravada, Sri Lanka - all are welcome!
Phone: 0044 141 23 73 618
E-mail: info@tsbv.org.uk
Website: http://www.tsbv.org.uk/index.htm
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Teacher: Venerable Rewatha  
Notes and Events:

Venerable K Sri Rewatha Thero established Scotlands Buddhist Vihara in 2002. It is the first Theravada Buddhist Vihara in Scotland. Venerable Rewatha conducts puja and meditation classes throughout the week. Scotlands Buddhist Vihara is a registered Scottish Charity No:003815 and is deeply committed to the Tsunami relief effort in Sri Lanka.

News and events link: http://scotlandbuddhistvihara.blogspot.com/


Serene River Sangha

Address: Near Dunkeld   Dalguise Scotland
Tradition: Mahayana, Vietnamese Zen
Affiliation: Order of Interbeing
Phone: 01350 728 802
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Spiritual Director: Thich Nhat Hanh  
Notes and Events:

Part of the world-wide Community of Interbeing founded by Vietnamses Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh. Please phone Maggie or Hugh for information about gatherings. Also, for more information about the wider Sangha in the UK, visit: www.interbeing.org.uk


SGI in the West Midlands

Tradition: Mahayana, Nichiren
Affiliation: SGI-UK
E-mail: admin@buddhistheart.org
Website: http://buddhistheart.org
Notes and Events:

The West Midlands branch of SGI-UK, covering Birmingham, Coventry, the Black Country, Warwickshire and Worcestershire. SGI doesnt have temples, meetings are rather held in one anothers homes. As such the website forms a means by which people local to us can discover more about the Nichiren Buddhist practice and can get in contact.


Shabkar Vegan Buddhist Group

Address: 59 Chapel   Ramsgate Kent CT11 0BS
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Phone: 01843 589027
E-mail: gerardbane@rocketmail.com
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Main Contact: Gerard Bane  Email  (Phone: 01843 589027)
Notes and Events:

Promotes all understandings of Buddhism within the context of a vegan understanding of Dharma.


Shaolin Buddhism Centre

Address: 6 Oyston Mill West Strand Road   Preston Lancashire PR1 8UR
Tradition: Mahayana
Phone: 01772978240
E-mail: info@shaolinbuddhism.com
Website: http://www.shaolinbuddhism.com
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Main Contact: Phil Robinson  Email  (Phone: 01772978240)
Notes and Events:

The Shaolin Buddhism Centre is based in Preston, Lancashire and promotes the philosophy and meditation methods of Shaolin Buddhism.

The centre is open to everyone who wishes to learn more about Buddhism or meditation and our courses have been designed to be as accessible and versatile as possible. You don\'t have to be a Buddhist to learn about meditation or to benefit from the philosophy we teach.

Our meditation will involve sitting, standing and moving meditations. We run fixed length courses but are also open for occasional or regular visitors. Please feel free to take a look at our website for more details of what we offer or contact us using the details listed above.


Sharpham Trust

Address: Sharpham House Ashsprington Devon   Totnes Devon TQ9 7UT
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Affiliation: All
Phone: +44(0)1803742047
E-mail: enquiries@sharphamtrust.org
Website: www.sharphamtrust.org
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The Barn: Retreat  Email  (Phone: 01803742055)
Main Contact: Susie Nicholl  (Phone: 01803 742047)
Teacher: Steve Palmer  
Notes and Events:

Sharpham offer residential courses in an historic location.

Sharpham Barn retreat offers magical mediation opportunities with good wholesome selfsufficiency and the chance to re-connect.

Sharpham Centre offers regular meditation for beginners as well. 


Shedrup Ling

Address: Blackburne House Blackburne Place Off Hope Street Liverpool   Essex
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan, Karma Kagyu
Affiliation: Dechen Community
Phone: 0151 726 0413 mobile : 0776 6555 622
E-mail: liverpool@dechen.org
Website: http://www.dechen.org
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Founders: Karma Thinley Rinpoche and Lama Jampa Thaye  
Spiritual Director: Lama Jampa Thaye  
Notes and Events:

Dechen is an international association of centres of the Sakya and Karma Kagyu traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. Dechen was founded by Lama Jampa Thaye under the spiritual authority of Karma Thinley Rinpoche.

http://www.dechen.org/centres/northwest/liverpool.html


Sheffield Interbeing Sangha

Address:   Sheffield Yorkshire S1 2EW
Tradition: Mahayana, Vietnamese Zen
Affiliation: Order of Interbeing
Phone: 0114 268 0461
E-mail: interbeingsheffield@hotmail.co.uk
Website: http://www.sheffieldsangha.wordpress.com
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Spiritual Director: Thich Nhat Hanh  
Notes and Events:

Most Mondays at the Friends Meeting House, St James Street     
 
New venue to be arranged.
 
We are part of the world-wide Community of Interbeing founded by Vietnamses Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh. Please phone Katherine and John (numbers above) for information about meetings. Also, for more information about the wider Sangha in the UK, visit: www.interbeing.org.uk


Sheffield Theravada Buddhism

Address:   Sheffield Yorkshire S11 7HB
Tradition: Theravada, Thai Forest Tradition
Affiliation: Thai Forest Tradition
Phone: 07745106942
E-mail: breathingbuddha@hotmail.co.uk
Website: http://sheffieldmeditation.wordpress.com/
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Main Contact: Richard  Email  (Phone: 07745106942)
Notes and Events:

We offer a friendly group environment for formal sitting meditation.

We meet once a week to sit, listen to Dhamma from talks by senior teachers in the tradition and discussion of the practice.

The group is free and both beginners and advanced meditators are extremely welcome.

We have occasional group visits to Aruna Ratanagiri - Harnham Buddhist Monastery in Northumberland, UK.

For information on practice days visit the website.


Shuuriya Zen Sitting Group

Address: Grove Road,Rayleigh, Essex. SS6 8YF.  Rayleigh Essex SS68YF
Tradition: Mahayana, all are welcome
Affiliation: Zen
Phone: 07527 656792
E-mail: daneko@sky.com
Website: www.shuuriya.co.uk
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Main Contact: Daniel Croucher  Email  (Phone: 07527 656792)
Notes and Events:

A small zen sitting group for absolute begginers and experienced sitters. Please contact me directly or visit the website for up to date information.


Sitting in the Middle

Address: 172 Merrivale Road Bearwood   Smethwick Birmingham B66 4EA
Tradition: Non-Sectarian
Affiliation: Gaia House
E-mail: anantacitta@virginmedia.com
Website: http://www.sittinginthemiddle.org/
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Main Contact: Anantacitta Tunnell  Email  (Phone: 07794203539)
Notes and Events:

We are a small freindly group of meditation practitioners. We are a non-sectarian Secular Buddhist Group open to all who share our values. For more information on Secular Buddhism please click here.


South London Zen Group

Address: South London Zen Group 4a Park Street (across from Borough Market)   Southwark London
Tradition: Mahayana, Soto Zen
Affiliation: International Zen Association (IZA)
Website: http://www.zeninlondon.org
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Main Contact: Alex le Fevre  (Phone: 020 7582 0794)
Notes and Events:

The South London Zen Group meets each Monday night near London Bridge Station for Zazen meditation in the Soto Zen tradition.  Affiliated to the International Zen Association, founded by Master Taisen Deshimaru, Our spiritual guidance is provided by Senior Dharma teachers of the International Zen Association (www.zen-azi.org). 

Everybody is welcome to attend and beginners are invited to come to a short introduction to our practice each Monday at 19.00.  Zazen begins at 19.30 sharp - more information can be found on our website at www.zeninlondon.org or on the IZAUK website at www.izauk.org


Southend Buddhist Group

Address: Shambhala Studios 11 Leighcliff Buildings, Maple Avenue, Leigh-on-Sea, SS9 1DJ   Leigh on Sea Essex SS9 1DJ
Tradition: Non-Sectarian, Triratna
Affiliation: Triratna Buddhist Community
Phone: 01702 601 1360
E-mail: Aryacitta@hotmail.com
Website: http://www.southendbuddhist.com/
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Teacher: Dharmachari Aryacitta  
Spiritual Director: Sangharakshita  
Notes and Events:

Every Saturday from 12:00 -1:00pm with time after for discussion.


Sri Saddhatissa International Buddhist Centre

Address: SSIBC 309-311, Kingsbury Road   Kingsbury London NW9 9PE
Tradition: Theravada,
Phone: +44 20 8204 3301
Fax: +44 20 8933 9395
E-mail: ssibc@live.co.uk
Website: http://www.ssibc.org.uk
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Main Contact: Ven. Galayaye Piyadassi MBE  Email  (Phone: +44 20 8204 3301)
Teacher: Ven. N Sumana  
Spiritual Director: Ven. Galayaye Piyadassi MBE  Email  (Phone: +44 20 8204 3301)
Notes and Events:

Sri Saddhatissa International Buddhist Centre has two principal aims: to promote the understanding of Buddhism in the West, and to preserve the Buddhist culture among its supporters.

At the Sri Saddhatissa International Buddhist Centre you might find:

  • Dhamma and meditation classes
  • celebrations of important days in the Buddhist calendar – Vesak, Poson, Esala, Kathina, and Sangamitta Day
  • a daily religious service in the evening to the public [Buddhapuja] and Pirith chanting
  • Inter-faith seminars
  • visits to hospitals and homes for the sick
  • offering of alms to the poor and the destitute on Vesak Day
  • a reference and a lending library of valuable books
  • Distinguished personalities, academics, and Buddhist scholars, from both the clergy and the laity, deliver public lectures, speeches and Dhamma talks at different intervals throughout the year.


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