Daily Morning Meditation

7.00AM – 7.45AM

Morning meditation is now taking place at Sunyata every morning at 7am (except during retreat). The meditation is in silence and lasts for 45 minutes. Everyone is welcome to join and also welcome to stay for breakfast after. Please note there will be no morning meditation during retreat time. Please check the website for these dates.

Wednesday Evening Meditation

7.50PM – 9.10PM

No need to book. Arrive at 7:50 p.m Wednesdays 8 – 9:10 p.m. Join us for a period of meditation followed by reflections. We will meditate for a period of 40 minutes, followed by a short reflection and some closing chanting. It is strongly recommended that beginners attend our monthly Introduction to Meditation Workshop, as guidance for beginners will not be given during the Wednesday evening session. The evening is offered on a donation basis. Sessions are led by members…

Thursday evenings – Sit-and-Share Mindfulness-based Recovery Meetings

8.30pm – 10.00pm (No Need to Book : Just turn up on the evening)

Peer-led mutual-help meeting that uses Buddhist teachings, traditions and practices to help people make a wholehearted recovery from the suffering caused by addictive behaviors. The meetings are open to any individuals wishing to live an intoxicant free life through the guidance and practice of the Five Precepts.

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April 2018

Thai New Year

April 22

Thai New Year, or Songkran, will be celebrated at Sunyata on Sunday April 22nd. Songkran is usually marked by alms giving at the monastery and by the…

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Women’s Day Retreat

April 25 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Last of the month, repeating until June 27, 2018

A day of meditation for women including periods of sitting, lying and walking meditation. An opportunity to enter into our own inner silence. Absolute beginners totally welcome.…

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May 2018

Introduction to Meditation Workshop

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is designed for beginners. The afternoon will focus on teaching Insight Meditation (Vipassana), the type of meditation practiced at Sunyata Buddhist Centre. There are two…

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Mindfulness Meditation for Chidren

May 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Louise Shanagher leads a monthly mindfulness for children workshop at Sunyata. The workshop explores themes of mindfulness in a fun and creative way through art  and self…

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Mindfulness Meditation for Teenagers

May 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Louise Shanagher leads a monthly mindfulness for teenagers workshop at Sunyata. The workshop explores themes relevant to teenagers and provides strategies for using mindfulness to promote well…

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Practice Day

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day 13 of the month, repeating indefinitely

One event on February 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on March 25, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on April 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on May 13, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on June 24, 2018 at 10:00am

A day of insight meditation practice for all those who would like to support their meditation practice in a group setting. If you have never meditated before…

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Dhamma practice group

May 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

One event on April 9, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on May 14, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on June 11, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on July 9, 2018 at 7:30pm

On the second Monday of each month, the practice group meets to meditate together and discuss various topics related to Buddhist practice. Anyone is welcome to take…

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June 2018

Community ‘Meitheal’ Day

June 9 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on March 10, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on April 7, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on June 9, 2018 at 9:30am

The Irish word ‘Meitheal’ means ‘a collective effort for the greater good of the community’. It describes the old Irish tradition of people coming together to help…

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