The 1st of a 5-session series on Buddhism’s Ennobling Truths (also called the Noble Truths).
Each session will include a 45-minute silent meditation, a short talk, a look at the original text in Pali and how it is translated, and a period for questions and discussion.
9 Apr — the 1st truth of ‘bummer’
23 Apr — the 2nd truth of ‘unquenchable thirst’
14 May — the 3rd truth of ‘there can be an end to the bummers’
28 May — the 4th truth of ‘here is how you can do it’
11 Jun — putting it into practice
All are welcome. Please come to any or all of the sessions.
£8 per session to cover costs, plus facilitator donation.
Forres Dhamma Friends, a local Theravada Buddhist group. We are a small community group started in 2014 and are a member of tsiMoray. www.dhammafriends.net
Claralynn Nunamaker is a long-time Theravada Buddhist and Pali enthusiast, completing an MA in Buddhist Studies. She is a former Buddhist rep to the Scottish Interfaith Council.
Her primary influences and teachers include Bhikkhu Anålayo, Ayya Khema, Leigh Brasington, Ajahn Candasiri, and Heng Sure.
Our 4th Cruelty Free Fayre in support of the local children’s organisation in Elgin, Earthtime.
Supporting local businesses that don’t test on animals in the Moray area.
Something for everyone and all age groups.
Raffle prizes to be won on the day!
Get some shopping and ideas for your loved ones all in one place.
We will be running this event quarterly due to the amazing response.
The Highland Male Voice Gospel Choir will be performing some well-known hymns in our Kirk – and there will be a chance for the audience to stretch their vocal chords too. Entry is free, and includes tea and biscuits. There will be an opportunity to donate to the “Access for the Future” project which is our efforts to improve the disabled access to our building and make other improvements to the Church Hall. We’re removing the false ceiling for this event, which will open up the rarely-seen upper pews and will seriously enhance the acoustics for what should be an inspirational evening of music.
Performance starts at 7.30 pm Free entry but donations to our project are invited
Ainglean Gheata Spiritualist Church the visiting Medium this month is Christina McLeod Healing available after the service. Tea & Coffees stay fr a bleather The Church will also be opening on the 3rd Sunday of the month 21st May at 7.30pm For the Developing Mediums ..So hope you will all come along Donation at the Door Raffle All Welcome x
An evening of Traditional Scottish Music, played by local musicians and with a Guest Band. The Guest Band this month is The Brandon McPhee Trio.
We meet on the 2nd Wednesday of every month from September – May inclusive.
Membership is £10, – £7 concession, – £3 per night for visitors.