News has just come in of two new Triratna Buddhist groups starting, in Totnes (Devon, UK), and Barry (outside Cardiff, Wales). They’ll be led by Harry Burgess, Nissoka and Katie (in Totnes) and Sagaradana (in Barry). Totnes' new website is at www.totnesbuddhistcommunity.wordpress.com
; Barry's is still in development but will be at www.barrymeditationcentre.co.uk
The first Totnes class Meditation and Buddhism class is this Wednesday March 2nd, , from 7.30 – 9.15 at the Quaker Meeting House, and Harry says "it's totally free!" In Barry they start on Thursday March 31st - check their website for more details.
The image shows all current UK Triratna groups - click to go to the interactive Google map.
Meanwhile the UK Buddhist world is gearing up for next month’s UK Census, which will include the optional question “What is your religion?” The UK’s Network of Buddhist Organisations (NBO) estimates there could be as many as 500,000 Buddhists in the UK - and recently mailed out campaign posters to over 1,000 UK Buddhist groups! More on this tomorrow.
Labels: Dharmaduta, Groups, UK, Wales