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February 2018

Your Support in Preventing Blindness from Diabetes

By |February 27th, 2018|

Bhante Rewatha, the founder of Glasgow Mindfulness Centre, has started a new project to support diabetic patients living in the Palinda Nuwara area in Sri Lanka. The project aims to raise awareness of the possibility of the loss of eyesight due to diabetes. According to the Ministry of Health in Sri Lanka, Retinopathy screening is extremely important in preventing diabetic blindness as 24% of the urban population and 14 % of the rural population have diabetes.

To donate and learn more please visit this link

Holy Isle retreat weekend

By |February 27th, 2018|

Bhante will be leading a weekend retreat 15th – 17th June on the Holy Isle, Scotland. 

For more information or to book your place please get in touch info@tsbv.org.uk

 

Participants’ feedback from Holy Isle Retreat 2017

Here are just some of the comments from the participants of our last retreat.

“There was a quiet contentment throughout the weekend, leaving me with hope and the promise of a better future by living in the moment.”

“I really appreciated the mixture of instruction, practice, questions and outdoor times…the flexible, informal approach and timetable. Very many thanks”

“The silent retreat was so peaceful and liberating, especially the mindful eating….a wonderful […]

December 2017

New Year

By |December 31st, 2017|

November 2016

Kathina Accounts & Contributions

By |November 14th, 2016|

Below are the contributions and financial accounts for the 2016 Kathina cerimony:

Kathina Ceremony 2016 Contribution
Kathina Ceremony 2016 Financial Accounts

Kathina Ceremony 2016

By |November 8th, 2016|

Below you will find pictures from the Scottish Buddhist Vihara’s Kathina ceremony held at Barmulloch Community Centre, on the 22nd October 2016.  All photos by photos by Malitha Yatiwella.

September 2016

A sermon by Dr. Sumana Siri Thero

By |September 2nd, 2016|

We would like to invite you to attend a special talk held by Dr.Sumana Siri Thero.  The talk will take place this Saturday 3rd September, 5pm at the Vihara.  The topic “Why Buddhism Need Not Be Scientific?”.  The talk will be given in English and should last approximately 45 minutes.

Sukhi Hotu!

August 2016

Mindfulness Training for Mothers a fully funded course

By |August 5th, 2016|

The course ‘Mindfulness training for mothers’ is aimed at mothers who have children, 0 months to 8 years old and are experiencing post-natal depression. We will also accept mothers with stress, anxiety or depression.

The 8 week course begins on Monday the 5th of September 2016. The courses will run on a Monday morning from 10am – 12pm. The venue is 1 Caldercuilt Road, Glasgow, G20 0AD.

This course is free of charge, thanks to funding from the Big Lottery.

A CD and booklet will be provided to all mothers in order that they are able to continue their practice at home.

For more […]

July 2016

Invitation for Rains Retreat and Sil Programme for July 2016

By |July 8th, 2016|

Detailed programme  for July 2016.

Saturday, 16th July – / Invitation for Rains Retreat

05:00 PM –  / Invitation for Rains Retreat

Saturday, 23rd July – Esala Full Moon Poya Day Programme

08:30 AM – Programme Starts / Observing Sill and Buddha Pooja
09:00 AM – Dana
09:30 AM – Meditation
10:30 AM – Dhamma Pada
11:15 AM – Buddha Pooja
11:30 AM – Dana & Rest
01:00 PM – Pirith Chanting
02:00 PM – Dhamma discussion
04:30 PM – Observing Five Precepts
05:00 PM – Buddha Pooja and Dhamma Sermon

I hope you will be able to attend these events.

Sukhi Hotu !

With […]

June 2016

Saturday, 25th June – Poson Full Moon Poya Day Programme

By |June 21st, 2016|

08:30 AM – Programme Starts / Observing Sill and Buddha Pooja
09:00 AM – Dana
09:30 AM – Meditation
10:30 AM – Dhamma Pada
11:15 AM – Buddha Pooja
11:30 AM – Dana & Rest
01:00 PM – Pirith Chanting
02:00 PM – Dhamma discussion
04:30 PM – Observing Five Precepts
05:00 PM – Buddha Pooja and Dhamma Sermon

Scotland Buddhist Vihara
0141 946 5688
07869 094 567

May 2016

Sri Lanka Flood Appeal

By |May 19th, 2016|

he torrential rains after months of drought has resulted in severe floods in almost 19 administrative districts in Sri Lanka, hampering the lived of thousands. The worst scenario had been the landslides in the mountain regions where still many lives are unaccounted for.

Heavy rains from Thursday 12th May pounded the central Sri Lankan region where at least three villages have already been swallowed by mountains of mud, forcing soldiers and police to suspend rescue work. At least 18 people are known to have been killed and hundreds are reported missing in the landslides so far.

Rescue work had resumed before fresh […]