Full moon night: goodwill

Meditation & puja with a special focus on goodwill

Tealight candles glowing in the dark

Full moons are considered auspicious in the Buddhist world, as many key moments in the Buddha's awakening occurred on a full moon.

In the first four months of 2021, we've decided to focus our full moon nights around the four sublime attitudes, emotions, or Brahma Viharas we can cultivate on the spiritual path.

Of these four attitudes, goodwill (metta) is the most fundamental. It’s the wish for true happiness - a wish you can direct to yourself or to others.

This evening we'll be led in a meditation practice to cultivate goodwill, then move into a traditional puja (devotional ritual). Puja also cultivates positive, skilful emotion and can be a beautiful way of expressing our connection to our own potential for awakening, the teachings that help us travel the path, and the community of practitioners that supports us on the path.


29 January 2021  6:30pm-8:30pm


By koha / donation


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