A Buddhist Centre in the Heart of Nottingham

A short video introduction to the Nottingham Buddhist Centre

A place to learn about Buddhism and meditation;

to participate in creating a vibrant spiritual community;

and respond creatively to the sufferings of the world.

If you wish to find out more about us, please follow the links under What We Do

We have weekly drop-in meditation classes suitable for anyone on

Tuesday evenings 7.30 - 8.45 (doors open at 7.15) and Tuesday and Friday lunchtimes 1.00 - 2.00.

Our next courses are -

Harry Martin, Eve Melbourne and Zac Pomphrey making our Dharmachakra (Wheel of the Dharma) for Dharma Day.

Zac writes - ‘Over the course of 4 days, we  have been experimenting with eco-printing and the natural dying of fabric. Using plants from around the allotment, sandwiched within bundles of fabric and paper, then boiling them together (for many hours)to release colours and textures. 

Collectively we’ve been experimenting with this reaction to produce textures, patterns and colours. Venturing into unknown territory for all of us, given the variable nature of the process, it has also been an exercise in control, or letting go of it rather!

The process consists of soaking fabric or paper in water in what’s known as a ‘mordant’. A mordant is a chemical agent that allows for a reaction between the plant (the source of the dye) and the paper or fabric. This can be anything from rhubarb to rusted metal - each leaves a different hue on the material.’

You can see the fruits of their work at the Buddhist Centre.

And you can listen to two Dharma day talks by Saccanama below based on what are traditionally described as the two first teachings of the Buddha.

There are also three short talks given by Harry Martin, Satyamegha and Karunavaca. Harry talks about how the Dharma can help us to work with the tendency to blame others. Satyamegha talks personally about her journey from rejection to acceptance as a lesbian and how the Dharma welcomes people from all backgrounds and sexual and gender orientations. Karunavaca talks about the environmental crisis and the need for us to engage in a Dharma training to help us to respond to it and become Bodhisattva warriors.

Other Upcoming Events (please see the Calendar for all events)