Thursday evening Sangha Night

Thursday evening Sangha Night

Our main regular pre-Covid event was a weekly get-together on Thursday evenings from 7.00 pm to 9.45 pm, in a rented space in Stirling. Currently, our weekly, Thursday, meetings are now held on Zoom: for more information email info@forthvalleybuddhist.com and finish at 8.45 pm.

  • 7.00 pm: Tune in and chat
  • 7.15 pm: Meditation session
  • 7.50 pm: Break
  • 8.00 pm: A talk, discussion, poetry reading, or reporting in session
  • 8.45 pm: Meeting closes.

The meditation sessions are normally based around the following foundation practices:

  • Mindfulness of Breathing Meditation: This meditation helps to develop your awareness and powers of concentration and promotes calmness and peace of mind.
  • Metta Bhavana (Loving-Kindness) Meditation: This meditation helps to develop emotional warmth, kindness, and friendliness towards oneself and others
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How To Join

Our classes are currently run online via zoom and are by invitation only during this period, please get in touch for a chat and the zoom link, we also have a weekly newsletter. which is sent out to members.

Use a PC or Mac

For most modern web browsers, you do not need to download anything. For a better experience you can, before the start time, download the Zoom Desktop Client for Windows, Mac, or Linux. You do not need to create an account or sign in.

A few minutes before we're due to start, open the app if you have downloaded it, or go to join.zoom.us, and enter the meeting ID you've been given to join.

Use a Mobile or Tablet

Before the start time, download the Zoom Mobile App using one of the links below. You do not need to create an account or sign in.

A few minutes before we're due to start, open the app and enter the meeting ID you've been given to join.

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More questions? Get in touch

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to book?

For in-person classes, and online we would appreciate it if you emailed beforehand, rather than just turn up! so, we know to look out for you.

Do I need to be a Buddhist?

No - the class is suitable for everyone, including those who are completely new to Buddhism.

What should I wear for the meditation and how should I sit??

There are no specific requirements, just make sure you'll be comfortable sitting for the length of the meditation. If you don't have meditation equipment, a dining room chair will be perfectly suitable.