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No Halloween at Padmaloka this year

We regret to inform you that this year we will not be opening our gates to the trick-or-treat-ers of Surlingham during Halloween. We have just been informed that our teacher and founder Urgyen Sangharakshita has died, and so as a … Continue reading

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Brown Tabby Cat found at Padmaloka

Various local cats visit the Padmaloka garden and enjoy exploring the place. We’re sorry to report however that a cat we don’t recognise visited the garden a couple of days ago and we since found that it had died here. … Continue reading

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Proposed Housing Development Sites in Surlingham

The proposed housing development sites in Surlingham, mentioned in previous posts as part of the Greater Norwich Development Plan, can be seen on this page: To comment on them see this page, item 5.73: You can view the map … Continue reading

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Dangerous Tree Branch on the Green

Dear all, just to let you know one of our neighbours, Chris, came round this morning to inform us about a dangerous branch that has split in the high winds. It is overhanging the road and verge on The Green … Continue reading

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Introduction to Buddhist Meditation

Friends, the last Introduction to Buddhist Meditation class of 2017 will be held on Wednesday 13th, here at Padmaloka (first driveway on the right as you come into The Covey).  Arrive from 19:00 for a 19:30 start. Everyone is welcome, whether … Continue reading

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More Meditation For The Village

A big thank you to everyone who came to last week’s  meditation evening class, we really enjoy being able to open our doors to our friends and neighbours in the village and sharing some of what we do here with … Continue reading

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Village Meditation a Great Success!

A big thank you to everyone who made it to our first ever meditation evening class for the village. The turnout exceeded our expectations and we raised £100 for the Ted Ellis Trust. It was great to share Padmaloka’s resources … Continue reading

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New Monthly Meditation Classes

Whenever we host the Surlingham Village Festival here at Padmaloka we also host meditation taster sessions. In recent times several villagers, having participated in these sessions, have asked us if we would hold regular meditation classes in our shrine room that … Continue reading

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