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No Halloween at Padmaloka this Year

I’m very sorry to say that because of the coronavirus we won’t be hosting the usual Halloween display at Padmaloka this year. You can rest assure though that the monsters are being well fed and cared for and will be … Continue reading

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An Update on Retreats at Padmaloka

For the past four months now we have been running online retreats for Buddhists across UK and Europe, and sometimes the world, using the online conferencing tool ‘Zoom’, as well live-streaming on YouTube. They have been largely successful and have … Continue reading

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No Retreats at Padmaloka for the Time Being

We’ve taken the decision to stop hosting retreats and guests at Padmaloka until the end of June, this hasn’t been an easy decision to come to and does, of course, come at a significant cost to the charity, but in … Continue reading

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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: http://www.gnlp.org.uk/assets/parishes/Surlingham%20CP_mapBook.pdf To comment on them see this page, item 5.73: https://gnlp.jdi-consult.net/localplan/readdoc.php?1&docid=13&docelemid=d5234 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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