Lam Rim Buddhist Centre

Lam Rim Buddhist Centre

Name: Lam Rim Buddhist Centre
Address: Penrhos, Raglan, Usk, Monmouthshire NP15 2LE
Website: www.lamrim.org.uk/wales
Contact: Margaret Travis
Email: margaret@lamrim.org.uk
Phone: 01600 780383
Affiliation Tibetan Buddhism (Gelug Tradition)
Purpose of Community: To provide a country retreat to anyone who wishes to learn about Buddhism, meditation, yoga and various other subjects be it for a day course, a weekend, or longer private stays.
Facilities: Shrine Room, Large Lounge, 19 beds including 2 self contained apartments with en-suite facilities. Over 8 acres of land part of which we use to grow our own produce.
Access: We have ramps for wheelchair users.
Requirements: We ask visitors to refrain from killing, stealing, lying, sexual misconduct and using intoxicants while on the premises.
Pratical Tips: We love visitors so please e-mail or telephone if you would like to come and look around.
Suitability: Primary schools/Secondary schools/University students
Further Reading: Any of the popular titles by the Dalai Lama will give you a good idea about Buddhist teachings.

Also worth reading:

Buddhists in Britain Today
Cush, D. (1990) London: Hodder & Stoughton, (ch.7 on Gelugpa)

Prisoners of Shangri-La: Tibetan Buddhism and the West
Lopez, D.S. (1998) Chicago & London: University of Chicago Press

Tantric Revisionings: New Understandings of Tibetan Buddhism and Indian Religion
Samuel, G. (2005) Aldershot: Ashgate

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