MBC Manchester Buddhist Convention

Updated 8th August 2014

MBC MANCHESTER BUDDHIST CONVENTION

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MANCHESTER BUDDHIST CONVENTION 2013

The 2013 Manchester Buddhist Convention was held at Manchester University Chaplaincy on 12th October.

The Convention Session Faith and Fire was led by Venerable Pidiville Piyatissa (Head of Ketumati Buddhist Vihara Manchester)  and Jacquetta Gomes (Bodhicarini Upasika Jayasili) (Secretary, Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada))

MANCHESTER BUDDHIST CONVENTION 2012

The 2012 Convention was held at Manchester University Chaplaincy on 13th October.

The Conference Session BUDDHISTS, FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE WORKING TOGETHER IN CUMBRIA was led by Venerable Pidiville Piyatissa (Head of Ketumati Buddhist Vihara, Manchester and Jacquetta Gomes (Bodhicarini Upasika Jayasili) (Secretary, Buddhist Group of Kendal (Theravada))

Jacquetta Gomes  article “Buddhists, Fire and Rescue Service and Police Working Together in Cumbria”, Faith Initiative, Issue 27 (September, 2012) 10. Available online at www.faithinitiative.co.uk/

MANCHESTER BUDDHIST CONVENTION 2011

Upasaka Sumedha attended the Conference at the Manchester Buddhist Centre, on 11th June 2011.

He was one of the senior practitioners in the session chaired by Venerable Piyatissa “Questions and answer session by Panel of monastics / order members”.

He led the chanting of the Metta Sutta (The Discourse on Loving Kindness) at the end of the Convention.

MANCHESTER BUDDHIST CONVENTION 2010

Jacquetta Gomes (Bodhicarini Upasika Jayasili) and Upasaka Sumana attended the Convention at the Fo Guang Shan Temple Stretford, on 19th June 2010. Jacquetta Gomes (Bodhicarini Upasika Jayasili) was one of the senior practitioners in the session chaired by Venerable Piyatissa “Questions and answers for Monks, Nuns and senior practitioners”.

MANCHESTER BUDDHIST CONVENTION 2008

BGKT chanted the Mittanisamsa Sutta (The Discourse on the Profits of Friendship), at the Manchester Buddhist Convention at the Polish Community Centre Oldham, on 7th June 2008.

Jacquetta Gomes (Bodhicarini Upasika Jayasili) was one of the senior practitioners in the session chaired by Venerable Piyatissa “Questions and answer session by Panel of monastics / order members”.

 

 

 

 

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