Announcements


Maitreya at the Lincoln Diversity Festival

posted 14 Jun 2017, 08:39 by Buddha Maitreya   [ updated 14 Jun 2017, 08:39 ]

Spiritual Evolution, a talk by Maitreya 

Wednesday 21st June, 2017
Venue: MB1016 (Minerva Building), University of Lincoln
Time: 12.00 - 1.30pm

Come along and hear Maitreya, the owner of Pureland Japanese Garden and meditation centre, talk about his spiritual journey and Pureland which opened in 1973. All welcome.


Feature in Lincolnshire Pride June 2017 issue

posted 23 May 2017, 14:09 by Buddha Maitreya   [ updated 23 May 2017, 14:15 ]

Maitreya's garden and teachings featured in a three-page spread in the latest issue of Lincolnshire Pride!


https://issuu.com/pridemagazines/docs/lincolnshire_179_for_issue

Meditation concert, Sunday 30th July

posted 15 Apr 2017, 11:12 by Buddha Maitreya   [ updated 2 Jun 2017, 23:48 ]

Maitreya will be giving an inspiring talk, singing soul-evoking songs, reciting haiku poetry and guiding the audience through meditation at the Nature's Heart concert, 3:00pm-5:00pm, on Sunday 30th July.

Tickets:
Adults £15.00
Concessions £12.00
Children £8.00
Price includes entry to the garden.


Nature's Heart Concert

BBC Radio Nottingham, Sunday Breakfast

posted 6 Apr 2017, 05:48 by Buddha Maitreya   [ updated 6 Apr 2017, 05:51 ]

This morning, Maitreya was interviewed by Rosanna Pound-Woods from BBC Radio Nottingham, talking in the Japanese garden about the lovely cherry blossom in full bloom.

Please tune in for the broadcast this Sunday 9th April, the Breakfast Show at 8:15am, for stories of different faith.


Photo albums updated

posted 6 Apr 2017, 03:30 by Buddha Maitreya   [ updated 6 Apr 2017, 03:32 ]

New garden feature - grand sculpture

posted 6 Apr 2017, 01:23 by Buddha Maitreya   [ updated 6 Apr 2017, 03:33 ]

Tonnes of rectangular rock were piled up to make a monolithic structure that is towering now in the Japanese garden. A friend of Maitreya, Graham, calls it Maitreya's Monolith


Performing the Japanese Tea Ceremony

posted 14 Feb 2017, 00:40 by Buddha Maitreya   [ updated 13 Mar 2017, 04:56 ]

Maitreya performs the Tea Ceremony at the Lincoln Japan Festival

From the Lincolnshire Echo:
    The British love of tea proved to be a uniting link with a country on the other side of the world at the start of Lincoln's week-long Japan Festival.
    The Japanese tea ceremony, held at The Collection, proved to be so popular that it sold out straight away and an extra session was added.
    Although tea drinking is an integral part of both British and Japanese cultures, the way it is done is poles apart. Native of Japan, Buddha Maitreya, who conducted the ceremony for visitors, explained its significance, saying: "The tea ceremony symbolises the essence and spirituality of Japanese art and it is very much like Japanese people.
    "Simplicity is the essence of Japanese culture and to appreciate something as simple as tea, and the bowl it is in, shows how we appreciate small things."

Maitreya's Drawing

posted 12 Feb 2017, 03:30 by Buddha Maitreya   [ updated 12 Feb 2017, 03:41 ]

Southern Drakensberg National Park, South Africa

Maitreya is planning on building a large, octagonal pagoda on the top of the hill, where you can surmount the whole Southern Drakensberg as well as experience the magnificent 360-degree panoramic view of the whole area. The pagoda will include a cafe and meditation centre. We will keep you updated of new developments!

underberg

I have found it - the most beautiful place on Earth


Sunday Meditation

posted 12 Feb 2017, 03:11 by Buddha Maitreya   [ updated 12 Feb 2017, 03:44 ]

The first Sunday of every month at Pure Land, from 10:30am until 4:00pm.
If you cannot attend, why not join us in spirit, and make your first Sunday of the month a day of peace, joy and universal love.



Spiritual Evolution, April 23rd

posted 22 Jan 2017, 12:38 by Buddha Maitreya   [ updated 14 Apr 2017, 02:28 ]

Maitreya will be giving a talk at Pureland, 3pm, April 23rd on the subject of Spiritual Evolution, as part of the Lincoln Faith Festival

Admission to the talk is free, included in the garden entry price.


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