Buddhist Place

Peterborough and the Kawarthas

Logo and cat on altar.


Buddhist Place Board for 2015

Elections for the Buddhist Place Board of Directors will be held at the upcoming AGM (Date and Details to be announced shortly). Any Buddhist Place member interested in possibly serving on the Board for 2015 is encouraged to contact Michelle Godfrey @ discover.trager@gmail.com or 705-977-2359 for information and/or to be placed on the ballot.

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Activities are held at: Saint John's Anglican Church, 99 Brock Street, just east of Water Street - unless noted otherwise. Enter through main door off the upper level parking lot.

Wednesday evenings:

Meditation: 7:00-8:30 p.m.

Hallway to Meditation space.

The meditation begins with some instruction and ends with a Loving-Kindness meditation. A short dharma reading follows with a half-hour discussion period. Beginners are welcome as are more experienced meditators.

Thursday mornings:

Lunch Program: 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Volunteers prepare food for the Lighthouse Community Centre lunch program.

Please contact: Volunteer Coordinator

Saturday mornings:

Meditation: 8:10 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Chanting and sitting meditation.

1st Saturday of each month:

Monthly pot-luck breakfast and meeting after sitting. These meetings are for planning and organizing events that are of interest to the sangha. Everyone is welcome.

About Us

The Buddhist Place provides a welcoming environment for people to learn and practice the teachings of the Buddha. Events are organized to further Dharma practice and increase awareness of Dharma in the community.


Printable Information Package for Newcomers

Contents of Information Package:

  • Contact Information.
  • About Us.
  • Sitting Meditation.
  • Membership.
  • Dana.
  • Suggested Reading
  • Dhamma on the Internet
  • Journals

Download the Information pdf file (65k).


Membership Application.

View a printable membership application.

Download PDF (43k).

The Buddha told us to see the way things are and let go of our clinging to them.
Take this feeling of letting go as your refuge. — Ajahn Chah