Buddhism is a spiritual tradition that focuses on personal spiritual development and the attainment of a deep insight into the true nature of life. Buddhism was founded by Siddhartha Gautama (“the Buddha”) more than 2,500 years ago in India. Buddhism is a path of practice and spiritual development leading to Insight into the true nature of reality.

here is no belief in a personal god. Buddhists believe that nothing is fixed or permanent and that change is always possible. The path to Enlightenment is through the practice and development of morality, meditation and wisdom. Buddhists can worship at home or at a temple. There are two main Buddhist sects are Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism.

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust Chaplaincy - A multi-faith service with an interfaith approach. The aim of the Spiritual and Cultural Care Service is to ensure that the trust provides a service which acknowledges the spiritual and cultural needs of individuals and therefore the care provided by the trust. The service provides a space for individuals and groups to explore their spiritual and cultural needs.

Tel: 01322 625713

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust Chaplaincy - The Chaplaincy team is for everyone, regardless of their faith, ethnicity, culture, gender or sexual identity. The chaplains are experienced in working with people from all faith communities and those who identify with none.  Although the chaplains come from a variety of traditions they work closely with a wide range of faith communities across south London. Trained chaplains and volunteers are available to spend time with anyone who needs a listening ear or would like to talk through their experience.

E-mail: chaplaincy@slam.nhs.uk

Tel: 020 3228 2815

Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust Chaplaincy - The department of spiritual health care supports people of all faiths and beliefs, as well as people who do not have a particular religious belief but who would like someone to talk to. There are chaplains and chaplaincy volunteers who represent many denominations, faiths and beliefs. A 24/7 generic service is provided which is confidential and open to our patients, their relatives and our staff. We will try to find a faith or belief specific chaplain where possible.

E-mail: chaplains@gstt.nhs.uk

Tel: 020 7188 5588

The Buddhist Society - The Buddhist Society was founded in 1924, with the object “to publish and make known the principles of Buddhism and to encourage the study and practice of those principles.” It is guided by an elected Council. The Society provides a range of classes and courses in the Buddha’s teachings, as well as instruction in Buddhist meditation and daily life practice. 

The Buddhist Centre - The Buddhist Centre is an online platform that was launched in 2013 to reach a wider community and promote participation in the Buddhist community throughout the Triratna world.

Network of Buddhist Organisations U.K. - The Network of Buddhist Organisations UK (NBO) was founded in 1993 to: promote fellowship and dialogue between UK Buddhists, to facilitate co-operation in matters of common interest and to work in harmony with Buddhist and like-minded organisations, such as the European Buddhist Union and Inter Faith Network for the UK.

 

Nafsiyat Intercultural therapy centreNafsiyat Intercultural Therapy Centre is an intercultural therapy centre, committed to providing effective and accessible psychotherapy and counselling services to people from diverse religious, cultural and ethnic communities in London.

brixton buddhist community logoBrixton Buddhist Community provide a local space for people to meditate together and explore the teachings of Buddhism. Their classes offer introductory and more advanced meditation teaching, along with talks and discussion around Buddhist principles. The community is a friendly context in which to explore or deepen your connection with Buddhism

London Buddhist Centre logoThe London Buddhist Centre - The London Buddhist Centre teachs meditation and Buddhism in a way that is relevant to contemporary life as part of the Triratna Buddhist Community. 

SGI-UK.pngSGI - UK is a Buddhist organization based on the Buddhist belief that all people equally possess Buddhahood. SGI we have no priests or clergy.

south London and Maudsley NHS Foundation trust logoThe Chaplaincy team is for everyone, regardless of their faith, ethnicity, culture, gender or sexual identity. The chaplains are experienced in working with people from all faith communities and those who identify with none.  Although the chaplains come from a variety of traditions they work closely with a wide range of faith communities across south London. Trained chaplains and volunteers are available to spend time with anyone who needs a listening ear or would like to talk through their experience.

E-mail: chaplaincy@slam.nhs.uk

Tel: 020 3228 2815

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust chaplaincy is a multi-faith service with an interfaith approach. The aim of the Spiritual and Cultural Care Service is to ensure that the trust provides a service which acknowledges the spiritual and cultural needs of individuals and therefore the care provided by the trust. The service provides a space for individuals and groups to explore their spiritual and cultural needs.

Tel: 01322 625713

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation TrustThe department of spiritual health care supports people of all faiths and beliefs, as well as people who do not have a particular religious belief but who would like someone to talk to. There are chaplains and chaplaincy volunteers who represent many denominations, faiths and beliefs. A 24/7 generic service is provided which is confidential and open to our patients, their relatives and our staff. We will try to find a faith or belief specific chaplain where possible.

E-mail: chaplains@gstt.nhs.uk

Tel: 020 7188 5588