Quartely Meeting Date MOVED (17.2.19)

We will be holding our quarterly meeting on the 17th of Feb, which is the same date as the Htamane ...
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New year changes

January is a time to put up new year resolutions. January was derived from Janus as the god of all ...
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Farewell to Sayadaw U Kovida (February 2019)

Date: 3/02/2019 Location: Saraniya Meditation Centre On the first Sunday of February in conjunction with the monthly gathering we will ...
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Daily Swoon Calendar

Saraniya Dhamma Meditation Centre Calendar for daily offering of food for sayadaws ...
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Thingyan Festival (April 2019)

Date : 14th April 2019 Location : Swinton Mesonic Hall Thingyan is Myanmar New Year Festival which happens over 5 ...
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Htamane Pwe (February 2019)

Date Of Event : 17/02/2019 Event Location : Saraniya Dhamma Mediation Centre Ta Bo Dwe La (January and February) - ...
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Calendar 2019 Updated

Our 2019 Calendar has been updated. Please view our Calendar page ...
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Christmas 2018

Christmas is still celebrated with family, with friends. Christmas still means peace on earth and goodwill to all, to many ...
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Winter Retreat Completion

On 2nd December we will have a gathering at Saraniya. Food and alms will be offered to Sayadaws. Also the ...
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December Meditation Retreat

The meditation method is Intensive Vipassana in the tradition of the Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw of Myanmar, which consists of sitting ...
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Buddhism and Cultural Basic Teachings and Burmese Language Basics for the Youths and Children

👏👏👏 ယဥ်ကျေးလိမ္မာပြီး ပညာပြည့်စုံ သောသားသမီး ရတနာများကြောင့် ဂုဏ်ယူနိုင်ကြရသော မိဘများဖြစ်ကြပါစေ 👏👏👏 ယခုအပတ် တနင်္ဂနွေနေ့ ၂/၁၂/၂၀၁၈ မွန်းလွဲ ၁ နာရီ မှ ၃ နာရီ အထိ ကလေး လူငယ်လူရွယ်များအား ...
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Abhidhamma Day & Sayadaw U Kovida Birthday

21 st October 2018 is the Next major gathering at Saraniya centre where we will celebrate the Abidhamma day as ...
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Thingyan Festival (April 2018)

Date : 22th April 2018 Location : Swinton Mesonic Hall ...
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Sayadawgyi U Pandita Remembrance Day

Sayadawgyi was our spiritual guiding light. Sayadawgyi was our guiding teacher from the original Billinge centre to Manchester Saraniya meditation ...
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Htamanè Pwe 2018

February is the month for Hta-ma-ne pwe and we had a good gathering of Myanmar community at Manchester Kyaung. Sadu ...
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Sayadaw U Tarraka

Sayadaw U Tarraka arrived on 29th Jan. Shall we welcome him during the su paung swun on the 4th February ...
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Nat-Worship among the Burmese

Journal from JSTOR. JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources. Free to any one in ...
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Jataka Tales

Jataka Tales (Audio Book)

This is an audio book for the Jataka Takes read by volunteers on librivox. Jataka Tales Ellen C. BABBITT (1872 ...
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Calendar 2018

Our calendar of events for 2018 has been updated. For further information please view our calendar page ...
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Jataka Tales

The Story of Angulimala

Introduction Angulimala, the robber and murderer, is one of the best known figures of the Buddhist scriptures, because of his ...
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Meditation Guide

Meditation Guide By Ovadacariya Sayadawgyi Home Page > Meditation > Instructions > Meditation Guide By Ovadacariya Sayadawgy Meditatation Guide for ...
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Eccles Banqueting & Conference Centre

Elm-Bank Conference Centre Address:Elm-Bank Banqueting & Conference Centre46 Half Edge LaneEcclesM30 9BA Phone:0161 789 3736 ...
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Google Calendar

Please view our calendar page. The google calendar below is not complete ...
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Swinton Mesonic Hall

The Sariniya group sometimes hold charity events at Swinton Mesonic Hall. You can view the map and address here but ...
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Waso Ceremony (Dhammacakka Day)

Waso, the fourth month in Myanmar calendar falls between June and July. The full-moon day of Waso is very significant, ...
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Kathina Ceremony

May all donors, departed ones, all beings.Be always well, happy and at peace.We share our merits with all beings.May we ...
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Meditation Programme for Day Retreats

0900 - 1000 Introductory Dhamma Talk 1000 - 1100 Sitting Meditation 1100 - 1200 Lunch 1200 - 1300 Walking Meditation ...
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Meditation Programme on Long Retreats

4 amWake up4:45 am to 5:45 amSitting Meditation6 am to 7 amBreakfast / Walking Meditation7 am to 8 amSitting Meditation8 ...
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Meditation Retreat (July 2017)

Saraniya Dhamma family is conducting the intensive meditation retreat at Manchester. Sayadaw U Nannu and U Kovida will be helping ...
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May events (2017)

On 7th of May, which is the first Sunday of May, we will have a memorial gathering for remembrance of ...
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Post Retreat Communication

This is example of a post retreat communication. This reminds us of the essence of retreats or the essential world ...
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Sayadaws Return

U Ashin Kovida and U Nannujjota will be back in April 10th and 12th respectively. Great news for the Saraniya ...
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Sayadaw Return

Dear all Just a reminder that Sayadaw is back. We went to Manchester Kyaung yesterday for a swuntkut. Please try ...
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Sayadaw Retreat in Nepal

We have sent Sayadaw to the airport yesterday. Sayadaw is going to Nepal for intensive retreat and he will be ...
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Wednesdays Meditation Sessions Closed

Dear allThe meditation sessions for Wednesdays are close until further notice. This is because Sayadaw is away to Nepal.I have ...
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Sayadaw U Nanujjotta Return

Dear All Sayadaw U Nanujjotta will be arriving from Nepal to Manchester next week. We hope to re-establish the usual ...
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Wed/Thurs meditation sessions cancelled until May

Our Sayadows have reutrned to Yangon to pay their respects to Sayadawgyi U Pandita Bhivamsa who passed away on April ...
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Thingyan Festival (April 2016)

Date: 17 April 2016 Location: Swinton Masonic Hall ...
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Thingyan & Charity Food Fair (2016)

Just a reminder of our Thingyan & Charity Food Fair ...
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Calendar 2016

Saraniya Dhamma Meditation Centre Calendar of Events 2016 DateDayEvent3rd JanuarySundaySu Paung SwamMeditation Centre10th JanuarySundayYouth Buddhism Day & Elderly GatheringMeditation Centre7th ...
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Kathina Reminder (2015)

Please come to the Kathina Ceremony of the Saraniya Dhamma Meditation Centre this Sunday the 15th November. Venue:Swinton Masonic HallHospital ...
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Su-paung Swun & Kathina Meeting

Please come this sunday (13/9/15) for the su-paung swun at 11 am, and later lunch for the lay people. Meeting ...
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Manchester Burmese Food Fair

Date: 31.08.2015 Location: Saraniya Dhamma Meditation Centre ...
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Gift Aid Claims

We would like to ask our donors to send us their postal address. This is so that we may claim ...
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Calendar 2015

Weekly Event Every Wednesday and Thursdays from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, we organize an in-house group meditation & Dhamma ...
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Buddhists in Pink

A short video news about Nuns in Myanmar.  Created by Chelsi Moy Sep 19, 2013 at http://www.nytimes.com. Enrollment is rising ...
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Happy New Year 2015

I hope the new year has been treating everyone well. Just a few updates. The 2015 calendar is now up ...
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The Elders of Myanmar

The Elders of Myanmar (70 Plus) are encouraged to come to the Saraniya Centre on the third Sunday of every ...
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Dhammaramsi Meditation Centre Retreat

Sayadaw U Pannasami will be away from the 14th August to 22nd August as he will be teaching at an ...
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New Photos

Photos of our two big events we have had in July are now available on our photo album. We hope ...
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Meditation Hall Opening Ceremony and Waso Ceremony

The date for the Waso ceremony has been changed to the 6th July from 13th July. Also the Waso ceremony ...
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Changes in May (2014)

If you have made plans to come to our events in May. Please be advised that there has been some ...
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Update

Easter Retreat Our Easter retreat started two days ago. I would like to welcome all our retreatants this year and ...
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Wednesday Meditation Sessions On Hold

Our resident sayadaw, Venerable U Pannasami is currently on a visit back to Myanmar. He will return on the second ...
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Calendar 2014

To view 2013 calendar click here ... If there are unforseen circumstance these dates maybe changed. So please check for ...
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Dhamma Reading for the New Year

We would just like to remind every one that there is going to a dhamma reading tomorrow night (31th December) ...
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Successful December Retreat

Our December retreat finished yesterday. Our appreciation goes to all who attended and gratitude to the food donors. Sadu Sadu ...
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Construction of New Building

Construction of New Building has Begun.. More Info ...
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Charity Event 2013

This is a gentle reminder that we are planning to have a fund raising event for the Saraniya Meditation centre ...
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6th Youth Buddhism and Culture course

The 6th youth Buddhism and Culture course was completed yesterday. It was a success because of the parents, volunteer teachers ...
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Meditation Reteat

Next Retreat We will be organizing a 9-days Vipassana Meditation Retreat in August under the guidance of Sayadaw U Pannasami ...
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Announcement – Meditation Session

Dear Dhamma Family, The new - single day meditation session - will start this Sunday, 4th August from 8.00 am ...
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New Dhamma Hall

Date: July 04, 2013 Dear All Dhamma friends,We had a meeting with our project manager for the new meditation hall ...
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Announcement (New Dhamma Hall)

Dear All Dhamma friends,We had a meeting with our project manager for the new meditation hall last month. There has ...
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Successfully April Retreat 2013

Our December retreat is over and about many yogis came and practised Vipassna Meditation during this. Sayadaw U Pannasami also ...
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Calendar 2013

DateDayEventLocation6th January 2013SundayMonthly Swam, New Year Dhamma Talk, MDF Quartly MeetingMeditation Centre13th January 2013SundayMonthly Youth ClassMeditation Centre2nd February 2013SundayMonthly Youth ...
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Announcement – Meeting

Thanks to the EC members and trustees who came to yesterday meetings. In summary, a few teams were suggested for ...
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Invitation (AGM 2012)

Dear All, You are all cordially invited to our AGM for 2012. Please see the information below; Date: 29 July ...
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Charity Day (2012)

Time: 12:00 noon - 5:00 pm Date: SATURDAY 7th July 2012 Tasty Burmese bites and many other snacks will be ...
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Kathina Announcement (2011)

Dear All 6th November is Bon Kahtain day for Manchester kyaung. For those offering swun to the 9 Sayadaws, please ...
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Abhidhamma Course

Dear Dhamma friends The first ever Abhidhamma course will start from 30th July 2011 at 7:00PM and will be running ...
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Abhidhamma Course

Dear Dhamma friends The first ever Abhidhamma course will start from 30th July 2011 at 7:00PM and will be running ...
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Reminder : Buddhism for Youth Monthly Class

There will be Sunday school, Buddhism and culture course for kids on 12th June at 13:00. Sayadaw Ashin Nanujjota will ...
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Waso Retreat (July 2011)

We will be organizing a 9-days Vipassana Meditation Retreat in July under the guidance of Sayadaw U Pannasami as follows: ...
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Announcement – Buddhism for Youth

Just want to remind all those interested that the 'Buddhism for Youth' Monthly classes is on 12th June 2011 (Sunday) ...
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Meditation & Dhamma discussion (evening classes)

There will be in-house group meditation & Dhamma discussion (evening classes) on every Wednesdays from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm ...
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Meditation & Dhamma discussion

There will be in-house group meditation & Dhamma discussion (evening classes) on every Wednesdays from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm ...
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Buddhism Lecture (07.02.2007)

07.02.2007 The following is the dhamma talk given by Sayadaw U Pannasami on 07.02.2007 to a group of students ( ...
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A Warm Welcome

We welcome Sayadaw U Pannasami Jr. who joined our Meditation Centre in May, as Meditation Teacher to assist Sayadaw U ...
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