The Irish Sangha Trust (IST) was established in 2011 to support and foster teaching and meditation practice in the Theravada Buddhist tradition in Ireland. The Irish Sangha Trust is non-profit Buddhist organization, entirely dependent on the generosity of the public for voluntary donations.
Our annual schedule includes regular workshops, retreats and meditation sittings. Events are open to everyone from beginners to experienced practitioners. We welcome you to join our spiritual friends network and experience the profound benefits of meditation practice.
IST Daily Online Events (Zoom)
Each Monday to Friday and each Sunday
Updates (until June 30th) - New times for practice
Sr Jinho, Buddhist Chaplain, will continue to be with us online to guide our meditation practice.
The follwing events will be running until the 30th of June.
(New!) “I THINK, therefore I am NOT“ ---Dharma Talks by Venerable Simplicity:
‘Who am I?’ is a question everyone of us has asked ourselves. The Buddha gives us deep insight into what we are not and how we can really find ourselves.
(New!) Course on 'Yogacara- The Mind Only' Buddhist Teachings
(New!) Gateway to the Mind: A Buddhist Perspective on Western Poetry' by Harry Miller:
This series explores the universal truths, observations, and themes found in great Western poetry in order to uncover essential Buddhist teachings and wisdom that are accessible to all of us. 4th & 11th June (based on views of the self according to the Diamond Sutra.)
Morning meditation: Monday to Friday 7:00 am - 9:30 am:
Evening meditation: Monday to Friday 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm:
Note: You could join the practice at 7:00,7:30, 8:00, 8:30 or 9:00 am/pm for 30 minutes or 1-3 hours depending on your needs and availability.
To ensure the quality of practice. The group request:
We hope to see you many of you at one or more of these events!
The IST Team
Ven. Jinho took ordination in the Chinese Chan (Zen) tradition with Master Sheng Yen in 2000, training intensively in the Dharma Drum Mountain Monastery in Taiwan for six years. Meanwhile, she studied at the Dharma Drum Buddhist University for four years. She works with young adults for their spiritual requests and serve as a Buddhist Chaplain at the Multifaith Chaplaincy Centre of the University of Bristol. She teaches in England, Ireland, Germany, Russia, China and Taiwan.