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Ten Pillars of Buddhism

Tue, 27 Feb, 2024 - 00:09

Ten Pillars of Buddhism

Tue, 27 Feb, 2024 - 00:09

Ten Pillars of Buddhism retreat led by Dhni. Abhaydana, Dhni. Abhayvati, Dhni. Shubhajaya, Dhni. Ojogita and Dhni. Kamalcitta. Supported by Dhni. Yashottama and Dhni. Shudhavajri.

10 days retreat. Its Bhante talk given on 16th anniversary of Foundation Day of Triratna Order. It has two part.  In first part Bhante gives Introduction of Ten Precepts and in second part Individually. 

Bhante ...

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Rejoice in Merit of Dhni. Danacitta

Tue, 20 Feb, 2024 - 09:41

Rejoice in Merit of Dhni. Danacitta

Tue, 20 Feb, 2024 - 09:41

Rejoice in Merit puja led by Dhni. Kamalcitta and Dhni. Gunkirti.

Shakyamuni Mantra led by Dhni. Shubhajaya. 

Danacitta was Dhammacharini from Ulhasnagar center. Danacitta was not well from some time. She is having two daughters Karuna and Swati. Ramesh Magar husband is mitra and son of Dh. Shilendrabodhi. Danacitta was very generous Dhammachari. Dhni. Punyacitta and Dh. Vichitdhamma was...

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Milarepa - The Shepherd's Search For Mind

Tue, 20 Feb, 2024 - 07:24

Milarepa - The Shepherd's Search For Mind

Tue, 20 Feb, 2024 - 07:24

Milarepa - The Shepherd’s Search for Mind weekend retreat felicitated by Dh. Guhyacitta and Deepak Shakya. For first time retreat center community led retreat after doing study on same subject for six month within community on alternate days. 

It was small weekend of 10 participants. It was nice to hear Milarepa Mantra - “om ah guru hasavajra sarvasiddhi hum” in puja on last day. 

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Community study with Vidyaruchi

Sat, 3 Feb, 2024 - 12:20

Community study with Vidyaruchi

Sat, 3 Feb, 2024 - 12:20

Community study Four Noble Truth and Middle Way from Survey Of Buddhism by Bhante.

It was very well explained a 1. Mistake of Negative approach and 2. Distinguished and Difference in Doctrine and Method point of View.

Similarly Middle Way in terms of Metaphyisc, Psychology and Ethics.

Studying with Vidyaruchi always found helpful to take understanding of Bhante teaching ...

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Mahamati and Kalyanprabha visit to retreat center

Tue, 30 Jan, 2024 - 03:01

Mahamati and Kalyanprabha visit to retreat center

Tue, 30 Jan, 2024 - 03:01

Dh. Mahamati and Dhni. Kalyanprabha visited retreat center. It really a feeling of great gratitude.

Mahamati was one of Buddhaland community members of Mahavihar Dapodi. He has helped with establishment and development construction team as well as computer setup at Mahavihar in late 1990. 

It was delightful to do twice Study of Eightfold Path as well as sharing many Tuesdays order ...

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Anniversary of Guru Stupa & Main Shrine

Sat, 27 Jan, 2024 - 10:30

Anniversary of Guru Stupa & Main Shrine

Sat, 27 Jan, 2024 - 10:30

We had Seven fold puja on occasion of 4th Dedication anniversary of Guru Stupa as well as 32th Anniversary of Main Shrine by Bhante. 

Puja led by Ratnasambhava. Retreatant of general retreat also join in for puja. 

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Urygen Chapter weekend

Mon, 15 Jan, 2024 - 04:35

Urygen Chapter weekend

Mon, 15 Jan, 2024 - 04:35

Urygen Chapter from Dapodi center had first weekend of year at their favourite place.

It was nice to see Dh Adityabodhi as well as Sudipta and others from Urygen Chapter.

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Solitary retreat

Sun, 14 Jan, 2024 - 03:12

Solitary retreat

Sun, 14 Jan, 2024 - 03:12

Solitary retreat done by Tarahridya and Shantida. Its feel do to support deeping one practice.

Tarahridya helps women in various aways in Going for Refugee.

Shantida is working for Jeevak Project from very long. 

It was good to see them meditating in main shrine and circumambulating Guru Stupa.

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Study on Five Pillars of FWBO

Sun, 14 Jan, 2024 - 02:09

Study on Five Pillars of FWBO

Sun, 14 Jan, 2024 - 02:09

It was delightful to have Vidyaruchi and Study with him The Five Pillars of FWBO.

Ideas, Practice, Institute, Experiment and Imagination

Under Imagination good discussion about Amitabh Buddha as Infinite Light and Amitayus as Infinite Life. Light spread out through Space and Life continuous through out Time.

Appreciate Vidyaruchi for his time for study....

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Dh Padmavajra visit

Thu, 11 Jan, 2024 - 23:31

Dh Padmavajra visit

Thu, 11 Jan, 2024 - 23:31

It was great to have Dh Padmavajra after his last visit in 2011. 

Ratnasambhava, Guhyacitta and others in community has developed good friendship with Padmavajra. 

During first decade of retreat center Dh Padmavajra has led many retreat at retreat center. Remembering badminton he has played with Dh Chandrashil.

Feel great gratitude for his visit and connection with Retreat ...