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Saturday 7.15pm BST livestreamed puja

Sat, 30 May, 2020 - 17:27

Saturday 7.15pm BST livestreamed puja

Sat, 30 May, 2020 - 17:27

Continuing our tradition of having a livestreamed Saturday night puja during lockdown, you can join us this evening from 7.15pm BST on the Adhisthana facebook page.

A link to the event is here. Once there you will see ‘Live’ in the left hand column - click to join us in a ritual celebrating Bhante Sangharakshita.

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Saturday Bhante Puja

Sat, 23 May, 2020 - 19:14

Saturday Bhante Puja

Sat, 23 May, 2020 - 19:14

Another Saturday night puja for Sangharakshita. Join us live at 7.15pm every Saturday night on Facebook.

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Donation to the Buddhist Centre Online

Wed, 13 May, 2020 - 17:08

Donation to the Buddhist Centre Online

Wed, 13 May, 2020 - 17:08

Since Adhisthana closed, we have been cancelling retreats and refunding those booked on a rolling basis. When contacting people we have also been inviting them to donate their deposit (or more), to be distributed to those Triratna centres and organisations that will need additional help with funding during these uncertain times.

There has been a massive outpouring of generosity from people, and you can see some of the team talking about this in more detail in one of our blog post ‘...

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Community members donate to get food to Indian families in lockdown

Wed, 13 May, 2020 - 13:04

Community members donate to get food to Indian families in lockdown

Wed, 13 May, 2020 - 13:04

A few weeks ago, just after India had abruptly gone into lockdown, Aryajaya brought to the community the story of her friend Abhyanavita.

Abhayanavita did the Adhisthana International Course in 2018, and then returned to her home in Amravati, a city in Maharashtra. She runs a project there with a team of 4 Order Members and 6 Mitras running a hostel to enable vulnerable women and girls to step free of domestic and sexual violence and giving them the tools they need...

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The Shakyamuni mantra echos around Adhisthana

Sat, 2 May, 2020 - 21:32

The Shakyamuni mantra echos around Adhisthana

Sat, 2 May, 2020 - 21:32

Adhisthana in spring, filled with the sounds of devotion.

There may not be other people here, but the community are practicing together daily. If you would like to see our schedule during this ‘At home’ period, visit the Adhisthana website.

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Caroline I P

Subhuti's Warning

Fri, 1 May, 2020 - 12:51

Subhuti's Warning

Fri, 1 May, 2020 - 12:51

In the last of these three short videos showing a conversation between Subhuti and James, Subhuti reflects on what not to do during lockdown, and how we can distract ourselves by using the internet as a means to avoid our present moment experience.

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Caroline I P

A Beautiful Mango Grove

Wed, 29 Apr, 2020 - 13:18

A Beautiful Mango Grove

Wed, 29 Apr, 2020 - 13:18

Meditation not going quite how you’d planned?

In Saddhaloka’s third talk in the series, the Buddha talks with Meghiya after his unsuccessful attempt to meditate in a beautiful mango grove…

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Adhisthana in lockdown: Saddhanandi and Caroline in conversation

Tue, 28 Apr, 2020 - 15:35

Adhisthana in lockdown: Saddhanandi and Caroline in conversation

Tue, 28 Apr, 2020 - 15:35

A playlist of three videos from the start of the lockdown at Adhisthana. Saddhanandi and Caroline discuss generosity and practicing in the lockdown.

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Caroline I P

For the Happiness and Welfare of Many

Mon, 27 Apr, 2020 - 11:46

For the Happiness and Welfare of Many

Mon, 27 Apr, 2020 - 11:46

In his second talk in the series counting down to Buddha Day, Saddhaloka shares the stories of just after the Buddha’s enlightenment. This talks covers the buddha’s first teachings, and the compassion that moved him and his followers to teach.

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Livestream Puja tonight 7.15pm BST

Sat, 25 Apr, 2020 - 16:53

Livestream Puja tonight 7.15pm BST

Sat, 25 Apr, 2020 - 16:53

Please join our fourth Facebook live-streamed Puja for Bhante, led by Saddhanandi with the Adhisthana community:

https://www.facebook.com/adhisthana.triratna/posts/3410280642339584?__tn__=-R

We will be chanting the five mantras Bhante asked us to do at his death.

Join in and participate at home (put your laptop/tablet/phone on your shrine and meditate, chant and make offerings with us!). Thanks to everyone who took part last week. We really enjoy doing puja with you all....