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Green Earth Awakening Camp 2022

Fri, 12 Aug, 2022 - 11:39

Green Earth Awakening Camp 2022

Fri, 12 Aug, 2022 - 11:39

14 - 18th September 2022 | Blackdown Hills, Somerset

Our more intimate gathering, at the turning of the summer season, delving into community, nature based practice, land-based skills, crafts, and creative ways to forge social and ecological resilience.

We are an off-grid, drug and alcohol free, temporary camping community of up to 500 people, with workshops, talks, movement, meditation and celebration.

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Here’s a sneak peak at what to look forward to at this year’s camp:

Turner Prize nominated...

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Buddhafield is looking for retreat team

Fri, 28 Jan, 2022 - 09:46

Buddhafield is looking for retreat team

Fri, 28 Jan, 2022 - 09:46

Buddhafield is looking for retreat team, volunteer crew and cooks for Spring/Summer 2022

Our volunteers camp out on Buddhafield’s beautiful land in Devon, and work together in community to build, run and then dismantle our dana-based retreats. We share food, fireside songs and meditate together. Being part of a retreat team is a powerful experience of living simply, in community and close to nature.


The structure and atmosphere of being part of a retreat team is a combination of land-based community living, Team...

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The Peaceful Heart - Online Course with Dayajoti

Tue, 14 Dec, 2021 - 09:57

The Peaceful Heart - Online Course with Dayajoti

Tue, 14 Dec, 2021 - 09:57

Wednesdays, 7-8.45pm
January 12th, 19th, 26th, and February 2nd

A short course with small numbers exploring how to find a serenity that can hold the full range of our experience - through metta, mindfulness and insight.  

The four sessions will focus on:

  • Resourcing ourselves through finding space; leaning into places of pleasure and ease; and using the imagination.
  • Finding kindness towards painful experience, through opening to it on a bodily level; bringing an emotional attitude of welcoming and acceptance; and through ways of viewing the painful
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At Home with the Elements Online Event 2022

Mon, 6 Dec, 2021 - 16:34

At Home with the Elements Online Event 2022

Mon, 6 Dec, 2021 - 16:34

13th - 27th February, 2022

Our sense of identity is deeply rooted in the real nature of things. This is the fullness of contentment.
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Subhuti, Mind in Harmony

What is the antidote to deep feelings of separation? Of despair and loneliness? Without being able to control everything, how can we hope to gain any sense of security?
 
Connecting with deep identity means realising that we are nature, that we contain the six elements within us at the same time...

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Buddhafield 2022 retreat season now open for booking

Fri, 19 Nov, 2021 - 10:10

Buddhafield 2022 retreat season now open for booking

Fri, 19 Nov, 2021 - 10:10

We’ve just added our 2022 retreat season to our website. Over the course of ten events, we’ll be welcoming families, people training for ordination, beginners and more experienced practitioners. Our popular Spring Yatra walking retreat is back for the first time since 2019 and we are thrilled to be partnering with Tirartnaloka to offer a women’s training for ordination retreat on our land nr. Broadhembury in East Devon. 

Buddhafield events are all held under open skies and in...

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Buddhafield Weekender mini fest

Fri, 25 Jun, 2021 - 09:16

Buddhafield Weekender mini fest

Fri, 25 Jun, 2021 - 09:16

Buddhism on the land at the Buddhafield Weekender
9th - 11th July

Move your practice from the cushion to the earth! Ritual, meditation, dharma talks, sangha, with music, workshops and dance. All under the open sky in beautiful fields. 

Book your place here
 

From the Dharma programme:
Talks by Saddhanandi and Kusaladevi; Dharma via magic tricks (Prof Brian Rappert); workshops with Tejananda; Meditation and Deep Ecology with Sanghasiha; meditation group review (Anuttara); ‘Kiss...

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Be the Ground: Buddhafield Fundraiser

Wed, 28 Apr, 2021 - 21:52

Be the Ground: Buddhafield Fundraiser

Wed, 28 Apr, 2021 - 21:52

Could you be part of the ground from which we grow, by giving regularly to us?  https://chuffed.org/project/buddhafield  is our fundraiser page.

Buddhafield offers so much of what is needed in this century:  the Buddha’s liberating teachings, in authentic community, living close to nature: powerful antidotes to the current epidemics of lack of meaning, social isolation, and alienation from the natural world.  

Sangharakshita saw Buddhafield as one of the two most important developments to have taken place in the last 25 years within the Triratna community. ...

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Be the Ground from which we Grow

Fri, 16 Apr, 2021 - 11:50

Be the Ground from which we Grow

Fri, 16 Apr, 2021 - 11:50

Could you be part of the ground from which we grow, by giving regularly to us?  https://chuffed.org/project/buddhafield  is our fundraiser page.

Buddhafield offers so much of what is needed in this century:  the Buddha’s liberating teachings, in authentic community, living close to nature; powerful antidotes to the current epidemics...

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I Am Because We Are – Meditation Retreat

Thu, 8 Apr, 2021 - 12:57

I Am Because We Are – Meditation Retreat

Thu, 8 Apr, 2021 - 12:57

Led By: Singhashri, Kamalanandi & team
Location: Bowerwood, nr. Honiton in East Devon
Retreat Experience: Six months or more meditation experience
Age Group: Adults only

“I am because we are” is a traditional African saying from the Ubuntu tradition evoking the inherent truth of interdependence and the promise of Beloved Community.

We all yearn to find and engage with others in spaces of deep meaning and heart-felt belonging, where we are each doing our own work in authentic connection with one another. This is the ideal of...

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At Home with the Elements: a golden thread through February

Fri, 15 Jan, 2021 - 15:07

At Home with the Elements: a golden thread through February

Fri, 15 Jan, 2021 - 15:07

Come and join Buddhafield for our big winter event! A spacious, month-long journey through the Six Elements of earth, water, fire, air, space and consciousness.  We will meet them in our daily lives, wherever we find ourselves.  You can dip in as much or as little as you’d like. 

There’s a wonderful programme of meditation; bodywork; dharma and other talks; workshops, poetry, music and dance.  Regular emails to participants and a Facebook Event page. 

This event...