European Chairs' Assembly
European Chairs' Assembly

Summary of January ECA 2023

By aparajita on Mon, 30 Jan, 2023 - 11:29

The pdf is a brief description of the recent ECA meeting at Adhisthana - if you want to know more, talk to your local Centre Chair.

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Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Job opportunity: ECA Safeguarding officer (available as job share)

By Development Team on Mon, 30 Jan, 2023 - 11:03

Job opportunity: ECA Safeguarding officer (available as job share)

By Development Team on Mon, 30 Jan, 2023 - 11:03

Job opportunity: ECA Safeguarding officer (available as job share)

After seven years as Triratna’s European Chairs Assembly’s Safeguarding officer, Munisha is stepping down by the end of June and applications are now invited for this Order post.

The ECA Safeguarding officer is employed by the ECA executive (trustees) to advise Triratna charities and other legal bodies running Triratna activities in the UK and the rest of Europe on the practical measures for protecting adults and children from harm, working to...

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: A Fundamentally Flawed Strategy

By Zac on Mon, 30 Jan, 2023 - 06:00

Adverse situations of our day to day lives can provide us with opportunities to transform. Pradaya explores the Seven Point Mind Training teaching of turning adverse conditions into the path of enlightenment.

From the talk Base Metal Into Gold, part of the series Mind Training - The Alchemy of The Emotions, given at Sheffield Buddhist Centre, 2019.

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FBA Podcast: Wisdom in the Bodhicaryavatara

By Zac on Sat, 28 Jan, 2023 - 06:00

Parami offers a clear, insightful and practical guide to the classically challenging Wisdom chapter of the Bodhicaryavatara. She places the chapter in context of the Bodhisattva Path and. with consistent warmth and humour, illuminates this part of the text for those who have been struggling with it. 

This talk was given at Glasgow Buddhist Centre, 2022.

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Dharmabytes: Dharmas Are Dreamlike

By Zac on Thu, 26 Jan, 2023 - 06:00

Society is complicated and we have all sorts of stories about that. Satyajyoti explores how our ideas and our stories create their own realities. Whatever our views are about the world influences how we experience the world.

Excerpted from the talk Training In Wisdom, part of the series Mind Training - The Alchemy of The Emotions, given at Sheffield Buddhist Centre, 2019.

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Akashavana
Akashavana

The beginning of 2023 at Akashavana

By bodhipaksini on Wed, 25 Jan, 2023 - 15:12

The beginning of 2023 at Akashavana

By bodhipaksini on Wed, 25 Jan, 2023 - 15:12

As I write, the sun is streaming in through the window heralding warmer days to come…we’re still very much in winter with a smattering of snow on the ground and ice in our buckets and outdoor washing bowls.

Padmasakhi and I returned to the community house last week from our winter sojourn in the UK and are gradually picking up the threads that we will weave into this year’s retreat season - beginning with the 11 week ordination retreat which begins...