Weekend Retreat led by Dh. Chandrashil, supported by Dh. Ratnasambhava, Dh.Guhyacitta and Dh. Suchandra. During this retreat Ranjit become Mitra. We study Ideal of Human Enlightenment and Bhava Chakra.
From 7th to 12th Aug 17 Chikun Retreat led by Sifu Steven Williams for Beginner’s, Regular and Advance Student of Chikun. Beginner’s Retreat attended by more the 80 retreatant, Regular by 30 and Advance by 20 retreatant.
During the first Great Gathering of 2016 at Padmaloka, 'The Buddha's Noble Quest', Padmavajra led three inspiring seminars on the Ariyapariyesana Sutta.
The sutta contains one of the oldest versions of the life of the Buddha, given by the Buddha himself. It was the first text on which Sangharakshita led a seminar on the first retreat held at Padmaloka.
This Sunday, August 20, 10AM-12:30 PM, we will continue our summer theme, If the Buddha Lived in Portsmouth. In this series, we areconsidering how different episodes in the life of the Buddha can open the door to considering how his teachings relate to issues we are facing now in our own lives. This week, we will look at the Buddha’s advice on how to choose what path is right for us among the many different suggestions on offer for...
This symbol is an archetypal representation of one of the most important Buddhist teachings, pratitya samutpada or conditioned co-production. In imagery and symbolism it can speak to us in a very direct way, more potent that words.