Greetings to all around the world as we set our sights on BAM 2018. The sangha here has had an early introduction to the BAM theme, so we could include our Buddha Day celebrations in our program. What better example could we have of ‘transforming self transforming world’ than the Buddha Shakyamuni, whose words and example have affected billions of people down through the ages, since he set rolling the wheel of the Dharma in our world age.
The second Mainland Europe Young Buddhist Convention will take place in Valencia, Spain from the 6th to 9th July. After last year’s successful Convention - the first - this year’s MEYBC will be held in the delightful surroundings of Suryavana Retreat Centre, close to Valencia. The theme is ‘The Nature of Inner Peace: Creating Sangha From the Inside’.
Elena, Estela and Nestor, the organisers of this year’s Convention, have made a short film to invite all people between 18 and 35 within the...
We are looking for a Communications Coordinator. The general objectives of this position are maintaining and developing digital and print marketing campaigns to increase sales of Windhorse books on the website, and maintaining and developing publicity campaigns, specifically with online and social media contacts, Triratna centre bookshops, the general press, Buddhist press, and the book trade.
Post: Communications Coordinator
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Start date: June-July 2018
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This FBA Podcast is called ‘Anapanasati - Contemplation of Feelings’ given by Guhyavajra during the 2016 Anapanasati retreat at Padmaloka.
The Anapanasati meditation practice and Four Foundations of Mindfulness are woven into a system of practice which when developed and cultivated is of great fruit and great benefit. Based on the Buddha’s principal discourse on the subject found in the Anapanasati sutta of the Pali Canon, we explore our human experience rooted in the six...
This is a talk I gave on our Sangha Night in Bristol to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Order in April. It puts the ‘Fifty Years, Fifty Voices’ project in context alongside the Sangharakshita Complete Works and includes a sneak preview of a number of ‘voices’ from the project, including Vessantara on Bhante in the early days, Buddhadasa on the Order & Arya Sangha, Vajratara on what she loves about the Order, , Manjusvara...
Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Fri, 18 May, 2018 - 11:52
June is Buddhist Action Month (BAM) and Triratna Sanghas all over the world have been planning activities as part of this festival of Buddhist social action. Beginning in 2012 as a day, this is a pan-Buddhist initiative from the UK’s Network of Buddhist Organisations.
This year we have an invitation to explore two particular angles of ‘transforming self, transforming world’:
transforming self: looking at the effect of digital technology on the well-being of us as individuals and on society ...