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Cambridge Buddhist Centre
Cambridge Buddhist Centre

Why I Am An Order Member

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio to Cambridge Buddhist Centre on Fri, 24 Mar, 2017 - 00:00
In this Sangha Night talks, three of our more established Order Members talk about their experience of being an Order Member and why they are still inspired to practice in this context.
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Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Sunday March 26 - Positive Emotion

Posted by bhpruitt to Portsmouth Buddhist Center on Thu, 23 Mar, 2017 - 14:59

Sunday March 26 - Positive Emotion

Posted by bhpruitt to Portsmouth Buddhist Center on Thu, 23 Mar, 2017 - 14:59

This Sunday, March 26, 10AM - 12:30PM, we will continue our exploration of the stages of the spiritual path.  Led by Dh. Rijupatha, we will practice the Metta Bhavana, or Loving Kindness meditation. Then we will turn our attention to the second stage or aspect of spiritual development, positive emotion. Once we have set ourselves on the path, this is the quality of being and acting that enables us to follow that path wherever it leads. With positive emotion, we...

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Adhisthana
Adhisthana

2017 Women's Dharma Life Course

Created by akasajoti to Adhisthana on Thu, 23 Mar, 2017 - 13:51

2017 Women's Dharma Life Course (group)

Created by akasajoti to Adhisthana on Thu, 23 Mar, 2017 - 13:51

A place for you all to check in, introduce yourself, and ask any practical questions about the course… 

Exeter Triratna Group
Exeter Triratna Group

Working with 'vedana'

Posted by Mokshini to Exeter Triratna Group on Thu, 23 Mar, 2017 - 11:16

This week we continued our theme of going deeper in meditation and to truly ‘meditate with and in the body’; learning to find out ‘what is actually happening’ as opposed to what we may just think is happening due to habit or custom.  

Nandavajra introduced us to the term ‘vedana’ - an interesting and useful concept in Buddhism. Sometimes translated as ‘feeling’; a more accurate term is ‘sensation’, or as it sometimes referred to as the ‘initial hedonic feeling tone’ - that is, the...

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Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Five New Books

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Thu, 23 Mar, 2017 - 11:04

Five New Books

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Thu, 23 Mar, 2017 - 11:04

March has been a busy month, bookwise.  We announce the publication of four new books: three volumes of the Complete Works of Sangharakshita, and Mindful Emotion by Drs Paramabandhu Groves and Jed Shamel.  We are also carrying a new edition of Detox Your Heart by Valerie Mason-John (Vimalasara), published by Wisdom Publications.

The Complete Works

We announce the release of three new volumes of the Complete Works of Sangharakshita, in time for celebrations around the 50th anniversary...

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Buddhafield
Buddhafield

The Buddhafield season is upon us!

Posted by Sarah Boak to Buddhafield on Wed, 22 Mar, 2017 - 15:42

The Buddhafield season is upon us!

Posted by Sarah Boak to Buddhafield on Wed, 22 Mar, 2017 - 15:42

The Buddhafield season begins in April, and the spring weather is drawing us closer to nature and to the land, calling us to a deeper experience of ourselves and others, supported by the earth. 

Highlights of the season include our Total Immersion Retreat - a silent meditation retreat led by experienced meditators Kamalashila and Vajradevi, on our beautiful Broadhembury land in Devon. Beginning on 6th May, the retreat runs for a...

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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

‘From idealism to responsiveness’ - Vajratara

Posted by sanghadhara to Buddhist Centre Features on Wed, 22 Mar, 2017 - 12:21

‘From idealism to responsiveness’ - Vajratara

Posted by sanghadhara to Buddhist Centre Features on Wed, 22 Mar, 2017 - 12:21

Vajratara gave the talk entitled ‘From idealism to responsiveness – personal reflections on the lineage of responsibility’ on the Triratna Buddhist Order Women’s UK & Ireland Area Order Weekend at Adhisthana, 5 March 2017

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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

‘The history of my taking Responsibility’ - Satyalila

Posted by sanghadhara to Buddhist Centre Features on Wed, 22 Mar, 2017 - 12:19

‘The history of my taking Responsibility’ - Satyalila

Posted by sanghadhara to Buddhist Centre Features on Wed, 22 Mar, 2017 - 12:19

Satyalila gave the talk entitled ‘The history of my taking Responsibility’ on the Triratna Buddhist Order Women’s UK & Ireland Area Order Weekend at Adhisthana, 5 March 2017

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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

‘Mr Blobby, Bones and Connection’ - Karunadhi

Posted by sanghadhara to Buddhist Centre Features on Wed, 22 Mar, 2017 - 12:16

‘Mr Blobby, Bones and Connection’ - Karunadhi

Posted by sanghadhara to Buddhist Centre Features on Wed, 22 Mar, 2017 - 12:16

Karunadhi gave the talk entitled ‘A personal talk on the lineage of loyalty: Mr Blobby, Bones and Connection’ on the Triratna Buddhist Order Women’s UK & Ireland Area Order Weekend at Adhisthana, 5 March 2017

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