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Coronavirus Appeal: A Message from the CEO of Karuna Trust

From Karuna Fundraisers on Thu, 22 Apr, 2021 - 11:58

Coronavirus Appeal: A Message from the CEO of Karuna Trust

From Karuna Fundraisers on Thu, 22 Apr, 2021 - 11:58

As most of you know the situation in India is again becoming desperate. 

This second wave of COVID-19 is spreading faster; infection rates are more than double than at the previous peak and health facilities are being overwhelmed. Night curfews and local lockdowns are still paralysing many states, with devastating consequences for migrant workers. As before, it is the most vulnerable and marginalised people suffering most. 

Make a donation now and help us save lives

In March last year, Karuna launched...

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Covid Emergency in India: An Evening with Padmavajra and Friends

From Buddhist Centre Features on Mon, 19 Apr, 2021 - 03:55

Covid Emergency in India: An Evening with Padmavajra and Friends

From Buddhist Centre Features on Mon, 19 Apr, 2021 - 03:55

Join Padmavajra and friends live on Tuesday 20th April for a special event to raise funds for urgent Covid-19 care in India:

US PST 11:00 | US EST 14:00 | IE & UK 19:00 | Europe CET 20:00 | India 23:30 | Australia AEDT 04:00 (next day) | New Zealand 06:00 (next day)

Five members of our Order have died of #COVIDー19 in the past few days in India. There is so...

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Sources of Inspiration: Paramananda and Friends

Thu, 15 Apr, 2021 - 18:36

Sources of Inspiration: Paramananda and Friends

Thu, 15 Apr, 2021 - 18:36

In ‘Sources of Inspiration’, Paramananda talks to his guests about what gets their spiritual juices flowing and has helped them stay inspired in their rich, committed Dharma lives. Each week his guests bring something along to share - and a depth conversation begins…

These conversations were aired live and unrehearsed, so who knows what might emerge to delight or surprise us! Tune in and find out some of the things that keep experienced Buddhists going in these difficult times.

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Just released: Vajradevi’s ‘Uncontrived Mindfulness’

From Windhorse Publications on Fri, 9 Apr, 2021 - 10:44

Just released: Vajradevi’s ‘Uncontrived Mindfulness’

From Windhorse Publications on Fri, 9 Apr, 2021 - 10:44

We are very pleased to announce the release of Vajradevi’s first book, Uncontrived Mindfulness: Ending Suffering through Attention, Curiosity and Wisdom. 

The Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta is a foundational text in the Buddhist tradition, outlining a path of increasing awareness and wisdom. Over many years, Vajradevi has drawn on a range of approaches to the practice of satipaṭṭhāna: within Triratna as well as with U Tejaniya in the Burmese meditation tradition and some teachers of the Insight Meditation Society. What she offers us...

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Alive in Nature: Micro-Adventures with Dhanakosa Retreat Centre

Thu, 8 Apr, 2021 - 06:26

Alive in Nature: Micro-Adventures with Dhanakosa Retreat Centre

Thu, 8 Apr, 2021 - 06:26

Alive in Nature: A series of Dharma micro-adventures live from the Scottish Highlands!

Saturdays May 8, 15, 22

Reserve a space on this event

First daily session (2 hrs): IE & UK 07:30 | Europe CET 08:30 | India 12:00 | Australia AEDT 16.30 | New Zealand 18.30

Second daily session (2 hrs): USA PST 11:00 | México 13:00 | USA EST 14:00 | IE & UK 19:00 | Europe...

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Maitridevi

Earth Day Meditation: Three Jewels, One World

From Buddhist Action on Wed, 7 Apr, 2021 - 17:10

Earth Day Meditation: Three Jewels, One World

From Buddhist Action on Wed, 7 Apr, 2021 - 17:10

Earth Day Meditation, Thursday 22nd April 

This event marks the start of a coming together of all those in Triratna for whom concern for the environment is an intrinsic part of their Dharma practice. We will be gathering online on Earth Day (April 22nd) for a period of meditation, sitting in solidarity with this beautiful fleeting world. So wherever you are in the world please join us.

First meditation led by Paramananda

UK & ...

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Sadayasihi

Into the Valley of Being: Meditation and Movement Workshops with Jayachitta

Wed, 7 Apr, 2021 - 12:27

Into the Valley of Being: Meditation and Movement Workshops with Jayachitta

Wed, 7 Apr, 2021 - 12:27

A series of meditation and movement workshops – join us for a celebration of connectedness, lightness and relaxation in a spirit of play!

Sundays, 2 hours
2nd May, 9th May – Into the Valley of Being
30th May, 6th June – A Celebration of Connectedness

Each workshop will be done twice to accommodate time zones. Get one ticket and come to as many sessions as you wish!

Reserve a space on these workshops

First session: IE & UK 09.00...

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In the Footsteps of the Buddha at Rivendell (The Dharma Toolkit Podcast, Episode 38)

Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 - 14:54

Live from Forest House near Rivendell Retreat Centre in the UK - we’re not sure a podcast setting gets any more mythic than that!

Our friends Mandarava and Nagasiddhi are running an online Home Retreat for us - with amazing puppets, original artwork for the event, and an abundance of magic images illustrating tales from the life of the Buddha. And you are invited!

Register for a space on ‘In the Footsteps of the Buddha’

Meditation,...

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Online Weekend: The Tree, the Snake and the Goddess

From Dhanakosa Buddhist Retreat Centre on Tue, 23 Mar, 2021 - 16:41

Online Weekend: The Tree, the Snake and the Goddess

From Dhanakosa Buddhist Retreat Centre on Tue, 23 Mar, 2021 - 16:41

April 16-18

Exploring the Buddha’s relationship with nature: a study practice weekend with Dhivan

The teaching of the Buddha is practical and concerned with the ending of dukkha or suffering. But the life-story of the Buddha shows him becoming Awakened at the foot of the Bodhi tree, encouraged and sheltered by the nāgas or mythical snakes, and having defeated Māra with the help of the Earth Goddess. These symbols of tree, snake and goddess tell us something on the level of myth...