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Amalavajra - Your Money or Your Life

From Free Buddhist Audio on Tue, 26 Oct, 2021 - 17:30

Amalavajra - Your Money or Your Life

From Free Buddhist Audio on Tue, 26 Oct, 2021 - 17:30

Money makes for wonderful means but terrible ends. If we focus our life a mere symbol of relative value then we risk alienating ourselves from the very things we seek - love, meaning and rich experience. Could money instead be a means to not just a better world, but to Enlightenment itself?

Amalavajra is an ex-City broker turned fundraiser. This talk was given to a public audience as part of the June 2014 ‘BAM’ series: ...

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WLBC Sutrathon 2021 – Following the Golden Thread

From West London Buddhist Centre on Tue, 26 Oct, 2021 - 12:43

WLBC Sutrathon 2021 – Following the Golden Thread

From West London Buddhist Centre on Tue, 26 Oct, 2021 - 12:43

Dear Friends

With the end of October approaching and the evenings drawing in, it has been almost a year since Dharmavadana embarked on his feat of reading The White Lotus Sutra over a whole night. He raised the incredible sum of £2,039 for our wonderful centre.  Following in the footsteps of Dharmavadana’s golden path of inspiration…. the annual Sutrathon is born!

Here we are now, 15 courses, 13 events, 10 retreats and many hours of shared practice in our weekly and monthly classes...

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Launch of Karuna USA! Live Event, November 6

From Triratna News on Tue, 19 Oct, 2021 - 22:12

Launch of Karuna USA! Live Event, November 6

From Triratna News on Tue, 19 Oct, 2021 - 22:12

We are delighted to announce the launch of Karuna USA

Live launch: November 6th: 1-3pm EDT | 10am-12pm PDT | 11am-1pm México | 5-7pm IE & UK | 6-8pm Europe

Karuna USA has been established by Triratna sangha members based in the United States as a sister entity to Karuna UK and Karuna Germany. We are grateful to Karuna UK’s Trustees and Team for their invaluable support. 

Sharing similar missions and...

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Future Dharma Renewed! (The Buddhist Centre Podcast, Episode 423)

From FutureDharma on Sun, 17 Oct, 2021 - 23:59

A full Dharma life: you can come to it from anywhere, and it will lead you in unimagined ways… From the investment banking hothouses of the City of London, to visionary experiences in a field with Green Tara and the Chemical Brothers at the Glastonbury Festival, here are stories told by a team of people dedicating their work to setting up conditions for a future where the great hope of the Buddhist path is available to all.

We...

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One World, One Sangha: FutureDharma and The Buddhist Centre Online

From Buddhist Centre Features on Sun, 17 Oct, 2021 - 23:57

One World, One Sangha: FutureDharma and The Buddhist Centre Online

From Buddhist Centre Features on Sun, 17 Oct, 2021 - 23:57

The Buddhist Centre Online will be ten years old at the end of 2022. It’s been an amazing journey building an online platform for Triratna—and FutureDharma has been with us all the way.

So I’m delighted to welcome the FutureDharma team to the site for a special focus on their renewing vision. Over the next two weeks you’ll be hearing about the best of their work and their plans for the next few years, that will help bring the Dharma to tens of thousands...

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Online Urban Retreat 2021 - The Alchemy of the Sangha

Thu, 7 Oct, 2021 - 16:11

Online Urban Retreat 2021 - The Alchemy of the Sangha

Thu, 7 Oct, 2021 - 16:11

Cardiff Buddhist Centre and Stroud Sangha proudly invite you to our online Urban Retreat!

With an alchemical mixture of talks, workshops, meditation, ritual, creativity and discussion, we will explore these four tantric rites in relation to Sangha. We will also explore how to bring this retreat into your everyday life and transform you, no matter what your living conditions are.

When...

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Poetry East with Paul Kingnorth

From London Buddhist Centre on Wed, 29 Sep, 2021 - 16:37

Poetry East with Paul Kingnorth

From London Buddhist Centre on Wed, 29 Sep, 2021 - 16:37

Saturday 9th October

11.00 US PST |  13.00 Mexico  | 14.00 US EST  |  19.00 IE & UK  |  20.00 CET Europe  |  07.00 (Sunday 10th) New Zealand

Paul Kingsnorth is a writer and thinker who takes on big themes connected to the root spiritual crisis of modernity. His journalism, novels and essays offer passionate and provocative perspectives on nature, technology and the story of our civilisation. He is author of ten books including Confessions of a Recovering...

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Weekend Retreat for People of Colour at Vajrasana, UK

Thu, 23 Sep, 2021 - 12:45

Weekend Retreat for People of Colour at Vajrasana, UK

Thu, 23 Sep, 2021 - 12:45

Friday 8 – Sunday 10 October, Vajrasana Retreat Centre, UK

Led by Suryagupta and Bodhilila


A weekend for people of colour to come together to meditate and be inspired by the Buddha’s teaching in the spacious Suffolk countryside. During this weekend there will be talks, discussion, meditation, music and ritual. This retreat is suitable for those who are completely new to Buddhism and meditation as well as those who have been practising for some time.
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Buddhism, the Environment, and You

From FutureDharma on Wed, 22 Sep, 2021 - 15:32

Buddhism, the Environment, and You

From FutureDharma on Wed, 22 Sep, 2021 - 15:32

Buddhism, the Environment and You

Sunday October 3rd 10.30am to 12.30pm

It’s a crucial time in the relationship of humans with our environment. How to live? What to do? Come and join some of the most thoughtful members of our Order as they reflect on the issues, and how they can be addressed in our Buddhist practice.

You are invited to take part in this event hosted by North London Buddhist Centre, FutureDharma and Windhorse Publications.

[You can attend in person at North London Buddhist Centre or via Zoom: ...

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BRAHMA VIHARAS - ONLINE meditation retreat 12-17 Nov 2021

Mon, 20 Sep, 2021 - 15:01

BRAHMA VIHARAS - ONLINE meditation retreat 12-17 Nov 2021

Mon, 20 Sep, 2021 - 15:01

12-17 November 2021
Led by Advayasiddhi and Vajrapriya 


How to meet difficulties with an open heart and a big mind? In fact, how to meet everything that way? 

A traditional Buddhist answer is to strengthen the Brahma Viharas and unlock the secret potential of our being’s capacity to live with love, compassion, joy and equanimity; to live with courageous wisdom whatever we encounter in life. 

The retreat will be a mixture of input,...