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Orden i Sverige
Orden i Sverige

Nordisk ordenshelg 2018: hjälp att välja datum!

Posted by Munisha to Orden i Sverige on Tue, 21 Nov, 2017 - 15:17

Nordisk ordenshelg 2018: hjälp att välja datum!

Posted by Munisha to Orden i Sverige on Tue, 21 Nov, 2017 - 15:17

Have you filled in this Doodle?

https://doodle.com/poll/8dqi4uhm236ssg4c#table

Please ask any friends whose names you don’t see here yet. And please fill it in even if you don’t yet know if you can come. We just need help to choose the date.

Tack!

Munisha

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Coogee Buddhist Group
Coogee Buddhist Group

Meditation This Week

Posted by dharmalata to Coogee Buddhist Group on Tue, 21 Nov, 2017 - 07:01

Meditation This Week

Posted by dharmalata to Coogee Buddhist Group on Tue, 21 Nov, 2017 - 07:01

Dear Coogee Meditators


Hope you can make it to meditation with us this week


Thursday   7 - 8.30 pm
Sunday      8 - 9 am


And if you’re interested in attending a retreat led by Vajradaka: one of our very experienced meditation teachers from the UK December 8 - 10 out at our retreat centre on the banks of the Georges River click on the link below for more details:


https://www.sydneybuddhistcentre.org.au/retreats/threads-dharma-sangha-r…


Metta
Dharmalata and Padmadakini
...

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Orden i Sverige
Orden i Sverige

Middag för Ordern 9 December

Posted by Viriyavasin to Orden i Sverige on Mon, 20 Nov, 2017 - 11:52

Middag för Ordern 9 December

Posted by Viriyavasin to Orden i Sverige on Mon, 20 Nov, 2017 - 11:52

Hej!

För alla ordensmedlemmar som vill och kan, middag hemma hos mig lördagen den 9 December. Vi äter ca 18.00 men alla är välkomna från 16.00 att bara hänga eller hjälpa till med maten. Spread the word.

Maila mig (viriyavasin [at] outlook.com) och berätta om du kommer.

Med värme,
/Viriyavasin
070-0029244
Sturevägen 12, Lidingö...

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Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

All night vigil 2 December 2017

Posted by Mokshini to Buddhist Action on Mon, 20 Nov, 2017 - 11:00

All night vigil 2 December 2017

Posted by Mokshini to Buddhist Action on Mon, 20 Nov, 2017 - 11:00

DANCE stands for the Dharma Action Network for Climate Engagement - a UK network that involves all Buddhist traditions. 

DANCE Devon are hosting their 6th annual All Night Vigil at Gaia House on Saturday 2nd December, raising money for 350.org. If you’d like to participate, sponsor the event, or organise your own local gathering to tie in with it, you can find all the info you need on the website: http://www.thedancewebsite.org/events/all-night-vigil-2017/ 

Do get involved!

...

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Triratna Thames Valley and Reading
Triratna Thames Valley and Reading

An introduction to meditation and Buddhist practice

Posted by stuarts to Triratna Thames Valley and Reading on Sun, 19 Nov, 2017 - 16:28

An introduction to meditation and Buddhist practice

Posted by stuarts to Triratna Thames Valley and Reading on Sun, 19 Nov, 2017 - 16:28

The experience developed within the Buddhist tradition over thousands of years has created an incomparable resource for all those who wish to improve the quality of their lives and follow a path towards fulfilment. This course will teach you two Buddhist meditation practices - The Mindfulness of Breathing and the Metta Bhavana (the cultivation of loving-kindness) and the fundamental tenets of Buddhist teaching: nothing is fixed or permanent; actions have consequences; change is possible: as well as exploring how the...

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Deal Buddhist Group
Deal Buddhist Group

Upcoming Men's Mornings

Posted by Rich Gifford to Deal Buddhist Group on Fri, 17 Nov, 2017 - 03:43

Upcoming Men's Mornings

Posted by Rich Gifford to Deal Buddhist Group on Fri, 17 Nov, 2017 - 03:43

Men’s Mornings

0800 to 1300 on the following Saturdays at  Sholden Village Hall, New Road, Sholden, Deal, Kent CT14 0AF.

We will meditate together, have breakfast, then have a talk & discussion with…

13th January  Punyamati (needs no introduction!)

17th February Vidyaketu (from Tunbridge Wells, ordained April 2017)

24th March Paramabandhu (from LBC, author of Mindful Emotion: A Short Course in Kindness)

21st April Arthadasa (from Eastbourne)

Please book and give your dana (donation) in advance if you possibly can as it helps us to plan numbers for catering;...

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Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Intro Course: Get To Know Your Mind with Buddhism & Meditation

Posted by bhpruitt to Portsmouth Buddhist Center on Thu, 16 Nov, 2017 - 20:18

Intro Course: Get To Know Your Mind with Buddhism & Meditation

Posted by bhpruitt to Portsmouth Buddhist Center on Thu, 16 Nov, 2017 - 20:18

Our next four-week introductory course will focus on meditation within a Buddhist framework. Dh. Suddhayu will teach two traditional meditations, mindfulness of breathing and cultivation of loving kindness, placing them in the context of the Buddha’s teaching. Together these practices and teachings hold the key to shifting our minds toward greater capacity to dwell in the present and a larger field of kindness towards ourselves and others. 

Register here to ensure a place. Please note, this class will take place at...

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Coogee Buddhist Group
Coogee Buddhist Group

Why Meditate?

Posted by dharmalata to Coogee Buddhist Group on Tue, 14 Nov, 2017 - 01:16

Why Meditate?

Posted by dharmalata to Coogee Buddhist Group on Tue, 14 Nov, 2017 - 01:16

Applying right speech is difficult in the beginning … but if you practice every time you talk to someone, the mind will learn how to be aware, to understand what it should or should not say, and to know when it is necessary to talk. 

—Sayadaw U Tejaniya, “The Wise Investigator”



In a very simple sense I meditate because it helps me. Sometimes it feels mechanical but i keep going because …. coming back to the...

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