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Skyping from Singapore

Posted by charlotte-l to Triratna News on Wed, 29 Mar, 2017 - 10:09

Skyping from Singapore

Posted by charlotte-l to Triratna News on Wed, 29 Mar, 2017 - 10:09

Celebrating our 50th year, Triratna Buddhist Community is a truly international Sangha. Zoe Lim is the only mitra training for Ordination in Singapore.  Liz Bassett, from FutureDharma Fund, caught up with her friend to talk about her life and why she loves The Buddhist Centre Online -  one of the many projects to receive funding from FutureDharmaFund this year. 


Zoe found Triratna at the Nottingham centre when she was a student, and since moving back to Singapore has returned to the UK to attend retreats at Tiratanaloka,
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Triratna News
Triratna News

Ordination at Padmaloka

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 29 Mar, 2017 - 09:12

Ordination at Padmaloka

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 29 Mar, 2017 - 09:12

We are delighted to announce that on Tuesday March 28th at 2.30pm Jyotipala was publicly ordained at Padmaloka Retreat Centre, UK.

Jyotipala means ‘He who protects the light’.

His public ordination was performed by Padmavajra.

With metta,
Manjusiha

This ordination marks Jyotipala’s re-entry into the Order. Jyotipala was the first person to be ordained at Padmaloka in 1976 - with Sangharakshita as private preceptor. Sometime in the mid to late nineties, Jyotipala resigned from the Order. Unusually, he was not privately ordained...

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Coogee Buddhist Group
Coogee Buddhist Group

A Garden of Impressions

Posted by dharmalata to Coogee Buddhist Group on Tue, 28 Mar, 2017 - 00:42

A Garden of Impressions

Posted by dharmalata to Coogee Buddhist Group on Tue, 28 Mar, 2017 - 00:42

In Men’s study at the Sydney Buddhist Centre we’re exploring a book titled ‘Finding the Mind’ by one of our order members by the name of Ratnaprabha.


He takes up the central quest of Buddhism to know and understand the mind. Mind is seen as key if we are to have a happy and fulfilling life. In fact the seminal and very early text ‘The Dhammapada’ starts by saying that every experience we have of life is determined by the...

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Croydon Buddhist Centre
Croydon Buddhist Centre

A Breath of Fresh Air

Posted by Carol Robertson to Croydon Buddhist Centre on Mon, 27 Mar, 2017 - 16:43

A Breath of Fresh Air

Posted by Carol Robertson to Croydon Buddhist Centre on Mon, 27 Mar, 2017 - 16:43

Spring is certainly in the air this week, the sunshine is filling up our new shrine room and reception space. The builders worked over the weekend to finish painting and the electricals and left only one worker on site Tuesday. Our contractors have gone on a much needed holiday. With the majority of the main work complete, cleaning up started and we turned out attention to getting the area tip top before we fit our new carpet tiles.

Vijayasri, Malcolm, Dhammasena and...

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Deal Buddhist Group
Deal Buddhist Group

​Practice Day led by Danapriya

Posted by Rich Gifford to Deal Buddhist Group on Mon, 27 Mar, 2017 - 07:32

​Practice Day led by Danapriya

Posted by Rich Gifford to Deal Buddhist Group on Mon, 27 Mar, 2017 - 07:32

​Practice Day led by Danapriya

​​Sunday 23rd April 1030 to 1600

​at Sholden Village Hall, New Road, Sholden, Kent CT14 0AF  

​Danapriya will be attending a ​meditation retreat at Rivendell the first week of April called ‘From Awareness to Insight’ ​and ​would like to share aspects of the retreat with you to help take your ​meditation practice further.

Suggested Dana £25 or give what you can.

Please bring something vegetarian to share for lunch.

Please book and give in advance. Email ekbuddhists [at] gmail.com

Please  give online...

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Deal Buddhist Group
Deal Buddhist Group

Men's Morning: 'Insight in and outside of Meditation'

Posted by Rich Gifford to Deal Buddhist Group on Mon, 27 Mar, 2017 - 07:29

Men's Morning: 'Insight in and outside of Meditation'

Posted by Rich Gifford to Deal Buddhist Group on Mon, 27 Mar, 2017 - 07:29

Men’s Morning at Sholden: ‘Insight in and outside of Meditation’

Saturday 29th April - 0800 to 1300

We will meditate, have breakfast, he​ar a talk, have a discussion and deepen our connections with the Dharma and each other.

The morning will be led by Punyamati and Danapriya and the theme will be ‘Insight in and outside of Meditation’

To book please give a suggested donation of £20 (or whatever works for you).

Please book in advance. Email ekbuddhists [at] gmail.com

Please pay online to Account No 10440655 Sort...

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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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