We are delighted to announce that the public ordination of the following women took place at Tiratanaloka at 2pm BST on 20th July 2021
Public Preceptor Parami:
Sarah Wellard becomes Kiranasri (dot under the ’n’, accent over the ’s’ and long last ‘i’) a Sanskrit name meaning “She who has the Radiance of a Moonbeam (of Bodhichitta).” Registered spelling Kiranasri Private preceptor Prajnadevi
Lynne Marie Eccleston becomes Taralocana (long first, second and last ‘a’s) a...
By The Abhayaratna... on Tue, 20 Jul, 2021 - 16:00
We will soon close our appeal to help Order members and their families in India, who have been affected by the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. In the meantime, if you still wish to make a donation you can still do so here;
By Sophie_WLBCPublicity on Mon, 19 Jul, 2021 - 16:00
This online retreat runs from Sunday 25 July at 7pm and runs till Sunday 31 July at 5.30pm
Mandalas are cross cultural symbols of the relationship between the macrocosm and the microcosm of the human psyche. Helping us to understand, on the deepest level, our place in the universe. Within Buddhism they are used as an aid to meditation and contemplation.
On this retreat we will be imagining our own bodies as a mandala with our hearts as the central organising principle around which...
Last week, I and 3 other new order members were welcomed back to the LBC as our new selves. As is tradition at the London Buddhist Centre, we invited many of our friends and family and gave short talks - trying to explain to the Buddhist and non-Buddhist audience (as well as to ourselves) what we’d just committed our lives to. I found it a hugely moving event, integrating different strands of my life together - old and new; public...