I’ve been trying to process what feels to be really important and somewhat pressing decisions regarding the big picture of my life organisation lately. I can get to a point where I sort of grind to a halt, immobilised by options …..
It’s easy for me to go to a stress place when this happens but fortunately the momentum of practice, and particularly the daily practice, cuts in and I see that there is a quiet, friendly place I can access where...
On 23 April 2017 seven women were publicly ordained in the Mexico City Buddhist Centre after being on a Going for Refuge Retreat at Cintamani Retreat Centre.
Parami also tells us about how 6 women from Venezuela came to be invited to the event.
In June 2017, Buddhistisches Tor Berlin hosted the first European Mainland Young Buddhist Convention, attended by 70 young people aged from 18 to 35. Organiser Hannah and contributor Prasadacharin tell us all about the event.
Posted by Liz_Bassett to FutureDharma on Mon, 26 Jun, 2017 - 09:00
Q: What’s the absolutely best thing about working for FutureDharma Fund?
A: Knowing that we’re helping you support some amazing Triratna projects.
Each month we’re going to bring you news from one of them. First up in June - Clear Vision Trust.
Now 50 years old, Triratna has grown and spread across the globe. We all practice in a diverse range of settings. Yet whether we’re part of a large urban sangha, attend a small local group, live in a community, on our own or in...
On April 8th 2017 Triratna Day was celebrated around the world as the 50th anniversary of its founding in 1967. We visit Sheffield for the Northern English celebration, Adhisthana, Dhanakosa in Scotland and Essen for the Western European events in Germany.
Posted by prashrabdhi to Chester on Wed, 24 May, 2017 - 13:08
We are continuing to hold our weekly meetings at the Chester Quaker Meeting House. The evenings include some discussion, meditation with tea and a chat. Everyone is welcome. We’re very friendly so feel free to drop in.
A puja in my Buddhist tradition is a ceremony that includes reflection, chanting and offerings that deepen appreciation of The Buddha and his teachings.
It moves through seven stages which include gratitude, confession and reverence. Sometimes there are readings slotted into the puja to add colour and inspiration to an already rich tapestry of practice.
In traditional Buddhist cultures pujas are often done on the full moon and this is a tradition that some members of Jayakula, our...