Taraloka Retreat Centre
Taraloka Retreat Centre

Ritual and Imagination Retreat 2022 (4 of 6)

By Free Buddhist Audio on Tue, 4 Oct, 2022 - 00:00
A series of talks exploring ritual and imagination from Punyamala and Samantabhadri. These talks were recorded at Taraloka during a retreat for women training for ordination. Talk Four: Ritual and the Path of Beauty This talk explores the Shubha vimoksa-mukkha – the beautiful as a gateway to Awakening. Punyamala clearly sets out Sangharakshita’s vision of the path of beauty. She makes practical suggestions about how to walk in beauty, especially in a ritual context.
Taraloka Retreat Centre
Taraloka Retreat Centre

Ritual and Imagination Retreat 2022 (3 of 6)

By Free Buddhist Audio on Tue, 4 Oct, 2022 - 00:00
A series of talks exploring ritual and imagination from Punyamala and Samantabhadri. These talks were recorded at Taraloka during a retreat for women training for ordination. Talk Three: Being with the Transcendental through Imagination and Ritual Samantabhadri explores our deeper imaginative experience of the physical world, of beauty and of the transcendental. This arises in ritual and devotion through more subtle experience of the body, speech and mind and thus within gesture and movement, words and mantra, atmosphere and transcendental presence.
Taraloka Retreat Centre
Taraloka Retreat Centre

Ritual and Imagination Retreat 2022 (2 of 6)

By Free Buddhist Audio on Tue, 4 Oct, 2022 - 00:00
A series of talks exploring ritual and imagination from Punyamala and Samantabhadri. These talks were recorded at Taraloka during a retreat for women training for ordination. Talk Two: Bringing the Heart Back Home: An overview of ritual in the Dharma Life Punyamala explores the importance of ritual and its potential for transformation. She considers ritual as a dramatized form of meditation involving body, speech and mind in which we can come into alignment with the beyond.
Taraloka Retreat Centre
Taraloka Retreat Centre

Ritual and Imagination Retreat 2022 (1 of 6)

By Free Buddhist Audio on Tue, 4 Oct, 2022 - 00:00
A series of talks exploring ritual and imagination from Punyamala and Samantabhadri. These talks were recorded at Taraloka during a retreat for women training for ordination. Talk One: Carving Ourselves Anew: Reflections on the practice of devotion Punyamala explores the significance of devotion in the Dharma life and the importance of cultivating it. She suggests various ways to express devotion.
Taraloka Retreat Centre
Taraloka Retreat Centre

Ritual and Imagination Retreat 2022 (6 of 6)

By Free Buddhist Audio on Tue, 4 Oct, 2022 - 00:00
A series of talks exploring ritual and imagination by Punyamala and Samantabhadri. These talks were recorded at Taraloka during a retreat for women training for ordination. Talk Six: Prajnaparamita: Perfect Wisdom and Perfect Beauty Samantabhadri explores the Perfection of Wisdom tradition, its vision and its apparent decline. She then evokes the utterly beautiful translucent figure of Prajnaparamita, the mother of all the Buddhas, seemingly arising and passing away, honoured, forgotten and re-discovered.
Taraloka Retreat Centre
Taraloka Retreat Centre

Ritual and Imagination Retreat 2022 (5 of 6)

By Free Buddhist Audio on Tue, 4 Oct, 2022 - 00:00
A series of talks exploring ritual and imagination from a retreat led by Punyamala and Samantabhadri. These talks were recorded at Taraloka during a retreat for women training for ordination. Talk Five: A Personal Talk In this talk Sinhacandra explores her personal relationship to shrines, ritual and devotion. In doing so she explores her love of ritual and how building shrines are a funadamental part of her practice.
College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Ordinations at Padmaloka

By satyaraja on Mon, 3 Oct, 2022 - 21:38

Ordinations at Padmaloka

By satyaraja on Mon, 3 Oct, 2022 - 21:38

Dear Friends,

I am delighted to announce the ordinations of the following three men at Padmaloka on Saturday 1st October 2022.
 
with metta,
 
Satyaraja

Public preceptor Satyaraja
 
Donnie Young becomes Maitrika (long second i). “He who values Friendship”
Private Preceptor: Jinavamsa 
 
Mark Chipp becomes Dayasingha (long second a). “Hero of Kindness and Compassion”
Private Preceptor: Vadanya
 
John Brierley becomes Manikaya (long second a). “He who is a collection of Jewels”
Private Preceptor: Jayagupta

Triratna News
Triratna News

Ordinations at Padmaloka

By satyaraja on Mon, 3 Oct, 2022 - 21:33

Ordinations at Padmaloka

By satyaraja on Mon, 3 Oct, 2022 - 21:33

I am delighted to announce the ordinations of the following three men at Padmaloka on Saturday 1st October 2022.
 
with metta,
 
Satyaraja

Public preceptor Satyaraja
 
Donnie Young becomes Maitrika (long second i). “He who values Friendship”
Private Preceptor: Jinavamsa 
 
Mark Chipp becomes Dayasingha (long second a). “Hero of Kindness and Compassion”
Private Preceptor: Vadanya
 
John Brierley becomes Manikaya (long second a). “He who is a collection of Jewels”
Private Preceptor: Jayagupta

Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center
Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center

Doctor's Retreat

By Saddhammapradip on Mon, 3 Oct, 2022 - 16:54

Doctor's Retreat

By Saddhammapradip on Mon, 3 Oct, 2022 - 16:54

Doctor’s Retreat arrange by Dhni. Taranavita.  

It was good Dh Adityabodhi was around retreat. 

Thanks for Dr Ahire, family and friends to be part of retreat.