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Book Review of Vajragupta's book 'Wild Awake'

Posted by Sadayasihi to Community Highlights on Mon, 23 Apr, 2018 - 14:46

Book Review of Vajragupta's book 'Wild Awake'

Posted by Sadayasihi to Community Highlights on Mon, 23 Apr, 2018 - 14:46

In Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature Vajragupta draws on twenty-five years of experience going into nature alone. He recounts how these ‘solitary retreats’ have changed him, how he fell in love with the places he stayed in and the creatures there and includes a helpful A-Z guide on how to go about your own solitary retreat.  Wild Awake is available from Windhorse Publications as a paperback or an eBook.

Here is a review of Wild Awake...

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New Lights in the Sky Film Celebrating 50 Years of the Triratna Buddhist Order

Posted by Sadayasihi to Community Highlights on Mon, 23 Apr, 2018 - 14:21

New Lights in the Sky Film Celebrating 50 Years of the Triratna Buddhist Order

Posted by Sadayasihi to Community Highlights on Mon, 23 Apr, 2018 - 14:21

Lights in the Sky have just released a new film celebrating 50 years of the Triratna Buddhist Order, which was founded in London on the 7 April 1968.  ‘The Life of the Order’ contains archive footage and interviews with Order Members and gives a rounded picture of the era out of which the Order emerged.

The film is a 45 minute compilation of the main themes of the four-part History of the FWBO series.

See...

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Triratna News

Expressing the Bodhisattva Ideal in the World: Ambedkar and the Gypsies in Hungary

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Mon, 23 Apr, 2018 - 11:53

Expressing the Bodhisattva Ideal in the World: Ambedkar and the Gypsies in Hungary

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Mon, 23 Apr, 2018 - 11:53

From the 10th to the 13th May 2018 the Dutch and the Belgian Sanghas are holding an Order-Mitra Convention at the Dutch retreat centre Metta Vihara, to which they have invited some Mitras from the Hungarian gypsy community. 

Subhuti has been working with the Gyspy community in Hungary for over a decade, and he is a Kalyana Mitra (spiritual friend) of the Hungarian, Triratna-affiliated Jai Bhim network. The impact that Dr Ambedkar had on the lives of hundred of thousands of...

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Lights In The Sky - Buddhist Media
Lights In The Sky - Buddhist Media

The Life of the Order

Posted by Suryaprabha to Lights In The Sky - Buddhist Media on Mon, 23 Apr, 2018 - 10:09

The Life of the Order

Posted by Suryaprabha to Lights In The Sky - Buddhist Media on Mon, 23 Apr, 2018 - 10:09

Lights in the Sky film commissioned to celebrate 50 years since the founding of the Triratna Buddhist Order in London, 7 April 1968. It’s a 45 minute compilation of the main themes of the four-part History of the FWBO series http://www.lightsinthesky.org/Lights_In_The_Sky_Films/triratna_history.html

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Western Buddhist Review
Western Buddhist Review

Searching for the Sublime

Posted by dhivan thomas jones to Western Buddhist Review on Sun, 22 Apr, 2018 - 19:46

Searching for the Sublime

Posted by dhivan thomas jones to Western Buddhist Review on Sun, 22 Apr, 2018 - 19:46

Here is a review by Ben Atmer of Vajragupta’s new book from Windhorse Publications:

VajraguptaWild Awake: Alone, Offline & Aware in Nature

Windhorse, Cambridge, 2018, £10 pb

review by Ben Atmer

Vajragupta, a member of the Triratna Buddhist Order and writer, has had published a new book based on his long and deep immersion in the practice of solitary retreat. He attempts, for the most part remarkably successfully, to convey his sense of intimacy with the natural world, and tries to suggest just what it...

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Women Mitra Study Retreat - Eight Fold Path

Posted by Saddhammapradip to Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center on Sun, 22 Apr, 2018 - 08:15

Women Mitra Study Retreat - Eight Fold Path

Posted by Saddhammapradip to Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center on Sun, 22 Apr, 2018 - 08:15

Women Mitra Study Retreat from 16th to 23rd April 18 on Eight fold path led by Women Going for Refugee team Dhni. Shubhajaya, Dhni. Shilvati, Dhni. Vimalsuri, Dhni. Bodhiratna, Dhni. Kamalcitta and Dhni. Modini. 90 Dhammamitra attended retreat.

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Free Buddhist Audio

FBA Podcast: Training in the Six Paramitas: Shila - The Essence of Ethics

Posted by Sadayasihi to Free Buddhist Audio on Sat, 21 Apr, 2018 - 15:04

This FBA Podcast is called ‘Training in the Six Paramitas: Shila - The Essence of Ethics’ by Padmavajra.

This is the fifth talk in a six-part series by Padmavajra exploring the Perfection of Wisdom and specifically the practice of the Six Perfections. The usual order of the practices is reversed, so here we turn to the key issue of “Ethics”.

Talk given at Padmaloka Retreat Centre, 2004 as part of the series ...

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Triratna News
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Triratna and the Mindfulness Initiative in the UK

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Fri, 20 Apr, 2018 - 14:44

Triratna and the Mindfulness Initiative in the UK

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Fri, 20 Apr, 2018 - 14:44

As mindfulness has entered the mainstream of Western societies, one of the most striking developments is the popularity of mindfulness practice among British Members of Parliament and the connections they have made to public policy. Triratna has had a significant presence in this process.  Vishvapani, one of those involved, updates us on this work and writes:  “A few years ago, when these discussions started, I don’t think any of us imagined that their potential ramifications could be so far-reaching.” 

Mindfulness...

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FutureDharma
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Supporter Care Manager with complementary role/s

Posted by nanadavajra to FutureDharma on Fri, 20 Apr, 2018 - 10:28

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Supporter Care Manager with complementary role/s (Systems Manager, Bookkeeper or Secretary)

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The core element of this role is Supporter Care Manager, ideally in combination with two smaller additional roles described below depending on your aptitude, interest and experience:

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