College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Public Preceptor Appointment: Vajratara

By akasajoti on Mon, 26 Jul, 2021 - 17:23

Public Preceptor Appointment: Vajratara

By akasajoti on Mon, 26 Jul, 2021 - 17:23

Dear friends,

The College of Public Preceptors is delighted to announce the appointment of Vajratara as a Public Preceptor.

Vajratara is 43 years old. She encountered the Dharma while still at school, was ordained in 2004, and became a private preceptor in 2016. She was in Sheffield for many years where she lived in a community, worked in the Evolution shop, and then taught at the Centre. She is currently a member of the women’s ordination team at Tiratanaloka, where she’s been for about...

People to People, Nagpur, India.
People to People, Nagpur, India.

First Time in India - Transgender's Meditation Retreat

By tejadhamma on Mon, 26 Jul, 2021 - 14:36

First Time in India - Transgender's Meditation Retreat

By tejadhamma on Mon, 26 Jul, 2021 - 14:36

Initiated by People to People

People to People, Nagpur is working with transgenders since Covid-19 Relief Work have been started. We have helped them with Food, Grocery kits and the Electric Bills when they had nothing to cope up with any expenses in Corona Second Wave and Lock down crisis.
The group leader of 16 transgender, Shanaya and her group are going to be introduce with...

People to People, Nagpur, India.
People to People, Nagpur, India.

Covid Relief Work - Food Kit Distribution to Vulnerable in slums

By tejadhamma on Mon, 26 Jul, 2021 - 14:21

Covid Relief Work - Food Kit Distribution to Vulnerable in slums

By tejadhamma on Mon, 26 Jul, 2021 - 14:21

Though the Second Wave of Covid - 19 and Lockdown have been reducing, we are still working on Covid-19 Relief Work in slums of Kamptee, Nagpur, India. Here, daily wagers are still finding difficult to get job and earning to manage their routine life; difficult for them to cope up the expenses with the children’s online classes/school, food and other necessary things. People are in need of help.

Here we are sharing a video of a slum named Alamnagar, Kamptee.  We are working on...

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: Reflecting on your Speech

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 26 Jul, 2021 - 06:00

Introducing the speech precepts, Bodhilila explains the Buddha’s advice on how to communicate effectively. How do you decide when and how to speak, using criteria of helpfulness, truthfulness, and whether or not it is pleasant to hear?

From the talk entitled The Buddha’s Speech given at West London Buddhist Centre, 2017.

***
Subscribe to our Dharmabytes podcast - bite-sized inspiration three times every week! (Apple Podcasts)

Subscribe to our Free Buddhist Audio podcast...

Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center
Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center

Bodhicaryavatara reading

By Saddhammapradip on Sun, 25 Jul, 2021 - 21:14

Bodhicaryavatara reading

By Saddhammapradip on Sun, 25 Jul, 2021 - 21:14Dhni. Modini reading Bodhicaryavatara - Samprajnaya rakshan - verse 47 to 54 during community study class.
Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center
Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center

Online retreat images

By Saddhammapradip on Sun, 25 Jul, 2021 - 20:59

Online retreat images

By Saddhammapradip on Sun, 25 Jul, 2021 - 20:59
It was delightful to be involved in online retreat and as community be with Dh. Chandrashil as training.
Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center
Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center

Artist friend Ranjit trying to work out Bodhisattva Tara Sketch

By Saddhammapradip on Sun, 25 Jul, 2021 - 20:25

Artist friend Ranjit trying to work out Bodhisattva Tara Sketch

By Saddhammapradip on Sun, 25 Jul, 2021 - 20:25
Community member and Artist friend Ranjit trying to work out Bodhisattva Tara Sketch. It has appear but again dissolve. It was overwhelmed to see Ranjit working on it.
Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center
Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center

Rainy season visitors

By Saddhammapradip on Sun, 25 Jul, 2021 - 19:52

Rainy season visitors

By Saddhammapradip on Sun, 25 Jul, 2021 - 19:52
As it’s raining some time visitors turn up towards retreat center. Nice to see little one following their parents going ahead to Main shrine.
Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center
Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center

Dh. Pasadik visit to retreat center

By Saddhammapradip on Sun, 25 Jul, 2021 - 19:43

Dh. Pasadik visit to retreat center

By Saddhammapradip on Sun, 25 Jul, 2021 - 19:43
Dh Pasadik with retreat center with family. It was really delightful to meet him as well as gratitude for generous Donation against name of Late Kusum Sasane.
Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center
Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center

Sharing community Living experience

By Saddhammapradip on Sun, 25 Jul, 2021 - 19:26

Sharing community Living experience

By Saddhammapradip on Sun, 25 Jul, 2021 - 19:26
Dhni. Modini is staying at retreat center from some time now, she is sharing her community experience with other Dhammacharini friends.