Triratna Safeguarding
Triratna Safeguarding

2020 with the ECA Safeguarding team

By ECA Safeguarding on Fri, 9 Apr, 2021 - 16:01

2020 with the ECA Safeguarding team

By ECA Safeguarding on Fri, 9 Apr, 2021 - 16:01

Despite Triratna centres being mostly closed since March 2020 because of the pandemic, the work of the ECA’s Safeguarding team has continued. Here’s a short account of our work.

Since 2016 the Safeguarding team has provided a central place to report ethical concerns. We can be found in the Triratna section of the dropdown menu on the home page of The Buddhist Centre Online at www.thebuddhistcentre.com - or just by searching ‘safeguarding’ on TBCO.

Alongside continuing work on some historical...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Just released: Vajradevi’s ‘Uncontrived Mindfulness’

By Helen - Windhor... on Fri, 9 Apr, 2021 - 10:44

Just released: Vajradevi’s ‘Uncontrived Mindfulness’

By Helen - Windhor... on Fri, 9 Apr, 2021 - 10:44

We are very pleased to announce the release of Vajradevi’s first book, Uncontrived Mindfulness: Ending Suffering through Attention, Curiosity and Wisdom. 

The Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta is a foundational text in the Buddhist tradition, outlining a path of increasing awareness and wisdom. Over many years, Vajradevi has drawn on a range of approaches to the practice of satipaṭṭhāna: within Triratna as well as with U Tejaniya in the Burmese meditation tradition and some teachers of the Insight Meditation Society. What she offers us...

Birmingham Buddhist Centre
Birmingham Buddhist Centre

Perfect Action

By Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 9 Apr, 2021 - 00:00
Sangha night talk exploring three aspects of Right Action: Action as the expression of Perfect Vision and Perfect Emotion, investigating skilfulness and Maitrisara is joined by Sanghanath from the Karuna Trust to present the possibilities of collective action.
Buddhafield
Buddhafield

I Am Because We Are – Meditation Retreat

By lotusbuddhafield on Thu, 8 Apr, 2021 - 12:57

I Am Because We Are – Meditation Retreat

By lotusbuddhafield on Thu, 8 Apr, 2021 - 12:57

Led By: Singhashri, Kamalanandi & team
Location: Bowerwood, nr. Honiton in East Devon
Retreat Experience: Six months or more meditation experience
Age Group: Adults only

“I am because we are” is a traditional African saying from the Ubuntu tradition evoking the inherent truth of interdependence and the promise of Beloved Community.

We all yearn to find and engage with others in spaces of deep meaning and heart-felt belonging, where we are each doing our own work in authentic connection with one another. This is the ideal of...

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: The Sun that Dwells in Space

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 8 Apr, 2021 - 07:00

Suryagupta shares a personal and significant story of opening up into a moment of uncertainty, and in it, learning to love, learning to give, later connecting this experience to the Buddha Vairocana.

This is conclusion of the talk entitled Vairocana & the Sunlight of the Enlightened Mind, part of the series The Symbolic World of the Five Buddha Mandala at the London Buddhist Centre, 2019.

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Alive in Nature: Micro-Adventures with Dhanakosa Retreat Centre

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 8 Apr, 2021 - 06:26

Alive in Nature: Micro-Adventures with Dhanakosa Retreat Centre

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 8 Apr, 2021 - 06:26

Alive in Nature: A series of Dharma micro-adventures live from the Scottish Highlands!

Saturdays May 8, 15, 22

Reserve a space on this event

First daily session (2 hrs): IE & UK 07:30 | Europe CET 08:30 | India 12:00 | Australia AEDT 16.30 | New Zealand 18.30

Second daily session (2 hrs): USA PST 11:00 | México 13:00 | USA EST 14:00 | IE & UK 19:00 | Europe...

West London Buddhist Centre
West London Buddhist Centre

FREE LGBTQ-friendly Mindfulness for Health Course

By Sophie_WLBCPublicity on Wed, 7 Apr, 2021 - 19:39

FREE LGBTQ-friendly Mindfulness for Health Course

By Sophie_WLBCPublicity on Wed, 7 Apr, 2021 - 19:39

Can you help us spread the word?

Are you, or do you know anybody living with long-term illness, pain that comes back regularly (doesn’t have to be severe), or have emotional stress around your health that could benefit from a free Breathworks Mindfulness for Health (Mindfuness Based Pain Management) course running from 22 April to 17 June, 1-2.15pm?

We’ll have a taster session for the free 9-week LGBTQ friendly course on 8 and 15 April from 1-2pm. All sessions will be held on Zoom. In this...

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Buddhist Action

Earth Day Meditation: Three Jewels, One World

By Maitridevi on Wed, 7 Apr, 2021 - 17:10

Earth Day Meditation: Three Jewels, One World

By Maitridevi on Wed, 7 Apr, 2021 - 17:10

Earth Day Meditation, Thursday 22nd April 

This event marks the start of a coming together of all those in Triratna for whom concern for the environment is an intrinsic part of their Dharma practice. We will be gathering online on Earth Day (April 22nd) for a period of meditation, sitting in solidarity with this beautiful fleeting world. So wherever you are in the world please join us.


First meditation led by Paramananda

UK &...

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Into the Valley of Being: Meditation and Movement Workshops with Jayachitta

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 7 Apr, 2021 - 12:27

Into the Valley of Being: Meditation and Movement Workshops with Jayachitta

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 7 Apr, 2021 - 12:27

A series of meditation and movement workshops – join us for a celebration of connectedness, lightness and relaxation in a spirit of play!

Sundays, 2 hours
2nd May, 9th May – Into the Valley of Being
30th May, 6th June – A Celebration of Connectedness

Each workshop will be done twice to accommodate time zones. Get one ticket and come to as many sessions as you wish!

Reserve a space on these workshops

First session: IE & UK 09.00...