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Threefold Puja, Dedication Ceremony, Refuges and Precepts and Heart Sutra in Irish

By Prajnagita on Fri, 30 Jul, 2021 - 11:40

A collection of translations into Irish including:

The Threefold Puja (translated into Irish by Pádhraic Ó Ciardha, from the English version by Sangharakshita)

The Dedication Ceremony (translated into Irish by Pádhraic Ó Ciardha, from the English version by Sangharakshita)

The Refuges and Precepts (with the 5 and 10 Positive Precepts) (translated into Irish by Pádhraic Ó Ciardha, from the English version by Sangharakshita)

The Heart Sutra (taken from the Dublin Buddhist Centre’s Celtic Puja) 

For those with little Irish who would still like to participate, please feel free to follow the set of voice recordings made...

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Over 30 Policy/Procedure Template Documents (for mostly UK use)

By aparajita on Wed, 28 Jul, 2021 - 14:58

Dear responsible person at a Centre or Group

The policies and procedures contained in this document are intended to be adapted and tailored to your specific needs. Obvious slots exist for you to drop in your organisation name, or the job title of the relevant person, but it’s important to read through the policies fully before deciding whether further changes are required!

There are also consistent references to some key terms like “staff”, “volunteers”, “beneficiaries”, “Chief Executive”. Using “find and replace” it should be...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Beauty and Environmental Action (The Dharma Toolkit Podcast, Episode 41)

By Centre Team on Sat, 17 Jul, 2021 - 17:05

Join us for a deep dive into the relationship between art, aesthetics, the environment, and the inner life of people, objects and houses! In this episode we discuss the current ecological and biodiversity crises with an artist and a poet, asking how an appreciation and fuller understanding of beauty itself can help us take action in our own lives.

Be prepared to have your notions of “the beautiful” challenged and, hopefully, also affirmed as we range with our guests Padmacandra and Vilokini...

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Positive precepts in Irish

By Viryabodhi on Tue, 13 Jul, 2021 - 16:37
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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Forging a Path for Women in India (The Dharma Toolkit Podcast, Episode 40)

By Centre Team on Tue, 15 Jun, 2021 - 11:58

A conversation exploring the central role of strong personal friendships in creating a culture that encourages women and girls in India to take seriously their own aspirations - whether in Buddhist training or life in general. 

Abhayanavita and Tarahridaya are wonderful leaders and exemplars in this work, speaking across generations, across gender, and across caste to help inspire the new Buddhists of India.

From extremely difficult conditions each has forged her own path towards safety, respect and acceptance. And in a time of terrible...

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Buddha Day Celebrations

By gunabhadri on Thu, 27 May, 2021 - 15:20

On the full moon day of May… we celebrate Buddha Day.

Visit the Buddhist Centre Online on Instagram for highlights of Buddha Day celebrations around the world…

Here are some of the ways Triratna Centres are celebrating this important event this year.

22 May

23 May

  • Cambridge: 23 May 10am-1pm: Buddha Day
  • Stockholm and Oslo will have a joint zoom celebration (with possibly the Danish sangha, too). There will
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