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Help us become an inspiring Dharma home online to even more people around the world!

By Candradasa on Tue, 21 Dec, 2021 - 01:58

Help us become an inspiring Dharma home online to even more people around the world!

By Candradasa on Tue, 21 Dec, 2021 - 01:58

When the pandemic struck, Triratna had a well-developed web platform ready to go…

Throughout Covid, the Dharma Toolkit on Buddhist Centre Online has become an inspiring practice home for many thousands of people around the world. All our live events are available instantly to everyone on all devices. But our small team of dedicated web developers can’t meet the massive demand for digital Dharma. Over 50% of web use is now on phones, but with all our pandemic work...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

The Age of Reunion: Charles Eisenstein in Conversation with Maitreyabandhu

By Maitreyabandhu on Sat, 11 Dec, 2021 - 20:40

The Age of Reunion: Charles Eisenstein in Conversation with Maitreyabandhu

By Maitreyabandhu on Sat, 11 Dec, 2021 - 20:40

This clip is from an interview with Charles Eisenstein recorded on March 31st of this year. It is taken from the beginning of the interview, where Charles and Maitreyabandhu reflect upon the relevance of current events, such as the pandemic, on the transition from the ago of separation into the age of reunion.

This interview was a part of an event earlier this year run by the London Buddhist Centre.

Watch the full conversation

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Charlies Eisenstein is an important speaker and...

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Re-Watch the Best of International Sangha Day 2021

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 7 Dec, 2021 - 17:43

Re-Watch the Best of International Sangha Day 2021

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 7 Dec, 2021 - 17:43

International Sangha Day 2021: “May Our Communication Be Sangha”

Sangha, spiritual community, can be described as a network of friendships based on what’s of most value. In the company of those committed to the Buddha’s teachings – past and present – we can express and deepen metta, loving-kindness, in our deeds, words and thoughts.

This year’s International Sangha Day celebration focused on communication because communication is a crucial part of the practice and development of Sangha. At its worst, communication can cause conflict...

Abhayaratna Trust
Abhayaratna Trust

Meditation and Trauma - An Interview with Vajradevi

By The Abhayaratna... on Thu, 2 Dec, 2021 - 11:52

Meditation and Trauma - An Interview with Vajradevi

By The Abhayaratna... on Thu, 2 Dec, 2021 - 11:52

In this interview, Jinavamsa asks Vajradevi if trauma surfaces, could that be the result of long term practice or is it something we are doing, or not doing in our approach? And could meditation teachers benefit from some training to recognise when people they teach are coming up against trauma and acute anxiety?

Watch video interview here

You can also catch up with the rest of our mental wellbeing and the Order series here

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

The Eight Guidelines | The Altruistic Dimension (Hindi with Subtitles)

By akasajoti on Mon, 29 Nov, 2021 - 11:48

The Eight Guidelines | The Altruistic Dimension (Hindi with Subtitles)

By akasajoti on Mon, 29 Nov, 2021 - 11:48

अमोघसिद्धि और अमृतदीप, नागपुर (भारत) से, हमारे समन्वय के परोपकारी पहलू के अर्थ और महत्व पर प्रतिबिंबित करते हैं, छठे में, समन्वय प्रशिक्षण के लिए आठ दिशानिर्देशों के बारे में सार्वजनिक उपदेशकों के बीच अनौपचारिक, व्यक्तिगत, वार्तालापों की एक श्रृंखला में। आठ दिशानिर्देश एक ढांचे की पेशकश करते हैं जिसके माध्यम से आदेश सदस्य और मित्र त्रिरत्न बौद्ध आदेश में समन्वय के लिए शरण और प्रशिक्षण की प्रक्रिया के बारे में प्रतिबिंबित कर सकते हैं और संवाद कर सकते हैं।...

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Karaniyametta Sutta - Chanted in Pali by Vimalanandi

By Candradasa on Sun, 28 Nov, 2021 - 01:52

Karaniyametta Sutta - Chanted in Pali by Vimalanandi

By Candradasa on Sun, 28 Nov, 2021 - 01:52

Part of the resources for the Home Retreat, ‘How To Really Save the World’, here is a core text for metta (loving kindness) practice in the Buddhist tradition. 

Beautifully chanted by Vimalanandi, the chanting of the sutta is accompanied by images of the Buddha Amitabha, the Buddha of the western direction traditionally associated with love.

For more resources and all the teaching from this retreat, see:
https://thebuddhistcentre.com/savetheworld

Read the Metta Sutta in English | Read an alternative translation

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