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Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

El Bodhisattva del Siglo 21 (Español)

By Paramachitta on Tue, 20 Aug, 2019 - 11:13

El Bodhisattva del Siglo 21 (Español)

By Paramachitta on Tue, 20 Aug, 2019 - 11:13

En esta charla dada en la noche de Sangha del Centro Budista de Valencia y que inició el Mes de Accion Budista 2019, Parami muestra hábilmente como las enseñanzas del Buda son tan relevantes al mundo de hoy como eran en la epoca del Buda. Se llama “El Bodhisattva del Siglo 21” y Parami, como siempre nos inspira y nos anima a la accion. (Parami es presidenta del Centro Budista de Valencia).

In this talk given to the Sangha at the...

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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

UK & Ireland Area Order Convention: Welcoming New Order Members

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 8 Aug, 2019 - 21:35

UK & Ireland Area Order Convention: Welcoming New Order Members

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 8 Aug, 2019 - 21:35

On the evening of the first full day of the UK & Ireland Area Order Convention the customary welcome to new Order members took place, hosted by former International Order Convenor, Parami.

Here’s a short video of just a few of those new Order members introducing themselves to the Order. Before that took place Parami read out the names of all the Order members who have died or resigned in the last twelve months - a...

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India Dhamma Trust: "At the heart of a peaceful Dhamma Revolution"

One Month Retreat For Young Women In India

By vajratara on Wed, 17 Jul, 2019 - 21:53

One Month Retreat For Young Women In India

By vajratara on Wed, 17 Jul, 2019 - 21:53

The women’s ordination team, with Karunamaya and Padmasuri, led a one month’s Dhamma training course for young women in Nagpur. The culminated in Bodhgaya where those on the course led a 5 day retreat for women in Bihar. Watch this documentary and hear the participants talk about their experience. For me it seems an especially significant course. The young women learn about the Dhamma and Dr Ambedkar in the very heartland of modern Indian Buddhism. They then travel North to...

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Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

The #lifechangingbooks campaign needs YOU!

By Helen - Windhor... on Mon, 15 Jul, 2019 - 16:16

The #lifechangingbooks campaign needs YOU!

By Helen - Windhor... on Mon, 15 Jul, 2019 - 16:16

Have you heard about Windhorse Publications’ #lifechangingbooks campaign? They’re inviting you to join them on social media (InstagramTwitter or Facebook) to watch people talking about a Windhorse book that has changed their life. 

In this video, Priyananda, Publishing Director at Windhorse Publications, gives the low-down on the campaign. Visit the #lifechangingbooks page on Windhorse Publications’ website to view all the videos they’ve shared to date.

The purpose of the campaign is two-fold: to share inspiration about the power of books to...

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Triratna News
Triratna News

Urgyen Tulip Revival

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 15 Jul, 2019 - 15:18

Urgyen Tulip Revival

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 15 Jul, 2019 - 15:18

Metta Vihara, the retreat centre for Belgium and the Netherlands, opened in 2012. To help fund that project they asked a bulb grower to create a tulip, which was named Urgyen, after Sangharakshita, the founder of the Triratna Buddhist Order and community.

Now the grower has stopped producing it but a Triratna friend, Kees van den Berg, son of a Dutch bulb grower himself, has collected some 18 remaining bulbs and over the coming years is going to restart...

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