Bristol Buddhist Centre
Bristol Buddhist Centre

Day 4 of Rains retreat - afternoon session

By khemajoti on Tue, 18 May, 2021 - 18:47

Day 4 of Rains retreat - afternoon session

By khemajoti on Tue, 18 May, 2021 - 18:47

Input from Dhammarati and discussion with the participants on the hindrances and the awakening factors

Bristol Buddhist Centre
Bristol Buddhist Centre

Day 4 of Rains retreat, morning session

By khemajoti on Tue, 18 May, 2021 - 17:30

Day 4 of Rains retreat, morning session

By khemajoti on Tue, 18 May, 2021 - 17:30

Dhammarati takes us through the Wisdom verses and leads us in a meditation

Triratna News
Triratna News

Update on India COVID relief

By Centre Team on Tue, 18 May, 2021 - 16:39

Update on India COVID relief

By Centre Team on Tue, 18 May, 2021 - 16:39

From The Abhayaratna Trust, FutureDharma Fund / India Dhamma Trust and The Karuna Trust

The Abhayaratna Trust, Karuna Trust and FutureDharma / India Dhamma Trust (IDT) are meeting every week during this crisis. They are collaborating with Triratna partners in India to coordinate relief to people and projects affected by this devastating wave of COVID. The situation is getting worse and worse and experts believe the official numbers of people dying in India, which has one of the world’s poorest-funded healthcare...

Triratna Safeguarding
Triratna Safeguarding

Anglican Church in England and Wales makes significant Safeguarding reforms

By ECA Safeguarding on Tue, 18 May, 2021 - 09:38

Anglican Church in England and Wales makes significant Safeguarding reforms

By ECA Safeguarding on Tue, 18 May, 2021 - 09:38

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse’s investigation into the Anglican Church in England and Wales has led to the Church committing to significant reform. The law in England and Wales will also be amended to add religious leaders to the definition of ‘positions of trust’. This new law will make it a criminal offence for religious leaders and teachers to have sex with anyone under 18 who would be deemed to be ‘in their care’, even though the age of consent is...

Bristol Buddhist Centre
Bristol Buddhist Centre

Day 3 of Rains retreat afternoon session

By khemajoti on Mon, 17 May, 2021 - 18:43

Day 3 of Rains retreat afternoon session

By khemajoti on Mon, 17 May, 2021 - 18:43

Further material on the mind including a short exercise to look at our own experience

Bristol Buddhist Centre
Bristol Buddhist Centre

Day 3 of Rains retreat

By khemajoti on Mon, 17 May, 2021 - 14:12

Day 3 of Rains retreat

By khemajoti on Mon, 17 May, 2021 - 14:12

Dhammarati explores the section on the mind and leads us in a meditation

Bristol Buddhist Centre
Bristol Buddhist Centre

Day 2 of Rains - afternoon session

By khemajoti on Mon, 17 May, 2021 - 08:51

Day 2 of Rains - afternoon session

By khemajoti on Mon, 17 May, 2021 - 08:51

Dhammarati fills out the relation between the two texts we are exploring and then looks at the section from the sattipattana sutta on vedana (feeling) and the categories of worldy and unwordly feelings. He draws out some very helpful observations regarding the connection between mindfulness and the brahma viharas

Audio only

Bristol Buddhist Centre
Bristol Buddhist Centre

Day two of the Rains retreat

By khemajoti on Sun, 16 May, 2021 - 13:43

Day two of the Rains retreat

By khemajoti on Sun, 16 May, 2021 - 13:43

Dhammarati takes us into exploring ‘feeling’ or ‘vedana’ and leads us through a meditation

Bristol Buddhist Centre
Bristol Buddhist Centre

Session two of the Rains retreat

By khemajoti on Sat, 15 May, 2021 - 18:27

Session two of the Rains retreat

By khemajoti on Sat, 15 May, 2021 - 18:27

Dhammarati takes us into the Satthipathana sutta.

Unfortunately we didn’t capture his delightful story of where to find the scene of the sutta today (apparently in a public park in Dehli) and we come in as he’s ending that little story

See the pictures in separate post