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Fifty Years, Fifty Voices
Fifty Years, Fifty Voices

50 Years, 50 Voices: Megha

Posted by Satyalila to Fifty Years, Fifty Voices on Thu, 20 Sep, 2018 - 03:17

I knew I needed to have people who could reflect back, if I neglected what it was that I might need, as well as what the situation needed.

Megha’s Annals

In 1968 I was 15 years old, at secondary school, sitting the first major exams at the end of that year. Living with my younger sister, parents and two pets in a valley-suburb 10 miles from Wellington, New Zealand.

In 1978 I was in the middle year of Occupational Therapy training in the Wellington area. I’d...

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Triratna News
Triratna News

International Practice Week starts this Weekend

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Wed, 19 Sep, 2018 - 18:09

International Practice Week starts this Weekend

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Wed, 19 Sep, 2018 - 18:09

The International Practice Week starts this Saturday 22nd September! The theme for the week is ‘turning arrows into flowers’ - exploring how to transform reactivity into creativity.

Yashobodhi from the West London Buddhist Centre has recorded a series of talks specifically for the International Practice Week exploring the Seven-Point Mind Turning Reflections.

Watch all Yashobodhi’s talks for International Practice Week

Listen to the audio recordings of the series

You can join in online (as...

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Windhorse Publications

News About Our Books

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Tue, 18 Sep, 2018 - 14:46

News About Our Books

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Tue, 18 Sep, 2018 - 14:46

We hope you are well. We would like to share some good news about two of our recent releases.

Find a chapter of Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature by Vajragupta in the Fall 2018 edition of Parabola magazine, ’The Journey Home’.  

“Each time I dive deeper into the wilderness I can feel that green fire burning through me. Within me and without, I can sense the intense aliveness of life. But then I have to go back to my other life. How to...

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International Practice Week 2018: 'Turning Arrows Into Flowers'
International Practice Week 2018: 'Turning...

Guide to Joining the International Practice Week Online

Guide to Joining the International Practice Week Online

Posted by Sadayasihi to International Practice Week 2018: 'Turning... on Mon, 17 Sep, 2018 - 22:23

The International Practice Week - an Urban Retreat taking place across the Triratna world - kicks off on Saturday 22nd September. The International Practice Week is a great opportunity for Triratna centres and groups throughout the world to concurrently explore Dharmic themes in their local contexts.  But if your local Triratna Centre or group  is not taking part, you can still join in online!

The theme for the week is ‘turning arrows into flowers’ - exploring how to...

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Triratna News
Triratna News

Ordinations at Aryaloka, U.S.

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Mon, 17 Sep, 2018 - 10:36

Ordinations at Aryaloka, U.S.

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna News on Mon, 17 Sep, 2018 - 10:36

We are very pleased to announce that on Sunday, September 16th, 2018, at Aryaloka Buddhist Centre in the United States, the following two people had their public ordinations.

Diane Palaces becomes Maitrivati (Sanskrit)
Name meaning: ”She who has a Garden of Loving Kindness”
Private Preceptor: Dayalocana
Public Preceptor: Karunadevi

Barry Timmerman becomes Dharmasukta (Sanskrit)
Name meaning: ”Song of praise for the Dharma”
Private Preceptor: Surakshita
Public Preceptor: Nagabodhi

SADHUSADHUSADHU!

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