The Buddha said the world is on fire, fuelled by our greed, hatred and delusion. Jnanavaca explores how we can raise ourselves to meet the challenges faced by humankind on both an individual and global basis.
Can Metta be cultivated so that in can burn brightly with the brilliant flames of peace?
Suryadarshini takes us into the forest to meet our shadows, drawing on traditional Buddhist sources and popular cultural references. Her personal approach to the Dharma accesses its universal aspects, and she navigates the darker parts of our experience with curiosity and kindness.
The men’s ordination centre in Spain, Guhyaloka, is currently in need of at least one Order Member or GFR mitra to join our small team supporting the ordination retreats and solitary retreat facilities in our beautiful, remote valley in the Spanish mountains. We offer inspiring conditions for practice, a hut in the forest in which to live and as many almonds as you can eat!
To discuss this opportunity please email Priyadasa...
Post Ordination retreat led by Dhammacharini Shubhajaya from 7th to 10th Oct 19. Attended by Dhni. Shilshraddha, Shantishraddha, Vidyavardhini and Mokshasara. During this retreat was also Dhammachakra Pravartan Day.
The Buddha and the Goddess of the Earth | an introduction to buddhism and meditation
Three consecutive Thursday evenings, 7-9pm, Nov 7 to Nov 21
Most of the stories about the Buddha take place outside. His Awakening took place beneath a tree, he walked everywhere, and many of his discourses were given beneath a canopy of leaves. In this introductory class, we will explore some of the mythic imagery and nature themes in the Buddha’s story. We will look at how these themes unfold...