Taraloka Retreat Centre
Taraloka Retreat Centre

Positive Precepts Metta Bhavana

By Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 7 May, 2021 - 00:00
Vajrasakhi leads a 'cherishing' metta bhavana based on the positive precepts. The practice is introduced then led through, including the crucial importance of a positive and loving relationship with ourselves. From 'Moon of the Mind: Bodhicitta' Taraloka & Tiratanaloka online Great Gathering weekend, for women training for ordination and Order Members.
Taraloka Retreat Centre
Taraloka Retreat Centre

Tara and the All Accomplishing Wisdom

By Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 7 May, 2021 - 00:00
What are the qualities of Buddha-Tara? From a Taraloka retreat on the Mandala of the Five Female Buddhas.
Taraloka Retreat Centre
Taraloka Retreat Centre

Mamaki and the Wisdom of Sameness

By Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 7 May, 2021 - 00:00
Maitrivajri explores Mamaki's abundance and draws our her qualities. From a Taraloka retreat on the Mandala of the Five Female Buddhas.
Taraloka Retreat Centre
Taraloka Retreat Centre

Moon of the Mind: Bodhicitta

By Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 7 May, 2021 - 00:00
A clear and passionate talk, looking at bodhicitta and its twin aspects of love and letting go: wisdom and compassion. Maitrisiddhi explores the role of paradox and how we need to 'hold two necessary ideas together' without polarising between them. From 'Moon of the Mind: Bodhicitta' Taraloka & Tiratanaloka online Great Gathering weekend, for women training for ordination and Order Members.
Taraloka Retreat Centre
Taraloka Retreat Centre

Bodhicitta: a Personal Talk

By Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 7 May, 2021 - 00:00
Maitridevi gives a moving and personal talk on her relationship with 'bodhicitta'. From 'Moon of the Mind: Bodhicitta' Taraloka & Tiratanaloka online Great Gathering weekend, for women training for ordination and Order Members.
Taraloka Retreat Centre
Taraloka Retreat Centre

Padmasambhava Skull Garland Mantra

By Free Buddhist Audio on Fri, 7 May, 2021 - 00:00
Mantra chanting can be tricky if you're leading an on-line puja. The Taraloka community have recorded a few mantras, all about 5 minutes long, which you are welcome to use for rituals on-line.
Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: Sangha is Togetherness

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 6 May, 2021 - 06:00

Munisha talks about insights gained from traveling in her early life, including realizing she didn’t know how to get along well with others. Some years later, she discovered the Triratna Buddhist Community where friendship is a basic organizing principle around which everything is based.

From the talk entitled A Life in the Sangha given on Zoom to the Stockholm Sangha to celebrate Sangha Day, in the context of the Covid 19 pandemic, November 2020.

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Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Temporary and Permanent Spaces in a Women's Community in London

By akasajoti on Wed, 5 May, 2021 - 14:18

Temporary and Permanent Spaces in a Women's Community in London

By akasajoti on Wed, 5 May, 2021 - 14:18

Hello!

We are Samayakula - located just around the corner from the London Buddhist C​entre in Bethnal Green. We are a women’s community of ​twelve GFR Mitras and Dharmacharinis, aged 28-75 with a broad range of interests including gardening, music, film, period drama, pizza, five rhythms and more. Tulip the cat is also a beloved member of our community - she can often be found dwelling on the nature of impermanence. 

We have a couple of short-term vacancies coming up from 13 June to the beginning of October, along with a potential permanent place, and are looking...

People to People, Nagpur, India.
People to People, Nagpur, India.

India's Second Wave of Covid is even worse : will you help in Nagpur?

By tejadhamma on Wed, 5 May, 2021 - 10:37

India's Second Wave of Covid is even worse : will you help in Nagpur?

By tejadhamma on Wed, 5 May, 2021 - 10:37

I am sure that you know of the terrible second wave of Covid in India and I am hoping that you will help.

In the Kamptee slums outside Nagpur City, the lockdown means that there is no work, and so daily wager earners and migrants have little food and no money to purchase medicine. 

 In the hospitals, there are no beds, no oxygen, and many died due to not having services and help on time. ...