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Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Right livelihood opportunities at Dhanakosa

Posted by Dhanakosa to Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities on Fri, 13 Jul, 2018 - 16:06

Right livelihood opportunities at Dhanakosa

Posted by Dhanakosa to Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities on Fri, 13 Jul, 2018 - 16:06

The Dhanakosa community are looking for order members and committed GFR mitras to apply to join our office team.

For more information on how to apply visit http://www.dhanakosa.com/working-dhanakosa

If you would like to talk to someone about this opportunity contact Nayaka on 01877 384 213, or at...

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Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: An Army of Compassion

Posted by Sadayasihi to Free Buddhist Audio on Thu, 12 Jul, 2018 - 14:54

This FBA Dharmabyte, An Army of Compassion, is an excerpt from the talk Compassion Embodied by Vajratara.

The Bodhicitta is about the spiritual community, the sangha, because it is only when we work together that we can make an infinite sphere of influence and concern for the suffering of the world.

The Jewel that Arises 
The Priceless Treasure 
The Elixir of Life 
The Supreme Medicine 
The Tree of Shelter 
The Feast of Happiness 
The Rising
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International Practice Week: 'Turning Arrows Into Flowers'
International Practice Week: 'Turning Arrows...

More information on the International Practice Week 22-20 Sept 2018

Posted by mokshini to International Practice Week: 'Turning Arrows... on Thu, 12 Jul, 2018 - 09:59

International Urban Retreat   22-29 September 2018   “Turning Arrows Into Flowers”

The proposal for this international practice week is to make this a world-wide practice week, including all  Centres and Triratna Practice Groups wherever they are – the theme was inspired by Subhuti’s teaching on the 2017 order retreat at Bodhgaya.

The image to sum up and symbolize the theme of this urban retreat: the Buddha on the cusp of his Enlightenment, at the point when Mara attacks him with all he’s got …… but...

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Dublin Buddhist Centre
Dublin Buddhist Centre

Talk by Atulyamitra - Akashavana: Ibex, vultures and spelt bread

Posted by Vajrashura to Dublin Buddhist Centre on Wed, 11 Jul, 2018 - 17:06

Atulyamitra gives a very personal talk about her experiences of being on the 2018 Akashavana ordination retreat, on which she was ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order.

This talk was given on a welcome back night for Atulyamitra on Tuesday 10th July 2018 in the Dublin Buddhist Centre.

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The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

Focus on Australia and New Zealand

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Wed, 11 Jul, 2018 - 08:00

Focus on Australia and New Zealand

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Wed, 11 Jul, 2018 - 08:00

Over the last few years, there have been significant developments in the College in Australia and New Zealand with new public preceptors being appointed and the development of ordination training within those areas. So we asked Dharmanandi, Purna and Maitripala to write about their work - 

Dharmanandi writes about the early years of women’s ordination training in New Zealand and ...

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Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

More photos from the Mainland Europe Young Buddhist Convention

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna Young Buddhists on Tue, 10 Jul, 2018 - 20:54

More photos from the Mainland Europe Young Buddhist Convention

Posted by Sadayasihi to Triratna Young Buddhists on Tue, 10 Jul, 2018 - 20:54

Some more photos from the Mainland Europe Convention: from a walk around Suryavana’s lands, to the amazing shrine that appears beside the pool for the special puja on the last evening!

See more posts about the Mainland Europe Young Buddhist Convention

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Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Brixton Buddhist Centre - Part-time Centre Manager

Posted by Viryanaga to Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities on Tue, 10 Jul, 2018 - 15:24

Brixton is a small but rapidly growing Triratna group in South London. Over the last two years we have added a range of new courses and events to our programme and have a lively, youthful and friendly sangha who want to go deeper in their practice.

There is now an opportunity for a supported part-time centre manager to join the small team of volunteers helping to grow and flourish this important situation in South London.

Mainly working...

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Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: Embodying Compassion in the World

Posted by Sadayasihi to Free Buddhist Audio on Tue, 10 Jul, 2018 - 14:54

How do we have a creative response to suffering, without either getting overwhelmed or turning away? This FBA Dharmabyte, ‘Embodying Compassion in the World’, illustrates the keep kindness of the Buddha with the story of Kisagotami.

In this talk, given on a work retreat at Taraloka, Maitrisiddhi describes the Bodhisattva Ideal with the myth of Avalokitesvara. She explores the crucial interrelationship between keeping our own personal practice and inspiration at our hearts and...

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Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Shantigarbha's New Book and BBC Radio Interview

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Tue, 10 Jul, 2018 - 13:47

Shantigarbha's New Book and BBC Radio Interview

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Tue, 10 Jul, 2018 - 13:47

We are thrilled to report author Shantigarbha has recently been interviewed by Steve Yabsley on BBC Radio Bristol. 

Listen to it soon, as it will expire 25 July. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p069878z  

Shantigarbha talks about empathy, his new book and his life as a Buddhist.

I’ll Meet You There: A Practical Guide to Empathy, Mindfulness and Communication by Shantigarbha is available from our website and Triratna Centre Bookshops in the UK. It will be released in the US in September.

I’ll Meet You There is a...

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