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ECA Boo No.1 - What is the European Chairs' Assembly?

From Community Highlights on Wed, 25 Jul, 2012 - 21:55
Welcome to the first audioboo live from Vajrasana Retreat Centre in Suffolk, England, opening up the wonderful world of the bi-annual European Chairs’ Assembly. Lokabandhu and Candradasa on what Triratna Chairfolk do and why they come together in such good harmony… Join us every day for reports on an amazing gathering of Dharma women and men!

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nice, warm introduction! Thanks
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Ritual Boo!

From Community Highlights on Thu, 26 Jul, 2012 - 21:57
Day two at the ECA and we’re all about ritual today! Lokabandhu and Candradasa are joined by Saddhanandi, Chair of Taraloka Retreat Centre for women in Wales, for a right royal ramble around ritual and the question of how on earth it develops across a broad spiritual community. Join us on the swing in the Vajrasana garden for a chat - then listen to our follow-up boo with experimental chanting from the day!

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A delightful conversation. Thanks!
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Triratna Chairs assembly Accounts 2017 and 2018

Mon, 29 Jul, 2019 - 21:23

Triratna Chairs Assembly Accounts 2017 and 2018

Here are the annual reports and accounts for the (European) Triratna Chairs Assembly (commonly referred to as the ECA).

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Candradasa

Just Sitting with Vessantara

From Community Highlights on Sat, 28 Jul, 2012 - 10:05
This is one of those essential listening things. Vessantara on day 3 of the European Chairs’ Assembly helping us explore the rich area of spiritual receptivity and its place in the Triratna system of practice. Much of the day was spent practicing and talking about ‘Just Sitting’. Tune in to hear what we did and see how you might ask the questions about your own experience that can lead to the arising of Insight into the nature of...
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samudradaka's picture
Thanks, I enjoyed the wood pigeons :-)
arthakusalin's picture
Great!
And what a lovely accents…
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Experimental Chanting of the Shakyamuni Mantra

From Community Highlights on Fri, 27 Jul, 2012 - 08:39
Following on from our ritual boo on day two of the European Chairs’ Assembly looking at experiments with Triratna ritual, ceremony and liturgy, here is a snippet of some rather avant garde mantra chanting of the Shakyamuni mantra, following Ratnadevi’s workshop.
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Buddhist Action Month Handbook 2019

Sat, 6 Apr, 2019 - 16:21

The BAM Handbook 2019 is now available.

Kaspalita Thompson from the NBO (Network of Buddhist Organisations) writes:

The handbook explains the theme: Climate Action - Personal Action. It suggests Buddhist ways of engaging with the theme and thinking about climate change, including avoiding polarisation. There are suggestions of personal and group actions, and other groups that you can join with.

You can download it here: BAM 2019 Handbook

Or as an attachment below....

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2019-bam-handbook.pdf2.03 MB
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Buddhist Action Month 2019

Mon, 4 Feb, 2019 - 12:38

Buddhist Action Month: (BAM!) is an annual festival of Buddhist social action. It started in Britain in 2012 and has since spread out across Europe and beyond. Social action is one of the manifestations of METTA, the strong intention to create Loving Kindness for all, which is embodied in the desire to act for the benefit of the world. Practising this is at the heart of everything we do in the Triratna Buddhist Community.

The Essence of BAM: is to encourage individual...

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Bhante's Seminars - now in 16 handsome volumes!

Wed, 6 Feb, 2019 - 13:03

Bhante's Seminars - now in 16 handsome volumes!

Wed, 6 Feb, 2019 - 13:03

If you’re interested in Sangharakshita’s seminars in book form for your Centre Library or community, , Lulu have a 20% off discount until midnight on 7/2/19, simply quote TWENTY19 at checkout…  You’ll find the seminars (and his Collected Lectures) by going to Lulu and searching for “sangharakshita seminars” or “sangharshita lectures”…

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A short summary of the recent ECA

Wed, 23 Jan, 2019 - 11:34

Hi

the attached pdf is a brief description of the January European Chairs Assembly (ECA) meeting at Adhisthana.

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Munisha's Safeguarding talk to the European Buddhist Union 2018

Sun, 21 Oct, 2018 - 09:42

Triratna’s European Chairs’ Assembly employs me both as Triratna’s ‘Liaison officer’, responsible for co-operation with other Buddhist traditions, mainly in Europe. In that capacity I attend meetings of the European Buddhist Union and the Network of Buddhist Organisations UK.

+Follow this work at Triratna in the Buddhist World on TBCO.

As I am also Triratna’s overall Safeguarding officer, I gave a talk at the September 2018 meeting of the European Buddhist Union at Adhisthana, explaining the...

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