The annual Forum for Order Members in the Central European Region took place over the first weekend in December. Last year’s Forum was cancelled due to Covid, so all were pleased to be able to meet once again in (relatively) large numbers.
About 45 Order Members from Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Malta met at Findhof, a conference centre 35 kilometres east of Cologne. As usual there was a programme of meditation and puja, as well as presentations and...
On a working retreat in November, a new stupa was built at Akashavana retreat centre, Spain, containing the ashes of Dhardo Rinpoche, one of Sangharakshita’s main teachers.
“Maitreyi led the practice and ritual side, which perfectly held all the hard work within a sense of the sacred and timeless. Dhardo’s ashes had been sitting on the shrine in the community for seven or eight years waiting for the right moment.” - Mumukshu, Akashavana community⠀
Next 23rd of October 2021 will be the official opening of Valencia Buddhist Center in Spain by its president Parami and Chairman Silamani.
You may have heard that the Valencia Buddhist Centre has been without a home since May 2020 However, after much uncertainty in this turbulent world of ours we have some optimistic news. We’ve found a New Home!
Thanks to a loan from The Windhorse Trust and what we have raised so far we have enough for the purchase and all the...