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The Poetics of Awakening - Dedicated Site for Our New Home Retreat

Sun, 15 Jan, 2023 - 15:30

The Poetics of Awakening - Dedicated Site for Our New Home Retreat

Sun, 15 Jan, 2023 - 15:30

It’s only five days till our new Home Retreat begins! There’s still time to join Paramananda and Bodhilila for a week of meditation, poetry and deep engagement with the Dharma life as it manifests day by day. With over 100 bookings already it’s sure to be a wonderful community event, offering encouragement and support for your practice from two of Triratna’s best-loved meditation teachers.

Visit the dedicated site for ‘The Poetics of Awakening’

Awake my dear
Be kind to your sleeping

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The Beauty of Mantra and Harmony

Fri, 16 Dec, 2022 - 16:23

The Beauty of Mantra and Harmony

Fri, 16 Dec, 2022 - 16:23

Back in 2016, Vipulakirti led a few volenteers from the Birmingham Buddhist centre Sangha in recording several beautiful mantras that he has composed over the years.

Inspired by the expansive qualities of Ancient Gregorian Chant these recordings are designed to help the listener learn both the mantra and the associated harmonies. In each recording you’ll hear the first and second parts sung separately, followed by both of them together. Here you’ll find a downloadable PDF featuring the musical scores.

The recordings...

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The Poetics of Awakening - A Home Retreat with Paramananda and Bodhilila

Wed, 7 Dec, 2022 - 10:37

The Poetics of Awakening - A Home Retreat with Paramananda and Bodhilila

Wed, 7 Dec, 2022 - 10:37

Led by Paramananda and Bodhilila | Friday January 20th till Thursday January 26th 2023

What does it mean to really wake up? Join us for an opening of the heart and imagination to our own deepest nature and place in the world.

Seven days of meditation, soulful exploration, and strong, supportive friendship: a safe space to go deeper into experience and practice.

The Buddha was known as the Awakened One, but what does it mean to really wake up? Buddhism is clear that this awakening is...

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Join The Book Launch Tonight! - Cyberloka: A Buddhist Guide to Digital Life

From Triratna Highlights on Thu, 3 Nov, 2022 - 10:57

Join The Book Launch Tonight! - Cyberloka: A Buddhist Guide to Digital Life

From Triratna Highlights on Thu, 3 Nov, 2022 - 10:57

USA PST 11:00 | Mexico 13:00 | USA EST 14:00 | IE & UK 19.00 | Europe 20:00 CET | India 23:30 | Australia AEDT 04:00 (next day) | New Zealand NZDT 06:00

Join us for the online book launch at 19:00 pm UK time on Thursday, 3rd November, when Maitreyabandhu will be in conversation with the book’s author, Prajnaketu.

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The Organic Core of Sangharakshita's Teaching by Vishvapani

Mon, 31 Oct, 2022 - 18:28

The Organic Core of Sangharakshita's Teaching by Vishvapani

Mon, 31 Oct, 2022 - 18:28

Vishvapani has been studying, reflecting upon, and living out the Dharma life as presented by Urgyen Sangharakshita, Triratna’s founding teacher, for over 40 years. To mark the fourth anniversary of “Bhante” Sangharakshita’s death in 2018, this new talk delves deep into the heart of what Vishvapani calls a “unique and strange” intuitive approach to Buddhism that, at its best, seems to capture and...

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The Race Conversation with Eugene Ellis and Bodhilila - Live from London, Monday November 21

Wed, 19 Oct, 2022 - 01:42

The Race Conversation with Eugene Ellis and Bodhilila - Live from London, Monday November 21

Wed, 19 Oct, 2022 - 01:42

Is it possible not to be confused about race? Is it possible to respond authentically to the hurt and discomfort of racism?

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The construct of race is an integral part of Western society’s DNA and if we are to address the social injustice of racism, we need to have the race conversation. Yet all too often, attempts at such a dialogue are met with silence, denial, anger or hate. Eugene Ellis’ wonderful book actively supports anyone striving...

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How We Go For Refuge to the Sangha: Sangha Day 2022 Live from Adhisthana

Wed, 19 Oct, 2022 - 01:24

How We Go For Refuge to the Sangha: Sangha Day 2022 Live from Adhisthana

Wed, 19 Oct, 2022 - 01:24

Join us for an intimate celebration of Sangha Day live from Adhisthana in the heart of the English countryside.

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Urgyen Sangharakshita once called Going for Refuge, “The central act of the Buddhist life”. Paramabandhu leads an international event exploring how this understanding relates to the community we all take part in, and finds its place at the very heart of our practice in Triratna.

5 November, 2022

USA PST 12:30 | Mexico 13:30 | USA EST 15:30 | IE & ...

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Emptiness and the Heart Sutra: A Home Retreat with Tejananda and Friends

Mon, 26 Sep, 2022 - 15:19

Emptiness and the Heart Sutra: A Home Retreat with Tejananda and Friends

Mon, 26 Sep, 2022 - 15:19

November 4-10 2022

🧘🏽‍♀️ 🧘🏽‍♂️ Seven days of meditation, lively exploration, and strong, supportive friendship: a space to explore why the wisdom of emptiness is, precisely, compassion.

Led by Tejananda and friends

Visit the dedicated site for this retreat

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The Heart Sutra is one of the most familiar of all Buddhist texts and, inevitably, there are innumerable takes on ‘what it means’. How do we square the opening statement that the skandhas (our psycho–physical constituents) are ‘empty’ with the following one that ‘in emptiness’ there are no skandhas,...

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Ten Ways to a Better Buddhist Life | ⁠Los diez caminos hacia una mejor vida Budista

Sat, 6 Aug, 2022 - 18:00

Ten Ways to a Better Buddhist Life | ⁠Los diez caminos hacia una mejor vida Budista

Sat, 6 Aug, 2022 - 18:00

Essential Wisdom from the Deer Park | Sabiduría esencial desde el Parque de los Venados

Home Retreat with Parami, Now Booking | Un retiro en casa dirigido por Parami. ¡Reserva tu entrada!

September 16-22 | Del 16 al 22 de Septiembre

A⁠ Home Retreat based on the Dasadhamma Sutta⁠ | Un retiro en casa basado en el Sutta⁠ Dasadhamma

Reserve a space! | ¡Reserva tu entrada!

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🧘🏽‍♀️ 🧘🏽‍♂️ Seven days of meditation, lively exploration, and strong, supportive friendship: a space to...

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The Importance of the Dharma in Latin America: Bodhikámala with Subhuti, Live from México!

Fri, 13 May, 2022 - 22:57

The Importance of the Dharma in Latin America: Bodhikámala with Subhuti, Live from México!

Fri, 13 May, 2022 - 22:57

Tuesday 17 May

13:30 México | 11:30 USA PST | 14:30 USA EST | 19:30 IE & UK | 20:30 Europe CET | 00:00 India (next day) | 04:30 Sydney (next day) | 06:30 Auckland (next day)

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An unexpected treat live from Toluca, México! Subhuti in conversation with Bodhikámala about the vital opportunities the Buddhist path offers to people in Latin America looking for a better way to live. The excitement, the challenges, and...