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International Sangha Day: May Our Communication Be Sangha

Fri, 10 Sep, 2021 - 20:51

International Sangha Day: May Our Communication Be Sangha

Fri, 10 Sep, 2021 - 20:51

Sunday November 21
Sangha, spiritual community, can be described as a network of friendships based on what’s of most value. In the company of those committed to the Buddha’s teachings – past and present – we can express and deepen metta, loving-kindness, in our deeds, words and thoughts.

This year’s International Sangha Day celebration focuses on communication because communication is a crucial part of the practice and development of Sangha. At its worst, communication can cause conflict and confusion, polarisation and the...

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Upcoming Livestream of Public Ordination in Canada and USA - Sunday Aug 29!

Thu, 26 Aug, 2021 - 20:33

Upcoming Livestream of Public Ordination in Canada and USA - Sunday Aug 29!

Thu, 26 Aug, 2021 - 20:33

Sunday August 29
3pm US PST | 6pm US EST | 11pm IE/UK | 8am Australia EDT (Monday 30) | 10am New Zealand (Monday 30).

Dear Friends,

I am delighted to announce that Mary Salome will be privately ordained the week of August 23 in Vancouver, Canada by Vimalasara on a small ordination retreat.

Her public ordination will be in San Francisco on Sunday, August 29, 2021, conducted by Karunadevi.
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Step Into the Unknown: Day Retreat Exploring Metaphor, Meditation & Writing

Thu, 5 Aug, 2021 - 12:35

Step Into the Unknown: Day Retreat Exploring Metaphor, Meditation & Writing

Thu, 5 Aug, 2021 - 12:35

Day Retreat with Yashobodhi, Sunday September 19

Come to the full day—or just the first or second session.

First session (3.5 hrs): 
IE & UK 09:00 | Europe CET 10:00 | India 13:30 | Australia AEST 18:00 | New Zealand 20:00

Second session (2.5 hrs): 
USA PST 06:00 | México 08:00 | USA EST 09:00 | IE & UK 14:00 | Europe CET 15:00 | | India 18:30 |...

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Solidarity with India: A Session of Meditation and Puja from the Manchester Buddhist Centre

Sun, 2 May, 2021 - 15:32

Solidarity with India: A Session of Meditation and Puja from the Manchester Buddhist Centre

Sun, 2 May, 2021 - 15:32

Ratnasagara, Shakyajata and Mahabodhi with an event to show solidarity with our brothers and sisters in India.

​Give direct within India to Trailokya Buddha Mahasangha Sahayak Gana

Re-watch on YouTube

Twelve members of our Order have died of #COVIDー19 in the past few weeks in India. They are:

Danavajra, ordained 2003, aged 78, from Amaravati
Khemaprabha, ordained 1993, aged 93, from Pune
Amoghabhadra, ordained 1993, aged 51, from Corona relief team
Shilavajra, ordained 2017, from Uttar Pradesh
Jnanaghosh, ordained 2019, aged 38,...

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Covid Emergency in India: An Evening with Padmavajra and Friends

Mon, 19 Apr, 2021 - 03:55

Covid Emergency in India: An Evening with Padmavajra and Friends

Mon, 19 Apr, 2021 - 03:55

Join Padmavajra and friends live on Tuesday 20th April for a special event to raise funds for urgent Covid-19 care in India:

US PST 11:00 | US EST 14:00 | IE & UK 19:00 | Europe CET 20:00 | India 23:30 | Australia AEDT 04:00 (next day) | New Zealand 06:00 (next day)

Five members of our Order have died of #COVIDー19 in the past few days in India. There is so...

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Sources of Inspiration: A Series of Live Conversations with Paramananda and Friends

From The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times on Mon, 1 Mar, 2021 - 01:07

Sources of Inspiration: A Series of Live Conversations with Paramananda and Friends

From The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times on Mon, 1 Mar, 2021 - 01:07

Saturdays, 60 minutes
March 13th, 20th, 27th
April 10th, 17th, 24th


USA PST 09:00 (10:00 on March 20th and 27th only) | México 11:00 | USA EST 12:00 (13:00 on March 20th and 27th only) | IE & UK 17:00 | Europe CET 18:00 | India 22:30 (21:30 on April 10, 17, 24) | Australia AEDT 04.00 (02:00 on April 10, 17, 24) | New Zealand 06.00 (04:00...

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Dharma Story Hour Presents: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Wed, 9 Dec, 2020 - 20:45

Dharma Story Hour Presents: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Wed, 9 Dec, 2020 - 20:45

December 19-26th (45-60 minutes)

USA PST 09:30 | Mexico 11.30 | USA EST 12.30 | IE & UK 17.30 | Europe 18.30 CET | India 11pm | Australia AEDT 04.30 (20-27th) | New Zealand NZDT 06.30 (20-27th)

​Reserve a space

This year, like everyone else, we’ve been re-telling our tale as a community in the face of great change, struggle and hardship, personal and collective. Having just recently celebrated so well...

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An Online Festival Of Light: International Sangha Day, November 28th 2020

Tue, 29 Sep, 2020 - 21:34

An Online Festival Of Light: International Sangha Day, November 28th 2020

Tue, 29 Sep, 2020 - 21:34

What a year… Through dark days that have brought heartache for so many reasons, we’ve come together as a community time and time again. Resilient, reflective, remarkable. And now, as we head into winter in one hemisphere and summer in another, we invite everyone moved by the sangha in 2020 to gather again as one.

We’ll pass the torch around the world once more – starting at dawn in the south Pacific, ending with nightfall in the north – ringing Triratna with...

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Pan-American Convention 2019 - Online Dharma Coverage!

Thu, 24 Oct, 2019 - 13:44

Pan-American Convention 2019 - Online Dharma Coverage!

Thu, 24 Oct, 2019 - 13:44

It’s a busy time in Triratna around the world, and here on The Buddhist Centre. Last week the livestream of ordinations from Mexico City and the corresponding great ordination of 31 Dharma farers from India.

This weekend we’ll have coverage of The Big One, Young Buddhists gathering from Adhisthana. And tomorrow we’ll also be beginning a week’s worth of online Dharma coverage from the Triratna Pan-American Convention 2019, live from the beautiful Chintamani Retreat Centre in...

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This Weekend - Live coverage of the 'Big One'

Tue, 22 Oct, 2019 - 16:32

This Weekend - Live coverage of the 'Big One'

Tue, 22 Oct, 2019 - 16:32

“…while still young, a black-haired young person endowed with the blessings of youth, in the prime of life, I shaved off my hair and beard, put on the yellow robe, and went forth from the home life into homelessness.” - Majjhima Nikaya, 36

The 2019 Triratna Young Buddhists’ Retreat (the ‘Big One’) takes place at Adhisthana this weekend. This year’s theme is ‘Blueprint for a New Society’, following in the archetypal footsteps of the Buddha, leaving behind the world of technology, busyness, and the...