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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...

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Ordinations Live From Mexico City - 2019 Edition!

Thu, 17 Oct, 2019 - 19:23

Ordinations Live From Mexico City - 2019 Edition!

Thu, 17 Oct, 2019 - 19:23

Updated: watch the ordination video here | view pictures and clips on Instagram

A couple of years ago in spring 2017, we were delighted to bring you live coverage of public ordinations taking place in Mexico City. It was a total delight to have so many people around the world tune in for it! 

So we are doubly delighted to let you know that this Sunday (20th) we will be bringing you a second live stream of ordinations from...

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Follow 'Alchemy of the Dharma' (Triratna International Gathering) Online

Tue, 20 Aug, 2019 - 17:20

Follow 'Alchemy of the Dharma' (Triratna International Gathering) Online

Tue, 20 Aug, 2019 - 17:20

The Triratna International Gathering 2019 starts on Thursday with the theme this year being ‘Alchemy of the Dharma’. There’ll be Dharma talks on transforming self and world, an event on ‘Bhante as alchemist’ with Maitreyabandhu, family friendly activities, workshops on poetry and painting, classical music concerts, plenty of opportunities to meet and make friends over Buddhafield chai and much more.
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We will be bringing coverage of this great gathering, so + follow the International Gathering...

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Pathways to the Beautiful Mind: Bristol Rains Retreat 2019

Sat, 27 Apr, 2019 - 13:55

Pathways to the Beautiful Mind: Bristol Rains Retreat 2019

Sat, 27 Apr, 2019 - 13:55

The 2019 Bristol Rains Retreat is now underway! This year’s theme is ‘Pathways to the Beautiful Mind’ which will be using the framework of the Satipatthana Sutta and the 5 spiritual faculties to cultivate receptivity to beauty and truth, while allowing the whole range of our experience to be known. The retreat is being led by Vajradevi who will be exploring the theme through the ‘pathways’ of meditation, reflection, input, discussion and ritual.

We will be sharing the talks from this retreat as it happens over...

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This Weekend - Live coverage of the 'Big One'

Mon, 22 Oct, 2018 - 15:15

This Weekend - Live coverage of the 'Big One'

Mon, 22 Oct, 2018 - 15:15

The 2018 Triratna Young Buddhists’ Retreat - the ‘Big One’ - takes place in Adhisthana this weekend! We’ll be bringing you the best of the event online throughout the weekend: talks, interviews, podcasts, video and pictures.

The Big One remains the key young Buddhist gathering of the year, and is an opportunity for young people across Triratna to come together, meditate, make new friends and have lots of fun!

+ follow the Young Buddhists space for Dharma content. Connect with us...

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This Weekend - Live coverage of the Mainland Europe Young Buddhist Convention

Mon, 2 Jul, 2018 - 10:44

This Weekend - Live coverage of the Mainland Europe Young Buddhist Convention

Mon, 2 Jul, 2018 - 10:44

The second Mainland Europe Young Buddhist Convention is taking place in Suryavana in Valencia this weekend! We’ll be bringing you the best of the event online throughout the weekend: talks, interviews, podcasts, video and pictures.

+ follow the Young Buddhists space for Dharma content. And connect with us on social media for the sights and sounds of the great gathering through the weekend:

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Watch This Space For Live Coverage of the 2018 Order Convention in India!

Thu, 1 Feb, 2018 - 10:00

Watch This Space For Live Coverage of the 2018 Order Convention in India!

Thu, 1 Feb, 2018 - 10:00

Over the next week or so we’ll be offering online coverage from the 50th Anniversary Order Convention from Bodhgaya, India.

Most of the Convention will be public, and (the internet gods permitting!) we’ll share content – talks, mantras, podcasts, pictures, videos, livestreams – on The Buddhist Centre Online, and around our social media channels.

We’ll be getting things underway with a live stream of Public Ordinations that will take place on Saturday under the Bodhi tree at the Mahabodhi temple, commemorating the spot where Buddha is said...

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This Weekend - Live Coverage of the International Gathering & Public Ordinations

Fri, 25 Aug, 2017 - 10:15

This Weekend - Live Coverage of the International Gathering & Public Ordinations

Fri, 25 Aug, 2017 - 10:15

The International Gathering at Adhisthana is now underway! As usual, we’ll be bringing you the best of the event online throughout the weekend: talks, interviews, podcasts, video and pictures as people come together to explore the Dharma and celebrate community.

+ follow the International Gathering space for Dharma content. And connect with us on social media for the sights and sounds of the great gathering through Monday:

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