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Future Dharma Renewed! (The Buddhist Centre Podcast, Episode 423)

From FutureDharma on Sun, 17 Oct, 2021 - 23:59

A full Dharma life: you can come to it from anywhere, and it will lead you in unimagined ways… From the investment banking hothouses of the City of London, to visionary experiences in a field with Green Tara and the Chemical Brothers at the Glastonbury Festival, here are stories told by a team of people dedicating their work to setting up conditions for a future where the great hope of the Buddhist path is available to all.

We...

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One World, One Sangha: FutureDharma and The Buddhist Centre Online

Sun, 17 Oct, 2021 - 23:57

One World, One Sangha: FutureDharma and The Buddhist Centre Online

Sun, 17 Oct, 2021 - 23:57

The Buddhist Centre Online will be ten years old at the end of 2022. It’s been an amazing journey building an online platform for Triratna—and FutureDharma has been with us all the way.

So I’m delighted to welcome the FutureDharma team to the site for a special focus on their renewing vision. Over the next two weeks you’ll be hearing about the best of their work and their plans for the next few years, that will help bring the Dharma to tens of thousands...

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Buddhist Voices Podcast: Amarapushpa and Chandrasiddhi - Finding a Practical Sense of Wholeness

Fri, 17 Sep, 2021 - 21:53

I had been looking for so long.  And then I saw my first woman Order Member. And that was like the ‘fourth sight’… that inspired me to go for refuge. (Amarapushpa)

It’s not something that has to do with ideas and concepts… It’s about more practical wholeness, with your heart. (Chandrasiddhi)

Grabación en inglés y español | Recording in English and Spanish

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After a long hiatus, the Fifty Years, Fifty Voices project is back! We’re picking up where we left off before the pandemic,...

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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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Calling the Earth to Witness: A Buddhist Perspective on Ecology

Fri, 20 Aug, 2021 - 14:56

Calling the Earth to Witness: A Buddhist Perspective on Ecology

Fri, 20 Aug, 2021 - 14:56

A Conversation with Shantigarbha and Dhivan

Saturday 25th September

11.30 US PST | 13.30 Mexico | 14.30 US EST | 19.30 UK & IE | 20.30 Europe CET | 04.30 Australia EDT | 07.30 New Zealand

Reserve a space on this event

The first ethical precept in Buddhism outlines the central importance of non-harm in all our behaviour. Of course, in the Buddha’s day over 2,500 years ago, there was no climate emergency, or...

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The Preliminaries Without Which No Means Exists: Three keynote talks live from Adhisthana

Fri, 20 Aug, 2021 - 12:37

The Preliminaries Without Which No Means Exists: Three keynote talks live from Adhisthana

Fri, 20 Aug, 2021 - 12:37

Friday 27, Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 August

12.00 US PST  |  14.00 Mexico  | 15.00 US EST  |  20.00 IE & UK  | 21.00 Europe CET  |  05.00 Australia EDT (next day)  | 07.00 New Zealand (next day)


Three keynote talks live from Adhisthana, part of Sub-35s Festival Retreat, open to all

Watch again on YouTube

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“Give me a few words...

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Bhante's Birthday: Celebratory Puja at Adhisthana

Fri, 20 Aug, 2021 - 12:24

Bhante's Birthday: Celebratory Puja at Adhisthana

Fri, 20 Aug, 2021 - 12:24

Thursday 26th August

13.00 US PST  |  15.00 Mexico  | 16.00 US EST  |  21.00 IE & UK  | 22.00 Europe CET  |  06.00 Australia EDT (next day)  | 08.00 New Zealand (next day)


Thursday the August 26th 2021 would have been the 96th birthday of Urygen Sangharakshita (affectionately called Bhante, meaning ‘teacher’). Through founding the Triratna order and community, Bhante has set up conditions for the Dharma to be communicated...

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Book Launch - The Burning House: A Buddhist Response to the Climate and Ecological Emergency

Fri, 20 Aug, 2021 - 12:14

Book Launch - The Burning House: A Buddhist Response to the Climate and Ecological Emergency

Fri, 20 Aug, 2021 - 12:14

Monday 30 August
11.00 US PST | 13.00 Mexico | 14.00 US EST | 19.00 IE & UK | 20.00 Europe CET | 06.00 New Zealand (next day)

Windhorse Publications are holding an online book launch to celebrate the publication of their latest title The Burning House: A Buddhist Response to the Climate and Ecological Emergency by Shantigarbha.

In the book Shantigarbha explores how we can wake up and respond to the climate and ecological crisis from...

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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 |...