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Beauty and Environmental Action (The Dharma Toolkit Podcast, Episode 41)

Sat, 17 Jul, 2021 - 17:05

Join us for a deep dive into the relationship between art, aesthetics, the environment, and the inner life of people, objects and houses! In this episode we discuss the current ecological and biodiversity crises with an artist and a poet, asking how an appreciation and fuller understanding of beauty itself can help us take action in our own lives.

Be prepared to have your notions of “the beautiful” challenged and, hopefully, also affirmed as we range with our guests Padmacandra and Vilokini...

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Liz Evers

Review: I Hear Her Words: An Introduction to Women in Buddhism by Alice Collett

Fri, 9 Jul, 2021 - 17:27

Review: I Hear Her Words: An Introduction to Women in Buddhism by Alice Collett

Fri, 9 Jul, 2021 - 17:27

The last two decades have seen a growth in Western scholarship about women in Buddhism. The Therīgāthā, a selection of 73 poems by enlightened Buddhist nuns over a 300-year period from the sixth century BCE, has had multiple recent translations and commentaries. Scholars including Rita Gross and Anne C. Klein have conducted feminist re-evaluations of Buddhism, while others have explored the experiences of women practising in specific cultures (for example, Martine Batchelor on her experience as a Jogye Zen...

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Book Launch - I Hear Her Words: An Introduction to Women in Buddhism

Thu, 1 Jul, 2021 - 14:43

Book Launch - I Hear Her Words: An Introduction to Women in Buddhism

Thu, 1 Jul, 2021 - 14:43

Introducing I Hear Her Words: An Introduction to Women in Buddhism - A Book Launch
Windhorse Publications will be hosting a conversation between Danasamudra and the author of their most recent book I Hear Her Words: An Introduction to Women in Buddhism, Alice Collett.

Tuesday 13th July, 1 hour 30 minutes

11.00 US PST |  13.00 Mexico  |  14.00 US EST  |  19.00 IE & UK  |  20.00 Europe CET 
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Home Retreat: How To Really Save the World | Cómo realmente cambiar el mundo

Fri, 25 Jun, 2021 - 15:31

Home Retreat: How To Really Save the World | Cómo realmente cambiar el mundo

Fri, 25 Jun, 2021 - 15:31

How to Really Save the World:
The Dharma life as a revolution for everyone

Seven days of meditation, lively exploration, and strong, supportive friendship: a space to formulate your own ideals. 

Led by Parami and friends in English and Spanish

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we’ve had to reschedule this retreat. The new dates are:...

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Forging a Path for Women in India (The Dharma Toolkit Podcast, Episode 40)

Tue, 15 Jun, 2021 - 11:58

A conversation exploring the central role of strong personal friendships in creating a culture that encourages women and girls in India to take seriously their own aspirations - whether in Buddhist training or life in general. 

Abhayanavita and Tarahridaya are wonderful leaders and exemplars in this work, speaking across generations, across gender, and across caste to help inspire the new Buddhists of India.

From extremely difficult conditions each has forged her own path towards safety, respect and acceptance. And in a time of terrible...

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Retelling the Tale of the Buddha (Buddha Day 2021)

Thu, 27 May, 2021 - 20:27

Retelling the Tale of the Buddha (Buddha Day 2021)

Thu, 27 May, 2021 - 20:27

For Buddha Day this year, we decided to offer up a treat from this year’s fantastic Home Retreat looking at the mythical life of the Buddha and its urgent relevance to us today.

Check out Buddha Day celebrations around Triratna

Follow us on Instagram for live updates all weekend

​Listen to a new series of seven talks by Nagasiddhi on the Buddha’s life

First, we have a beautiful re-telling of the Buddha’s life story told live with handmade sets and puppetry by Mandarava...

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Looking into the Well Again: Using Writing to Explore the Mind

From The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times on Tue, 18 May, 2021 - 17:08

Looking into the Well Again: Using Writing to Explore the Mind

From The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times on Tue, 18 May, 2021 - 17:08

Looking into the Well Again: Using Writing to Explore the Mind
A four-week course with Yashobodhi

Sundays: June 27th, July 4th, 11th, 18th
Each session will be done twice every week to accommodate time zones - come to whichever session suits best with your ticket.

First session (2 hrs): IE & UK 09:00 | Europe CET 10:00 | India 13:30 | Australia AEST 18:00 | New Zealand 20:00

Second session (2 hrs)USA PST 11:00 | México 13:00 | USA EST...

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Alive in Nature! An Invitation (The Dharma Toolkit Podcast, Episode 39)

From The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times on Mon, 3 May, 2021 - 23:32

A special episode of the podcast to invite you to Alive In Nature! - a series of live meditations and Dharma adventures from the Scottish Highlands!

Find our more and reserve your space on Alive In Nature!

For three Saturdays in spring or autumn - whichever hemisphere you are in, whatever state of lockdown you’re living through - you’re invited to sit with us and the amazing team from the Dhanakosa community in the birch woods of the...

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Alive in Nature - Sit and Walk Outdoors With Us!

Sun, 2 May, 2021 - 23:07

Alive in Nature - Sit and Walk Outdoors With Us!

Sun, 2 May, 2021 - 23:07

Alive in Nature!
A series of live meditations and Dharma adventures from the Scottish Highlands!

Saturdays May 8, 15, 22
First daily session (2 hrs): IE & UK 07:30 | Europe CET 08:30 | India 12:00 | Australia AEDT 16.30 | New Zealand 18.30

Second daily session (2 hrs): USA PST 11:00 | México 13:00 | USA EST 14:00 | IE & UK 19:00 | Europe CET 20:00 | India 23:30...

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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,...