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#EthicalChristmas: Money, Ethics, and Dharma Practice - A New Campaign on The Buddhist Centre Online

Posted by Candradasa on Wed, 8 Oct, 2014 - 17:00

#EthicalChristmas: Money, Ethics, and Dharma Practice - A New Campaign on The Buddhist Centre Online

Posted by Candradasa on Wed, 8 Oct, 2014 - 17:00A couple of months ago I was sitting in a room at Adhisthana, listening to my friend Mokshini speak very movingly about some quite profound shifts in her own sense of Dharma practice. She talked about having newly considered in her own life the sorts of issues raised by Triratna’s participation in Buddhist Action Month every year: environmental concerns, economic questions, all manner of socially engaged topics relevant to anyone looking to explore the...
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'Live' Coverage of the International Retreat 2014

Posted by Centre Team on Thu, 22 May, 2014 - 21:59

'Live' Coverage of the International Retreat 2014

Posted by Centre Team on Thu, 22 May, 2014 - 21:59The 2014 International Retreat is about to kick off and you can take part online! The retreat starts tomorrow (23rd) and runs until Tuesday 27th at Adhisthana, our community’s new spiritual home.

Entitled “The Bodhisattva’s Reply,” it will explore the Dharmic perspective needed for truly altruistic activity, so that our creativity, willingness, and effort for social change can lead to more than just “doing good”.

Sangharakshita has said that Avalokiteshvara is a...
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Letter From India by Viradhamma (No.1)

Posted by viradhamma on Tue, 25 Feb, 2014 - 14:10

Letter From India by Viradhamma (No.1)

Posted by viradhamma on Tue, 25 Feb, 2014 - 14:10The first in an occasional series of letters from India by Viradhamma from San Francisco in the U.S., on his travels through India working for DharmaJiva as part of their Buddhist Renaissance project. DharmaJiva is a non-sectarian Buddhist network that works against caste oppression and includes both Western and Asian Buddhist traditions.

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Dear Friends,

I am here in India on three-week trip, and I spent the first ten days in...
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Listen to podcasts live from the Women's UK & Ireland Order Weekend! (+ reports from Germany too.)

Posted by Candradasa on Fri, 6 Dec, 2013 - 16:55

Listen to podcasts live from the Women's UK & Ireland Order Weekend! (+ reports from Germany too.)

Posted by Candradasa on Fri, 6 Dec, 2013 - 16:55Parami is doing a sterling job reporting for us from the weather-wracked Order gathering for women in the UK & Ireland currently happening at Adhisthana Retreat Centre in Herefordshire. A lovely glimpse into what happens when so many people get together to celebrate their faith together… Listen out for more and some interviews with attendees through the weekend!

*update* Listen too to Utpalavajri reporting from the Central European Order forum in snowy Germany…
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