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Subhuti - Now Streaming Live for Triratna@50: For the Welfare of the World

Posted by Singhamanas on Sat, 8 Apr, 2017 - 16:26

Subhuti - Now Streaming Live for Triratna@50: For the Welfare of the World

Posted by Singhamanas on Sat, 8 Apr, 2017 - 16:26

This broadcast is now ended. Below is the full unedited stream embedded - the talk begins around 6:15 and end around 01:20:00, with a short fundraising presentation following. You can listen to a remastered audio edit here.

N.B. For the first couple of minutes the video is rotated but it soon corrects itself!

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Triratna@50 This Weekend...

Posted by Centre Team on Thu, 6 Apr, 2017 - 14:15

Triratna@50 This Weekend...

Posted by Centre Team on Thu, 6 Apr, 2017 - 14:15

Today, the 6th April 2017, marks the 50th birthday of Triratna! This weekend we kick off our year of celebration and gratitude for all that’s been achieved around the world since Sangharakshita and a small group of women and men first gathered to meditate together in a small room in London all those years ago…

+follow above for regular updates this weekend and throughout the year from Triratna@50 

We’ll be bringing you a flavour of just some of the international gatherings this weekend as our anniversary year...

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Letter from the Chair of the College of Public Preceptors to all Order Members

Posted by saddhaloka on Fri, 31 Mar, 2017 - 23:56

Letter from the Chair of the College of Public Preceptors to all Order Members

Posted by saddhaloka on Fri, 31 Mar, 2017 - 23:56

Following the March meeting of the College of Public Preceptors, Saddhaloka, as Chair of the College, sent a message to all Order members. The ten-day meeting had been concerned with issues currently being raised regarding the Triratna Buddhist Order and Community, and Saddhaloka wanted to communicate the position of the College on these issues. We are now posting the letter, slightly adapted for a wider readership, on the Adhisthana Kula blog, to make it available to all who are interested. The Kula will be continuing...

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Maitreyi Interviews Subhuti on 'Women, Men And Angels'

Posted by Maitreyi on Tue, 28 Mar, 2017 - 16:08

Maitreyi Interviews Subhuti on 'Women, Men And Angels'

Posted by Maitreyi on Tue, 28 Mar, 2017 - 16:08

Following on from his statement of personal regret about the publication of ‘Women, Men And Angels’ and the views expressed in it, here is Subhuti in conversation with Maitreyi, going into detail around that regret, and sharing his thoughts on a very painful episode in Triratna history, including the story of how it all happened. What emerges in the course of the interview is an exemplary look by two good, old friends at how confusion can arise - and how clear...

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Buddhist insights into veganism by Ratnaprabha - in French and English

Posted by charlotte-l on Sun, 19 Mar, 2017 - 15:45

Buddhist insights into veganism by Ratnaprabha - in French and English

Posted by charlotte-l on Sun, 19 Mar, 2017 - 15:45

Vegan Fashion Venture recently interviewed Ratnaprabha (West London Buddhist Centre) about the relationship between Buddhism, meditation and veganism.

Read the full article and watch the interview on the website. The recording is in English with French subtitles. The script is available in English and in French.

Here is a little extract:

“When I think about Buddhism and veganism, it makes me think first of all about just how crucial from a Buddhist point of view it is to practise non-harming of living beings. It...

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NEW website for Sudarshanaloka Retreat Centre

Posted by Ratnavyuha on Thu, 16 Mar, 2017 - 01:52

NEW website for Sudarshanaloka Retreat Centre

Posted by Ratnavyuha on Thu, 16 Mar, 2017 - 01:52

Hi everyone.

Wanted to let you know we have a NEW website!

Not only does it show you all the upcoming events at Sudarshanaloka, it also allows you to see when our solitary cabins are available. And you can now book online, right now.

If you are travelling to New Zealand and fancy a group retreat, a solitary, or perhaps just want to stay in our community house when there are no retreats on … please book online or email us. We’d love...

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Breathworks blog: "Please, don't knock mindfulness", by Singhashri

Posted by charlotte-l on Wed, 15 Mar, 2017 - 09:10

Breathworks blog: "Please, don't knock mindfulness", by Singhashri

Posted by charlotte-l on Wed, 15 Mar, 2017 - 09:10

Breathworks is a fantastic organisation set up and run my members of the Triratna Buddhist Order and Community. Here is the latest blog post by Program Director Singhashri Gazmuri. If you missed it in January, it’s well-worth a read to understand what mindfulness is, isn’t, and why it is so important in the world today. 

“Reading Ruth Whippman’s November 26th opinion letter on mindfulness, Actually, Lets Not Be in the Moment left me with a growing sense of dismay and sadness.

I am...

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The Secret Life of Buddhafield: Practical Reflections on Embracing Simplicity, by Sarah Boak

Posted by charlotte-l on Tue, 14 Mar, 2017 - 13:04

The Secret Life of Buddhafield: Practical Reflections on Embracing Simplicity, by Sarah Boak

Posted by charlotte-l on Tue, 14 Mar, 2017 - 13:04

Buddhafield Administrator, Sarah Boak, reflects on the 2017 theme of ‘Embracing Simplicity’.

Taken from Buddhafield’s blog - regularly updated with great pieces from the team.

“For me, simplicity is about making space to fully encounter the richness of life. To be able to be open to my experience, each day, with a sense of curiosity and wonder. I want to live life with purpose and intention, rather than letting time go by with no real sense of where I’m going or what I want...

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'Opening Up The Thatch' - Parami In Conversation with Tejananda

Posted by parami on Thu, 9 Mar, 2017 - 18:14

'Opening Up The Thatch' - Parami In Conversation with Tejananda

Posted by parami on Thu, 9 Mar, 2017 - 18:14

Some time ago, Tejananda wrote a piece entitled ‘Opening up the Thatch’. In this, he thoughtfully suggests that we need “an open and compassionate discussion” on the issues raised by allegations around historical controversy in Triratna, re-made in a recent short regional TV programme in the UK.

Amongst other points, Tejananda wondered if it would be helpful to engage in some form of ‘truth and reconciliation’ process. Recently, he visited Adhisthana and met with...

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Teachings for Uncertain Times: Waking up to Activism

Posted by Viveka on Wed, 15 Feb, 2017 - 21:19

Teachings for Uncertain Times: Waking up to Activism

Posted by Viveka on Wed, 15 Feb, 2017 - 21:19

In honor of Black History Month, Tricycle is presenting a special video series, “Teachings for Uncertain Times,” featuring 13 teachers of color. This week Viveka from San Francisco Buddhist Center is featured, speaking about activism and the Dharma.

“I remember… tuning into what was happening in Ferguson, Missouri as people were taking to the streets,” Viveka says in her talk. “Something was called from me… it was not appropriate to just be a voyeur.”

Viveka also speaks about self-care practices for activists, such...

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