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Alive! Aware! Awake! - Home retreat starts Friday!

Tue, 7 Jul, 2020 - 17:52

Alive! Aware! Awake! - Home retreat starts Friday!

Tue, 7 Jul, 2020 - 17:52

Alive! Aware! Awake!
A chance to thoroughly explore the Buddha’s teaching on mindfulness, with the Taraloka Retreat Team. 

Friday July 10 – Thursday July 16

Daily live practice sessions:
USA 11.30am PST | México 1.30pm | USA 2.30pm EST | UK & IE 7.30pm | Europe 8.30pm CET |  India 12am (following day) | Sydney 4.30am | Auckland 6.30am

Find all the retreat resources and the link to join the live sessions on the home retreat space

If...

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Sadayasihi

New series of Led Walking Meditations from Taraloka: A Walking Week

From The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times on Fri, 3 Jul, 2020 - 11:49

New series of Led Walking Meditations from Taraloka: A Walking Week

From The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times on Fri, 3 Jul, 2020 - 11:49

Would you like to take your meditation practice off the cushion and outdoors? Maitridevi from Taraloka Retreat centre has been recording a series of five walking meditations under the title ‘A Walking Week’ to help you do just that!

From next week you will be able to tune into these meditations, which will be released daily on Taraloka’s Youtube channel.

The five are as follows:
1. A simple walking meditation
2. ‘Exploring...

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Chairs' Letter – June 2020

From College of Public Preceptors on Wed, 1 Jul, 2020 - 12:25

Chairs' Letter – June 2020

From College of Public Preceptors on Wed, 1 Jul, 2020 - 12:25

Dear Order members and friends,

June was my last month of solitary lockdown in South Wales. In practice that meant spending even more time than usual on my computer, although I did manage one week offline. I also read Analayo’s Compassion and Emptiness and re-read The Glass Bead Game, and went for long walks along deserted lanes and footpaths in the national park.

I emerged from my week off to the deluge of discussion around the subject...

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Singhashri's picture

Thank you, reading this relaxed a tension in my body I didn’t even realise I was holding. 

With love and in solidarity, 

Singhashri

Muditakari's picture

Exactly how I felt Singhashri. I realised that I was turning away from the movement because of that tension, and have just felt myself inch a little nearer back towards it xx

viradhamma's picture

Thank you for sharing this thoughtful and inspiring reflection.

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Dear Ratnadharini,

Thank you for this very inspiring, moving and interesting Letter. Lovely to learn more about you.

Love,
Munisha

dhiraprabha's picture
I appreciated your letter very much. Thank you for addressing the topic of racial oppression from both a personal and insightfully dharmic perspective.
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This weeks eBook giveaway and an update

From Windhorse Publications on Tue, 30 Jun, 2020 - 09:26

This weeks eBook giveaway and an update

From Windhorse Publications on Tue, 30 Jun, 2020 - 09:26

This week we’re giving away The Heart by Vessantara. This short book offers a grounded and profound guide to the metta bhavana. You can download it here until July 13. 

It’s a big week at Windhorse Publications. Since late March, more than 9,000 free eBooks have been downloaded for our website. It’s been a joy to share the dharma, and thanks to your donations and purchases we’ve had enough income to keep going. What you may not know is that we stopped all new book production, commissioning and reprints,...

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Dharma Day Live on Sunday from Padmaloka!

From The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times on Thu, 2 Jul, 2020 - 00:30

Dharma Day Live on Sunday from Padmaloka!

From The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times on Thu, 2 Jul, 2020 - 00:30

Listen: The Deathless Has Been Attained!
Dharma Day Live on Sunday

Come and celebrate Dharma Day from Padmaloka Retreat Centre – wherever you are in the world!

To celebrate Dharma Day this year, Padmaloka will be offering a full online festival programme including live streamed meditations and rituals from the Shrine Room, and a live talk and Q&A by Padmavajra. His talk will explore the story of the turning of the wheel of the Dharma and, in...

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For the Earth: The Environment and Social Justice

From Buddhist Action on Wed, 1 Jul, 2020 - 11:41

For the Earth: The Environment and Social Justice

From Buddhist Action on Wed, 1 Jul, 2020 - 11:41

For the Earth: The Environment and Social Justice, closing panel, Sunday 5th July

USA 11am PST | México 1pm | USA 2pm EST | UK & IE 7pm | Europe 8pm CET | India 23.30 | Sydney 04.00 (Monday 6th) | Auckland 06.00

Join us for a closing panel of five great speakers to help us round off BAM 2020!

Joining all of our wonderful, previous guests from this month’s exploration of how Buddhist practice...

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Getting Real (Soulful Conversation and Meditation) With Viveka and Paramananda

From The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times on Tue, 30 Jun, 2020 - 10:50

Getting Real (Soulful Conversation and Meditation) With Viveka and Paramananda

From The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times on Tue, 30 Jun, 2020 - 10:50

Join Viveka and Paramananda for the final of their four live conversations, on Saturday 4th July

USA 9am PST | México 11am | USA 12pm EST | UK & IE 5pm | Europe 6pm CET

These conversations take place in Zoom and are approximately 60 minutes long. You can see their most recent conversation here on Facebook.

Visit our Events space to reserve a place and make a donation.

Viveka is the former Chair of the San Francisco Buddhist Center, a dynamic and popular meditation teacher and retreat leader, with profound experience...

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Dayajoti

Buddhafield in the Web - an Online Celebration 15th - 19th July 2020

From Buddhafield on Sat, 27 Jun, 2020 - 09:05

Buddhafield in the Web - an Online Celebration 15th - 19th July 2020

From Buddhafield on Sat, 27 Jun, 2020 - 09:05

This Online Celebration is a fundraiser to help Buddhafield come through these times. Please buy a ticket, come and celebrate, and dive deep with the theme of ‘Holding to Nothing Whatever’.   If you’re outside the UK and haven’t been able to attend a Buddhafield before - here is a unique opportunity!

Tickets available here!

Full programme here: https://www.flipsnack.com/6ED8D766AED/buddhafield-in-the-web-programme-2…

The music on this video is from a ‘Soulful Singing’ workshop with Mahasukha.  He’ll be offering one of these...

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For the Earth: Deeper Resources for Action

From Buddhist Action on Fri, 26 Jun, 2020 - 13:01

For the Earth: Deeper Resources for Action

From Buddhist Action on Fri, 26 Jun, 2020 - 13:01

For the Earth: Deeper Resources for Action, by Guhyapati, Sunday 28th June

USA 11am PST | México 1pm | USA 2pm EST | UK & IE 7pm | Europe 8pm CET

The last year has seen important shifts in public narrative and awareness around the climate crisis. We’re living through enormous mobilisations on key social and ecological issues. For many, this feels like a turning point. In the midst of this historic point of disruption, awareness of the complexity of social change should alerts...

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akashadevi's picture

Hello there, I just tried to reserve a space but the link to it doesn’t seem to work? Thank you for your help, all the best, Akashadevi

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Hi Akashadevi,

Apologies - I’ve just updated the link in the post so it should work now. Otherwise you can also book via our Live Events space on the Dharma Toolkit.

With Metta,

Sadayasihi

parami's picture

Hi. I can’t reserve a space. Getting a message saying page does not exist. 
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parami's picture

Have managed in Eventbrite. Thanks

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