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Breathing In the World: A Journey into the Heart of Tonglen

From The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times on Fri, 4 Dec, 2020 - 10:55

Breathing In the World: A Journey into the Heart of Tonglen

From The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times on Fri, 4 Dec, 2020 - 10:55

A four-week course led by Yashobodhi 

Starting Sunday 6th December
Sundays: 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th December
(each session will be done twice to accommodate time zones)

‘Early’ session:  UK & IE 09:00 | Europe CET 10:00 | India 13:30 | Australia EST 20.00 | New Zealand 22.00

‘Late’ session: USA PST 11:00 | México 13:00 | USA EST 14:00 | UK & IE 19:00 | Europe CET 20:00 |

A last-minute reminder about this course, starting Sunday 6th December.

Tonglen is a meditation method that originates in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. In...

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We've got lots of great reading for you!

From Windhorse Publications on Tue, 1 Dec, 2020 - 16:30

We've got lots of great reading for you!

From Windhorse Publications on Tue, 1 Dec, 2020 - 16:30

We’ve got lots of great reading lined up for you this week: we’re discounting eleven life-enhancing paperbacks in our Monthly Sale for December and we’ve got a link to the latest issue of Vajra Bell magazine. 

Announcing our Monthly Sale for December

Whether or not you celebrate Christmas, this time of year is a popular time for visiting friends and family and exchanging gifts, so we thought we’d bear that in mind when choosing which paperbacks to discount in our December sale. We’re calling this month’s...

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Sangharakshita: A life of friendship

From London Buddhist Centre on Fri, 27 Nov, 2020 - 12:22

Sangharakshita: A life of friendship

From London Buddhist Centre on Fri, 27 Nov, 2020 - 12:22

At the London Buddhist Centre and in the Triratna Buddhist Community as a whole we place great emphasis on the value of friendship. In fact, it’s the glue that holds together everything that we do.

Join this evening’s celebration of friendship with one’s teacher. On this rare occasion we’ll be meeting some of the close friends of Bhante Sangharakshita to hear about their friendship with him and how this formed the basis of the culture that we can join today. With...

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£500,000 Target Reached - Coronavirus Crisis Appeal Update

From Karuna Fundraisers on Fri, 20 Nov, 2020 - 17:18

£500,000 Target Reached - Coronavirus Crisis Appeal Update

From Karuna Fundraisers on Fri, 20 Nov, 2020 - 17:18

I am delighted to announce that, thanks to all our supporters, we have beaten our Coronavirus Crisis Appeal target of £500,000!

Thank you to everyone who got involved. To see the very real impact donations have already had, please watch the short video.

These are just a few of the thousands of people we’ve already reached with emergency supplies and will continue to support. 

Still more have received educational support while schools are shut, livelihood training while jobs are sparse, and health supplies to keep their families safe during this crisis. Thanks again...

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FBA Podcast: The More They Beat Us, The Louder We Sang

From Free Buddhist Audio on Sat, 7 Nov, 2020 - 05:15

‘Serenity, freedom from disease, joy and long life, the happiness of an emperor, prosperity; these the patient person receives while continuing in cyclic existence.

Padmavajra’s sixth talk on the Bodhicaryavatara explores Shantideva’s thorough exploration of the perfection of patience. In this chapter, Shantideva brings our attention to the seriousness of the faults of hatred and anger.

He shows how such states of mind arise and gives a number of ways in which...

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The Three Jewels: A Luminous Gift from Windhorse Publications

Fri, 6 Nov, 2020 - 11:50

The Three Jewels: A Luminous Gift from Windhorse Publications

Fri, 6 Nov, 2020 - 11:50

To celebrate Sangha Day, from now until the end of November, Windhorse Publications is giving away the eBook edition of The Complete Works of Sangharakshita Volume 2: The Three Jewels Inormally priced at £17.99.

One of Sangharakshita’s outstanding contributions to Buddhism was to distil what is most fundamental. You are a Buddhist because – and only because – you go for refuge to the three jewels of the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha. The nine texts in this volume, composed over a period...

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Gathering Generosity (Online) Retreat at Adhisthana (Nov 23rd-26th)

From The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times on Fri, 6 Nov, 2020 - 10:52

Gathering Generosity (Online) Retreat at Adhisthana (Nov 23rd-26th)

From The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times on Fri, 6 Nov, 2020 - 10:52

Gathering Generosity (Online) Retreat at Adhisthana (Nov 23 - 26 )

Open to people of all levels of experience - everyone welcome

Start Date: 23rd Nov 2020

End Date: 26th Nov 2020

£5+ Dana (all dana for this retreat will help support Adhisthana)

Reserve a place here 

Offered by Alobhin, Ambaranta, Nagadipa and friends

This retreat is open to all who have an interest in celebrating and exploring generosity, practicing together as an International community and rejoicing in Triratna Volunteers. It is y/our opportunity to explore and celebrate the myriad ways generosity...

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Taraloka turns 35!

From Taraloka Retreat Centre on Fri, 6 Nov, 2020 - 07:14

Taraloka turns 35!

From Taraloka Retreat Centre on Fri, 6 Nov, 2020 - 07:14

November 2020 marks Taraloka’s 35th birthday! Will you be joining us to celebrate?

You’re invited to a special *online* celebration, marking 35 years of Tara’s realm on Sunday 15 November via Zoom (7.15pm for a 7.30pm start, until 9.15pm).

US PST 11.15 / US...

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The Heart of Practice with Paramananda and Bodhilila

From West London Buddhist Centre on Thu, 5 Nov, 2020 - 20:15

The Heart of Practice with Paramananda and Bodhilila

From West London Buddhist Centre on Thu, 5 Nov, 2020 - 20:15

This retreat runs from 15 – 21 November. Register in advance for this event using this LINK. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the event.

In this online meditation retreat we will be taking a fresh look at the main practices taught within Triratna with the aim of connecting to the inner spirit at their heart. We will explore how the Mindfulness of Breathing, Metta Bhavana, Just Sitting and mantra chanting all share the single...

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Bhante Sangharakshita’s Last Days and the Jogi

From Sangharakshita Memorial Space on Thu, 29 Oct, 2020 - 18:29

Bhante Sangharakshita’s Last Days and the Jogi

From Sangharakshita Memorial Space on Thu, 29 Oct, 2020 - 18:29

In commemoration of the second death anniversary of Urgyen Sangharakshita, Urgyen House is pleased to offer a new video blog. Dharmachari Paramartha recalls Bhante Sangharakshita’s final days and, from the video archive, Bhante recounts a remarkable event in Kalimpong, India.

Urgyen House is a project dedicated to ensuring the long-term preservation of Sangharakshita’s collection of books, letters, papers, thangkas and artefacts as well as the building in which he spent the last years of his life.

Visit the Urgyen House website

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