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Buddhist Responses to the Pandemic: Subscribe to our Podcasts

Fri, 7 Aug, 2020 - 13:23

Buddhist Responses to the Pandemic: Subscribe to our Podcasts

Fri, 7 Aug, 2020 - 13:23

A reminder that you can listen again to our Dharma Toolkit podcasts, covering a range of themes around Buddhist responses to the Pandemic, from reflections around personal practice, through current day issues such as Climate change and touching on themes of Beauty and the Arts as a response to times of crisis.

Here’s Episode 25, Ironic Points of light, where Nanadavajra and his friends Satyalila and Subhadassi reflect on W.H. Auden’s poem, September 1st, 1939 and the...

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Windhorse eBook giveaway this week is inconceivable!

Thu, 23 Jul, 2020 - 11:35

Windhorse eBook giveaway this week is inconceivable!

Thu, 23 Jul, 2020 - 11:35

A Message from Helen at Windhorse Publications:

In this video, Vajragupta explains what he appreciates most about Sangharakshita’s approach to scriptural commentary in The Inconceivable Emancipation.

Welcome to Week 19 of our Free the Dharma eBook giveaway! This week, we’re offering The Inconceivable Emancipation, a commentary by Sangharakshita on the Vimalakīrti-Nirdeśa, an important Mahāyāna sūtra. A print version of this book is included in Volume 16 of The Complete Works of Sangharakshita, Mahāyāna Myths and Stories. 

Mahāyāna Buddhism, to which the Zen and Tibetan traditions are related,...

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Courageous Conversations About Race: A series curated by Vimalasara

From The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times on Fri, 17 Jul, 2020 - 15:04

Courageous Conversations About Race: A series curated by Vimalasara

From The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times on Fri, 17 Jul, 2020 - 15:04

Courageous Conversations About Race: A series curated by Vimalasara

The First Conversation - Saturday 25th July 2020

USA PST 09:00-11:00 | México 11:00-13:00 | USA  EST 12:00-14:00 | IE & UK 17:00-19:00 | India 21:30-23:30

Questions will be invited from the audience. These panel discussions are open to the whole of the Triratna Community and to all who wish to attend.

There will also be a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter at this event.

Reserve a Space and find more...

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Taraloka Live recordings available - Alive! Aware! Awake! Home Retreat

From The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times on Wed, 15 Jul, 2020 - 09:48

Taraloka Live recordings available - Alive! Aware! Awake! Home Retreat

From The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times on Wed, 15 Jul, 2020 - 09:48

If you haven’t been able to join the live Zoom sessions with the Taraloka, you’ll be happy to know that the video recordings of each day’s live event are now available on the Home Retreat page

You can still join the live practice sessions, today and tomorrow.

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

The...

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The Burning House: A Buddhist response to the climate and ecological emergency

From Buddhist Action on Tue, 14 Jul, 2020 - 15:16

The Burning House: A Buddhist response to the climate and ecological emergency

From Buddhist Action on Tue, 14 Jul, 2020 - 15:16

The Burning House: A Buddhist response to the climate and ecological emergency with Shantigarbha
Sunday July 26


West Coast USA 08.00 | Mexico 10.00 | East Coast USA 11.00 | UK & IE 16.00 | Europe 17.00 CET | India 20.30 | Australia EST 01.00 (Monday 27) | New Zealand 03.00

Since Shantigarbha heard Greta Thunberg tell the European Parliament to act as if our house is on fire,...

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Awareness is Revolutionary: Part Two - Race, Bias and Freedom

Wed, 8 Jul, 2020 - 15:39

Awareness is Revolutionary: Part Two - Race, Bias and Freedom

Wed, 8 Jul, 2020 - 15:39

Awareness is Revolutionary: Part Two
Race, Bias and Freedom

On Thursday 9th July Suryagupta and Subhuti will continue their discussions on race, caste and Buddhism. Join them tomorrow for a second conversation exploring the question of bias.

West Coast USA 11.00 | Mexico 13.00 | East Coast USA 14.00 | UK & IE 19.00 | Europe 20.00 CET | India 23.30 | Australia EST 04.00 (Friday 10th) | New Zealand...

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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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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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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,...