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End of the 2014 Triratna International Retreat - Some Highlights

Posted by Candradasa on Tue, 27 May, 2014 - 20:13

End of the 2014 Triratna International Retreat - Some Highlights

Posted by Candradasa on Tue, 27 May, 2014 - 20:13Well, that was a full old 5 days! The International Retreat is now at an end - and we were there in spirit through the rain, mud and eventual glorious sunshine, sampling the evident joy of the event and the delighful experience of sangha that is apparent in all the (many!) photographs we were able to feature.

Our great thanks to Dassini, Ivan, Munisha, Singhamanas, Suvajra, Suvannamani, Vajrashura, Vidyatara, and to anyone else who contributed...
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Coverage of the 2014 International Retreat Has Begun!

Posted by Candradasa on Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 14:34

Coverage of the 2014 International Retreat Has Begun!

Posted by Candradasa on Fri, 23 May, 2014 - 14:34Over on our dedicated space for the 2014 International Retreat we’ve started seeing a flow of pictures, videos, and even an early podcast episode, from the set-up as teams from Buddhafield and Adhisthana work to get the space ready to host 400-500 retreatants travelling from far and wide.

Visit the International Retreat space to + follow events online between now and Tuesday. We’ll have the key talks and teachings,...
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International Retreat Space Now Live!

Posted by Candradasa on Tue, 6 May, 2014 - 22:19

International Retreat Space Now Live!

Posted by Candradasa on Tue, 6 May, 2014 - 22:19As you may have gathered, the International Retreat for 2014 is fast-approaching - only two weeks to go!

There’s still time to book
, of course, if you can make it to Adhisthana Retreat Centre in the beautiful green country of Herefordshire, England. But if you can’t, then just as we did with the retreat in 2012, we’ll be covering the build-up and the great event itself here on The Buddhist Centre...
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Some things are worth waiting for

Posted by Munisha on Sat, 3 Aug, 2013 - 18:43

Some things are worth waiting for

Posted by Munisha on Sat, 3 Aug, 2013 - 18:43Here’s Saturday’s lunch queue - and there are some other things that take a long time here in beautiful rural Herefordshire, where the internet access is some of the slowest in the country…

The challenge facing your faithful reporting team - Lokabandhu, Ivan Trujillo and me - is best summed up in a message that appeared on my computer screen this morning: “Downloading 6 files. 14 hours remaining.”
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Adhisthana history tour

Posted by Munisha on Sat, 3 Aug, 2013 - 10:18

Adhisthana history tour

Posted by Munisha on Sat, 3 Aug, 2013 - 10:18Friday: Andrew Poor tells Dhammarati about his childhood at Coddington Court before his family sold it to Clyde Petroleum in the 1980s. Clear Vision’s Upekshapriya videoed their tour of the house for posterity.
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Buddhafield Total Immersion Meditation Retreat: Beloved on the Earth

Posted by Centre Team on Sun, 7 Jul, 2013 - 19:46

Buddhafield Total Immersion Meditation Retreat: Beloved on the Earth

Posted by Centre Team on Sun, 7 Jul, 2013 - 19:46
Late Fragment by Raymond Carver
And did you get what
you wanted from this life, even so?
I did.
And what did you want?
To call myself beloved, to feel myself
beloved on the earth.
Led by Paramananda, Padmadasi and Maitridevi
Easterbrook, near Yeoford, Devon, Friday 6 September-Friday 4 October

Our relationship with the modern world is highly complex but, at heart, our feeling of ease in the world is dependent on being present, open and fully ourselves, with simplicity...
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Buddhafield Week - Part II

Posted by Candradasa on Sun, 7 Jul, 2013 - 18:25

Buddhafield Week - Part II

Posted by Candradasa on Sun, 7 Jul, 2013 - 18:25As you may have read over on Triratna News, it’s been a strong time of late at Buddhafield, the Triratna project we have been featuring this summer in the run-up to their annual festival from July 17th-21st. As promised, all this week we’re having a second set of features highlighting the best of the community there, and we hope to bring you coverage (rural broadband permitting!) from some of the festival itself.

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Triratna America - Live Feed From Aryaloka of Dhardo Tulku's Talk

Posted by Candradasa on Wed, 19 Jun, 2013 - 22:50

Triratna America - Live Feed From Aryaloka of Dhardo Tulku's Talk

Posted by Candradasa on Wed, 19 Jun, 2013 - 22:50An interesting chance to tune into a live Dharma event at Aryaloka right now (Wednesday 7pm EST). Dhardo Tulku Rimpoche live on Google Hangout: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/c31ec3b50f25a72d9407e92782ab1656871d7…
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10 Days With Triratna America

Posted by Centre Team on Sun, 16 Jun, 2013 - 19:52

10 Days With Triratna America

Posted by Centre Team on Sun, 16 Jun, 2013 - 19:52Our coverage of Triratna America is now over, but you can still check out some of the rich, distinctively American initiatives coming out of the Triratna Buddhist Community in the U.S.A. With features, interviews, podcasts, and Dharma talks from around Triratna America, you’ll hear from the people who are helping build the next phase of our community stateside as it moves towards its 30th year.

Some very inspiring explorations of Dharma practice are bubbling...
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Buddha Day Around Triratna

Posted by Munisha on Sat, 25 May, 2013 - 12:38

Buddha Day Around Triratna

Posted by Munisha on Sat, 25 May, 2013 - 12:38Last weekend’s full moon marked Buddha Day (also known as Wesak), when Triratna people around the world celebrate the Buddha’s Enlightenment and give thanks for the extraordinary example of his life and teaching.

Send us your Buddha Day news
This week we’ll be welcoming news - in words, pictures, video and audio - of how you marked the day where you are. If you have a space for your Centre, just upload it to The...
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