Posted by ratnadharini on Sat, 23 Sep, 2017 - 13:05
The FWBO/Triratna was formed to alleviate the suffering of the world through practising and sharing the Dharma, the teaching of the Buddha, and that remains at our heart. Over 50 years we have created an Order and Movement that have touched and transformed the lives of thousands of people around the world. The journey has been inspiring and challenging, and not without difficulties. We deeply regret where anyone’s involvement with our Order and Movement has led to suffering and...
Posted by Ratnagarbha on Mon, 28 Aug, 2017 - 11:50
2018 ISSUEOFURTHONAONTHETHEMEOFSCIENCEFICTIONANDFANTASY Please let us know if you have any thoughts about a Buddhist perspective on this kind of literature, or any author recommendations – apart from the obvious ones.
Science Fiction and Fantasy allow unfettered licence to the imagination. This can be liberating but also it has drawbacks. Many books in these genres lack emotional depth,...
Posted by dhivan thomas jones on Mon, 21 Aug, 2017 - 11:36
We are pleased to present a review ofa new book from Windhorse Publications on the therapeutic use of mettā or kindness by Paramabandhu and Jed Shamel – reviewed by Paul Wielgus, himself a mindfulness teacher.
Posted by Liz_Bassett on Thu, 10 Aug, 2017 - 16:58
Q. There’s no shortage of Dharma materials available online, right? So why is the buddhistcentre.com so important?
Used by 60,000 people every month, free of charge, thebuddhistcentre.com is for everyone.
It brings us together. Regardless of where we live we can share a wealth of news, video, talks and led meditations. It’s an online space where we can communicate, learn, and support each other in our practice - even attend a mitra ceremony!
Posted by arthakusalin on Sun, 25 Jun, 2017 - 22:32
We did some silent sittings in the city of Ghent to express the value of more stilness and silence in daily life. Several people were sympathetic, several others were not interested, we got one or two a bit more harsh reactions and two people joined us in silent sitting….We will probably do more silent sittings in autumn. It is quite challenging to meditate in the open, just sitting, very vulnerable and at the same time rather vigorous. It tastes like more…....
Posted by Liz_Bassett on Mon, 26 Jun, 2017 - 09:00
Q: What’s the absolutely best thing about working for FutureDharma Fund?
A: Knowing that we’re helping you support some amazing Triratna projects.
Each month we’re going to bring you news from one of them. First up in June - Clear Vision Trust.
Now 50 years old, Triratna has grown and spread across the globe. We all practice in a diverse range of settings. Yet whether we’re part of a large urban sangha, attend a small local group, live in a community, on our own or in...