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 Charlotte Lawes on Wed, 5 Jul, 2017 - 11:18
We have highlighted this post from the fantastic new Successful Community Living space - be sure to follow it as we’re certain it will continue to provide inspiration and advice on this super important topic.
In this video meet Saddhamani from Paris, France, who used to live at Padmaloka Retreat Centre in Norfolk, England. He gives a lovely, personal account of the role of friendship in his own life as part of a wider community of Buddhists supporting each other in...
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…....