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Photos, photos, memories, memories...

Fri, 29 Jun, 2012 - 07:37

Photos, photos, memories, memories...

Fri, 29 Jun, 2012 - 07:37Thanks to Advayasiddhi from Denmark for some great images of the retreat, available here
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Facebook Discussion Imminent!

From Imagine the Buddha on Mon, 4 Jun, 2012 - 18:32

Facebook Discussion Imminent!

From Imagine the Buddha on Mon, 4 Jun, 2012 - 18:32Hi all, remember we’ll be having a live discussion space on Facebook this afternoon/evening on themes from the International Retreat. Join us anytime between 2-4pm EST / 5-7pm UK for as long as you like. We’d love if you can! Here are some topics we might look at, but any other ideas also welcome and we’ll see what emerges from the live space:

1. How do YOU imagine the Buddha? We’ve seen...
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And the Twitter hashtag is...

From Imagine the Buddha on Thu, 31 May, 2012 - 23:19

And the Twitter hashtag is...

From Imagine the Buddha on Thu, 31 May, 2012 - 23:19If you’re partial to a Tweet or two (but not a twit!) the hashtag for Twitter shenanigans with the International Retreat is #internationalretreat.

If you want to help spread the love for the new social network itself, the hashtag is #triratnaconnect.

ps. Our actual Twitter account is here, should you wish to follow…
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A quick guide to the online retreat...

Thu, 31 May, 2012 - 23:04

A quick guide to the online retreat...

Thu, 31 May, 2012 - 23:04Hi all, here are a few things to bear in mind for the online version of the retreat, which we’ll be running from Friday till Tuesday - and beyond! We hope it’ll be a great space to connect with each other and keep your inspiration burning bright when the tents are all folded away and everyone’s home again…

1. This main space (the ‘Project’) will be the place to check for news and events and media from...
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A wee Doodle to find a time to meet on Facebook...

From Imagine the Buddha on Thu, 31 May, 2012 - 22:38

A wee Doodle to find a time to meet on Facebook...

From Imagine the Buddha on Thu, 31 May, 2012 - 22:38So, the theme of the retreat is ‘Imagining the Buddha’. We need a related theme for our special Facebook discussion on Monday - but first we need a time! Make your choices here and we’ll try and accommodate as many folk as we can… Thanks!

https://thebuddhistcentre.doodle.com/a38yhxq67bvg7quw

btw. You can join our Facebook Group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/thebuddhistcentregroups/

Times are given in EST (American - only because that’s where our online team is!) please add 4 or...
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The Online Retreat

Fri, 25 May, 2012 - 18:38

The Online Retreat

Fri, 25 May, 2012 - 18:38Hi, I’m Candradasa and I’ll be helping run the International Retreat online. We hope it’ll be a space to get excited about what’s to come on the weekend and somewhere you can keep all the connections going long after the last fire has burned out and the last mantra faded into the summer’s night air…

We’ll be tweeting and posting wee recordings, uploading pictures and video from the retreat itself, and generally keeping its spirit alive in the many...
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Program details

Fri, 25 May, 2012 - 09:55

Program details

Fri, 25 May, 2012 - 09:55Here’s some details of the draft programme for the 2012 International Retreat, all revolving around the theme of ‘Imagining the Buddha’. There’ll be plenty else going on of course: meditation, shrines, food, story-telling, the Kids Area, and more. Amongst all that, the main Dharma input will be -

Talks
Ratnaguna: The Voice of the Buddha - often we might imagine what the Buddha looked like, or we reflect on what he taught. But in his talk Ratnaguna will try...
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