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IC Dharma: The Vow by Parami

Wed, 2 Sep, 2020 - 18:45

IC Dharma: The Vow by Parami

Wed, 2 Sep, 2020 - 18:45

Parami talking about the Vow aspect of the Bodhicitta practice, for the International Council 2020 Online.

As well as meeting together and addressing live topics and priorities across Triratna, the International Council meetings also are a context for members to meet together and build community, this year, taking as our Dharma theme the arising of the Bodhicitta, through study and meditation.

The series of talks explore different aspects of the Bodhicitta Practice: the Blue Sky as the context for the practice; Connection with the...

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ICin5 No.5 - Day Three, Social Engagement and Harmony

Tue, 1 Sep, 2020 - 22:09

ICin5 No.5 - Day Three, Social Engagement and Harmony

Tue, 1 Sep, 2020 - 22:09

We’re in Australia and New Zealand for Day 3 of the International Council online! And today we hear about conversations around social engagement as Buddhists: the passion and the potential pitfalls, especially when we prize harmony as a deep value in community.

- Revisiting some working principles from last year from which to engage with issues: 
exemplification, renunciation, awareness, right effort, the precepts, right livelihood, spiritual friendship, ethical speech, conditionality, karma, active compassion.
- Discussing ways we can cultivate non-polarisation in...

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IC Dharma: Bodhicitta + Compassion by Jnanadhara

Tue, 1 Sep, 2020 - 21:50

IC Dharma: Bodhicitta + Compassion by Jnanadhara

Tue, 1 Sep, 2020 - 21:50

Jnanadhara talking about Bodhicitta + Compassion in the Bodhicitta practice, for the International Council 2020 Online.

As well as meeting together and addressing live topics and priorities across Triratna, the International Council meetings also are a context for members to meet together and build community, this year, taking as our Dharma theme the arising of the Bodhicitta, through study and meditation.

The series of talks explore different aspects of the Bodhicitta Practice: the Blue Sky as the context for the practice; Connection with the...

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ICin5 No.4 - Day Two, Welcoming All in the Dharma (Dar la bienvenida a todos en el Dharma)

Mon, 31 Aug, 2020 - 21:57

ICin5 No.4 - Day Two, Welcoming All in the Dharma (Dar la bienvenida a todos en el Dharma)

Mon, 31 Aug, 2020 - 21:57

A full extra 90 seconds today to bring you the best of the day in Spanish as well as English!

¡Un total de 90 segundos extra hoy para ofrecerte lo mejor del día en español y en inglés!

The second full day of the 2020 online International Council and we’re joined by Viryakirti and Parami from Latin America.

Framed by the deep, altruistic practice of empathy, today we were listening to stories and voices about the sometimes painful gap...

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IC Dharma: The Refuge by Maitripala

Mon, 31 Aug, 2020 - 18:44

IC Dharma: The Refuge by Maitripala

Mon, 31 Aug, 2020 - 18:44

Maitripala talking about the Refuge aspect of the Bodhicitta practice, for the International Council 2020 Online.

As well as meeting together and addressing live topics and priorities across Triratna, the International Council meetings also are a context for members to meet together and build community, this year, taking as our Dharma theme the arising of the Bodhicitta, through study and meditation.

The series of talks explore different aspects of the Bodhicitta Practice: the Blue Sky as the context for the practice; Connection with the...

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An International Wave

Mon, 31 Aug, 2020 - 08:14

An International Wave

Mon, 31 Aug, 2020 - 08:14

The International Council Meeting is divided into two timezone clusters who will be meeting separately during this online International Council meeting. Here we recorded a rather lovely clip of them waving to each another from their opening sessions. The first is New Zealand, Australia, India and Mainland Europe; and the second is the UK + Ireland, Latin America and North America.

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ICin5 No.3 - Day One, The Blue Sky and Priorities After Covid

Mon, 31 Aug, 2020 - 02:40

ICin5 No.3 - Day One, The Blue Sky and Priorities After Covid

Mon, 31 Aug, 2020 - 02:40

The first full day of the online International Council. The blue sky is behind us and all around, and we’re with Aryadrishti and Sravaniya from Canada and the USA. In some ways a sobering, if hopeful, take on what a Dharma community has to offer when faced with deep, systemic suffering.

- The Bodhichitta practice as the backdrop to sorrow.
- What Triratna can do to respond in hard times.
- IC priorities in the wake of Covid-19.

Join us...

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IC Dharma: The Blue Sky by Nagapariya

Sun, 30 Aug, 2020 - 13:04

IC Dharma: The Blue Sky by Nagapariya

Sun, 30 Aug, 2020 - 13:04

Nagapriya talking about the blue sky aspect of the Bodhicitta practice, for the International Council 2020 Online.

See the conversation thread below this post for some key words and information for Nagapriya’s input on the Bodhichitta practice.

As well as meeting together and addressing live topics and priorities across Triratna, the International Council meetings also are a context for members to meet together and build community, this year, taking as our Dharma theme the arising of the Bodhicitta, through study and meditation.

The series of talks explore...

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IC Dharma: Entering the Mandala of Bodhicitta by Lokeshvara

Sun, 30 Aug, 2020 - 06:52

IC Dharma: Entering the Mandala of Bodhicitta by Lokeshvara

Sun, 30 Aug, 2020 - 06:52

As well as meeting together and addressing live topics and priorities across Triratna, the International Council meetings also are a context for members to meet together and build community, this year, taking as our Dharma theme the arising of the Bodhicitta, through study and meditation.

In the opening session, Lokeshvara evokes the image of the mandala to dedicate the International Council meeting and set the context for the Dharma Theme over the course of the meeting.

The series of talks that follow will explore...

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ICin5 No.2 - Day Zero, Getting Started

Sat, 29 Aug, 2020 - 22:35

ICin5 No.2 - Day Zero, Getting Started

Sat, 29 Aug, 2020 - 22:35

It’s day zero! Akasajoti is joined by Amrutasiddhi and Karmavajra from India to hear about how the IC got going around the world.

- What’s the significance of the International Council and Area Council in India? 
- How was the opening session now the whole thing is virtual?
- What lies ahead in the meeting? Race, caste, social issues…

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