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First NVC and meditation retreat at Bodhgaya

Tue, 3 Dec, 2013 - 15:09

First NVC and meditation retreat at Bodhgaya

Tue, 3 Dec, 2013 - 15:09Triratna’s centre in Bodhgaya (site of the Buddha’s Enlightenment) is holding its first ever retreat combining Nonviolent Communication (NVC) and meditation.

The week-long Living Compassion retreat over the New Year will be led by Shantigarbha, member of the Triratna Buddhist Order and a trainer in Nonviolent Communication (NVC).

Shantigarbha has led NVC workshops in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Far East; among those dealing with issues of caste discrimination in India; and in...
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Urban Retreat celebrates worldwide participation

Thu, 21 Nov, 2013 - 06:21

Urban Retreat celebrates worldwide participation

Thu, 21 Nov, 2013 - 06:21Triratna’s third International Urban Retreat, ‘Blazing like the Sun’, ended on Sunday, and feedback has been coming in from around the world: here’s a brief summary of what we’ve learned so far. First off, it was popular: some 570 people + 12 team took part via The Buddhist Centre Online, with many more at local Buddhist Centres and another 375 on a parallel Urban retreat over on Wildmind. Since the material was posted in multiple spaces, total participation is hard...
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Two days till the International Urban Retreat begins

Thu, 7 Nov, 2013 - 00:23

Two days till the International Urban Retreat begins

Thu, 7 Nov, 2013 - 00:23Only two days to go till the start of the 2013 Triratna International Urban Retreat!

This week, Triratna Buddhist Centres across the world will be encouraging their sanghas to strengthen their practice of metta (loving kindness), practising intensively in the midst of daily life. The event is also running online, with daily teachings and led meditations from Subhadramati and Vajragupta. From Monday onwards, there’ll be daily short talks from Vessantara and news videos...
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Death: your Hallowe'en treat!

Thu, 31 Oct, 2013 - 00:37

Death: your Hallowe'en treat!

Thu, 31 Oct, 2013 - 00:37To mark Hallowe’en, Siddhisambhava writes from north Wales about her workshops and retreats on facing death. (Some readers may need to know that Hallowe’en is a festival concerned with ghosts, witches, death and other things we’d rather not think about. Children often mark it by “trick or treating”: going house to house playfully demanding sweets in return for not playing tricks on the owners. Pumpkin lanterns are traditional too.)

“I keep a copy of Sogyal Rinpoche’s Daily...
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Two weeks to go until International Urban Retreat starts

Sat, 26 Oct, 2013 - 05:56

Two weeks to go until International Urban Retreat starts

Sat, 26 Oct, 2013 - 05:56There’s only two weeks to go now till the start of Triratna’s third International Urban Retreat, which will start on Saturday November 9th. Many Triratna Buddhist Centres and groups across the world will be taking part, running meditations and events to encourage people to “go on retreat” for a week, but whilst staying at home and living their usual lives of work or family. The idea is to help create conditions to support people wanting to intensify their...
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Registration opens for Triratna 2013 International Urban Retreat

Sat, 5 Oct, 2013 - 06:19

Registration opens for Triratna 2013 International Urban Retreat

Sat, 5 Oct, 2013 - 06:19Plans are advancing for Triratna’s second International Urban Retreat, which will take place worldwide from November 9th to 16th 2013. Online registration has just opened and preliminary retreat resources are starting to appear on the event’s webspace - soon to include a real-time map of who’s taking part around the globe .

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