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Returning from the Secret Realm

Mon, 3 Nov, 2014 - 20:11

Returning from the Secret Realm

Mon, 3 Nov, 2014 - 20:11

Dear Sangha

Prajnaketu recently gave a talk entitled ‘Returning from the Secret Realm’. It was a reflection upon his recent step in becoming ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order. You can hear this talk by clicking the link below.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/b2i8uu9tfrd7j3e/secret_realm.mp3?dl=0

I
n sangha

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Oxford Buddhist Group August 5th Classes

Sat, 2 Aug, 2014 - 19:23

Oxford Buddhist Group August 5th Classes

Sat, 2 Aug, 2014 - 19:23We’ve a change to the usual schedule from this week and are excited to announce an introductory course on Meditation and Buddhism. Here are the details for the evening.

Drop-in Meditation 6.00-7.00pm
Taste of Freedom Introduction to Meditation and Buddhism Course (7.00-9.15pm for six weeks, until 9th Sept.) - an ideal way to begin exploring such well-tested ancient principles and practices. It’s fine to just turn up on the first night and give it a try for a week...
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22nd July Details

Thu, 17 Jul, 2014 - 12:05

22nd July Details

Thu, 17 Jul, 2014 - 12:05After the Dharma Festival and Ben’s Mitra Ceremony we resume ‘normal’ activities this coming week.

Drop-in Meditation 6.30-7.30pm (suggested donation £2-£5).
Sangha Night 7.30-9.15pm
Beauty and the Dharma Life - Padmakumara will explore what has been referred to as a hidden teaching in Buddhism: Beauty. How does living Buddhist teachings help us perceive more Beauty? What is it about the experience of Beauty that makes it so valuable? Join us for this, meditation, and much more (suggested donation £4-£10).
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Dharma Day Celebration with Mitra Ceremony

Sat, 12 Jul, 2014 - 10:17

Dharma Day Celebration with Mitra Ceremony

Sat, 12 Jul, 2014 - 10:17Dharma Day Celebrations - Tuesday 15th July

Please join us for an auspicious celebration of the Buddha’s first discourse. Occuring two full moons after his Complete Awakening the Buddha spoke to five disciples from his time as an ascetic. One, Kondanna, woke up himself and at that moment the Buddha realised that others could understand for themselves how things really are. The rest, as they say, is history, over 2,500 years of it right up to us, here and...
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Class Changes from 5th August

Fri, 4 Jul, 2014 - 10:39

Class Changes from 5th August

Fri, 4 Jul, 2014 - 10:39Changes to Classes from 5th August 2014

Drop-in Meditation 6-7pm
Suggested Donation £2-£5 per class

Taste of Freedom Course Introducing Buddhism & Meditation
Six weeks from 5th August to 9th September
7-9.15pm each evening
Suggested Donation £25-£60 per course
No need to book, just turn up on the 5th
E: oxfordtriratna [at] gmail.com
T: 07818 483 336
W: http://www.thebuddhistcentre.com/oxford/

Generosity - living the spirit of Buddhism
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Dedication Ceremony

Fri, 13 Jun, 2014 - 13:25

Dedication Ceremony

Fri, 13 Jun, 2014 - 13:25Dedication Ceremony for Oxford Triratna’s New Venue (Peace House)

Tuesday 17th June

This week our sangha night sees the ritual marking of our move to Peace House. We hope you’ve been enjoying it so far: the greater space, the relative quiet, and the functioning toilet!

The Dedication Ceremony is a short series of verses recited in call and response. There will be an introduction to the ceremony before it takes place. Afterwards there will be...
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We are moving

Tue, 20 May, 2014 - 16:49

We are moving

Tue, 20 May, 2014 - 16:49We have a group every Tuesday:

6:30 - Drop-in meditation (guided - no experience required)
7:20 - Tea
7:40 - Sangha night (meditation, puja, talks & discussion)
9:15 - End

All are wlecome, it’s completely free to attend but donations are appreciaed.

We are moving
From Tuesday 3rd of June we will be moving to Peace House.
Please see the Peace House website for map and venue location.

Buses: from Cowley Road, No...
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Tim Holden

Talk on Buddhism at Brookes University

Wed, 6 Nov, 2013 - 20:10

Talk on Buddhism at Brookes University

Wed, 6 Nov, 2013 - 20:10Tim has been invited to give a talk at the Oxford Brookes University Open Discussion Society entitled ‘Is Buddhism a religion or a philosophy?’. It’ll be an opportunity to find out more about Buddhism and to ask questions about any aspect of Buddhist practice.

When: Thursday 14th of November 5.30 for 6pm start
Where: The Main Lecture Theatre, Oxford Brookes University, Harcourt Hill Campus, OX2 9AT

http://www.brookes.ac.uk/about-brookes/visit-us/harcourt-hill-campus/



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Free Autumn Drop-in Meditation classes

Sun, 22 Sep, 2013 - 14:59

Free Autumn Drop-in Meditation classes

Sun, 22 Sep, 2013 - 14:59At the Inner Bookshop, 111 Magdalen Road.

No prior experience needed, no need to book - just show up for a friendly and creative introduction to meditation.