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Question and Answer session with Aloka

Posted by Sanghanistha on Mon, 10 Apr, 2017 - 12:22

Question and Answer session with Aloka

Posted by Sanghanistha on Mon, 10 Apr, 2017 - 12:22

We’re very pleased to announce that as part of our 2017 Open Men’s Summer Retreat relaunch, Aloka has agreed to come and do a question and answer session on the retreat. Other highlights on this retreat will include talks by Saddharaja and optional yoga sessions with Dharmapriya.

To book your place: https://www.padmaloka.org.uk/retreats/2017/gateways-enlightenment

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Men's Great Gathering 2017

Posted by Vidyavachin on Mon, 2 Jan, 2017 - 12:31

Men's Great Gathering 2017

Posted by Vidyavachin on Mon, 2 Jan, 2017 - 12:31

Announcing the theme of the first Men’s Great gathering of 2017:
*21ST CENTURY BODHISATTVA*
24th - 26th February
Led by Dharmashalin and Vajrashura, with talks by Akkupa and Padmavajra
A weekend open to all men familiar with Triratna puja and meditation, exploring how to live out the altruistic ideal of Buddhism in the modern world.
For more info and all bookings:
http://www.padmaloka.org.uk/retreats/2017/great-gathering-1-21st-century…
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Steering to the Deep - Sub35 Men's Weekend - December 2016

Posted by Vidyavachin on Mon, 31 Oct, 2016 - 10:18

Steering to the Deep - Sub35 Men's Weekend - December 2016

Posted by Vidyavachin on Mon, 31 Oct, 2016 - 10:18

Padmaloka Sub 35s Retreats-

*STEERING TO THE DEEP*
2nd - 4th of December

A weekend exploring the profundity of the Dharma through talks, discussion, ritual, friendship and meditation.

“Just as the mighty ocean has but one taste, the taste of salt, even so the Dharma has but one taste, the taste of Freedom. “

Open to all men aged 18-35 and led by a team of young...

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Surlingham Village Festival at Padmaloka

Posted by Sanghanistha on Thu, 15 Sep, 2016 - 10:21

Surlingham Village Festival at Padmaloka

Posted by Sanghanistha on Thu, 15 Sep, 2016 - 10:21

This year Padmaloka once again hosted the Surlingham village festival, as we do every other year. 

The day was a resounding success, despite the threat of rain which in the end never fully materialised (much gratitude to the nagas for their part in this).  There was live music throughout ranging from a one man 80’s cover act, to acoustic folk and the village choir. There were lots of activities, games and competition for all ages. Padmaloka managed to win 6 of the...

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Book early

Posted by Sanghanistha on Tue, 26 Jan, 2016 - 10:23

Book early

Posted by Sanghanistha on Tue, 26 Jan, 2016 - 10:23

Our first Ordination Training Weekend is now fully booked: http://www.padmaloka.org.uk/news/ordination-training-weekend-fully-booked

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2015: A Record Breaking Year

Posted by Sanghanistha on Sun, 10 Jan, 2016 - 15:08

2015: A Record Breaking Year

Posted by Sanghanistha on Sun, 10 Jan, 2016 - 15:08

2015 saw a record amount of men requesting Ordination. 

Read more here:
http://www.padmaloka.org.uk/news/record-breaking-year

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Young Men's Weekend Retreat Next Weekend

Posted by Vidyavachin on Sat, 5 Dec, 2015 - 15:47

Young Men's Weekend Retreat Next Weekend

Posted by Vidyavachin on Sat, 5 Dec, 2015 - 15:47

Welcoming all men aged 18 to 35 to come and take part in a weekend of meditation, friendship, ritual and discussion, exploring the mysterious archetypal figures of the Four Great Kings. All levels of experience welcome.

Led By Saddhamani and a team of young Order members

Please book via the Padmaloka Website:

http://www.padmaloka.org.uk/retreats/2015/young-mens-weekend-retreat-fou…

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Bodhisattva Ideal and What is the Order? - final spaces

Posted by Vidyavachin on Sat, 24 Oct, 2015 - 16:47

Bodhisattva Ideal and What is the Order? - final spaces

Posted by Vidyavachin on Sat, 24 Oct, 2015 - 16:47

We have managed to create a few more spaces on the ‘Bodhisattva Ideal’ and ‘What is the Order?’ retreats in November and December this year.

These 5 day retreats have proven very popular and are likely to book up again soon, so if you would like to reserve a place, please book via the website retreats pages:
http://www.padmaloka.org.uk/retreats

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Public Ordinations

Posted by aryapala on Wed, 30 Sep, 2015 - 10:27

Public Ordinations

Posted by aryapala on Wed, 30 Sep, 2015 - 10:27

Tomorrow, Thursday the 1st of October Jeff Clay from Leeds, Jim Wilde from London and Brian Sender from Birmingham will all be publicly ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order here at Padmaloka. A Public Ordination is a powerful and joyous occasion and all are welcome. If you would like to attend, please email the Guest Master on info [at] padmaloka.org.uk . The ceremony begins promptly at 2pm and lasts about 1 hour. Please plan to arrive between 1.30pm...

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