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Padmaloka Summer Programme: Now Live for Bookings

Wed, 3 Mar, 2021 - 15:49

Padmaloka Summer Programme: Now Live for Bookings

Wed, 3 Mar, 2021 - 15:49

We are delighted to announce that the Padmaloka summer programme has just gone live and is ready for bookings!

There are some new themes coming out with this programme:

  • The Buddha’s Victory, exploring the Buddha as the victorious one, the ‘Jina’;
  • Awakening Imagination, a retreat where we will look into Bhante’s exploration of the imagination in two lectures: ‘St Jerome Revisited’ and ‘The Journey to Il Convento’;
  • The Taste of Freedom, where we will delve into the Buddha’s teachings on Freedom or Liberation.

The retreats will again be a mixture...

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Spring Ordination Training Weekend - Ordination and the Vase of Initiation

Thu, 11 Feb, 2021 - 16:49

Spring Ordination Training Weekend - Ordination and the Vase of Initiation

Thu, 11 Feb, 2021 - 16:49

Friday, 5 March 2021 to Sunday, 7 March 2021

Online Live Streamed Weekend for men who have asked for ordination and Order members.

During the course of the public ordination ceremony into the Triratna Buddhist Order, the public preceptor anoints the person being ordained with water from a special vase - the vase of initiation. This vase can be said to symbolise the entire meaning of going for refuge and ordination. In the course of this weekend for men training for ordination, Padmavajra will explore in...

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Spring Great Gathering Online - Entering into Reality Undistractedly

Thu, 28 Jan, 2021 - 17:00

Spring Great Gathering Online - Entering into Reality Undistractedly

Thu, 28 Jan, 2021 - 17:00

Entering into Reality Undistractedly
Inspiration for living from the ‘Tibetan Book of the Dead’

Friday, 19 February 2021 to Sunday, 21 February 2021

A worldwide, online event for all men practising within Triratna.

The men’s Great Gatherings at Padmaloka are an opportunity for us to come together for a weekend in large numbers to immerse ourselves in Buddhist practice. You can go a long way in your practice in the course of just a few days. On this weekend, we will be immersing ourselves in the world of...

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Ordinations in a Time of Covid-19: Watch Upcoming Public Ordinations Online

From Triratna News on Tue, 22 Sep, 2020 - 15:42

Ordinations in a Time of Covid-19: Watch Upcoming Public Ordinations Online

From Triratna News on Tue, 22 Sep, 2020 - 15:42

The impact of the coronavirus has been felt on all aspects of our daily lives as well as the life of our sangha - severely curtailing the ability to hold in-person retreats, including ordination retreats. Ordination is a significant point in the lives of Dharma farers in our community: many of whom have been training for ordination for a number of years, in preparation for joining the Triratna Buddhist Order. The public ordination ceremony marks the deepening of their commitment...

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Public Ordinations Coming up at Padmaloka

Thu, 17 Sep, 2020 - 15:54

Public Ordinations Coming up at Padmaloka

Thu, 17 Sep, 2020 - 15:54

In just over a week Padmaloka will be opening it’s gates to men coming on retreat here for the first time since March. In the past few weeks we’ve been finalising our hygiene procedures, dusting off the dorms and hoovering down the carpets - heaving the great Padmaloka bellows and bringing the flames back up to retreat ready temperatures - so to speak.

The first retreat here will be an Ordination retreat, for five men who were due to be Ordained in April:

  • Clive Fletcher
  • Chris Petts
  • Michael Procter
  • Alex Stirling
  • Mike Whittam

Their Public Ordinations...

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2019 retreats now available to book online

Sat, 29 Sep, 2018 - 12:45

2019 retreats now available to book online

Sat, 29 Sep, 2018 - 12:45

All of the retreats from our 2019 programme are now available on our website at www.padmaloka.org.uk so you can now go ahead and book your retreats for next year!

The 2019 programme should arrive at your home today if you are on our mailing list. Otherwise, keep an eye out at your local centre, they will arrive there in the next couple of weeks.

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2019 dates announced, plus an exciting new project...

Mon, 3 Sep, 2018 - 08:55

2019 dates announced, plus an exciting new project...

Mon, 3 Sep, 2018 - 08:55

If you are on our mailing list then you will have received an email containing dates for Padmaloka retreats in 2019. If you haven’t received this email then do check your spam folders and promotions folders, as well as making the appropriate adjustments to your email service provider’s settings to ensure our emails to you go straight into your primary inbox. Our 2019 printed program is nearly ready to send out to you and our 2019 retreats will be available...