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Photos From Jyotipala's Public Re-Ordination at Padmaloka

Posted by Sanghanistha on Wed, 29 Mar, 2017 - 12:49

Photos From Jyotipala's Public Re-Ordination at Padmaloka

Posted by Sanghanistha on Wed, 29 Mar, 2017 - 12:49

Having been Ordained originally on the first ever long retreat held at Padmaloka in August 1976 by Sangharakshita, Jyotipala was publicly re-Ordained by Padmavajra yesterday here at Padmaloka.
The day started shrouded in mist, but as preparations got under way, the sun burst through, blessing us with it’s presence until the end.
Thank you to everyone who came to celebrate this joyous occasion,...

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Padmaloka Village Work Morning

Posted by Vidyavachin on Sat, 8 Oct, 2016 - 21:41

Padmaloka Village Work Morning

Posted by Vidyavachin on Sat, 8 Oct, 2016 - 21:41

Today the Padmaloka Community led a Work Morning to clear the Surlingham Village allotment pathway. The path had become overgrown with bushes, brambles and nettles, making access to the playpark difficult, especially for pushchairs. We were joined by local residents and we finished clearing the pathway throughout the morning.
The work morning ended suddenly when we accidentally disturbed a wasps nest,...

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Kalyana Mitrata Retreat

Posted by aryapala on Sun, 18 Oct, 2015 - 09:36

Kalyana Mitrata Retreat

Posted by aryapala on Sun, 18 Oct, 2015 - 09:36

“Thus have I heard. On one occasion the Blessed One was dwelling among the Shakyans where there was a town of the Shakyans named Nagaraka. Then the Venerable Ananda approached the Blessed One. Having approached, he paid homage to the Blessed One, sat down to one side and said to him . Venerable sire, this is half of the holy life, that is, good friendship, good companionship, good comradeship.
“Not...

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Men's Event: 'For Heroic Spirits Intended'

Posted by Sanghanistha on Thu, 7 May, 2015 - 17:19

Men's Event: 'For Heroic Spirits Intended'

Posted by Sanghanistha on Thu, 7 May, 2015 - 17:19

We’ve been hosting Men’s Event weekends here at Padmaloka for nearly 40 years. These events are an excellent opportunity for men to come together and practice the Dharma in a more focused and wholehearted way than is often possible in day to day life.

- 5th - 7th of June.
- Open to all men familiar with Triratna meditation and Puja.
- Led by a team of experienced order members...

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