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Spacious Quiet...Expansive Calm

Posted by Viriyalila on Sun, 12 May, 2013 - 12:28

Spacious Quiet...Expansive Calm

Posted by Viriyalila on Sun, 12 May, 2013 - 12:28
Still thinking about learning to meditate? Here’s your next opportunity…
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Sunday Morning Meditation

Posted by Viriyalila on Sun, 20 Jan, 2013 - 00:53

Sunday Morning Meditation

Posted by Viriyalila on Sun, 20 Jan, 2013 - 00:53
Peaceful Calm… Joyful Insight.

Tomorrow: Sunday Morning Meditation at the Portsmouth Buddhist Center, 10 - 11 am.

All are welcome to hang out afterwards for a cup of tea and informal chat about setting up meditation practices at home.

Please arrive by 9.55 as meditation will begin promptly at 10.

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Religion Without God (full series now available)

Posted by candradasa on Thu, 15 Nov, 2012 - 20:38

Religion Without God (full series now available)

Posted by candradasa on Thu, 15 Nov, 2012 - 20:38
Download the complete series. If you’ve enjoyed the talks, please take a moment to support Free Buddhist Audio - an amazing resource that’s free to all users because of the generosity of listeners just like you! ...
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Photos from 1st Mitra Ceremony

Posted by Viriyalila on Sun, 2 Sep, 2012 - 16:49

Photos from 1st Mitra Ceremony

Posted by Viriyalila on Sun, 2 Sep, 2012 - 16:49
August 29th we held our first mitra ceremonies. Bettye and Oz both started coming to the center soon after we opened in October 2011. They are both fired up by the Dharma and grateful to have found the Triratna Community to practice with. Sadhu to you both!
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SADHU, Bettye and Oz, and all involved. Nice black and white photos, and colored.
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Thanks Viryabodhi - I love how the black and white photos came out. It was dark enough that I could use an infrared setting on my camera and then adjust color to pure b&w afterwards. I especially love the close-up of the shrine.


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Beautiful shrine. Good to see the sangha growing in Portsmouth. Well done.
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Thank you Ratnaghosha! Would you like to lead something next time you come through for a visit? been thinking of you as the leaves are just beginning to turn into their reds, oranges and yellows.
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Satyada's Ordination - Aryaloka Buddhist Center

Posted by Viriyalila on Sun, 8 Jul, 2012 - 21:39

Satyada's Ordination - Aryaloka Buddhist Center

Posted by Viriyalila on Sun, 8 Jul, 2012 - 21:39
Stephen Sloan was ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order by his preceptors Vidhuma (Private) and Nagabodhi (Public) on 7th July 2012. He was given the name Satyada - meaning “the Giver of the Truth”. Friends, family and members of the Order delighted in the ceremony and celebrations that followed. The ordination was held at Aryaloka Buddhist Center in Newmarket,...
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