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Faith, Health Care, and Dying (2011)

Sat, 16 Jul, 2016 - 16:45

Faith, Health Care, and Dying (2011)

Sat, 16 Jul, 2016 - 16:45

Faith, Health Care, and Dying – Some Points from a Buddhist Perspective
This is an article from Dayasara at Ipswich Buddhist Centre, looking at issues of health care and dying from a Buddhist perspective.

Geographical diversity of Buddhism
Sri Lanka, Thailand and Burma preserve the ancient Theravada form, with its characteristic yellow robed monks. The relatively later-developing Mahayana form(including Zen) is associated with Japan and China, Hong Kong, and Tibet. People from immigrant communities practising the religion of...

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Festival Dates (2015-2025 C.E.)

Sat, 16 Jul, 2016 - 01:29

Festival Dates (2015-2025 C.E.)

Sat, 16 Jul, 2016 - 01:29

Buddhist festival dates 2015-2025 CE
Note: this information is also available as a Google Calendar, please see the instructions on the Google Calendars page of this site for how to make use of this facility.

Fixed date festivals (solar calendar)
Parinirvana Day 15 February
Triratna Sangha Day 6 April (the anniversary of the founding of the FWBO in 1967)
Triratna Order Day 7 April (the anniversary of the...

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Searching For Triratna Dharma

Fri, 22 Jan, 2016 - 22:01

Searching For Triratna Dharma

Fri, 22 Jan, 2016 - 22:01

A Progress Report
For the past year we’ve been consulting all of the partners on The Buddhist Centre Online project - garnering feedback that will help us build version 2 of the website. It’s great to have clear data after 3 years of use - and, as it turns out, very consistent responses too!

We’ll be working on this second iteration in spring after we launch a completely re-designed Free Buddhist Audio. And over the next two years we’ll...

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Best Times To Share On Social Media Over The Holidays

Wed, 17 Dec, 2014 - 16:40

Best Times To Share On Social Media Over The Holidays

Wed, 17 Dec, 2014 - 16:40

Further to our last post via AddThis about the best times to share to social media, here is their new guide to posting over the holidays! Things to remember about Facebook:

  • On Facebook you can now schedule posts to a Page.
  • Only a small percentage of people who like your page on Facebook are likely to see it. If you want to ensure an audience for an important post it’s worth considering spending small amounts of money
  • ...
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Best Times To Share On Social Media

Fri, 18 Apr, 2014 - 16:15

Best Times To Share On Social Media

Fri, 18 Apr, 2014 - 16:15

A quick wee tip from AddThis, who help power sharing to social media on our site:

When is the best time to post to Facebook, Twitter, and the rest…?

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Rijupatha

Server Move Nearly Complete: What You Should Know (Webmasters)

Wed, 5 Feb, 2014 - 20:47

Server Move Nearly Complete: What You Should Know (Webmasters)

Wed, 5 Feb, 2014 - 20:47

All of us at Dharmachakra are happy to report that we are nearly done transferring to our new server, which will be the faster, better and more stable home for your website. We’re very excited to have been able to partner with Metta Engine on this move and improve our service for you even more.

As part of this process, within the next week we’ll be making some improvements in security for...

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IMPORTANT message for your web teams

Sat, 21 Dec, 2013 - 21:20

IMPORTANT message for your web teams

Sat, 21 Dec, 2013 - 21:20

Moving day for your space online:
Triratna server changeover coming soon

Hello all!
This is just a quick note to inform you that, if you have any websites and email systems hosted on the Triratna server, in the next few weeks the talented folks at Metta Engine will be moving them to their new home on a better, more powerful server.

Your online resources should be moved over “as-is” and function perfectly without...

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IMPORTANT - Advance notice of server change for The Buddhist Centre Online

Thu, 7 Nov, 2013 - 22:07

IMPORTANT - Advance notice of server change for The Buddhist Centre Online

Thu, 7 Nov, 2013 - 22:07

Hi All,

This is just to let you know that in advance of the Urban Retreat starting on Saturday we’re busy making technical preparations to handle an expected upsurge in traffic to the website. Already in the past 10 days we’ve welcomed an extra five and a half thousand visitors (that makes 46,500 in the last month) and we want to make sure things go as smoothly as possible for everyone tuning into the content from...

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Help Us Share Triratna Highlights!

Wed, 23 Oct, 2013 - 18:25

Help Us Share Triratna Highlights!

Wed, 23 Oct, 2013 - 18:25

Hi all, this is a request for your help!

We’re working hard to make sure everyone with an interest in the Dharma and in our community can find great content across The Buddhist Centre Online. That mainly involves engaging with a steadily increasing flow of posts, many of which come from you - the people who contribute from your own spaces and help shape the way Triratna presents itself to the world.

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