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Invitation to Online Seminar - Leading Dharma Study and Discussion Groups Effectively Online

Mon, 20 Apr, 2020 - 22:07

Invitation to Online Seminar - Leading Dharma Study and Discussion Groups Effectively Online

Mon, 20 Apr, 2020 - 22:07

An invitation from Ratnaguna:

Dear Friends,

I’m writing on behalf of the Sikkha Project to invite you to an online training seminar: Leading Dharma Study and Discussion Groups Effectively Online.

The seminar will take place on Saturday, April 25th 2020 at 9am UK and then again at 5pm...

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Sikkha Project Event - Building a Contagious Buddhist Centre

Thu, 16 Jan, 2020 - 15:08

Sikkha Project Event - Building a Contagious Buddhist Centre

Thu, 16 Jan, 2020 - 15:08

Friday 24th - Sunday 26th April 2020, at Sheffield Buddhist Centre.
Accommodation provided. Free.

How do we create a culture in our centres that is attractive to people coming along, builds a generous community that feels part of a common project, and inspires the people who work within it?

Over this weekend we will be exploring this question drawing on the experience...

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Sikkha - Triratna International Council 2019

From Triratna International Council on Tue, 1 Oct, 2019 - 15:58

Sikkha - Triratna International Council 2019

From Triratna International Council on Tue, 1 Oct, 2019 - 15:58

“From the moment of a person’s first contact with our movement, he or she should be able to discover a balanced approach that is appropriate to them… The Karmic work of integration and developing positive emotion, and the Dharmic work of spiritual receptivity, death, and rebirth.

“The elements of the system… from the stage of Integration through to that of Spiritual Rebirth can be seen as the principal elements of the Dharma life at all stages, Indeed, if they are not practised at...

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Sadayasihi

Podcast - Concluding thoughts at the end of the ECA, Summer 2019

From Buddhist Centre Features on Tue, 30 Jul, 2019 - 18:42

“To be a chair is not to be a particular kind of person…they are very different. But what they do have in common, is a love of Triratna, a love of the Dharma and a longing to help…”

The 2019 Summer ECA - European Chairs’ Assembly - took place at Padmaloka in the UK.  We are joined by Aryanita from Paris, Vanaraji from Mid-Essex, Jayaraja from Buddhafield and Amritasiddhi from Nagpur, India, all reflecting on how...

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Sadayasihi

Podcast - An Update from The Sikkha Project

From Buddhist Centre Features on Fri, 19 Apr, 2019 - 09:20

“The idea is that, at some point, it won’t be a project; it’ll just be more like how we do things”

The Sikkha Project aims to support the development of training within Triratna for every level of experience, to discover and share how the different elements of our system of practice are taught and practiced most effectively, and to create resources and training to fill any gaps.

Here’s a conversation with Dhammamegha, currently co-ordinating this project, explaining its origins, who’s involved and the ‘shopping...

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New Sikkha Course now online

Fri, 5 Apr, 2019 - 15:16

New Sikkha Course now online

Fri, 5 Apr, 2019 - 15:16

A second Sheffield-designed course is now available online for you to use at your centres. Called Vision and Transformation, this six-week course takes relative newcomers through the noble eightfold path through input, discussion, reflection and meditation. The course is designed to follow after the 8 week Radical Dharma course. 

Starting with an emphasis on Vision, it leads though the process of Transformation: emotion, imagination, speech, right livelihood, and effort and attention in meditation. Here you’ll find Vadanya’s introductory videos for each week along with...