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Question and Answer session with Aloka

By Sanghanistha on Mon, 10 Apr, 2017 - 12:22

Question and Answer session with Aloka

By Sanghanistha on Mon, 10 Apr, 2017 - 12:22

We’re very pleased to announce that as part of our 2017 Open Men’s Summer Retreat relaunch, Aloka has agreed to come and do a question and answer session on the retreat. Other highlights on this retreat will include talks by Saddharaja and optional yoga sessions with Dharmapriya.

To book your place: https://www.padmaloka.org.uk/retreats/2017/gateways-enlightenment

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Free Buddhist Audio

FBA podcast: Heart of Darkness

By Rijupatha on Sat, 17 May, 2014 - 15:08

FBA podcast: Heart of Darkness

By Rijupatha on Sat, 17 May, 2014 - 15:08In celebration of the Buddha’s Enlightenment, our FBA Podcast today is titled “Heart of Darkness” from the London Buddhist Centre’s Buddha Day Festival a few years back. Inspiring stuff, despite it’s title! An honest, heartfelt talk from the author of “Meaning in Life,” Sarvananda.

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Triratna News
Triratna News

Buddhist Paintings by Aloka - first time in book form

By lokabandhu on Mon, 3 Dec, 2012 - 06:15

Buddhist Paintings by Aloka - first time in book form

By lokabandhu on Mon, 3 Dec, 2012 - 06:15Lynne Beckley from Triratna’s Ipswich Buddhist Centre writes with news of probably the first-ever anthology of a Triratna artist - the amazing Aloka, whose giant paintings grace the central shrines of many of Triratna’s Buddhist Centres in the UK and beyond - and whose smaller works, painted by commission, adorn the shrines of many members of the Order. The handsome hardback book, simply named ‘Buddhist Paintings by Aloka’, contains 100 gorgeous pages of full-colour reproductions, many never...
Triratna News
Triratna News

New Buddhist images appear at Padmaloka

By lokabandhu on Mon, 5 Sep, 2011 - 05:51

New Buddhist images appear at Padmaloka

By lokabandhu on Mon, 5 Sep, 2011 - 05:51Sanghanistha writes from Triratna’s Padmaloka Retreat Centre in Norfolk UK, with news of some major new additions to their shrine room - and more to come! He says -

“If you haven’t been to Padmaloka recently you will have missed our latest additions to the shrine room. Aloka’s new paintings of Vajrapani, Akshobya and Manjushri. Situated on the Eastern wall of the shrine room, facing the Amitabha triptych, these paintings are part of our iconography project,...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Seeking Aloka's Paintings... and their owners

By lokabandhu on Sat, 20 Aug, 2011 - 06:56

Seeking Aloka's Paintings... and their owners

By lokabandhu on Sat, 20 Aug, 2011 - 06:56

Lynne Beckley, a mitra from Triratna’s Ipswich Buddhist centre, writes with an unusual request - she’s seeking to contact all the owners of paintings by Aloka, probably Triratna’s most prolific and longest-established artist. She says -

“I’m producing a photobook, on behalf of Aloka, ……….a collection of his works in one book, available for anyone to buy.

“The idea is dependent upon getting enough centres & individuals to kindly share their art commissions. So I do hope all the centres ...