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FBA Podcast: Finding Freedom

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 7 Sep, 2019 - 14:00

Amalaketu explores freedom through images and stories from the Chappanakopama Sutta, the discourse on the simile of the 6 animals, and shows how Buddhism is the way to ultimate liberation.

Talk given at the East Anglian Mens Retreat, Padmaloka May 2012.

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New Chair for the Colchester Buddhist Centre

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 23 Nov, 2018 - 12:02

New Chair for the Colchester Buddhist Centre

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 23 Nov, 2018 - 12:02

Colchester Buddhist Centre is the hub of a thriving, friendly community that now has a fantastic new building in the heart of the town centre, with more classes, events and an ever-growing Sangha. 

The current Chair, Amalaketu, is stepping down next year after 8 years, and is looking to hand onto a suitable candidate. At this stage they are looking for expressions of interest, by 31st December 2018. They are open to reviewing support options, and the role would officially start in September 2019, with...

Triratna News
Triratna News

The New Colchester Buddhist Centre

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 26 Mar, 2018 - 12:14

The New Colchester Buddhist Centre

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 26 Mar, 2018 - 12:14

The latest Newsbyte from Clear Vision follows a visit to the new Buddhist Centre in Colchester. Chair Amalaketu’s vision was “if we build it, they will come” and already there are signs of their Sangha flourishing.  Amalaketu chats to Clear Vision in November 2017 about the process and hard work involved in renovating a quite rundown premises, formerly a doctor’s surgery - including ensuring that the Centre is as environmentally sustainable as possible, with quality insulation, low energy lighting and solar panels on...

Clear Vision Trust
Clear Vision Trust

The New Colchester Buddhist Centre- NewsByte

By Amaradaya on Mon, 19 Mar, 2018 - 17:21

The New Colchester Buddhist Centre- NewsByte

By Amaradaya on Mon, 19 Mar, 2018 - 17:21

In November 2017 Clear Vision went to visit the new Colchester Buddhist Centre to hear from the Chair, Amalaketu, about the acquiring of the building, the renovation, and how Triratna is flourishing there.

Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What The World Needs Now
Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What The World Needs Now

Find out about Sustainable Buddhist Centres and Green Building Design!

By mokshini on Mon, 12 Jun, 2017 - 15:58

Find out about Sustainable Buddhist Centres and Green Building Design!

By mokshini on Mon, 12 Jun, 2017 - 15:58

Amalaketu has been involved in sustainability for 20 years, and has worked as a low carbon engineering consultant delivering sustainable buildings. He has been instrumental in developing a scheme to help Triratna Buddhist Centres become more sustainable, through green energy, recycling and fairtrade. He is also the chair of the Colchester Buddhist Centre

One thing ‘The World Needs Now’ is to become more aware of the consequences of our actions on our planet, other people, and future generations!

Amalaketu is offering two...

Triratna News
Triratna News

New Centre for Colchester, UK

By Munisha on Wed, 28 Jan, 2015 - 14:34

New Centre for Colchester, UK

By Munisha on Wed, 28 Jan, 2015 - 14:34Colchester Chair Amalaketu writes: “I am delighted to announce that our sangha have now purchased a building in the very heart of the town, which will become the new Colchester Buddhist Centre.

After saving for over 15 years we managed to buy the building from Colchester Borough Council, for the grand sum of GBP127,995. It has a long history and needs a lot of work. Most recently it was a doctor’s surgery; the treatment rooms and reception areas...
ecodharma
ecodharma

Triratna Sustainable Buddhist Centre Project

By guhyapati on Thu, 21 Aug, 2014 - 09:47

Triratna Sustainable Buddhist Centre Project

By guhyapati on Thu, 21 Aug, 2014 - 09:47This summer the Sustainable Buddhist Centre Project was launched during the European Chairs’ Assembly at Adhistana. In this short video Guhyapati interviews Amalaketu about the project.