Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Happy Holidays!

By Candradasa on Sun, 25 Dec, 2016 - 03:40

Happy Holidays!

By Candradasa on Sun, 25 Dec, 2016 - 03:40

Holiday greetings from us to you, wherever you are! Lettering made by Suriyavamsa - good advice for any season, every year…

Words from the Ratnagunasamchayagatha, a Perfection of Wisdom text. 

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Anādi - Without Origin / Sin Origen

By Centre Team on Mon, 7 Nov, 2016 - 23:20

Anādi - Without Origin / Sin Origen

By Centre Team on Mon, 7 Nov, 2016 - 23:20

Bringing to Life the Tibetan Book of the Dead
We’re delighted to launch a brand new original eBook by Binisa Colmenero Lira and David Prats Mira, and a dedicated space celebrating its beauty. Binisa and David are Mitras from Mexico City Buddhist Center. 

Visit the Anādi space | Visite el espacio Anādi

This gorgeously illustrated art and poetry work is an interpretation of the “Bardo Thödol” - known as “The Tibetan Book of the Dead” - derived...

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

New Meditation & Art Workshop September 3

By shraddhavani on Wed, 24 Aug, 2016 - 00:38

New Meditation & Art Workshop September 3

By shraddhavani on Wed, 24 Aug, 2016 - 00:38

Saturday, September 3, 10AM-1PM at Portsmouth’s Button Factory, Studio 321: Mythology and Humandkind: A Workshop Of Exploration and Expression

Why are you driving a jaguar?  Winged feet and superheroes, the wheel of life and our language. How do our everyday lives show our deep connections to mythology?

Join us for a Saturday morning at the Button Factory to delve deeper! Mythology is one of our oldest means of storytelling, identification and cultural revelation.  We will explore...

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Meditation & Art Workshop Saturday July 30, 2016

By shraddhavani on Tue, 19 Jul, 2016 - 21:05

Meditation & Art Workshop Saturday July 30, 2016

By shraddhavani on Tue, 19 Jul, 2016 - 21:05

Come to the Button Factory, 855 Islington St., Studio 321 and join us in exploring some of the connections between creativity, music and meditation. We will see how opening to a new experience of concentration and awareness can help unlock our creative potential. Hosted by Narottama & friends.

All are welcome and no experience with art or meditation is needed.

Registration is free - register now to let us know you will attend

Offered by donation; suggested donation $20

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Triratna East Surrey
Triratna East Surrey

THE HEART OF ART

By Padmapriya on Mon, 4 Jul, 2016 - 08:51

THE HEART OF ART

By Padmapriya on Mon, 4 Jul, 2016 - 08:51

Heart of Art Exhibition

4-14 July 2016

The Heart of Art is an emerging group of friends who wish to explore the Arts as a vehicle of spiritual development. We have been working together for ten months, one outcome of which will be our first Art Exhibition at the Croydon Clocktower.

We would like to invite the Sangha to our private view on Saturday 9th of July from 1-3 pm. The Exhibition serves to launch the project, which is soon to include a Drumming Circle, Singing, Dance,...

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Exploring Buddhism and Creativity: Development of Loving-kindness through Creative Endeavors

By viriyalila on Mon, 28 Dec, 2015 - 21:03

Exploring Buddhism and Creativity: Development of Loving-kindness through Creative Endeavors

By viriyalila on Mon, 28 Dec, 2015 - 21:03

Exploring Buddhism and Creativity: Development of Loving-kindness through Creative Endeavors

Day Retreat: Saturday, January 30th, 2016  9 am -4 pm

Have you ever created something and felt a connection to the people and world around you, a sense of generosity, and an experience of “being in the creative flow”? Answered yes or even no but still interested?

We are offering a unique opportunity to directly learn the connection between creativity and spiritual practice. In this exciting, perhaps even life-changing, workshop come explore your creative/spiritual self and...

Triratna Highlights
Triratna Highlights

Maitreyabandhu - Poetry and Receptivity

By Candradasa on Tue, 24 Nov, 2015 - 18:47

Maitreyabandhu - Poetry and Receptivity

By Candradasa on Tue, 24 Nov, 2015 - 18:47

It’s not too late to join the Urban Retreat! 

A lovely short talk by Maitreyabandhu, illuminating why poetry is itself an act of receptivity and requires that of us as readers and, in the context of an Urban Retreat, Buddhist practitioners. Taking as his source Kay Ryan’s poem ‘The Niagara River’ we get a simple but encouraging close reading of how poetry can help us slow down, take things in, and really...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

The Stupa: Adornments of Chintamani - Gallery No. 2

By Candradasa on Wed, 28 Oct, 2015 - 05:38

The Stupa: Adornments of Chintamani - Gallery No. 2

By Candradasa on Wed, 28 Oct, 2015 - 05:38

The stupa at Chintamani is weathered and beautiful. Its sides reveal hidden protectors when you look up close…

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Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: The Spiritual Value of the Arts

By Rijupatha on Mon, 12 Oct, 2015 - 11:00

Today’s FBA Dharmabyte introduces one of the more unique of the Six Emphases of Triratna in a talk entitled “The Spiritual Value of the Arts”. From the talk “The Six Distinctive Emphases of the FWBO, Sangharakshita speaks about the importance that the arts have in cultivating sensitivity to beauty and inspiration in the spiritual life.

Talk given at Padmaloka Retreat Centre, 2002.

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