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Reverencing the Buddha At the Place of His Enlightenment by Purna

By Free Buddhist Audio on Wed, 7 Feb, 2018 - 07:36

As his contribution to evoking the “lion’s roar” of the Buddha, Purna talks about myth and the importance of reverence in any spiritual life, regardless of temperament. We are given a faith-centered tour of the seven traditional spots around the Bodhi tree marking different aspects of the Buddha’s Enlightenment experience. And Purna enjoins us to “release faith” by following in the Buddha’s footsteps and dropping our rigid self view…

Recorded at Bodhgaya, India, 2018.

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Triratna News
Triratna News

Training for Buddhists working with schools in the UK

By Munisha on Mon, 17 Mar, 2014 - 00:17

Training for Buddhists working with schools in the UK

By Munisha on Mon, 17 Mar, 2014 - 00:17Do you currently host or make school visits for your Triratna centre or group? Would you like to?

Srivati runs the London Buddhist Centre’s education service, Bodhi Tree. She’s offering two training events: one for Buddhists conducting school visits; one for school teachers who want to teach mindfulness in their schools.

1) Buddhist school visit workshop
10am – 4.30pm
Sunday 15th June 2014
London Buddhist Centre, E2 0HU


This interactive day will be led by...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Saddhaloka - Tales From the Pali Canon Around Receptivity

By Candradasa on Tue, 5 Mar, 2013 - 12:33
Saddhaloka in great form under the Bodhi Tree, setting us up for a morning of reflection on the men’s convention (day 5!) by telling stories from some of the oldest Buddhist sutras. Famous tales like Meghiya meet less well-known ones (the tale of ‘Contradictor’!) and a picture emerges of the Buddha meeting all-comers and finding a way to speak that allowed their hearts to open…

In English with Hindi translation.

Recorded at Bodh Gaya, 28th February 2013

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Full Moon Puja at the Vajrasana

By Candradasa on Tue, 26 Feb, 2013 - 15:49
At the Triratna Order Convention, Bodh Gaya, 2013, we gathered under the full moon at the Vajrasana - the seat of the Buddha’s Enlightenment itself - and performed Puja in English and Hindi as a united Order, east and west…

NB. There was a microphone/p.a. issue all evening so some of the sound is a bit distorted in parts! But it gives a certain flavour of a very noisy puja in a very noisy but still magic place!...
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Day 2 Gallery - From Procession to Puja

By Candradasa on Tue, 26 Feb, 2013 - 02:52

Day 2 Gallery - From Procession to Puja

By Candradasa on Tue, 26 Feb, 2013 - 02:52
A full day that began with the mindful procession to the Mahabodhi temple to sit before the Vajrasana. When we got there we discovered our place was being used by Tibetans who had stayed one day more than expected! Later, Subhuti gave his talk, ‘Revering and Relying on the Sangha’, and then we returned at night to the seat of the...