The Buddhist Centre: buddhism for today
Triratna News
Triratna News

Kalyanaloka: Buddhist and Tea Retreat Centre

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 8 Aug, 2018 - 16:36

Kalyanaloka: Buddhist and Tea Retreat Centre

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 8 Aug, 2018 - 16:36

A new retreat centre practicing in the context of the Triratna Buddhist Community was inaugurated in June during a summer solstice ritual.  Kalyanaloka, based in Brighton, held a special ritual, led by Subhadassi, chairperson of the nearby Brighton Buddhist Centre, which included a tea ceremony, a practice which is central to this retreat centre. 
 
Kalyanaloka’s location is unusual for a retreat centre: it is situated on the outskirts of Brighton, about a thirty minute walk...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Brighton Buddhist Centre celebrates 40th anniversary

By Munisha on Tue, 18 Nov, 2014 - 09:17

Brighton Buddhist Centre celebrates 40th anniversary

By Munisha on Tue, 18 Nov, 2014 - 09:17Over the weekend of 18th and 19th October 2014, Triratna’s Brighton Buddhist Centre celebrated its 40th anniversary. Centre Chair Mokshini writes:

“Our sangha and guests had a very moving couple of days together. The place was packed, and it was a very strong experience to have practitioners from all generations coming together to share their stories and practise together. You can watch, listen and read further about the event following the link at the bottom of this piece.

...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Brighton Buddhist Centre At 40 - Part 3, Sangharakshita And Triratna

By Candradasa on Tue, 28 Oct, 2014 - 15:41

Brighton Buddhist Centre At 40 - Part 3, Sangharakshita And Triratna

By Candradasa on Tue, 28 Oct, 2014 - 15:41

In the final part of our series to mark the 40th anniversary of Brighton Buddhist Centre in the UK, we have some great panels the Brighton team assembled to show the wider context for their Centre. A short history, in effect, of Sangharakshita and...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Brighton Buddhist Centre At 40! Part 1, Reminiscences

By Candradasa on Thu, 23 Oct, 2014 - 21:05
This year marks the 40th anniversary of Brighton Buddhist Centre in the UK! Listen to reminiscences from Mokshini, the current Chair, previous Chairs, previous presidents of Brighton Buddhist Centre, and Peter Field.

These talks were given over the celebration weekend which took place on the 18th and 19th of October 2014.

Part 2: View the history of the Centre at their different addresses

Part 3: Brighton Centre in context

...
Buddhist Action Month 2014
Buddhist Action Month 2014

Big BAM at Brighton!

By Munisha on Mon, 19 May, 2014 - 14:44

Big BAM at Brighton!

By Munisha on Mon, 19 May, 2014 - 14:44Here’s what the Brighton sangha are planning
Transforming self and World
The Brighton Buddhist Centre has made the commitment to moving towards sustainability. We feel we need to align our ethical awareness with the realities of the 21st century, especially climate change.

We’re holding a series of events throughout June to explore this and what it means for our individual and collective practice.

Read this suggested policy from the Brighton Buddhist Centre Trustees: ...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Audio tracks from Brighton's Rainy Season Retreat

By Rijupatha on Fri, 21 Mar, 2014 - 13:43

As Brighton’s 2014 Rainy Season Retreat continues, they’re posting some great audio talks and snippets on SoundCloud. Check out the playlist below to have a listen!

You can discover more about each day of the retreat here and follow along as events transpire by clicking + Follow on Brighton Buddhist Centre’s space on The Buddhist Centre Online....

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Highlights from the 2014 Brighton Rainy Season Retreat

By Rijupatha on Wed, 19 Mar, 2014 - 01:55

Highlights from the 2014 Brighton Rainy Season Retreat

By Rijupatha on Wed, 19 Mar, 2014 - 01:55Brighton Buddhist Centre has begun their 2014 Rainy Season Retreat, continuing through Saturday, 22 Mar, 2014 - and we can enjoy it along with them! Some spectacularly fun updates are being made every day from the retreat, including audio, video, photos and blog entries summarizing the day’s events. You can + follow along with the retreat on Brighton Buddhist Centre’s space on The Buddhist Centre Online.

This special retreat for Order...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Vessantara Day Retreat - Who Do You Think You Are?

By Candradasa on Tue, 19 Mar, 2013 - 17:26

Vessantara Day Retreat - Who Do You Think You Are?

By Candradasa on Tue, 19 Mar, 2013 - 17:26

Brighton Buddhist Centre are doing some great Soundcloud posts these days. Here’s an intriguing recent example - a full day retreat led by the very wonderful Vessantara who is always worth hearing on the details of working with your mind and facing yourself (or lack of ‘self’!) in practice…