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The Peaceful Heart - Online Course with Dayajoti

By lotusbuddhafield on Tue, 14 Dec, 2021 - 09:57

The Peaceful Heart - Online Course with Dayajoti

By lotusbuddhafield on Tue, 14 Dec, 2021 - 09:57

Wednesdays, 7-8.45pm
January 12th, 19th, 26th, and February 2nd

A short course with small numbers exploring how to find a serenity that can hold the full range of our experience - through metta, mindfulness and insight.  

The four sessions will focus on:

  • Resourcing ourselves through finding space; leaning into places of pleasure and ease; and using the imagination.
  • Finding kindness towards painful experience, through opening to it on a bodily level; bringing an emotional attitude of welcoming and acceptance; and through ways of viewing the painful
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Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Work with Buddhafield

By lotusbuddhafield on Mon, 13 Dec, 2021 - 15:41

Work with Buddhafield

By lotusbuddhafield on Mon, 13 Dec, 2021 - 15:41

We currently have the following supported, part-time position open within Buddhafield. Come and join our lovely team and help us offer nature-based retreats as well as our festival and online offerings. 

IT Administrator

Please contact rose [at] buddhafield.com to apply for the above role

We’re also looking for someone to help us find a new home for Buddhafield to take us into the next 25 years. This role is mostly remote and expected to be close to full-time. 

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At Home with the Elements Online Event 2022

By lotusbuddhafield on Mon, 6 Dec, 2021 - 16:34

At Home with the Elements Online Event 2022

By lotusbuddhafield on Mon, 6 Dec, 2021 - 16:34

13th - 27th February, 2022

Our sense of identity is deeply rooted in the real nature of things. This is the fullness of contentment.
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Subhuti, Mind in Harmony

What is the antidote to deep feelings of separation? Of despair and loneliness? Without being able to control everything, how can we hope to gain any sense of security?
 
Connecting with deep identity means realising that we are nature, that we contain the six elements within us at the same time...

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Buddhafield 2022 retreat season now open for booking

By lotusbuddhafield on Fri, 19 Nov, 2021 - 10:10

Buddhafield 2022 retreat season now open for booking

By lotusbuddhafield on Fri, 19 Nov, 2021 - 10:10

We’ve just added our 2022 retreat season to our website. Over the course of ten events, we’ll be welcoming families, people training for ordination, beginners and more experienced practitioners. Our popular Spring Yatra walking retreat is back for the first time since 2019 and we are thrilled to be partnering with Tirartnaloka to offer a women’s training for ordination retreat on our land nr. Broadhembury in East Devon. 

Buddhafield events are all held under open skies and in...

Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Two Opportunities to work with Buddhafield

By lotusbuddhafield on Thu, 21 Oct, 2021 - 21:30

Two Opportunities to work with Buddhafield

By lotusbuddhafield on Thu, 21 Oct, 2021 - 21:30

We have two open positions in the Buddhafield team right now. 

Buddhafield Base Income Generation Role

Buddhafield is looking for a new home and we’re looking for someone to help us raise funds for this exciting project. You can read more about it here

The full role description is here

Publicity Bundle 

With a full season of events planned in 2022 and our year round fundraising and other events, we need some support with our publicity. This is a chance to be part of...

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Buddhafield 2021: Talks on YouTube - Kiss the Earth

By kusaladevi on Fri, 13 Aug, 2021 - 18:52

Buddhafield 2021: Talks on YouTube - Kiss the Earth

By kusaladevi on Fri, 13 Aug, 2021 - 18:52

In case you missed them, the talks from the Buddhafield “Kiss the Earth” festival are now available to watch on YouTube! 

A wonderful set of talks from Sanghadhara, Saddhanandi, Chittapala, Maitrijyoti, Dhivan, Kusaladevi and Joanna Spence.

The theme of the festival was “Kiss the Earth”. When we connect with the earth, we are also connecting with ourselves and with other beings, recognizing we are part of a greater whole. We can begin to let go of the barriers...

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Kiss the Earth: Buddhafield 2021- the Talks!

By Free Buddhist Audio on Thu, 15 Jul, 2021 - 20:56

Kiss the Earth: Buddhafield 2021- the Talks!

By Free Buddhist Audio on Thu, 15 Jul, 2021 - 20:56

When we connect with the earth, we are also connecting with ourselves and with other beings, recognizing we are part of a greater whole. We can begin to let go of the barriers that separate us from one another

We have learnt this past few years how rapidly things can change, and seen the illusion that humanity is in total control swept away. A more humble, respectful approach is need to rebalance our world, both internally and externally. 

To kiss the earth is to...

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Buddhafield Weekender mini fest

By Dayajoti on Fri, 25 Jun, 2021 - 09:16

Buddhafield Weekender mini fest

By Dayajoti on Fri, 25 Jun, 2021 - 09:16

Buddhism on the land at the Buddhafield Weekender
9th - 11th July

Move your practice from the cushion to the earth! Ritual, meditation, dharma talks, sangha, with music, workshops and dance. All under the open sky in beautiful fields. 

Book your place here
 

From the Dharma programme:
Talks by Saddhanandi and Kusaladevi; Dharma via magic tricks (Prof Brian Rappert); workshops with Tejananda; Meditation and Deep Ecology with Sanghasiha; meditation group review (Anuttara); ‘Kiss...

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Free Buddhist Audio

FBA Podcast: Fearless Creativity

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 19 Jun, 2021 - 06:00

Bodhisattvas work tirelessly and heroically to create a Buddhafield for the benefit of all beings. Padmavajra explores the opening verses of the Dhammapada and their far reaching implications including how we create not only our own happiness or suffering through our actions, but also how we create worlds, worlds of suffering or worlds conducive to human growth and even freedom.

Talk given during the February Great Gathering weekend at Padmaloka Retreat Centre, 2020.

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Bump elbows, say hello!
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Sources of Inspiration: Paramananda and Friends

By Centre Team on Thu, 15 Apr, 2021 - 18:36

Sources of Inspiration: Paramananda and Friends

By Centre Team on Thu, 15 Apr, 2021 - 18:36

In ‘Sources of Inspiration’, Paramananda talks to his guests about what gets their spiritual juices flowing and has helped them stay inspired in their rich, committed Dharma lives. Each week his guests bring something along to share - and a depth conversation begins…

These conversations were aired live and unrehearsed, so who knows what might emerge to delight or surprise us! Tune in and find out some of the things that keep experienced Buddhists going in these difficult times.

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