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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@Clear... on Mon, 19 Mar, 2018 - 17:21

The New Colchester Buddhist Centre- NewsByte

By Amaradaya@Clear... 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.

Clear Vision Trust
Clear Vision Trust

Dead or Alive? Animism - An Ancient Story for Modern Times

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Tue, 3 Oct, 2017 - 10:24

Dead or Alive? Animism - An Ancient Story for Modern Times

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Tue, 3 Oct, 2017 - 10:24

Ratnadeva gives a talk on exploring the myth of animism in order to come into relationship with an alive and vibrant earth. Given at Green Earth Awakening, September 2017.

Clear Vision Trust
Clear Vision Trust

The first Mainland European Young Buddhists Convention

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Tue, 1 Aug, 2017 - 11:54

The first Mainland European Young Buddhists Convention

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Tue, 1 Aug, 2017 - 11:54

In June 2017, Buddhistisches Tor Berlin hosted the first European Mainland Young Buddhist Convention, attended by 70 young people aged from 18 to 35. Organiser Hannah and contributor Prasadacharin tell us all about the event.

Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

Chester Buddhist Action Month - June 2017

By prashrabdhi on Wed, 24 May, 2017 - 13:25

Chester Buddhist Action Month - June 2017

By prashrabdhi on Wed, 24 May, 2017 - 13:25

We will be holding discussions around topics that are close to the heart of our Sangha, including - anti-fracking, food bank, the Metta Bhavana for those who hate …..

Our discussions will lead to action.  Powered by metta.

All Buddhists are welcome to join us (and non-Buddhists too!)

Our main meditation practice for the month will be the Metta Bhavana.

All welcome.   www.triratna-at-chester.org...

Clear Vision Trust
Clear Vision Trust

The International Buddhist Youth Convention 2016

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Thu, 12 Jan, 2017 - 16:27

The International Buddhist Youth Convention 2016

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Thu, 12 Jan, 2017 - 16:27

In October 2016, the National Network of Buddhist Youth held its 2nd International Buddhist Youth Convention in Bordharan in India, attended by Order members and GFR mitras from all around the world.

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

The Buddha As the Symbol of Awakening

By Centre Team on Sun, 22 May, 2016 - 12:57

Happy Buddha Day 2016! 

To mark this great festival day, Padmavajra evokes the qualities of the Buddha, and explores how seeing into the marks of existence is the best way to realise who and what the Buddha really was.

Buddha Day Talk given in Birmingham, UK, 2016

(Picture by Bodhidasa in Sydney, Australia)

Download and donate to FBA!...

Clear Vision Trust
Clear Vision Trust

Retreating in Mexico

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Thu, 3 Mar, 2016 - 17:10

Retreating in Mexico

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Thu, 3 Mar, 2016 - 17:10

Mexico City is home to not one but two succesful Buddhist Centres! Watch how they spent their time over Christmas and New Year with 5 back to back retreats!

Clear Vision Trust
Clear Vision Trust

Bed and Breakfast Retreat in Nottingham

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Mon, 18 Jan, 2016 - 16:30

Bed and Breakfast Retreat in Nottingham

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Mon, 18 Jan, 2016 - 16:30

In November 2015, Nottingham Buddhist Centre hosted its 5th B&B retreat, with sangha members opening up their homes to friends and strangers from other Triratna sanghas. 

Centre Chair Arthabandhu tells us how the event is growing year upon year!

Lights In The Sky - Buddhist Media
Lights In The Sky - Buddhist Media

RUPA QAWWALI

By Suryaprabha on Sun, 1 Jun, 2014 - 23:43

RUPA QAWWALI

By Suryaprabha on Sun, 1 Jun, 2014 - 23:43A GROUP RITUAL has more to do with play than performance.

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