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Truthfulness As a Teacher - Sailing the Worldly Winds Home Retreat, Day Two

By kusaladevi on Sat, 4 Apr, 2020 - 14:00

Truthfulness As a Teacher - Sailing the Worldly Winds Home Retreat, Day Two

By kusaladevi on Sat, 4 Apr, 2020 - 14:00

Truthfulness has always been very important to me. It’s something which I valued long before I came across the Dharma. So I was quite struck when Vajragupta suggested the opportunity to practice truthfulness when the winds of Praise and Blame are blowing. Praise and Blame are the Worldly winds I notice most in my experience, or perhaps the ones I am blown about by most strongly.

So I started to reflect on this - how might truthfulness help me when...

Triratna News
Triratna News

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 on Mon, 19 Mar, 2018 - 17:21

The New Colchester Buddhist Centre- NewsByte

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

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

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

The first Mainland European Young Buddhists Convention

By Amaradaya 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.

Clear Vision Trust
Clear Vision Trust

The International Buddhist Youth Convention 2016

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

The International Buddhist Youth Convention 2016

By Amaradaya 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.

Clear Vision Trust
Clear Vision Trust

Retreating in Mexico

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

Retreating in Mexico

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

Bed and Breakfast Retreat in Nottingham

By Amaradaya 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.
Lights In The Sky - Buddhist Media
Lights In The Sky - Buddhist Media

QAWWALI IN DAPOLI

By Suryaprabha on Thu, 29 May, 2014 - 17:25

QAWWALI IN DAPOLI

By Suryaprabha on Thu, 29 May, 2014 - 17:25THE FIRST of two pieces of qawwali music I filmed in Dapoli, Konkan, India at the BH hostel in 2006. Probably in a room after puja on an all ages retreat during a traditional Indian holiday. It is just as I filmed it. It could be a Sufi-Buddhist fusion though I don’t understand the words they are singing. However, the youthful, even intoxicated male energy comes over as clearly now as that time. By the way, virtually...

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