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...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Into New Year With The Buddhist Centre Online

By Rijupatha on Mon, 30 Dec, 2013 - 15:15

Into New Year With The Buddhist Centre Online

By Rijupatha on Mon, 30 Dec, 2013 - 15:15

The latest issue of the Triratna Highlights newsletter, taking us into the new year, is fresh off the digital presses! If you’re signed up to receive it via email, it should be in your inbox now. If you’re not signed up, you can find the web version here, or go to ‘my profile’ (top right of any page when you are logged in), choose ‘edit’ and check the ‘Newsletter sign up’ box.

The newsletter gathers together some of the best...

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Candradasa in conversation on Pagan FM

By Candradasa on Sat, 12 Jan, 2013 - 18:11
Candradasa from the Portsmouth Buddhist Center and Dharmachakra, home of thebuddhistcentre.com and Free Buddhist Audio, in conversation with Deirdre Hebert and Jasper Salach from Pagan FM radio. A wide-ranging discussion about Buddhism, old and new, and the spirit of different religious approaches to life and death. With a little sprinkle of magic every so often!

You can hear the whole show with music here.

Recorded on Portsmouth...
Triratna News
Triratna News

'A Supra-personal Force or Energy Working Through Me': the Triratna Buddhist Community and the Stream of the Dharma

By Candradasa on Mon, 24 Dec, 2012 - 23:30

'A Supra-personal Force or Energy Working Through Me': the Triratna Buddhist Community and the Stream of the Dharma

By Candradasa on Mon, 24 Dec, 2012 - 23:30Subhuti has just published the final instalment of his round of articles based on discussions with Sangharakshita, clarifying and exploring further aspects of Sangharakshita’s teaching, which is the foundation of the Triratna Buddhist Community’s system of practice.

Read it online now or download along with the rest of the series

Sangharakshita himself writes:
I am glad to see that Subhuti has now completed ‘A Supra-Personal Force: The Triratna...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

'A Supra-personal Force or Energy Working Through Me'

'A Supra-personal Force or Energy Working Through Me'

By Candradasa on Mon, 24 Dec, 2012 - 23:22Or to give it its full title:
‘A Supra-personal Force or Energy Working Through Me’: the Triratna Buddhist Community and the Stream of the Dharma’

The final instalment of Subhuti’s round of articles based on discussions with Sangharakshita, clarifying and exploring further aspects of Sangharakshita’s teaching, which is the foundation of the Triratna Buddhist Community’s system of practice.

Download the rest of the series

Sangharakshita himself writes:

“I...
London Buddhist Centre
London Buddhist Centre

Urban Retreat 2012

By Viryanaga on Tue, 14 Aug, 2012 - 10:40

Urban Retreat 2012

By Viryanaga on Tue, 14 Aug, 2012 - 10:40Maitreyabandhu and Subhadramati explains what the Urban Retreat is.
London Buddhist Centre
London Buddhist Centre

Respectable

By Viryanaga on Tue, 10 Jul, 2012 - 14:38

Respectable

By Viryanaga on Tue, 10 Jul, 2012 - 14:38One danger of any spiritual movement is to become respectable - to behave how others expect you to, to fit into the cultural norms of a particular time and place. The Buddha wasn’t respectable - he challenged the conventions of his day, and challenged people to change.
London Buddhist Centre
London Buddhist Centre

Stick at it

By Viryanaga on Mon, 2 Jul, 2012 - 11:48

Stick at it

By Viryanaga on Mon, 2 Jul, 2012 - 11:48The most important thing about practising Buddhism is to stick at it, to keep turning up. If you do that imperfectly over the years you’re certain to make progress
London Buddhist Centre
London Buddhist Centre

Unconventional

By Viryanaga on Wed, 27 Jun, 2012 - 16:53

Unconventional

By Viryanaga on Wed, 27 Jun, 2012 - 16:53Buddhism is not about fitting in. The Buddha didn’t fit into the society around him, and neither should we.
London Buddhist Centre
London Buddhist Centre

Just Sitting

By Viryanaga on Fri, 15 Jun, 2012 - 16:35

Just Sitting

By Viryanaga on Fri, 15 Jun, 2012 - 16:35Kalyanavaca introduces her “Just Sitting” course starting on the 17th July 2012, 7:15pm-9:45pm running for four weeks and culminating in a day of practice on Sunday 19th August 10am-5pm, at the London Buddhist Centre. Suitable for anyone with a regular meditation practice. Book online at http://www.lbc.org.uk/coursesmeditationbuddhism.asp

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