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Children In Need and Compassion

By Vishvapani on Sat, 16 Nov, 2013 - 13:32

Children In Need and Compassion

By Vishvapani on Sat, 16 Nov, 2013 - 13:32This weekend in the UK saw Children in Need Day and the 75th anniversary of Krystallnacht, when my father watched the synagogue burning. The significance of how we respond isn’t just the money. It also says something about who we are and our relationships with others

Listen to a recording of this radio broadcast from BBC Wales, Weekend Word

Today we’ll be hearing stories of Children in Need due to poverty, disease,...
Family Friendly Village Retreat - all welcome
Buddhafield Family Friendly Village

Full Village 2013 > what else is available?

By libbydavy on Tue, 6 Aug, 2013 - 11:40

Full Village 2013 > what else is available?

By libbydavy on Tue, 6 Aug, 2013 - 11:40We are a full village now for 2013! Bookings Closed.

Infact we seem to book out every year, just by word of mouth, and have had to start limiting numbers. Please book early next year to make sure you can come.

Part of creating this online space is to help us germinate other family friendly events within the Triratna movement. Anyone that has any energy at all to help make that happen, can find a way to get...
Family Friendly Village Retreat - all welcome
Buddhafield Family Friendly Village

Entering the Sangha - Sangharakshita

By libbydavy on Tue, 23 Jul, 2013 - 15:11
See track 5 especially.

Sangharakshita talks with humour and wisdom about feeling free; the hot tubs of Buddhafield; a place where children can be safe and free outdoors.

Reposted from FBA

“In ‘Entering the Sangha’, Sangharakshita goes to Buddhafield! A first for him, and a first for the fabulous Buddhafield Festival that takes place each year at the height of the English summer. This talk was given in a tent in Devon - and the sounds...
Family Friendly Village Retreat - all welcome
Buddhafield Family Friendly Village

Staying at Home, Dancing with the Universe - Amaragita

By libbydavy on Tue, 23 Jul, 2013 - 15:03

“This talk from Amaragita takes a look at Buddhist practice in the light of parenting, and was given at the Buddhafield Festival in 2006. Look out for some lovely singing thoughout!” Reposted from FBA.

Family Friendly Village Retreat - all welcome
Buddhafield Family Friendly Village

Buddhist Parenting with Karunagita (Sara Burns)

By libbydavy on Tue, 23 Jul, 2013 - 15:00
“This is another great talk from the ‘Dharma Warriors’ series given at the Buddhafield Festival. Karunagita is the author of ‘Growing as a Parent - What Buddhism Has to Offer’, and here she presents some of that material to an audience of summer loving practitioners under the blue skies of Devon.

Settle back and enjoy the sound of drums, kids’ voices, and Karunagita’s perspectives on the challenges and opportunities of raising a child as part of your practice of...
Family Friendly Village Retreat - all welcome
Buddhafield Family Friendly Village

Amaragita's Interview About the Family Friendly

By libbydavy on Tue, 23 Jul, 2013 - 12:43
“A really great conversation with Amaragita, one of the pioneers of Buddhafield retreats that are family friendly, a radical re-imagining of community retreat that has been one of Buddhafield’s most successful projects for 14 years.

How do you maintain a deep practice of the Dharma when you have a family? How can householders bring the Buddha’s teachings to bear on their lives and also feed their own experience into the wider sangha?

A fascinating look at aspects of...
People to People, Nagpur, India.
People to People, Nagpur, India.

15 Street Children enrolled in School

By tejadhamma on Sat, 13 Jul, 2013 - 18:42

15 Street Children enrolled in School

By tejadhamma on Sat, 13 Jul, 2013 - 18:42
PTP is pleased to inform that the 15 nomadic tribes children of Street Children Project run by PTP started to go to school for primary education from urban slum of Nagpur. All the children are from migrated Vadaar community who are known as Nomadic tribes with whom we are working last 3 years.

Initially PTP encouraged to parent...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Amaragita On The Buddhafield Family Friendly Retreat

By Candradasa on Thu, 11 Jul, 2013 - 14:42
A really great conversation with Amaragita, one of the pioneers of Buddhafield retreats that are family friendly, a radical re-imagining of community retreat that has been one of Buddhafield’s most successful projects for 14 years.

How do you maintain a deep practice of the Dharma when you have a family? How can householders bring the Buddha’s teachings to bear on their lives and also feed their own experience into the wider sangha?

A fascinating look at aspects of...
Triratna News
Triratna News

The Dharma School Seeks A New Head Teacher

By Candradasa on Tue, 19 Mar, 2013 - 14:25

The Dharma School Seeks A New Head Teacher

By Candradasa on Tue, 19 Mar, 2013 - 14:25The Dharma Primary School, Europe’s only primary school to offer an education based on Buddhist values (based in Brighton, East Sussex, UK), is seeking a new Head Teacher.

Current head Peter Murdock is preparing to move on after more than a decade of leadership at the end of this year. Since his appointment in 2002, Peter has taken the school through two successful Ofsted inspections (‘outstanding personal and social development’) and evolved the school’s...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Children’s Puja celebrated at Nagaloka, Portland Maine

By lokabandhu on Sun, 18 Nov, 2012 - 06:32

Children’s Puja celebrated at Nagaloka, Portland Maine

By lokabandhu on Sun, 18 Nov, 2012 - 06:32

Dharmashuri writes from Nagaloka, Triratna’s center in Portland, Maine with news of their first-ever ‘Children’s Puja’ celebrated in late September. She says - “Sixteen little faces were shining with wonder as their parents sat with them on cushions, on the floor or in chairs. Louise Tuski read them a beautiful story exploring “Who is the Buddha?”, engaging the children with questions and thoughts to bring them right there, in the moment, with the Buddha.

After the...

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