The Buddhist Centre: buddhism for today
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Visiting the Leshan Grand Buddha

By Dharmasuri on Wed, 2 Oct, 2013 - 15:25

Visiting the Leshan Grand Buddha

By Dharmasuri on Wed, 2 Oct, 2013 - 15:25
I went to China and Tibet recently and visited the giant Leshan Buddha…

From Wikpedia

“The Leshan Giant Buddha (simplified Chinese: 乐山大佛; traditional Chinese: 樂山大佛; pinyin: Lèshān Dàfó) was built during the Tang Dynasty (618–907AD). It is carved out of a cliff face that lies at...
Triratna News
Triratna News

First Triratna retreat held in mainland China

By lokabandhu on Fri, 13 Jul, 2012 - 06:01

First Triratna retreat held in mainland China

By lokabandhu on Fri, 13 Jul, 2012 - 06:01Jayamuni, a French Order Member now living in mainland China, writes with the exciting news of Triratna’s first-ever Chinese retreat. He says - “Last weekend we held the first Triratna international retreat in mainland China. We rented a few rooms in a holiday resort a few miles west of Beijing and spent 3 days exploring meditation and the 3-fold path.

Yinhua, a long standing mitra living in Beijing came with his wife Xiaotao, while Oiuna and her husband Ganaa...