You’re invited to connect online with us live from the lovely retreat centre of Chintamani in Morelos, Mexico, to witness eight women being ordained (names below), accompanied by their preceptors and other dharmacharinis.
Chintamani Retreat Centre is a strikingly beautiful venue for Dharma practice in any season. And as we move towards November celebrations around the Day of the Dead here in México, the 2019 Pan-American Order Convention is underway, calling us to dwell on the impermanence of things, the impermanence of us.
Fittingly for a place built from scratch 15 years ago on old sugar cane fields and surrounded by sugar cane hills, our beautiful shrine is adorned...
All this week we’ll be bringing you coverage of the best bits (talks, podcast interviews, images, the odd wee video) from the Pan-American Convention, just getting underway here in the astonishingly beautiful sugar cane country near Cuernavaca, Mexico. We’ve got a 3G connection and we’re going to go for it to keep you in touch as Order members gather from across the American continent to share their Dharma inspiration.
By Munisha on Wed, 28 Jan, 2015 - 14:34Colchester Chair Amalaketu writes: “I am delighted to announce that our sangha have now purchased a building in the very heart of the town, which will become the new Colchester Buddhist Centre.
After saving for over 15 years we managed to buy the building from Colchester Borough Council, for the grand sum of GBP127,995. It has a long history and needs a lot of work. Most recently it was a doctor’s surgery; the treatment rooms and reception areas...
By Nagapriya on Wed, 14 Aug, 2013 - 02:44Retiro de Verano de Meditacion. Centro de Retiros Chintamani. agosto 16 - 18
Re-orientar la mente hacia la libertad / Re-orientar la mente hacia la meditación.
Con la meditación, se puede investigar la naturaleza de la mente, pero una meditación eficaz es raramente factible, sin estabilizar la atención. La mente no ejercitada, oscila entre la agitación y la inactividad; entre la inquietud y el aburrimiento.
El cultivo de atención plena y amable, ha sido parte nuclear de...