The Buddhist Centre: buddhism for today
Clear Vision Trust
Clear Vision Trust

Sanghrakshita memorial tribute

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Tue, 6 Nov, 2018 - 17:04

Sanghrakshita memorial tribute

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Tue, 6 Nov, 2018 - 17:04

Compiled from a small fraction of Clear Visions extensive Sanghrakshita image and video archive, we pay tribute to our teacher after his passing on Oct 30th 2018.

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Compilation of Sangharakshita's images

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 31 Oct, 2018 - 14:55

Compilation of Sangharakshita's images

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 31 Oct, 2018 - 14:55

Here is a video of Sangharakshita’s images that Clear Vision Trust have compiled to mark Bhante’s death. You may wish to screen this at your local Centre or group or at use at home while chanting mantras. 

Add your own memory or reflection about Sangharakshita to the online remembrance page

Contribute to the ‘book of gratitude’...

Clear Vision Trust
Clear Vision Trust

Buddhafield East Cafe- NewsByte

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Fri, 17 Aug, 2018 - 15:25

Buddhafield East Cafe- NewsByte

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Fri, 17 Aug, 2018 - 15:25

Buddhafield East Cafe goes from strength to strength, moving to the heart of the field at this years Buddhafield Festival. Clear Vision spends a few days with them to see how they make baking cakes into a spiritual practice.

Triratna News
Triratna News

Newsbyte: Suryavana Retreat Centre

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 16 Jul, 2018 - 14:15

Newsbyte: Suryavana Retreat Centre

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 16 Jul, 2018 - 14:15

Suryavana is the new retreat Centre for the Valencia Buddhist Centre.  One possible translation of Suryavana is rather apt description ‘the sun’s dwelling place’.  The Valencia Buddhist Centre bought a retreat centre of their own to cater for their gradually expanding retreat programme: increasing from three to four retreats a year to approximately twenty to twenty five retreats annually. 

This Newsbyte explores the importance of going on retreat as a means of coming in touch with yourself, the earth and nature - with...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Newsbyte: Lama's Pyjamas

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 6 Jun, 2018 - 11:43

Newsbyte: Lama's Pyjamas

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 6 Jun, 2018 - 11:43

“I had an idea of what team-based right livelihood was but, actually, working in this way has definitely exceeded all my expectations - I feel like I’m so much happier” - Abhayanandi

This Clear Vision Newsbyte takes a visit to Lama’s Pyjamas, a charity shop around the corner from the London Buddhist Centre in Bethnal Green.  In the last year approximately £61,000 was raised in dana, which went towards supporting the activities in the London Buddhist Centre.
...

Triratna News
Triratna News

The 50 Years, 50 Voices Project

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 4 Apr, 2018 - 11:48

The 50 Years, 50 Voices Project

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 4 Apr, 2018 - 11:48

‘Fifty Years, Fifty Voices’ is a project cooked up by Lokeshvara and Satyalila last year and supported by the Triratna Trust and Adhisthana Trustees. It’s gathering the ‘voices’ of 50 different Order Members on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Order.

Satyalila writes: “This year we’ll present extracts from these voices and the recordings will be archived in their entirety. In future we hope that many of them can be released as full-length podcasts...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Ordinations Under the Bodhi Tree

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 28 Mar, 2018 - 14:52

Ordinations Under the Bodhi Tree

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 28 Mar, 2018 - 14:52

On February 23rd 2018, just before the start of the International Order Convention in India two Mitras - one man and one woman - were ordained in Bodhgaya.  This Newsbyte from Clear Vision gives us a flavour of that occasion and, amidst the busyness and noise around the Mahabodhi Temple, we get a sense of following in the footsteps of the Buddha as Mokshasara and Shramanveer join the Triratna Buddhist Order.

+Follow Clear Vision on The Buddhist Centre Online
...

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

A new centre for Barcelona - NewsByte

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Tue, 9 Jan, 2018 - 11:51

A new centre for Barcelona - NewsByte

By Amaradaya@Clear... on Tue, 9 Jan, 2018 - 11:51

In October 2017, Barcelona opened its first Triratna Centre. Clear Vision visited for their opening weekend, and Rijumati tells us all about the project. 

Pages