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Great Faith, Great Wisdom, Day 4 - Rainy Season Retreat 2017 by Ratnaguna

Posted by Centre Team to Bristol Buddhist Centre on Wed, 13 Sep, 2017 - 20:20

Day 4 brings us a bumper crop of great Dharma exploration and evocation from Ratnaguna and friends in the Bristol sangha as they deepen into their retreat together.

Talk 6: The Sutra as a Practice of Annussati - Recollection of the Three Jewels
Ratnaguna introduces the practice of reading the longer Sukhavativuyha Sutra as a recollection of the Buddha, Dharma and arya-Sangha.

Reading from the Longer Sukhavativyuha Sutra - The Living Beings of the Buddhafield
Ratnaguna briefly recaps on how...

Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What The World Needs Now
Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What...

Biate and Jen on the Spaciousness of the International Gathering

Posted by Centre Team to Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What... on Mon, 4 Sep, 2017 - 20:31

Biate and Jen on the Spaciousness of the International Gathering

Posted by Centre Team to Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What... on Mon, 4 Sep, 2017 - 20:31

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Biate and Jen from Bristol Buddhist Centre share their experience of the 2017 Triratna International Gathering at Adhisthana.

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Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What The World Needs Now
Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What...

I hope the Dharma will spread out into the world

Posted by Charlotte Lawes to Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What... on Wed, 30 Aug, 2017 - 09:27

I hope the Dharma will spread out into the world

Posted by Charlotte Lawes to Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What... on Wed, 30 Aug, 2017 - 09:27

Micha joins us from Essen, Germany for the International Gathering. Hear about her Sangha’s qualities, what she has been appreciating about the Gathering and her hopes for the future of Triratna.

Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What The World Needs Now
Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What...

Sarah From Cambridge, UK, On The International Gathering

Posted by Centre Team to Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What... on Mon, 28 Aug, 2017 - 20:46

Sarah From Cambridge, UK, On The International Gathering

Posted by Centre Team to Triratna International Gathering 2017 - What... on Mon, 28 Aug, 2017 - 20:46

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Sarah from Cambridge, UK, shares her reflections as the International Gathering draws to an end. “I hope we can keep creating that sense of magic…”

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Triratna News
Triratna News

Live in a men's community in London

Posted by Charlotte Lawes to Triratna News on Tue, 11 Jul, 2017 - 13:57

Live in a men's community in London

Posted by Charlotte Lawes to Triratna News on Tue, 11 Jul, 2017 - 13:57

Would you like to live in a London community for men that’s relaxed and easy going, but serious about practice, centred on friendship and mutual support?

Uddiyana Community in Leytonstone, London, is looking for a new person to join them from 1 October. 

Here’s what the community have to say:

“We’re a men’s community of five - currently one order member (Vajradaka) and four mitras training for ordination.  There’s a lot of laughter, great conversation and sharing of creative interests, some top notch cuisine, and we host a...

Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Vacancy at Uddiyana Community

Posted by Nandavajra to Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities on Mon, 10 Jul, 2017 - 18:25

Vacancy at Uddiyana Community

Posted by Nandavajra to Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities on Mon, 10 Jul, 2017 - 18:25

Vacancy at Uddiyana Community

Would you like to live in a London community for men that’s relaxed and easy going, but serious about practice, centred on friendship and mutual support?

Uddiyana Community in Leytonstone, London, is looking for a new person to join us from 1 October.  We’re a men’s community of five - currently one order member (Vajradaka) and four mitras training for ordination.  There’s a lot of laughter, great conversation and sharing of creative interests, some top notch cuisine, and we host...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Team-based Right Livelihood opportunity with New View in Cambridge, UK

Posted by Charlotte Lawes to Triratna News on Tue, 4 Jul, 2017 - 13:32

Team-based Right Livelihood opportunity with New View in Cambridge, UK

Posted by Charlotte Lawes to Triratna News on Tue, 4 Jul, 2017 - 13:32

New View Residential is looking for a new team member to join a dynamic and professional Team-Based Right Livelihood in Cambridge. 

Team-based Right Livelihood’s offer fantastic opportunities to deepen our practice with other Buddhists, integrate our values into our every day lives more fully, and contribute our energy and skills to projects that have a positive impact on the world. 

New View Residential is one such organisation, and is now advertising a new position for a man or woman to join it. 

Watch this great short video...

The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

Parami, Lokeshvara and Saddhaloka In Conversation

Posted by parami to The College of Public Preceptors on Sat, 18 Mar, 2017 - 15:08

A new podcast from some members of the Adhisthana Kula as they come to the end of a 10-day meeting of the College. 

A great little summary of some of the more general issues discussed, including those arising from historical controversies in Triratna (formerly the FWBO). We get a little taster of other conversations to come - with news of new media, and of prospective reconciliation possibilities within the wider community.

What emerges is a picture of the College at a...

Adhisthana Kula
Adhisthana Kula

Parami, Lokeshvara and Saddhaloka In Conversation

Posted by parami to Adhisthana Kula on Sat, 18 Mar, 2017 - 15:01

A new podcast from some members of the Adhisthana Kula as they come to the end of a 10-day meeting of the College of Public Preceptors - the body responsible for maintaining the integrity and spirit of the Triratna Buddhist Order. 

A great little summary of some of the more general issues discussed, including those arising from historical controversies. We get a little taster of other conversations to come - with news of new media, and of prospective reconciliation possibilities within...

Adhisthana Kula
Adhisthana Kula

A Conversation With The Adhisthana Kula

Posted by Centre Team to Adhisthana Kula on Tue, 28 Feb, 2017 - 21:49

The Adhisthana Kula is a new group made up of some of the most experienced members of the Triratna Buddhist Order, meeting together to help the community find lasting reconciliation in the face of renewed interest in historical controversies and some of the issues arising from them.

We hear Dhammarati, Lokeshvara, Mahamati, Parami, Ratnadharini and Saddhaloka share thoughtful perspectives on the work ahead, considering what is required to meet any suffering involved, to promote good communication around difficulties, and to encourage confidence...

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