Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

New mixed community in East London

By aparajita on Fri, 24 Sep, 2021 - 11:20

New mixed community in East London

By aparajita on Fri, 24 Sep, 2021 - 11:20

Are you interested in considering joining our new four-person community in Bow, London, E3?

My partner Abhayanandi and I have at last managed to buy a 4-bed flat with a garden, and we’d love to live communally with two other Triratna Order Members or Mitras. We are moving in very soon.  It’s a nice flat with an open-plan living area and a garden. The rent will be somewhere around £600 per month plus bills. We’ve both really appreciated living in genuine practice communities, and...

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International Sangha Day: May Our Communication Be Sangha

By Centre Team on Fri, 10 Sep, 2021 - 20:51

International Sangha Day: May Our Communication Be Sangha

By Centre Team on Fri, 10 Sep, 2021 - 20:51

Sunday November 21
Sangha, spiritual community, can be described as a network of friendships based on what’s of most value. In the company of those committed to the Buddha’s teachings – past and present – we can express and deepen metta, loving-kindness, in our deeds, words and thoughts.

This year’s International Sangha Day celebration focuses on communication because communication is a crucial part of the practice and development of Sangha. At its worst, communication can cause conflict and confusion, polarisation and the...

Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Opportunity in Southampton

By Dhammavijaya on Mon, 9 Aug, 2021 - 16:34

Opportunity in Southampton

By Dhammavijaya on Mon, 9 Aug, 2021 - 16:34

The Southampton Buddhist Centre is in a period great growth since opening our distinctive new premises nearly four years ago. Since then there have been approaching twenty new mitra ceremonies, lockdown growth, numerous ordination requests, and this year two ordinations.

Southampton itself is an interesting city with a fascinating history, and is this year applying for recognition as UK City of Culture 2025. It is also surrounded by beautiful Hampshire countryside including the New Forest, with attractive coastline and beaches within reach....

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Dharmabyte: Why have a Sangha?

By Sadayasihi on Sun, 27 Jun, 2021 - 06:00

Sangharakshita explores the nature of the Buddhist spiritual community and why it is so essential to spiritual life…

Excerpted from the talk entitled The Spiritual Community, part of the series Introducing Buddhism, 1966.

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FBA Podcast: Sangha As a Gift to the World

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 29 May, 2021 - 06:00

Vajragupta considers how the sangha reaches out into the world, looking at three areas: loving-kindness and common humanity, community and service, and wisdom in an age of information overload.

A talk given on an online weekend retreat with Croydon Buddhist Centre, 2020.

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Dharmabyte: Making Ourselves an Offering

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 20 May, 2021 - 06:00

Amaladipa explores how losing and finding ourselves in the service of others can be a way of transforming conditioning and suffering.

From the talk entitled Losing and Finding Ourselves in the Service of Others given as part of the Sangha Night series on the Noble Eightfold Path at Birmingham Buddhist Centre, 2021.

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Space Available in Maitrimandal Women's Community, London

By KateG on Wed, 19 May, 2021 - 11:56

Space Available in Maitrimandal Women's Community, London

By KateG on Wed, 19 May, 2021 - 11:56

We are Maitrimandal Community, situated in a row of well-established London Buddhist Centre communities in Approach Road, a stone’s throw from the LBC in Bethnal Green, East London. We are looking for a woman (and we are gender diverse friendly) to come and live with us from around mid-July to the end of October. 

We are Alana, Andrea, Esther, Kate, Sally and Suvarnajyoti. Our 7th community member is of the furry kind - Ella the cat. We’re not sure if Ella is...

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Dharmabyte: Sangha is Togetherness

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 6 May, 2021 - 06:00

Munisha talks about insights gained from traveling in her early life, including realizing she didn’t know how to get along well with others. Some years later, she discovered the Triratna Buddhist Community where friendship is a basic organizing principle around which everything is based.

From the talk entitled A Life in the Sangha given on Zoom to the Stockholm Sangha to celebrate Sangha Day, in the context of the Covid 19 pandemic, November 2020.

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Temporary and Permanent Spaces in a Women's Community in London

By akasajoti on Wed, 5 May, 2021 - 14:18

Temporary and Permanent Spaces in a Women's Community in London

By akasajoti on Wed, 5 May, 2021 - 14:18

Hello!

We are Samayakula - located just around the corner from the London Buddhist C​entre in Bethnal Green. We are a women’s community of ​twelve GFR Mitras and Dharmacharinis, aged 28-75 with a broad range of interests including gardening, music, film, period drama, pizza, five rhythms and more. Tulip the cat is also a beloved member of our community - she can often be found dwelling on the nature of impermanence. 

We have a couple of short-term vacancies coming up from 13 June to the beginning of October, along with a potential permanent place, and are looking...

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Alive in Nature - Sit and Walk Outdoors With Us!

By Centre Team on Sun, 2 May, 2021 - 23:07

Alive in Nature - Sit and Walk Outdoors With Us!

By Centre Team on Sun, 2 May, 2021 - 23:07

Alive in Nature!
A series of live meditations and Dharma adventures from the Scottish Highlands!

Saturdays May 8, 15, 22
First daily session (2 hrs): IE & UK 07:30 | Europe CET 08:30 | India 12:00 | Australia AEDT 16.30 | New Zealand 18.30

Second daily session (2 hrs): USA PST 11:00 | México 13:00 | USA EST 14:00 | IE & UK 19:00 | Europe CET 20:00 | India 23:30...

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