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An Introduction to this Space

By Candradasa on Wed, 18 Mar, 2020 - 20:47

An Introduction to this Space

By Candradasa on Wed, 18 Mar, 2020 - 20:47

Well, now. So here we are… 🤷🏻

From the moment Dharma Centres of all traditions around the world began to close their doors for an indefinite period, here at The Buddhist Centre Online we’ve been thinking and talking about how we might promote and support a sense of community among all who practise in Triratna and beyond. 

For many of us, this kind of sustained physical distancing from our family, workmates, neighbours, fellow travellers in life is at best strange and at...

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Online Meditations - Twice A Day

By Centre Team on Wed, 18 Mar, 2020 - 12:13

Online Meditations - Twice A Day

By Centre Team on Wed, 18 Mar, 2020 - 12:13

We’ll be offering two open meditation spaces every week day via the Zoom platform. This works in most web browsers, and you can also get free apps for all major mobile platforms too. 

You don’t need to pay for an account to take part.

Sessions will last for 45 minutes. They won’t be guided meditations – just bring your own practice and sit with us!

No one knows how long the shutdown will last. If the need continues beyond that point we will continue...

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A Dharmic response to the Coronavirus from Vadanya

By satyajyoti on Tue, 17 Mar, 2020 - 16:44

A Dharmic response to the Coronavirus from Vadanya

By satyajyoti on Tue, 17 Mar, 2020 - 16:44

We are entering a very difficult time, as individuals and as a Sangha. We cannot change this situation, but we do have a choice between a negative and a creative response. Tragic as this epidemic is, if we see it from a Dharmic perspective, it could be an opportunity to take our practice – and our Sangha – to a new level.

We all know the story of the Buddha and the Four Sights. Siddhartha Gotama lived a sheltered life in his...

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