The last two decades have seen a growth in Western scholarship about women in Buddhism. The Therīgāthā, a selection of 73 poems by enlightened Buddhist nuns over a 300-year period from the sixth century BCE, has had multiple recent translations and commentaries. Scholars including Rita Gross and Anne C. Klein have conducted feminist re-evaluations of Buddhism, while others have explored the experiences of women practising in specific cultures (for example, Martine Batchelor on her experience as a Jogye Zen...
This Saturday, 11 July, 14:00-15:30 The Buddha’s begging bowl. Join Zoom Meeting here. A talk by Dhammamegha on the theme of ‘holding to nothing whatever’, with meditation, discussion and ritual. All women are welcome. Suggested donation £10. Donate via PayPal here.
Priyananda, who has been at the helm of Windhorse Publications for the past ten years, is stepping down as director in March. Windhorse Publications are the main publisher of Sangharakshita, the founder of the Triratna Buddhist Order. They also publish on the whole range of the Buddhist tradition, investing in books by authors such as Anālayo, Vimalasara, Vaddhaka and many others to better communicate Buddhism clearly in the 21st century.
Dhammamegha speaks about Sangha as Dharma practice and how spiritual community and friendship with the admirable are part of our heritage in Triratna. A talk given on the Triratna International Gathering at Adhisthana, 27 August 2017
What difference can the sangha make? In this talk, Dhammamegha will explore what the sangha has to offer in its forms of life and relationships, its precious reservoirs of wisdom, and the vital place of positive emotion.
And what are the enemies of sangha life? On one end there is individualism and wanting to be immune from others, or not knowing how to connect. On the other are relationships based on utopian, wishful and group thinking. Come and explore the adventure of...
Every morning on the Friday, Saturday and the Sunday of the International Gathering we will come together in the main shrine marquee and be invited to listen, explore, and be inspired by talks from on the theme of
Our Future Dharma: What The World Needs Now
What have we got to offer the world for the next 50 years?!
Over 50 years our Triratna Buddhist Community has developed into an international spiritual community with a distinctive vision and a wealth of experience of Dharma practice. At...