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Dharma Day Festival, join North London

By Ratnaprabha on Thu, 9 Jul, 2020 - 15:17

Dharma Day Festival, join North London

By Ratnaprabha on Thu, 9 Jul, 2020 - 15:17

Through the day this Sunday, 12 July, online.
Marking the anniversary of the Buddha’s first ever teachings (Dharma) soon after his awakening. 
“The world is made of stories. Good stories are hard to come by, and a good story you can honestly call your own is an incredible gift. The stories are part of a bigger story that connects us all.” (Gary Snyder) Can you discover Buddhism through stories, or do you need facts?

10:30    Ratnaprabha hosts from the Buddhist Centre shrine...

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Dharma Day Live on Sunday from Padmaloka!

By Centre Team on Thu, 2 Jul, 2020 - 00:30

Dharma Day Live on Sunday from Padmaloka!

By Centre Team on Thu, 2 Jul, 2020 - 00:30

Listen: The Deathless Has Been Attained!
Dharma Day Live on Sunday

Come and celebrate Dharma Day from Padmaloka Retreat Centre – wherever you are in the world!

To celebrate Dharma Day this year, Padmaloka will be offering a full online festival programme including live streamed meditations and rituals from the Shrine Room, and a live talk and Q&A by Padmavajra. His talk will explore the story of the turning of the wheel of the Dharma and, in...

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Dharma Day and Regional Sangha Picnic

By viriyalila on Thu, 28 Jun, 2018 - 15:08

Dharma Day and Regional Sangha Picnic

By viriyalila on Thu, 28 Jun, 2018 - 15:08

July 21, 2018

Dharma Day Program: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Sangha Picnic: 1 pm - 4 pm

Join us for an epic Dharma Day puja that will invite us to pay homage to the Dharma as it has arisen through time. The program will be a ritualized journey through the Three Yanas. We’ll begin with stories from the Pali Canon, followed by readings on the Six Paramitas and culminating in meeting the Buddha’s and Bodhisattvas whose mantras we chant to close the sevenfold puja.  

The morning program will be followed by a Regional Sangha...

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Ratnaprabha's re-rendering of the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta

By Charlotte Lawes on Tue, 11 Jul, 2017 - 14:32

Ratnaprabha's re-rendering of the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta

By Charlotte Lawes on Tue, 11 Jul, 2017 - 14:32

Marking Dharma Day, the anniversary of the Buddha’s first teaching - the Turning of the Wheel of the Dharma - Ratnaprabha has re-rendered this very previous sutta. 

Ratnaprabha has an excellent blog and and this latest English addition of the Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta, posted a few days ago, has already attracted positive comments on social media:

“Thanks Ratnaprabha, marvellous how you render such meaningful yet everyday English from the bare bones.” Vajrapriya

“Thank you. This translation is direct and down to earth and avoids any hint of...

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

This Sunday Dharma Day at Aryaloka

By shraddhavani on Thu, 6 Jul, 2017 - 14:22

This Sunday Dharma Day at Aryaloka

By shraddhavani on Thu, 6 Jul, 2017 - 14:22

There will be no Sunday gathering at PBC this week, July 9.  

Instead, we encourage you to join friends from the larger Seacoast Sangha in celebrating Dharma Day at Aryaloka.  The day will start with a vegetarian potluck lunch at Noon and continue with sharing, discussing and meditating on favorite passages from the Buddha’s large body of inspiring teachings.  

ALSO there will be an exhibit of original artwork by local Triratna Order Members, including a painting by Viriyalila,...

Exeter Triratna Group
Exeter Triratna Group

Celebrate Dharma Day

By mokshini on Tue, 6 Jun, 2017 - 14:04

Celebrate Dharma Day

By mokshini on Tue, 6 Jun, 2017 - 14:04

Come and celebrate Dharma Day Sunday 9 July 2017! 


Glenn, Sue and Colin from the Exeter Triratna Group are hosting a half morning at the East Devon Forest Garden (also known as Hridayabija, ‘seed of the heart’) - a beautiful spot about 15 miles from Exeter, full of magic and unexpected finds.

Please arrive by 10am for a half day of meditation and dharma readings followed by a shared lunch and a swim. For any that wish to stay on there...

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Two Celebrations - One Sangha!

By Candradasa on Fri, 15 Jul, 2016 - 03:22

Two Celebrations - One Sangha!

By Candradasa on Fri, 15 Jul, 2016 - 03:22

Wherever you live on the Seacoast, we’re excited to invite you to join us at Portsmouth Buddhist Center each of the next two Sundays  – 10am-12pm – for some great community celebrations…

Dharma Day (July 17th)
Every year, on or near the full moon in July, Triratna Buddhists around the world come together to connect and reflect together on the unbroken lineage of the Buddha’s teaching – the Dharma – as it’s come down to us, person...

Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Dharma Day - July 24th at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

By Billy on Fri, 1 Jul, 2016 - 21:23

Dharma Day - July 24th at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre

By Billy on Fri, 1 Jul, 2016 - 21:23

Please join us for Dharma Day - A day of meditation, readings and celebration of the Buddhas teachings.

Also includes a section on making our classes free by implementing the Culture of Giving (dana economy) at the GBC.

10am - 5pm

Bring veggie food to share for lunch.

Hope to see you there!

Adhisthana
Adhisthana

The Adhisthana community 'at home'

By akasajoti on Mon, 6 Jul, 2015 - 13:01

The Adhisthana community 'at home'

By akasajoti on Mon, 6 Jul, 2015 - 13:01

Last week the resident community at Adhisthana spent a few days ‘at home’ together. There was some study led by Parami on the Dasadhamma Sutta - the ten points to be reflected on by one who has ‘gone forth’; we had couple of inspiring and energising sessions facilitated by Saddhanandi, evoking the vision of Adhisthana and imagining what it will become in five years time; and a day spent exploring how we live together as a community to serve that...

Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

GBC Dharma Day - Sunday 5th July

By Billy on Wed, 24 Jun, 2015 - 15:16

GBC Dharma Day - Sunday 5th July

By Billy on Wed, 24 Jun, 2015 - 15:16

On the 5th of July at the GBC we’ll be holding our annual celebration of the Buddha’s Dharma, the path to awakening. Come along for a day of meditation, reflection and puja and share in ‘the gentle words of all the Buddhas, for heroic spirits intended’. All are welcome, bring veggie food to share for lunch.

10am - arrive
10.30 - meditation + readings from the Diamond Sutra
11.45 - second session of meditation + readings
1pm -...

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