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Padmaloka Retreat Centre

You Can Help To Make Padmaloka Dharma Talks Even Better

By Sanghanistha on Fri, 10 Aug, 2018 - 12:57

You Can Help To Make Padmaloka Dharma Talks Even Better

By Sanghanistha on Fri, 10 Aug, 2018 - 12:57

So far, 2018 has been another year of excellent Dharma talks given at here Padmaloka. Some of the highlights have included Subhuti’s talks on our Bodhisattva Ideal retreatPadmavajra’s talks on our five-day Milarepa retreat, as well as Ratnaguna’s and Sraddhapa’s talks on our open retreat. The only thing that lets these talks down is the sound quality of their recordings, which could be much much better. Candradasa has very kindly put together a proposal about how we might...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

New Retreat Series from Taraloka: A Path to Insight

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 5 Feb, 2018 - 11:30

Prasadavati gives clear, engaging and impassioned talks taking us through the Satipatthana Sutta. In this full exploration of how to apply mindfulness practice in meditation and our lives, her depth of lived experience and love of Satipatthana shines through. Talks given on an intensive meditation retreat for women who have asked for ordination in 2017 in Taraloka.

Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

Vessantara on Simplicity, Abundance and Sharing

By Helen - Windhor... on Mon, 11 Jul, 2016 - 15:15

Vessantara on Simplicity, Abundance and Sharing

By Helen - Windhor... on Mon, 11 Jul, 2016 - 15:15

Buddhist Action Month may have ended, but the excellent talks that emerged from it continue in recorded form.  Hear Vessantara’s engaging talk given at the Cambridge Buddhist Centre as part of BAM.

Over the centuries, the Dharma has been practiced by people following many different lifestyles – from homeless wanderers to kings and queens in their palaces. If there isn’t one ‘Dharma lifestyle’ then what do all these different ways of living have in common, and how can they all...

Triratna News
Triratna News

New series of talks by Subhuti: The Five Aspects of Sangharakshita’s System of Dharma Life

By lokabandhu on Mon, 1 Jul, 2013 - 20:42

New series of talks by Subhuti: The Five Aspects of Sangharakshita’s System of Dharma Life

By lokabandhu on Mon, 1 Jul, 2013 - 20:42Over on Padmaloka’s space on The Buddhist Centre Online there’s a major new series of 8 talks by Subhuti entitled ‘The Five Aspects of Sangharakshita’s System of Dharma Life’, along with a question-and-answer session on the material.

This series was given by Subhuti on a recent ‘System of Practice’ retreat at Padmaloka for men who have asked for Ordination. In these talks, Subhuti delves into the fundamental principles behind ...
The Dharma Parlour at Buddhafield
Dharma Parlour

Video talks from the Buddhafield Festival's Dharma Parlour

By lokabandhu on Wed, 15 Aug, 2012 - 22:50

Video talks from the Buddhafield Festival's Dharma Parlour

By lokabandhu on Wed, 15 Aug, 2012 - 22:50Thanks to Upeksapriya from Triratna’s VideoSangha, the remaining talks given in the recent Buddhafield Festival’s Dharma Parlour are now online and available. Browse the set here, or just choose your favourite from the list below!

Akasati: Heart and Soul: the Power of Ritual.
Vajrasara: Embracing Love
Jayaraja: Love, sex and transformation of the heart
Dhivan: Doors to Freedom: the Buddha’s psychology of Liberation
Lokabandhu: Dharma...
The 2012 Triratna International Retreat
Imagine the Buddha

Audio from the International Retreat 2012

By Candradasa on Mon, 9 Jul, 2012 - 17:05
Here all the main audio recordings we made on the International Retreat in May, now with added Soundcloud goodness!

You can also hear delightful little audio snippets from the retreat over on audioboo, and subscribe to our ongoing podcast there featuring little bits of life from around the Triratna Buddhist Community.