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Ecodharma offers EU-funded 'effective collaboration training' course

By lokabandhu on Wed, 21 Aug, 2013 - 05:49

Ecodharma offers EU-funded 'effective collaboration training' course

By lokabandhu on Wed, 21 Aug, 2013 - 05:49The Ecodharma Centre, a Triratna Buddhist Community initiative in the Catalan Pyrenees, has recently established a new training course helping people to develop the skills necessary to work most effectively with others in groups, teams and organizations. As part of their efforts to support one of Triratna’ European Chairs’ Assembly priorities – “The Power of Dharma to Transform Society” – Ecodharma are developing trainings to provide people with the essential skills to engage in collaborative endeavors...
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EcoDharma launch Forest Garden project

By lokabandhu on Sat, 9 Mar, 2013 - 05:11

EcoDharma launch Forest Garden project

By lokabandhu on Sat, 9 Mar, 2013 - 05:11EcoDharma is a Triratna retreat centre situated in a beautiful and wild part of the Catalan Pyrenees in Spain. Their community and retreats focus on blending the Buddha’s teaching with the emerging ecological paradigms of our time: sustainability, low-impact living, interconnectedness, and an honouring of the inseparability of the transformation of self and world.

Last month they began a major new project - a forest garden, thanks to a grant from a Swiss-based foundation. Guhyapati, EcoDharma’s founder...
Aryaloka Buddhist Center
Aryaloka Buddhist Center

Vajra Bell - Autumn 2012

By Rijupatha on Mon, 1 Oct, 2012 - 16:37

Vajra Bell - Autumn 2012

By Rijupatha on Mon, 1 Oct, 2012 - 16:37Our Autumn 2012 issue of the Vajra Bell newsletter is here, with a whole host of fantastic articles and resources from our North American sangha members on Dharma topics, arts, and sangha news!

To read Vajra Bell online visit: http://bit.ly/RuNaWr

In this issue:

* Reinventing the Wheel – Bodhipaksa offers an alternate reading of the 12 nidanas
* Four new Order members return from Akashavanda in Spain
* Meditation Marathon a Stunning Success
* Yoga at...
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Builders needed in Spain

By lokabandhu on Wed, 16 May, 2012 - 05:37

Builders needed in Spain

By lokabandhu on Wed, 16 May, 2012 - 05:37Alex writes from Triratna’s EcoDharma Retreat Centre in the Catalan mountains, seeking volunteers up for some serious building work over the summer. She says - “The EcoDharma Centre will soon begin a three month building project to renovate an old peasant farm house as a retreat facility. We’re putting together a team of four with building experience to head up the project. We’ll provide board and lodging, plus a €3000.00 per person lump sum for experienced members of...
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EcoDharma offers new Engaged Buddhist Training course around Europe

By lokabandhu on Fri, 9 Mar, 2012 - 05:45

EcoDharma offers new Engaged Buddhist Training course around Europe

By lokabandhu on Fri, 9 Mar, 2012 - 05:45Guhyapati, founder and director of Triratna’s EcoDharma retreat centre, set high in the Catalan Pyrenees, writes with news of their expanding Engaged Buddhist Training program, now spreading across Europe. He says - “This spring the EcoDharma Centre is offering the Dharma-based perspectives and tools which make up our Engaged Buddhist Training to grassroots organisations across Europe - from the Mediterranean to East and Central Europe across Europe. Meanwhile, back home in Catalunya we launch a new series of...
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EcoDharma hosts their first women's retreat

By lokabandhu on Fri, 17 Feb, 2012 - 06:12

EcoDharma hosts their first women's retreat

By lokabandhu on Fri, 17 Feb, 2012 - 06:12Maitrisara, secretary of the UK’s Network of Engaged Buddhists, writes with news of a new event to be held at EcoDharma, a Triratna retreat centre high in the Spanish Pyrenees. To be held in May, it’ll be EcoDharma’s first women’s retreat and is titled ‘bodies of earth: beyond me and mine’.

She says - “Through an intimate mindfulness of our own body and our wider body, the earth, we can realise Buddhist...
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News from EcoDharma's UK “Dharma and Society” tour

By lokabandhu on Thu, 19 Jan, 2012 - 10:44

News from EcoDharma's UK “Dharma and Society” tour

By lokabandhu on Thu, 19 Jan, 2012 - 10:44Back in 2010 Triratna’s European Chairs Assembly set a series of priorities for their work over the next period of years. Joint top of their list was the wish to “Re-emphasise the Power of Dharma to Transform Society” - their intention being to bring back into focus part of Triratna’s founding vision, namely “the inseparability of transforming self and world”. Amidst growing awareness of ecological fragility and economic instability, never before has this emphasis been so needed.

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EcoDharma on Tour: the Power of Dharma to Transform Society

By lokabandhu on Thu, 3 Nov, 2011 - 05:26

EcoDharma on Tour: the Power of Dharma to Transform Society

By lokabandhu on Thu, 3 Nov, 2011 - 05:26Alex writes from Triratna’s EcoDharma retreat centre with news of their UK Autumn tour, which they describe as “an interactive workshop applying the tools & insights of the Dharma to empower and equip us to face the challenges of our times”. She says - “The workshop will help us to ask: How can our inner work and outer engagement be complimentary? How can we work with the deeper emotional dimensions of turning towards our social and...

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