It’s only five days till our new Home Retreat begins! There’s still time to join Paramananda and Bodhilila for a week of meditation, poetry and deep engagement with the Dharma life as it manifests day by day. With over 100 bookings already it’s sure to be a wonderful community event, offering encouragement and support for your practice from two of Triratna’s best-loved meditation teachers.
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With new lockdown measures coming into effect in the UK, we’ve been thinking about how we might support you through the lockdown, and also how you might support us.
How we’re supporting you
This week we’re offering another free eBook. We’ve chosen Teachers of Enlightenment by Kulananda.
The defining act of being a Buddhist is ‘going for refuge’ to the three jewels of the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha. If we’re to do that effectively, we need to relate to the three jewels – the highest ideals of...
11 May: Celebrating the Buddha’s Enlightenment With Manjumitra, Khemananda, Lalitaraja, Santva and Friends. The evening will include meditation, a talk by Khemananda - ‘Reflections on the Buddha’s Enlightenment’, and ritual. Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 878 7847 7026, Password: 019357
18 May: Going for Refuge in Meditation 2 – Meditate like it matters!
A follow-on evening with Lalitaraja looking at Going for Refuge in meditation and meditation as a ground for deepening Going for Refuge. ...
4 May: Deepening my Going for Refuge - what does this mean? The Particular (me) and the Universal (the bigger picture). With Santva and Friends. Join Zoom Meeting
11 May: Celebrating the Buddha’s Enlightenment With Manjumitra, Khemananda, Lalitaraja, Santva and Friends. The evening will include meditation, a talk by Khemananda - ‘Reflections on the Buddha’s Enlightenment’, and ritual. Join Zoom Meeting
All welcome, intended for those with a genuine interest in following the...
We begin with a six-week series, Visions of the Path, in which we will hear from various Dharma-farers about their spiritual pathways and approaches to practice. What are the core themes and myths that guide them, and how do those myths inspire and work out in the day-to-day? As...
Our new series: Sundays in March and April, 9.30am-12pm Passing from one season to the next, we are reminded of the constancy of change. The freshening and new growth of springtime connects us with the positive, potentially joyous, aspects of this reality. From now through April, as we witness the reawakening of the natural world around us, we will explore seven qualities of an awakened mind:
Where do we already experience them in our lives and how can we cultivate them...
This week’s FBA Podcastis a talk from Parami on “Buddha Day (2012)”. Celebrating the Buddha’s Enlightenment on the full moon day in May, Parami delivers an inspiring talk marking this occasion at the Birmingham Buddhist Centre.
In this week’s FBA Podcast, “Eros and Beauty – Beauty As Refuge,” Subhadramati continues the series exploring the place of Eros and Beauty in the Buddhist life by drawing out the experience of poetry and connecting with strangers. 26th January 2015, London Buddhist Centre.
By viriyalila on Fri, 7 Sep, 2012 - 18:46This week we’ve got two Dharmabyte’s Classics from our vast archive of talks available for free online…
The Parable of the Raft Amidst the complexity of Buddhist teachings, we can discern a distinctive essence lying behind the various historical forms which developed to convey the Buddha’s oral message. In today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “Parable of the Raft” Sangharakshita describes the essence of Buddhism: the parable of the raft and the advice to Mahaprajapati...