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Looking at the Bodhi Tree – Countdown to #buddhaday – 4 days to go...

By akasajoti on Wed, 6 May, 2020 - 22:09

Looking at the Bodhi Tree – Countdown to #buddhaday – 4 days to go...

By akasajoti on Wed, 6 May, 2020 - 22:09

As a special treat for you all this week as we countdown to #buddhaday we will be releasing a series of dharma reflections and evocations of the Buddha over the coming days…⠀

Today, from the ClearVision archives, we share a talk Sangharakshita gave on Buddha Day in 1999! Sangharakshita reflects on the Buddha’s achievement of Enlightenment, drawing our attention to an often overlooked feature of this great event - the Buddha’s expression of gratitude to the tree that...

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International Buddha Day: an Invitation!

By akasajoti on Mon, 27 Apr, 2020 - 10:55

International Buddha Day: an Invitation!

By akasajoti on Mon, 27 Apr, 2020 - 10:55

On the 9th of May you are invited to join us in a celebration of Buddha Day - the festival of the Buddha’s enlightenment.

There will be a global wave of dharma practice and inspiration, from New Zealand to the Americas, so that as many people as possible can join in over nearly 24 hours.

It features meditations, talks, Q&A and pujas, led by members of the College of Public Preceptors and friends from all around the world.

thebuddhistcentre.com/buddha-day for the programme and to join in!

Most of the events will be...