Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

Reverencing the Buddha we offer flowers…

By Momtaz on Thu, 23 Jun, 2016 - 14:32

Reverencing the Buddha we offer flowers…

By Momtaz on Thu, 23 Jun, 2016 - 14:32

But at what price?  (written by Maitridevi)

For every retreat here at Taraloka we buy between 2 & 4 bunches of flowers, usually cellophane wrapped from our local supermarket - an annual spend of about £250. We live busy lives in a rural setting, without easy access to farmers markets selling local flowers on the days we need them.

In the UK about 85% of cut flowers in this £ 2.2bn industry are imported from abroad. Of the top ten best-selling cut...

Triratna Highlights
Triratna Highlights

Flower mandala

By Candradasa on Mon, 18 Feb, 2013 - 16:20

Flower mandala

By Candradasa on Mon, 18 Feb, 2013 - 16:20
Every day, starting afresh using petals and stamens, young women at the Nagarjuna Institue here at Nagaloka make a flower mandala for us as a beautiful gift for the shrine room. Incredibly generous and very moving. We’ll try and post each day’s as it appears…