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Padmaloka Retreat Centre
Padmaloka Retreat Centre

Themes for Ordination Retreats 2 and 3 Announced

By Sanghanistha on Tue, 2 Jun, 2015 - 18:49

Themes for Ordination Retreats 2 and 3 Announced

By Sanghanistha on Tue, 2 Jun, 2015 - 18:49

You may have noticed several short Ordination Training Retreats in the Padmaloka programme, well we can now announce the theme for Ordination Training Retreats 2 and 3. For all the info click here

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Free Buddhist Audio

FBA Podcast: The Triratna Emphasis on Going for Refuge

By Rijupatha on Sat, 25 Apr, 2015 - 10:50

FBA Podcast: The Triratna Emphasis on Going for Refuge

By Rijupatha on Sat, 25 Apr, 2015 - 10:50

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Dhammarati brings us this week’s FBA Podcast entitled “The Triratna Emphasis On Going For Refuge.” Dhammarati explores Going for Refuge and its central emphasis in the Triratna Buddhist Order here, bringing in the story of his own spiritual journey as an example of finding one’s unique response. He also looks to historical sources to identify some of the ways we can deepen our connection practically...

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'Going For Refuge' As Idiom And Metaphor by Dhivan Thomas Jones

By Candradasa on Tue, 22 Oct, 2013 - 17:21

'Going For Refuge' As Idiom And Metaphor by Dhivan Thomas Jones

By Candradasa on Tue, 22 Oct, 2013 - 17:21A thought-provoking essay on the language associated with a central feature of our community’s approach to the Dharma, by the excellent Dhivan Thomas Jones. Dhivan is an impressive essayist, editor, scholar, linguist, translator, poet, speaker, and man! He’s got a great blog of his own and also writes for the Western Buddhist Review here on The Buddhist Centre Online.

Read the full essay here

“Anyone familiar with Buddhism will know that Buddhists...