As soon as we bring awareness to our mind states they change. Vidyamala speaks to the importance of allowing for growth and integration in our practice. She speaks of the twin pillars of awareness and love and how mindfulness can lead to a deeper and deeper sense of connection with all of life and how kindness is a natural expression of that.
Seeing all beings with the potential for Buddhahood, we are moved to encourage and support that natural momentum towards growth and development. Every act of generosity, loving kindness, no matter how small, is acting in harmony with Reality and the growth of all beings. Vajratara gives us an inspiring glimpse into ethics in their ultimate sense which take their expression in the Bodhicitta.
Tuesday 7 April, 19:00 Mindfulness is the all-pervading infrastructure upon which all growth and development, both personal and spiritual, can flourish.
In this evening workshop, hosted by the NLBC Tuesday evening class, Vajradaka will lead us into practical and direct meditations and exercises which highlight how different facets of mindfulness help us become more positive and go beyond limitations in our meditation and everyday life.
How free would your life be if you gave up unreal expectations? Try to remember something too important to forget. Renunciation is where you are allowing yourself to be obedient to the call of the heart – what do you really want to say ‘yes’ to? One of her telling quotes is ” … there is no spiritual development without renunciation, and no renunciation without spiritual development …”
Dassini introduces today’s video stars from the 2018 International Council: Aryajaya from Australia and the UK, Candradasa from the UK and US, and Karmavajra and Ratnashree from India. A day of Dharma study looking at Eight Verses for Training the Mind from the Lojong tradition, as well as discussion of how to support community growth in India and around the world.
All wrapped up with a lovely song by Ratnashree on how to step forward in the...
By lokabandhu on Wed, 23 Oct, 2013 - 06:06Starting a new Buddhist group is never easy, and the Triratna Development Team have been looking at ways to make it easier for Triratna’s pioneers.
One initiative taken last summer was to re-establish the ‘Triratna Growth Fund’ and to invite applications from Triratna groups and teachers around the world. A total of £6,500 was made available by the Chairs Assembly - but over 40 applications were received totalling over £40,000: dramatic proof of the need for such a fund!...