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Triratna Amsterdam's new Buddhist centre

By Munisha on Tue, 17 Oct, 2017 - 13:37

Triratna Amsterdam's new Buddhist centre

By Munisha on Tue, 17 Oct, 2017 - 13:37

Gunabhadri writes from Amsterdam with a five-minute video about the Amsterdam Buddhist Centre’s move (by bicycle!) to new premises in an old hospital (also home to Mokshagandhi).

“On the full moon evening of Wednesday 6th September the new Amsterdam Buddhist Centre officially opened.

For the last time, we shared an evening meal in our old centre in the Palmstraat and then a lamp was lit and transported to the new location by bicycle, together with a painting of Akshobya...

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Opening of Metta Vihara retreat centre

By lokabandhu on Fri, 13 Apr, 2012 - 06:18

Opening of Metta Vihara retreat centre

By lokabandhu on Fri, 13 Apr, 2012 - 06:18For the past year Triratna’s Dutch and Belgian centres have been working hard on the construction and finishing of Metta Vihara, their brand-new retreat centre. It’s nearly done, with the official opening scheduled for 11-13 May.

And to celebrate, they’ve made a video showing volunteers from the Sanghas and their friends painting and furnishing the building. Enjoy… And if you’re in the area for the opening, you’re warmly invited.


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New music CD in aid of Metta Vihara retreat centre

By lokabandhu on Mon, 8 Aug, 2011 - 06:00

New music CD in aid of Metta Vihara retreat centre

By lokabandhu on Mon, 8 Aug, 2011 - 06:00Meynard Vasen writes with news of a new music CD to sold in aid of Triratna’s Metta Vihara retreat centre in the Low Countries. He says -

“On Sunday the 3th of July, Triratna’s Sangha in the Low Countries saw the birth of a new CD featuring the guitar music of Ed Stokman, an excellent guitar player.

“The inspiration of his music comes from nature, from his family and from meditation. He likes to sit and...