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Home Retreat: Following the White Deer

By Centre Team on Wed, 29 Nov, 2023 - 15:06

Home Retreat: Following the White Deer

By Centre Team on Wed, 29 Nov, 2023 - 15:06

🧘‍♀️ 🧘‍♂️ Seven days of meditation, soulful exploration, and strong, supportive friendship: a safe space to go deeper into experience and practice.

A Home Retreat led by Paramananda and Bodhilila

Friday January 19th till Thursday January 25th 2024

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In many human cultures white deer hold a place of deep significance, being often met at the edges or boundaries of personal or communal land and experience. Sometimes they appear as messengers from the otherworld, as in Celtic mythology; in some North American...

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Mindfulness and Imagination

By Centre Team on Sat, 5 Aug, 2023 - 15:15

“If the doors of perception were cleansed, we would see the world as it really is – infinite.” William Blake

If you enjoy this conversation, come explore the theme online on our Home Retreat with Vishvapani and Vidyamala! Join Entering the Mandala: Mindfulness and Imagination, September 1-7

This week we’re opening portals to awareness and the wonders that can arise when we really start to pay attention to everything that’s going on in the world around us. What would it be like...

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Emptiness and the Nature of Mind: Meditation Intensive led by Tejananda with Upekshanandi

By dayaketu on Thu, 15 Jun, 2023 - 22:59

Emptiness and the Nature of Mind: Meditation Intensive led by Tejananda with Upekshanandi

By dayaketu on Thu, 15 Jun, 2023 - 22:59

Seven days of meditation, lively exploration, and strong, supportive friendship: a space to explore our deepest and truest nature.

Led by Tejananda with Upekshanandi

Friday November 24th - Tuesday November 28th 2023

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Emptiness and the Nature of Mind: Meditation Intensive Online Led by Tejananda with Upekshanandi

By Centre Team on Sat, 27 May, 2023 - 12:35

Emptiness and the Nature of Mind: Meditation Intensive Online Led by Tejananda with Upekshanandi

By Centre Team on Sat, 27 May, 2023 - 12:35

A Home Retreat: 24 – 28 November, 2023

Reserve your space on Emptiness and the Nature of Mind

Our deepest and truest nature, right now, is the Dharma. We can imagine – and ultimately experience – this as the total openness of the ‘Dharma body’, which is pure emptiness: empty of any divided-ness whatsoever.

Our world is literally made up from this total openness, together with the illuminating clarity of awareness and unlimited, spontaneous ‘compassionate energy’. Traditionally, the union of these is referred to as...

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Mindfulness and Imagination with Vidyamala and Vishvapani

By dayaketu on Thu, 20 Apr, 2023 - 00:10

Mindfulness and Imagination with Vidyamala and Vishvapani

By dayaketu on Thu, 20 Apr, 2023 - 00:10

Seven days of meditation, creativity and ritual in a spirit of mindfulness and inquiry.

Led by Vishvapani and Vidyamala

Reserve your space!

Friday September 1 -...

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Forces for Good - Challenging Emotions as Portals to Liberation (New Home Retreat)

By Centre Team on Tue, 21 Feb, 2023 - 16:38

Forces for Good - Challenging Emotions as Portals to Liberation (New Home Retreat)

By Centre Team on Tue, 21 Feb, 2023 - 16:38

April 28 – May 4 2023

Co-Led By Balajit, Singhashri and Viveka

Find out more and reserve your place

What if all emotions, including those we sometimes find challenging, had something important to tell us about ourselves, others, and the world? This retreat invites us to collectively flip the script on how we may habitually relate to some emotions as more valuable than others in our process of getting to know ourselves. What if we could break out of any thinking...

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Buddhafield 'At Home with the Elements': Be with the Trees - Online Retreat 2023

By Centre Team on Tue, 17 Jan, 2023 - 11:40

Buddhafield 'At Home with the Elements': Be with the Trees - Online Retreat 2023

By Centre Team on Tue, 17 Jan, 2023 - 11:40

“The imagination is the rich ground into which the truth roots and out of which pours forth image, symbol and riches.”

- Maitridevi, Imagining the Earth - Free Buddhist Audio, 2022

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Our yearly journey with the elements takes us through the forest in 2023. Our relationship to the trees that we depend on and share our world with is special – and often unseen. Our exploration takes us from the soil and mycelium up to the leaves and...

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The Poetics of Awakening - Dedicated Site for Our New Home Retreat

By Centre Team on Sun, 15 Jan, 2023 - 15:30

The Poetics of Awakening - Dedicated Site for Our New Home Retreat

By Centre Team on Sun, 15 Jan, 2023 - 15:30

It’s only five days till our new Home Retreat begins! There’s still time to join Paramananda and Bodhilila for a week of meditation, poetry and deep engagement with the Dharma life as it manifests day by day. With over 100 bookings already it’s sure to be a wonderful community event, offering encouragement and support for your practice from two of Triratna’s best-loved meditation teachers.

Visit the dedicated site for ‘The Poetics of Awakening’

Awake my dear
Be kind to your sleeping

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Emptiness and the Heart Sutra: A Home Retreat with Tejananda and Friends

By Centre Team on Mon, 26 Sep, 2022 - 15:19

Emptiness and the Heart Sutra: A Home Retreat with Tejananda and Friends

By Centre Team on Mon, 26 Sep, 2022 - 15:19

November 4-10 2022

🧘🏽‍♀️ 🧘🏽‍♂️ Seven days of meditation, lively exploration, and strong, supportive friendship: a space to explore why the wisdom of emptiness is, precisely, compassion.

Led by Tejananda and friends

Visit the dedicated site for this retreat

Reserve your space!

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The Heart Sutra is one of the most familiar of all Buddhist texts and, inevitably, there are innumerable takes on ‘what it means’. How do we square the opening statement that the skandhas (our psycho–physical constituents) are ‘empty’ with the following one that ‘in emptiness’ there are no skandhas,...

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Ten Ways to a Better Buddhist Life | ⁠Los diez caminos hacia una mejor vida Budista

By Centre Team on Sat, 6 Aug, 2022 - 18:00

Ten Ways to a Better Buddhist Life | ⁠Los diez caminos hacia una mejor vida Budista

By Centre Team on Sat, 6 Aug, 2022 - 18:00

Essential Wisdom from the Deer Park | Sabiduría esencial desde el Parque de los Venados

Home Retreat with Parami, Now Booking | Un retiro en casa dirigido por Parami. ¡Reserva tu entrada!

September 16-22 | Del 16 al 22 de Septiembre

A⁠ Home Retreat based on the Dasadhamma Sutta⁠ | Un retiro en casa basado en el Sutta⁠ Dasadhamma

Reserve a space! | ¡Reserva tu entrada!

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