The Buddhist Centre:
buddhism for today
Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Sugar Skull Shrines and Sugar Cane Fields: Transformation in Mexico at the Pan-American Convention

By Candradasa on Fri, 25 Oct, 2019 - 05:20

Sugar Skull Shrines and Sugar Cane Fields: Transformation in Mexico at the Pan-American Convention

By Candradasa on Fri, 25 Oct, 2019 - 05:20

Chintamani Retreat Centre is a strikingly beautiful venue for Dharma practice in any season. And as we move towards November celebrations around the Day of the Dead here in México, the 2019 Pan-American Order Convention is underway, calling us to dwell on the impermanence of things, the impermanence of us.

Fittingly for a place built from scratch 15 years ago on old sugar cane fields and surrounded by sugar cane hills, our beautiful shrine is adorned...

Triratna News
Triratna News

More Free Time!

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 21 May, 2019 - 14:44

More Free Time!

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 21 May, 2019 - 14:44

Recently TBCO featured Helen Lewis of Windhorse Publications interviewing Vajragupta about his new book, Free Time! From Clock-watching to Free-flowing – a Buddhist Guide. Here Vajragupta reveals more about the book… and about the mystery of time.

Your new book is now available from Windhorse Publications, and it is about Buddhism and time, and our relationship with time… can you say more?
As we know, the Buddha said that experience is shaped by mind; we become...

Online Meditators
Online Meditators

Sitting With Experience - Online Meditation

By Candradasa on Mon, 5 Oct, 2015 - 23:31

Sitting With Experience - Online Meditation

By Candradasa on Mon, 5 Oct, 2015 - 23:31

As part of our five-week series (you don’t need to attend them all!) this week - Tuesday 6th October - we’ll be going further again together into this whole business of sitting with whatever arises in the context of a deepened sense of nourishing awareness and kindness.

Come and join us - and make more of your day…

Tuesdays 2.30pm EST / 7.30pm UK

How to connect
Add us to your circles on Google + and join the Hangout. We’ll be online 10 minutes before and we’ll...

Online Meditators
Online Meditators

Sitting Still in the Turning World - Online Meditation

By Candradasa on Mon, 28 Sep, 2015 - 18:07

Sitting Still in the Turning World - Online Meditation

By Candradasa on Mon, 28 Sep, 2015 - 18:07

As part of our five-week series (you don’t need to attend them all!) this week - Tuesday 29th September - we’ll be ‘just sitting’ still together - just trying to be with our experience, whatever that is, and respond with a deepened sense of nourishing awareness and kindness.

Come and join us - and make the most of a space for your heart and mind…

Tuesdays 2.30pm EST / 7.30pm UK

How to connect
Add us to your circles on Google + and join...

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Fear & Fearlessness - October Podcasts

By viriyalila on Wed, 16 Oct, 2013 - 02:10

Fear & Fearlessness - October Podcasts

By viriyalila on Wed, 16 Oct, 2013 - 02:10With the coming of autumn in the northern hemisphere, we thought we’d explore the theme of fear, and fearlessness as we begin the month of October. Subscribe to both our free podcasts! Every Saturday we release a full length talk in our FBA Podcast and then twice weekly we offer a little nugget of Dharma in our Dharmabytes. Our team loves putting these podcasts together for our community - info [at] freebuddhistaudio.com...