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European Chairs' Assembly
European Chairs' Assembly

International Practice Week: make your Dharma Doors poster!

By Development Team on Wed, 8 Aug, 2018 - 14:10

Many thanks to Sanghadhara for creating this Dharma Doors mega-poster for the International Practice Week: Turning Arrows Into Flowers (22-29 September 2018)

You’ll see 2 options, one for A4 paper size, one for ‘Letter’ as used in the USA etc. The pdf has 8 pages, each with the front doors of 6 Triratna Centres, and which join together to form a lovely symbol of our international Sangha (see IPW overview picture).

To reduce dukkha, please bear in mind:

print in colour
don’t print double-sided - it...

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Triratna News

Turning Arrows into Flowers: The International Practice Week 2018

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 1 Aug, 2018 - 12:06

Turning Arrows into Flowers: The International Practice Week 2018

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 1 Aug, 2018 - 12:06

The International Practice week will take place from the 22nd to 29th September. It will be a world-wide practice week, including all Centres and Triratna Practice Groups wherever they are, on the theme of ‘Turning Arrows into Flowers’, inspired by Subhuti’s teaching on the 2017 Order retreat at Bodhgaya.

The image that sums up and symbolises the theme of this urban retreat is that of the Buddha on the cusp of his Enlightenment, at the point when Mara attacks him with all he’s got …… but the Buddha...