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Triratna News
Triratna News

The Buddhist Way: New Book Published

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 10 Aug, 2018 - 12:08

The Buddhist Way: New Book Published

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 10 Aug, 2018 - 12:08

Nagapriya, the chairperson of the Cuernavaca Buddhist Centre, and also a member of the Spanish Translations Board, has recently published a short introduction to Buddhism called The Buddhist Way.  

Nagapriya is the author of two other books, published by Windhorse Publications: Exploring Karma and Rebirth (2004) and Visions of Mahayana Buddhism (2009).

Buy a copy of The Buddhist Way

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Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

New Intro Course: Who Was the Buddha and Why Does He Matter?

By shraddhavani on Fri, 16 Feb, 2018 - 21:27

New Intro Course: Who Was the Buddha and Why Does He Matter?

By shraddhavani on Fri, 16 Feb, 2018 - 21:27

Sundays, March 5-18, 1.30-3.30pm at PPMTV

Although the Buddha lived in India more than 2,500 years ago, his teachings on ethics, meditation and wisdom can seem as relevant and powerful as ever in our 21st-century global society. But don’t take our word for it. Come and try it out for yourself. Join Dh. Narottama and other members of the Portsmouth Buddhist Center community and explore some age-old practices for calming the mind and developing a kinder, more generous attitude toward yourself...

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Medicine for the Heart and Mind: A 4-week Course

By shraddhavani on Thu, 12 Oct, 2017 - 15:32

Medicine for the Heart and Mind: A 4-week Course

By shraddhavani on Thu, 12 Oct, 2017 - 15:32

Our next Introduction to Buddhism course will start soon: Medicine for the Heart and Mind - the Buddha’s Teaching as Something That Can Help. Note, this class will take place at a new location and time: Portsmouth Public Library, Hilton Garden Room, Thursday evenings, October 26-November 16, 7-8:30 PM. Register here to ensure a place. 

These are troubling times we live in. Join us in exploring how to develop a sense of kindness toward self and others and how to cultivate equanimity...

Bristol Buddhist Centre
Bristol Buddhist Centre

Introduction to Buddhism & Meditation

By jvalamalini on Thu, 11 Aug, 2016 - 12:36

Introduction to Buddhism & Meditation

By jvalamalini on Thu, 11 Aug, 2016 - 12:36

a 6 week course introducing Buddhism and meditation
Wednesday evenings 7.30 – 10.00 from 14 September 2016

Want to explore your mind? Looking to make the most of your life?  This six-week course introduces the core teachings of the Buddha and how you can use them to free up your energy, your imagination, and your perspective on the world.
On this highly practical course you’ll get instruction in developing mindfulness and deep positive emotion through meditation, as well as key principles to take...

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Introduction to Buddhism 4-week Course

By shraddhavani on Mon, 28 Mar, 2016 - 22:47

Introduction to Buddhism 4-week Course

By shraddhavani on Mon, 28 Mar, 2016 - 22:47

This course is a practical exploration of the Dharma — the core teachings of the Buddha.  Topics include the life of the Buddha, the Four Noble Truths, the Eightfold Path, ethics, meditation, and Buddhist visions of reality,  Includes meditation practice and is suitable for all levels of experience. Thursday evenings 7-9 PM

Offered by donation.  $80-40 suggested for the entire course.  Attend one or all sessions.  Two opportunities this Spring:

May 26 - June 16  Register here...

Oxford Buddhist Centre - Buddhism and Meditation in Oxford
Oxford Buddhist Centre - Buddhism and Meditation in Oxford

Zero to Buddha - a six week introduction to Buddhism and Meditation

By Prajnaketu on Tue, 12 Jan, 2016 - 11:22

Zero to Buddha - a six week introduction to Buddhism and Meditation

By Prajnaketu on Tue, 12 Jan, 2016 - 11:22

Looking to make the most of your life? Want to transform your mind? This six-week course introduces the core teachings of the Buddha and how you can use them to free up your energy, your imagination, and your perspective on the world.

The course involves instruction in developing mindfulness and deep positive emotion through meditation, as well as outlining the key principles that take you from where you are now to beyond what you might think is possible. You will also be...

Dhanakosa Buddhist Retreat Centre
Dhanakosa Buddhist Retreat Centre

*New* Introductory Retreat 14 -16 Sept 2012

By Pasadini on Wed, 29 Aug, 2012 - 12:53

*New* Introductory Retreat 14 -16 Sept 2012

By Pasadini on Wed, 29 Aug, 2012 - 12:53Take a fresh look at yourself and your life. As well as giving you an introduction to meditation, this retreat aims to give you a grounding in the basic principles of Buddhism. You can learn to meditate or take your meditation further with the help of experienced teachers. This can help you develop clarity, confidence, energy and positive emotion.

Dhanakosa Buddhist Retreat Centre, Balquhidder, FK19 8PQ Tel: 01877 384 213 info [at] dhanakosa.com