Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

BAM retreat in Ireland - Self and Other: the Alchemy of Transformation

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 5 Jun, 2015 - 15:30

BAM retreat in Ireland - Self and Other: the Alchemy of Transformation

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 5 Jun, 2015 - 15:30

Compassion is far more than emotion. It is something that springs

Up in the emptiness which is when you yourself are not there,

So that you do not know anything about it.

Nobody, in fact, knows anything about it (If they knew it, it would not be Compassion);

But they can only smell

The scent of the unseen flower

That blooms in the Heart of the Void

(‘The Unseen Flower’, by Bhante)

BAM in Ireland opened with a retreat over the June bank holiday weekend in the lovely surroundings of Sandville House, Co. Cavan.  Twenty...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Dublin sangha on TV

By Munisha on Wed, 21 May, 2014 - 00:03

Dublin sangha on TV

By Munisha on Wed, 21 May, 2014 - 00:03Dublin Buddhist Centre Chair Jnanadhara writes to say their Centre is on TV yet again!

“This 10-minute piece, entitled ‘Balance of Being’, was made for RTE, the national broadcaster in Ireland, for Buddha Day. It was shown just before the 6pm news on Sunday so it would have had a fairly large audience and we’re really happy with the result. It reflects the diversity of our community very well and gives a feel for what...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Was the first western Buddhist monk an Irishman?

By Munisha on Thu, 19 Dec, 2013 - 15:05

Was the first western Buddhist monk an Irishman?

By Munisha on Thu, 19 Dec, 2013 - 15:05An interesting piece of Triratna-originated research recently appeared on the BBC website.

Dublin mitra and academic Dr Laurence Cox is researching the life of the Irishman Dhammaloka (Laurence Carroll) who, he believes, has a strong claim to be the first Westerner to be ordained a Buddhist monk, preceding the ordination of Ananda Metteya by a few years.

Read the BBC article.
Find out more about the Dhammaloka Project.
See Dr...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Dublin Buddhist Centre live on TV

By Munisha on Thu, 19 Sep, 2013 - 00:46

Dublin Buddhist Centre live on TV

By Munisha on Thu, 19 Sep, 2013 - 00:46The Dublin Buddhist Centre featured live on Irish television this week. Prajnagita writes:

“We were approached directly by RTE to do this programme as part of their “Doors Open” series, visiting places that the general public wouldn’t ordinarily see.”

Watch the 5-minute programme.

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