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Kamalashila's Quarterly No.1

By Candradasa on Wed, 4 Dec, 2013 - 17:25
A delightful conversation with Kamalashila, one of the most experienced meditation teachers in the Triratna Buddhist Order. This first interview of a proposed quarterly series was recorded in summer 2012 and affords some lovely insights into Kamalashila’s own history of practice as it interweaves with that of the Triratna Community since the early 1970s. A thought-provoking look back at the roots of our community, and an optimistic look forward in the light of many changes and new kinds of realities…
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Community Highlights

Buddhafield - A Conversation with Kamalashila

By Candradasa on Thu, 23 May, 2013 - 00:45
Kamalashila is the President of Buddhafield, a pioneering project which in the last twenty years has offered a radical revisiting of the Buddha’s life and practice for modern times, rooting their vision of that firmly in the elements out of doors.

Here he talks about his own history with Buddhafield since the mid ’90s, evoking the spirit of its great experiment and the people who have been undertaking it together as an extended community. He also...
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Community Highlights

Buddhafield - A New Going Forth by Kamalashila (print-version)

By Candradasa on Sun, 19 May, 2013 - 16:29
Here’s a print-friendly version of Kamalashila’s essay on the history and relevance of Buddhafield within the wider Triratna Community and Buddhist tradition itself.
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Community Highlights

Buddhafield - A New Going Forth by Kamalashila (eBook size)

Buddhafield - A New Going Forth by Kamalashila (eBook size)

By Candradasa on Sun, 19 May, 2013 - 15:57Kamalashila has been the President of Buddhafield since the 1990s, taking part in the community in many ways and generally being a strong friend to the whole project. Here he updates his sense of Buddhafield’s distinct place in and contribution to the Triratna Buddhist Commmunity. A good place to start in learning about this remarkable development within the world of contemporary Buddhism.

Download the print edition here...
Triratna News
Triratna News

New edition of ‘Buddhist Meditation’ classic launches with UK book tour

By lokabandhu on Wed, 18 Apr, 2012 - 12:05

New edition of ‘Buddhist Meditation’ classic launches with UK book tour

By lokabandhu on Wed, 18 Apr, 2012 - 12:05Buddhist Meditation’ is the Triratna Buddhist Community’s classic handbook of meditation theory and practice. Originally published over 20 years ago, it has now been completely revised and updated by its author, Kamalashila, and republished by Windhorse Publications, Triratna’s publishing house. Hannah writes from Windhorse with news of a UK tour by Kamalashila celebrating and promoting the book, saying -

“Launching a new comprehensive guide to meditation…
Over the next two months, Kamalashila is launching his new...
Triratna News
Triratna News

New edition of Kamalashila's classic 'Buddhist Meditation' now available

By lokabandhu on Thu, 15 Mar, 2012 - 05:57

New edition of Kamalashila's classic 'Buddhist Meditation' now available

By lokabandhu on Thu, 15 Mar, 2012 - 05:57Today, March 15th, sees Triratna’s Windhorse Publications releasing the new edition of Kamalashila’s Buddhist Meditation: Tranquillity, Imagination and Insight. First published in 1991, the book is a comprehensive and practical guide to Buddhist meditation, providing a complete introduction for beginners, as well as detailed advice for experienced meditators seeking to deepen their practice. Kamalashila explores the primary aims of Buddhist meditation: enhanced awareness, true happiness, and - ultimately - liberating insight into the nature of reality.
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Triratna News
Triratna News

New Websites from Vishvapani and Kamalashila

By lokabandhu on Fri, 9 Sep, 2011 - 05:42

New Websites from Vishvapani and Kamalashila

By lokabandhu on Fri, 9 Sep, 2011 - 05:42Today we’re delighted to bring you two new websites by Vishvapani and Kamalashila, both senior members of the Triratna Buddhist Order and well-known teachers, authors, and broadcasters. We’ll be featuring content from both sites when we launch our own blogs later this year.

Vishvapani, probably best-known for his regular appearances on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Thought for the Day’, writes with news of his new website and blog, ‘Wise Attention’, where he’s brought...

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