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The Nature of Mind: Sign Up for a Six Month Season of Events

By Centre Team on Wed, 2 Mar, 2022 - 11:45

The Nature of Mind: Sign Up for a Six Month Season of Events

By Centre Team on Wed, 2 Mar, 2022 - 11:45

https://adhisthana.org/natureofmind/

The Nature of Mind project is a 6-month season of events featuring prominent psychologists, neuroscientists, and meditators; including interactive seminars, meditation masterclasses, and retreats. Each month, we will release conversations with prominent thinkers on the nature of mind and reflect upon their ideas with a seminar. This will be followed by a week of meditation guidance, applying what we’ve learnt to our own mind. The project culminates with an immersive retreat in August 2022....

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Mythic Dress-Up Sangha Time!

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 26 Jan, 2022 - 22:52

Mythic Dress-Up Sangha Time!

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 26 Jan, 2022 - 22:52

PLEASE NOTE. This event has been rescheduled New dates:

Saturday April 16 (northern hemisphere)  |  Sunday April 17 (southern hemisphere)

2 hrs: USA PST 11:00 | México 13:00 | USA EST 14:00 | IE & UK 19:00 | Europe CET |  India 23:30 | 20:00 | Australia AEDT 04.00 (next day) | New Zealand NZDT 06.00 (next day)

We’re very sorry but we’ve had to reschedule this event at the last...

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Marking the Change of Time: A Day of Meditation and Reflective Writing

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 14 Jan, 2022 - 11:56

Marking the Change of Time: A Day of Meditation and Reflective Writing

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 14 Jan, 2022 - 11:56

A day retreat with Yashobodhi, Sunday 6 March

Two sessions with 1.5 hours break for lunchtime, and one short break in each session.

First session (3 hours): USA PST 02:00 | Mexico 03:00 | USA EST 04:00 | IE & UK 09:00 | Europe 10:00 CET | India 14:30pm | Australia AEDT 20.00 | New Zealand NZDT 22:00 

Second session (3 hours): USA PST 05:30 | Mexico 07:30 | USA EST...

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The Myth of Meditation: A Home Retreat with Paramananda and Friends

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 23 Dec, 2021 - 13:58

The Myth of Meditation: A Home Retreat with Paramananda and Friends

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 23 Dec, 2021 - 13:58

Seven days of meditation, soulful exploration, and strong, supportive friendship: a safe space to go deeper into experience and practice.

Friday 25th February - Thursday 3rd March 2022

Reserve a space now!

About the retreat
With his deeply grounded approach to Buddhist meditation and practice, Paramananda offers an approach that is a challenge both to the way we experience ourselves, and the way in which we see and ‘be’ in the world. 

He guides us in rooting meditative experience in the body, turning towards...

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Planning Our Live Events for 2022: Let us know what you think!

By Centre Team on Fri, 5 Nov, 2021 - 12:44

Planning Our Live Events for 2022: Let us know what you think!

By Centre Team on Fri, 5 Nov, 2021 - 12:44

So far in 2021 The Buddhist Centre Online has hosted two home retreats - the inspiring and popular Alchemical Heart with Paramananda and the wonderfully rich In the Footsteps of the Buddha with Nagasiddhi and Mandarava; we’ve had Dharma seminars on the key Buddhist text, the Bodhicaryavatara, with Nagabodhi; ‘Looking into the Well’ writing workshops with Yashobodhi; movement and meditation classes with Jayachitta and much more besides…and the year isn’t over yet!

We are currently making plans for 2022. We’d...

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Upcoming Livestream of Public Ordination in Canada and USA - Sunday Aug 29!

By Centre Team on Thu, 26 Aug, 2021 - 20:33

Upcoming Livestream of Public Ordination in Canada and USA - Sunday Aug 29!

By Centre Team on Thu, 26 Aug, 2021 - 20:33

Sunday August 29
3pm US PST | 6pm US EST | 11pm IE/UK | 8am Australia EDT (Monday 30) | 10am New Zealand (Monday 30).

Dear Friends,

I am delighted to announce that Mary Salome will be privately ordained the week of August 23 in Vancouver, Canada by Vimalasara on a small ordination retreat.

Her public ordination will be in San Francisco on Sunday, August 29, 2021, conducted by Karunadevi.
...

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In the Footsteps of the Buddha at Rivendell (The Dharma Toolkit Podcast, Episode 38)

By Centre Team on Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 - 14:54

Live from Forest House near Rivendell Retreat Centre in the UK - we’re not sure a podcast setting gets any more mythic than that!

Our friends Mandarava and Nagasiddhi are running an online Home Retreat for us - with amazing puppets, original artwork for the event, and an abundance of magic images illustrating tales from the life of the Buddha. And you are invited!

Register for a space on ‘In the Footsteps of the Buddha’

Meditation,...

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Sources of Inspiration: A Series of Live Conversations with Paramananda and Friends

By Centre Team on Mon, 1 Mar, 2021 - 01:07

Sources of Inspiration: A Series of Live Conversations with Paramananda and Friends

By Centre Team on Mon, 1 Mar, 2021 - 01:07

Saturdays, 60 minutes
March 13th, 20th, 27th
April 10th, 17th, 24th


USA PST 09:00 (10:00 on March 20th and 27th only) | México 11:00 | USA EST 12:00 (13:00 on March 20th and 27th only) | IE & UK 17:00 | Europe CET 18:00 | India 22:30 (21:30 on April 10, 17, 24) | Australia AEDT 04.00 (02:00 on April 10, 17, 24) | New Zealand 06.00 (04:00...

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Breathing In the World: A Journey into the Heart of Tonglen

By kusaladevi on Fri, 4 Dec, 2020 - 10:55

Breathing In the World: A Journey into the Heart of Tonglen

By kusaladevi on Fri, 4 Dec, 2020 - 10:55

A four-week course led by Yashobodhi 

Starting Sunday 6th December
Sundays: 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th December
(each session will be done twice to accommodate time zones)

‘Early’ session:  UK & IE 09:00 | Europe CET 10:00 | India 13:30 | Australia EST 20.00 | New Zealand 22.00

‘Late’ session: USA PST 11:00 | México 13:00 | USA EST 14:00 | UK & IE 19:00 | Europe CET 20:00 |

A last-minute reminder about this course, starting Sunday 6th December.

Tonglen is a meditation method that originates in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. In...

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