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Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Opportunity at the North London Buddhist Centre

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 28 Sep, 2018 - 11:40

Opportunity at the North London Buddhist Centre

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 28 Sep, 2018 - 11:40

The North London Buddhist Centre is looking for a new member to join an established and effective team running their beautiful, well-located and flourishing Centre.

You will be involved in a range of responsibilities such as fundraising, reception and cleaning duties as well as helping with administration and event preparation and possibly bookkeeping.  

The role is for 4 days a week (28 hours) and initially limited for 6 months.

We are looking for people committed to their practice within Triratna. Joining the Centre team provides the...

Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Place available at Uddiyana Community in Leytonstone, London

By Nandavajra on Mon, 13 Aug, 2018 - 10:32

Place available at Uddiyana Community in Leytonstone, London

By Nandavajra on Mon, 13 Aug, 2018 - 10:32


Place available at Uddiyana Community in Leytonstone (E11) from November


We’re a well established men’s community in Leytonstone (London E11) that’s been going strong for over 10 years. It’s a friendly, easy-going household. We do our best to look after each other and support each other to grow. We’re serious about Buddhist practice, but the atmosphere is informal and there’s always plenty of laughter.


Currently we’re two Order Members and three mitras training for ordination, but with...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Buddhism At Work in the World

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 2 Jul, 2018 - 14:37

Buddhism At Work in the World

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 2 Jul, 2018 - 14:37

Lama’s Pyjamas are hosting a workshop on Team-Based Right Livelihood on Sunday 8th July in the London Buddhist Centre, exploring what Team-Based Right Livelihood is, why do it, and how does it work?

Watch Clear Vision Film about Lama’s Pyjamas 

Lama’s Pyjamas: More Than Just A Shop 
Catherine is one of Lama’s Pyjamas’ regular customers: she comes in most days and spends about an hour and a half in the shop, chatting to staff and buying some second...

Triratna News
Triratna News

How Buddhist Action Month is Going...

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 20 Jun, 2018 - 13:52

How Buddhist Action Month is Going...

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 20 Jun, 2018 - 13:52

While Buddhist Action Month is no doubt a busy time for the many Centres and groups taking part, several have taken the time to keep us updated on how it’s been going for them.

From Padmasambhava’s arrival in Adelaide, Australia, to the Tree of Intentions in the North London Buddhist Centre to the colourful newsletter produced by the Mid Essex Centre aiming to raise awareness and funds for the homeless and refugees groups have been responding...

Triratna News
Triratna News

It's Buddhist Action Month!

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 1 Jun, 2018 - 14:51

It's Buddhist Action Month!

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 1 Jun, 2018 - 14:51

The 1st June marks the start of Buddhist Action Month, a festival of social action which is being marked by many Buddhist groups across the UK and Europe.  In Triratna, Sanghas across our community have been preparing for this event and incorporating events and activities in their various programmes.

In Southampton in the UK there will be talks on the theme of transformation, a workshop exploring Engaged Buddhism through the work of Joanna Macy, an India evening and a special...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Live in a men's community in London

By Charlotte Lawes on Tue, 11 Jul, 2017 - 13:57

Live in a men's community in London

By Charlotte Lawes on Tue, 11 Jul, 2017 - 13:57

Would you like to live in a London community for men that’s relaxed and easy going, but serious about practice, centred on friendship and mutual support?

Uddiyana Community in Leytonstone, London, is looking for a new person to join them from 1 October. 

Here’s what the community have to say:

“We’re a men’s community of five - currently one order member (Vajradaka) and four mitras training for ordination.  There’s a lot of laughter, great conversation and sharing of creative interests, some top notch cuisine, and we host a...

Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Vacancy at Uddiyana Community

By Nandavajra on Mon, 10 Jul, 2017 - 18:25

Vacancy at Uddiyana Community

By Nandavajra on Mon, 10 Jul, 2017 - 18:25

Vacancy at Uddiyana Community

Would you like to live in a London community for men that’s relaxed and easy going, but serious about practice, centred on friendship and mutual support?

Uddiyana Community in Leytonstone, London, is looking for a new person to join us from 1 October.  We’re a men’s community of five - currently one order member (Vajradaka) and four mitras training for ordination.  There’s a lot of laughter, great conversation and sharing of creative interests, some top notch cuisine, and we host...

Triratna@50
Triratna@50

Subhuti - Now Streaming Live for Triratna@50: For the Welfare of the World

By Singhamanas on Sat, 8 Apr, 2017 - 16:26

Subhuti - Now Streaming Live for Triratna@50: For the Welfare of the World

By Singhamanas on Sat, 8 Apr, 2017 - 16:26

This broadcast is now ended. Below is the full unedited stream embedded - the talk begins around 6:15 and end around 01:20:00, with a short fundraising presentation following. You can listen to a remastered audio edit here.

N.B. For the first couple of minutes the video is rotated but it soon corrects itself!

+ Follow above to be notified when we post the full quality video and audio of the talk.

Subhuti: For the Welfare of the World
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London Buddhist Centre
London Buddhist Centre

Triratna Day 50th Celebrations, London

By Singhamanas on Tue, 4 Apr, 2017 - 21:45

Triratna Day 50th Celebrations, London

By Singhamanas on Tue, 4 Apr, 2017 - 21:45

Celebrating fifty years of the Triratna Buddhist Order and Community
This Saturday, the 8th of April 2017, the London Buddhist Centre hosts a day of events on behalf of all the London Centres to celebrate the presence of Bhante Sangharakshita’s vision in the world, and its significance in the unfoldment of the Buddha’s teachings.

Everyone is welcome to attend all or part of the day. The day is led by Order members associated with all five Triratna London Buddhist Centres. 

Programme for the...

London Buddhist Centre
London Buddhist Centre

Buddhist Lives

By Vidyasakhi on Thu, 15 Dec, 2016 - 10:49

Buddhist Lives

By Vidyasakhi on Thu, 15 Dec, 2016 - 10:49

Here’s a piece I wrote for the London Buddhist Centre magazine - enjoy!

At the heart of this Buddhist movement is an Order: men and women putting the Buddha’s teaching at the centre of their lives. What does that look like in 2017? Interviews by Vidyasakhi

Vajrabandhu

I grew up in Kent – Medway Towns, Gillingham to be precise. Predominantly a working class place, a lot of heavy industry traditionally, though Thatcher and her lot put paid to that. That’s why I joined the army: I needed...

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