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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!

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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...

London Buddhist Centre
London Buddhist Centre

Beautiful New Video Portrait of Life on Retreat at Adhisthana

By Singhamanas on Wed, 11 May, 2016 - 10:30

Beautiful New Video Portrait of Life on Retreat at Adhisthana

By Singhamanas on Wed, 11 May, 2016 - 10:30

Everything is going to be alright

Filmed during the ten-day winter retreat at Adhisthana, Herefordshire, UK. Featuring ‘The Dawn Chorus’ by Derek Mahon. With thanks to Poppie Skold, the London Buddhist Centre and to all those who appear in the film.

www.lbc.org.uk

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Triratna News
Triratna News

Triratna Day in London Saturday 9th April

By Munisha on Sat, 2 Apr, 2016 - 21:03

Triratna Day in London Saturday 9th April

By Munisha on Sat, 2 Apr, 2016 - 21:03

Saturday 9th April 10.00-20.00
Doors open from 9.30
North London Buddhist Centre

Helping to organise London’s first city-wide celebration of Triratna Community Day next Saturday, Satyapurna writes:

“In days gone by, the first weekend in April was well known as marking the anniversary of the founding of the Triratna Buddhist Community in 1967. FWBO Day, as it was called back then, was an annual celebration celebration of the achievements of our wonderful movement.

This year,...

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

Invitation To Join A New Women’s Community In West London

By abhayadevi on Fri, 22 Jan, 2016 - 11:16

Invitation To Join A New Women’s Community In West London

By abhayadevi on Fri, 22 Jan, 2016 - 11:16

Bodhilila, Abhayadevi and Akashadevi would like to let you know that we are in the process of setting up a new London Women’s Community. We are now very actively in the process of looking for a suitable house, most likely in the Ealing / Acton area, and have already seen some very promising examples over the past week. The rent per person is likely to be around £600 per calendar month. So our parallel active search now is for two...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

The London Buddhist Magazine - Spring 2016

The London Buddhist Magazine - Spring 2016

By Singhamanas on Fri, 8 Jan, 2016 - 16:19

We (the human race) seem to be characterised by an intense interest in the world. We are even fascinated by it, avidly curious about its workings. Why is it the way it is? How does it work? What does it mean? 

It is possible for us to realise Wisdom and Compassion fully – but to do that we need the challenging and supportive context of a spiritual community. I hope this new edition of our magazine and programme give...

London Buddhist Centre
London Buddhist Centre

The London Buddhist - Spring 2016

The London Buddhist - Spring 2016

By Singhamanas on Fri, 8 Jan, 2016 - 15:54

We (the human race) seem to be characterised by an intense interest in the world. We are even fascinated by it, avidly curious about its workings. Why is it the way it is? How does it work? What does it mean? 

It is possible for us to realise Wisdom and Compassion fully – but to do that we need the challenging and supportive context of a spiritual community. I hope this new edition of our magazine and programme give...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

What The World Needs Now

By Candradasa on Mon, 4 Jan, 2016 - 19:22

What The World Needs Now

By Candradasa on Mon, 4 Jan, 2016 - 19:22

The London Buddhist Centre has just finished its annual winter retreat. Here is the keynote talk by Jnanavaca, offering a far-reaching and uncompromising vision of human fellowship based on transcendental ideals. With reference to sangha, terrorism, romance, consumerism and Star Wars…

Watch all the talks from the retreat

Triratna News
Triratna News

More Triratna climate change actions

By Munisha on Wed, 9 Dec, 2015 - 11:43

More Triratna climate change actions

By Munisha on Wed, 9 Dec, 2015 - 11:43

Continuing our Triratna News mini-series marking the COP21 climate change talks in Paris, more news of climate change actions from around the Triratna world. 

Dublin Buddhist Centre, in Ireland, released their Statement on Human-Caused Global Warming today. Last week, we hear, Triratna individuals were among those staging a ritual inside the British Museum, as part of the Art, not Oil coalition’s opposition to BP’s (British Petroleum) sponsorship of several British arts institutions.

And what of the marches?...

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