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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?...

Clear Vision Trust
Clear Vision Trust

Karuna Phone Campaign

By Amaradaya on Wed, 14 Oct, 2015 - 16:42

Karuna Phone Campaign

By Amaradaya on Wed, 14 Oct, 2015 - 16:42

In this NewsByte we see a group of volunteers working on a Karuna telephone fundraising campaign from the Karuna offices in London. 

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Community Highlights

The London Buddhist - No. 4, Unfolding Lives (Winter 2015)

The London Buddhist - No. 4, Unfolding Lives (Winter 2015)

By Candradasa on Mon, 20 Jul, 2015 - 17:46

The lotus is the image that the Buddha uses to describe the growth of human beings: the unfolding of life from unfavourable conditions. In this issue of the LBC’s excellent magazine and program some moving and culturally rich examples of this are brought to light - from Shraddhapuspa’s generous life after escape from the Nazis at the start of WWII, to Jayaka’s experience in prison as a young man via an examination of Fellini’s 8 And A...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Karuna Trust Women's Appeal

By parami on Sat, 25 Apr, 2015 - 10:29

Parami visits the women who are working on the Karuna appeal in London and discovers why it is a transformative experience.

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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Kamalashila's Quarterly No.3 - On Gonzo Psychogeography And New Beginnings

By Candradasa on Sat, 18 Apr, 2015 - 18:37

Another excellent conversation with Kamalashila in our occasional series from West London, where we celebrate the opening of their incredibly impressive new Buddhist Centre. But first we touch on all things liminal in our ongoing exchanges about landscape - particularly, in this case, the “gonzo psychogeography” of London and its subterranean rivers. 

We also hear about new beginnings in the shape of a Welsh contemplative community project, and Buddhafield as it re-emerges from some years...

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Community Highlights

The London Buddhist - No. 3, Community Of The Spirit

The London Buddhist - No. 3, Community Of The Spirit

By Centre Team on Mon, 30 Mar, 2015 - 17:45

The London Buddhist Centre has a new summer program and a beautiful set of articles looking at the community of the heart and spirit…

“The bonds that exist between us are an inherent part of who we are, how we live and what we do. Nevertheless, the games of separation that we play, through force of habit, produce aversion and conflict, polarization and difference in our lives and the world. Individually and globally this is a cause...

Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Walthamstow Women's Community

By Nandavajra on Wed, 11 Mar, 2015 - 11:28

Walthamstow Women's Community

By Nandavajra on Wed, 11 Mar, 2015 - 11:28Walthamstow Women’s Community

Would you like to join our women’s Triratna Buddhist community?

The existing community is made up of three women in our mid-twenties to early thirties and a tortoiseshell cat called Maggie. It is a friendly, open and supportive environment which we feel allows our Buddhist practice to really flourish.

In order to create a home that is supportive of our ethics and to allow for effective communication, the house is vegetarian and alcohol free,...
Earth Metta Sangha
Earth Metta Sangha

Time to Act - March 7 2015

By Christine on Mon, 9 Feb, 2015 - 21:03

Time to Act - March 7 2015

By Christine on Mon, 9 Feb, 2015 - 21:03A number of us are booked and ready to join the climate march on 7th March 2015. Look out London!

http://www.timetoact2015.org/#!
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Community Highlights

What Is Meditation? Sparkling New Video From The LBC

By Candradasa on Wed, 10 Dec, 2014 - 16:05

What Is Meditation? Sparkling New Video From The LBC

By Candradasa on Wed, 10 Dec, 2014 - 16:05The groovy team at the London Buddhist Centre keep their great new Dharma content coming with this new video on meditation - a brilliant introduction to the power of conscious change in your life!

Watch more in the LBC ‘What Is?’ series

Meditate online with us!

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