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The London Buddhist, No.1 - The 'Dharmic Receptivity' Issue

The London Buddhist, No.1 - The 'Dharmic Receptivity' Issue

By Candradasa on Wed, 20 Aug, 2014 - 16:58The first edition of a new Buddhist magazine from London!

We start with poet Michael Symmons Roberts talking about the sacred nature of things and what we are drawn towards.

Continuing the literary theme, Ollie Brock reviews the book ‘The Science Delusion’, which explores the nature of belief and science’s role in it.

Satyadasa launches into the relationship between inner mind and outer world, and explores the relationship between the environment and the mind, shedding light into...
London Buddhist Centre
London Buddhist Centre

A new magazine for the LBC

By Singhamanas on Wed, 30 Jul, 2014 - 17:26

A new magazine for the LBC

By Singhamanas on Wed, 30 Jul, 2014 - 17:26
The magazine starts with the poet Michael Symmons Roberts talking about the sacred nature of things and what we are drawn towards. Subhadramati offers one of her own poems which gives a glimpse into her world. Continuing the literature theme, Ollie Brock has reviewed the book The Science Delusion which explores the nature of belief and sciences role in that. On another subject, Satyadasa launches into the...
Triratna News
Triratna News

West London Buddhist Centre in Vogue

By Munisha on Wed, 4 Jun, 2014 - 18:26

West London Buddhist Centre in Vogue

By Munisha on Wed, 4 Jun, 2014 - 18:26A member of Triratna’s West London sangha, in Britain, was flipping through the latest edition of British Vogue when her eye fell on a an advertisement for the new building to which the new West London Buddhist Centre is to move this autumn. Number 1, Westbourne Gardens, in London W2, features nine luxury apartments with underground car parking, starting at £1.65 million.

As the WLBC’s Yashobodhi wrote on Facebook, “We’ll only have the ground- and lower-ground floors,...
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Part-time carer for Munisha's father, north London, UK

By Munisha on Sun, 13 Apr, 2014 - 15:32

Part-time carer for Munisha's father, north London, UK

By Munisha on Sun, 13 Apr, 2014 - 15:32Munisha is looking for someone to provide part-time weekend companionship to her elderly father, who lives in Hampstead village, London NW3, very close to the Tube and Hampstead Heath.

Order members and mitras who have asked for ordination preferred, or any mitra in good standing with their local Buddhist Centre; male or female.

Will is 84, has Alzheimer’s and little short-term memory. However, he is a charming, friendly and intelligent man with excellent social skills and full...
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Karuna Trust seeks newsletter designer

By lokabandhu on Fri, 6 Dec, 2013 - 12:47

Karuna Trust seeks newsletter designer

By lokabandhu on Fri, 6 Dec, 2013 - 12:47Could you be the Karuna Trust’s next newsletter designer…..?

Every year Karuna sends an annual newsletter to 7300 Karuna supporters.

In this year’s newsletter, you’ll meet Mahesh Pednekar. He is so grateful for the care, education and encouragement he received at our hostel in Goa. Mahesh’s ‘untouchable status’ meant he had to overcome great hardship, to become a dentist. Since 1984 we’ve been able to send over 10,000 people like Mahesh to school.
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Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Opportunities at North London Buddhist Centre

By lokabandhu on Fri, 16 Aug, 2013 - 18:29

Opportunities at North London Buddhist Centre

By lokabandhu on Fri, 16 Aug, 2013 - 18:29Opportunities in North London: practise and communicate Buddhism as part of a new Centre team at Triratna’s North London Buddhist Centre. The trustees are looking to recruit three full-time team members to take our stable, well-located and beautiful centre forward to the next phase. The specific roles are Centre Manager, Volunteer Manager and Centre Administrator. We would also consider suitable applications for part time or job share.

Please contact Santva, email: santvanlbc [at] gmail.com...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Meditation classes take off at London School of Economics

By lokabandhu on Mon, 18 Mar, 2013 - 05:52

Meditation classes take off at London School of Economics

By lokabandhu on Mon, 18 Mar, 2013 - 05:52Erika Mansnerus writes from Triratna’s London Buddhist Centre with news of their new meditation classes at the prestigious London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), saying - “Silent lunchtime meditations on Tuesdays and drop-in taught meditation sessions on Friday afternoons are taking place at the LSE. Altogether 10-15 people meditate regularly. The activities began when my friend SuYen Tan from the London Buddhist Centre was studying for her MSc degree. The initial idea of...
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Permanent and Volunteer opportunities at Karuna

By lokabandhu on Wed, 20 Feb, 2013 - 10:33

Permanent and Volunteer opportunities at Karuna

By lokabandhu on Wed, 20 Feb, 2013 - 10:33The Karuna Trust was formed in 1980 as the Triratna Buddhist Community’s response to the suffering of India’s Dalit community. For over 30 years, Karuna has worked with some of South Asia’s most disadvantaged people, sending over £1 million every year to support Dalit and tribal communities fulfil their potential through our social and Dharma projects.

Supporter Care Officer
We have a full-time, permanent vacancy for a Supporter Care Officer based in our office at the...
New Ventures
New Ventures

Introducing Lamas Pyjamas Right Livelihood

By lokabandhu on Sat, 17 Nov, 2012 - 00:16
And the second talk - after a short introduction by Lokabandhu, Claudine Edwards introduces Lamas Pyjamas as a Right Livelihood business, as part of the Triratna Buddhist Community’s New Ventures weekend in Birmingham, Nov 2012. Find out more at www.lamaspyjamas.com.

Again, if the widget below doesn’t work, you’ll find her talk at soundcloud.com/thebuddhistcentre/claudine-introduces-lamas-pyjamas...
Triratna News
Triratna News

New Triratna classes in South London

By lokabandhu on Tue, 25 Sep, 2012 - 14:13

New Triratna classes in South London

By lokabandhu on Tue, 25 Sep, 2012 - 14:13Next week a new Triratna group joins the long-established Brixton Buddhist Centre in South London - this time in Balham, a few miles to the south-west. They write to say - “We’re opening our doors for the first time on Tuesday 2nd October with a free talk by Maitreyabandhu, a member of the Triratna Buddhist Order.

The talk is called “Change Yourself: Change Your World - why meditation makes sense”. Doors open at 7.15pm, the...

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