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International Women's Day talks from the Manchester Buddhist Centre: 1/2

By Munisha on Tue, 4 Aug, 2015 - 10:54

International Women's Day talks from the Manchester Buddhist Centre: 1/2

By Munisha on Tue, 4 Aug, 2015 - 10:54

From Clear Vision, Munisha’s 28-minute talk for International Women’s Day in March 2015; the first of three public talks given at the Manchester Buddhist Centre for IWD.

The first part is an introduction to women in Buddhism today generally, and UK Buddhism. The main talk, “What is a Woman?”, begins at 8’ 39”.

See the full series, and +Follow Clear Vision here on The Buddhist Centre Online.
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Sangharakshita@90
Sangharakshita@90

Sangharakshita: a life in pictures

By Munisha on Tue, 28 Jul, 2015 - 11:14

Sangharakshita: a life in pictures

By Munisha on Tue, 28 Jul, 2015 - 11:14

Manchester Buddhist Centre’s exhibition: “Sangharakshita: a life in pictures” opens on 17th August, with pictures from the Clear Vision archive. They write: “To mark this spe­cial occa­sion, a set of framed pho­tos show­ing Sangharakshita’s life in its breadth and full­ness will go on dis­play in the Centre’s recep­tion area. It will then be sited more per­man­ently within the building.”
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Bhante’s birthday collection, for the publication of his Complete Works, for everyone for ever,...

Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

"Why we need the New Society"

By Munisha on Tue, 30 Jun, 2015 - 16:47

"Why we need the New Society"

By Munisha on Tue, 30 Jun, 2015 - 16:47

Sthirajyoti kicks off Manchester’s BAM season with this talk on what the New Society is and why we need it.

Triratna News
Triratna News

Manchester Buddhist Centre features in survey of Buddhist buildings

By Munisha on Mon, 16 Feb, 2015 - 15:27

Manchester Buddhist Centre features in survey of Buddhist buildings

By Munisha on Mon, 16 Feb, 2015 - 15:27Last month, in a survey of Buddhist buildings in England, Triratna’s Manchester Centre was described by the researcher as “one of the most compelling buildings I have visited on this project”.

English Heritage (EH) is a UK government-funded body traditionally concerned with the maintenance of cathedrals and castles. Last year, however, they started to research the conservation needs of buildings maintained by faiths more recently arrived in the UK. Many of them, including Buddhists, have converted...
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Two new job opportunities at the Manchester Buddhist Centre

By Nandavajra on Tue, 12 Aug, 2014 - 10:51

Two new job opportunities at the Manchester Buddhist Centre

By Nandavajra on Tue, 12 Aug, 2014 - 10:51News of two jobs coming up at Manchester Buddhist Centre. If you have the right skills and want an opportunity to deepen your Buddhist practice this could be an ideal opportunity for you!

We are looking for two committed Triratna Sangha members with a keen interest and enthusiasm in the areas of work detailed below. You will also have the ability and energy to contribute to the realisation the vision of Manchester Buddhist Centre.

The posts are -
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Buddhist Action Month 2014
Buddhist Action Month 2014

Radical ethics at Manchester Buddhist Centre

By Munisha on Tue, 10 Jun, 2014 - 18:01

Radical ethics at Manchester Buddhist Centre

By Munisha on Tue, 10 Jun, 2014 - 18:01Buddhist Action Month kicked off in Manchester with last Sunday’s Radical Ethics event at the Manchester Buddhist Centre. Amitasuri was there and reports:

“Seventeen of us, aged from 20s to 60s, gathered for an afternoon run by the Centre’s Manchester Engaged Buddhist Kula.

First the Kula members talked about how they practise the precepts and the challenges they face doing this. In particular, Simon Bradley gave the example of imagining that his carbon footprint was quite...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Triratna singers perform at Manchester International Festival 2013

By Munisha on Sun, 23 Jun, 2013 - 09:15

Triratna singers perform at Manchester International Festival 2013

By Munisha on Sun, 23 Jun, 2013 - 09:15Members of the Manchester Buddhist Centre sangha will sing at this year’s Manchester International Festival.

Every two years, Manchester (UK) enjoys a great festival of international premieres, which this year features a women’s choir drawn from a range of the city’s faith groups. Together with Jews, Hindus, Christians, Sikhs and other Buddhists, Triratna sangha members will perform twice:

7th July, Bridgewater Hall: performing sacred music newly composed by contemporary British composer...

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