Bristol Buddhist Centre
Bristol Buddhist Centre

Day 1: Sevenfold Puja (With Readings)

By Centre Team on Mon, 16 Mar, 2015 - 11:02
A full puja with some great readings to close the first full day of the retreat. Complete with Ratnavandana’s introduction to ritual as an important element of sitting with the archetypal Buddhas, and a short guided meditation.

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Bristol Buddhist Centre
Bristol Buddhist Centre

Day 1: Guided Meditation - Just Sitting In the Mandala (With Akshobhya Mantra)

By Centre Team on Sun, 15 Mar, 2015 - 15:44
Ratnavandana lead us through a meditation where we just try to be present with our experience in the context of the mandala of the Five archetypal Buddhas. With an introduction and the mantra of Akshobhya, the blue Buddha of the east…

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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

#EthicalChristmas: Wildmind - The Accidental Publisher

By bodhipaksa on Sat, 6 Dec, 2014 - 15:49

#EthicalChristmas: Wildmind - The Accidental Publisher

By bodhipaksa on Sat, 6 Dec, 2014 - 15:49Wildmind stumbled into publishing back in 2002, and has now brought out eight guided meditation CDs, with plans to publish a number of books.

Wildmind’s foray into publishing started because many meditation students requested that the guided meditations Bodhipaksa recorded for his online courses be offered in CD format as well. Bodhipaksa used the services of a local recording studio in order to record the mindfulness of breathing, development of lovingkindness, and walking meditation practices...
Triratna Highlights
Triratna Highlights

Triratna International Council 2014 - Puja!

By Candradasa on Tue, 12 Aug, 2014 - 08:25
An extract from a strong puja from the 2014 Triratna International Council, also featuring an extract from the Avatamsaka (Flower Garland) Sutra, the Ratana Sutta, and the Refuges and Precepts and Shakyamuni Mantra chanted Indian style…

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Triratna International Council

Triratna International Council 2014 - Puja!

By Candradasa on Tue, 12 Aug, 2014 - 08:06
A strong puja from the 2014 Triratna International Council, featuring an extract from the Avatamsaka (Flower Garland) Sutra, the Maitreya Mantra beautifully harmonized, the Ratana Sutta, and the Refuges and Precepts and Shakyamuni Mantra chanted Indian style…

We present here the full puja followed by key extracts.

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Avalokiteshvara Mantra By Fire at the ECA

By Candradasa on Thu, 31 Jul, 2014 - 00:17
The closing Avalokiteshvara mantra from the final evening of the Triratna European Chairs’ summer assembly… We moved from the meetings space to the bonfire where the song of compassion for the world met the great flame of impermanence. Meetings and partings…

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European Chairs' Assembly
European Chairs' Assembly

Avalokiteshvara Mantra By Fire

By Candradasa on Wed, 30 Jul, 2014 - 23:41
The closing Avalokiteshvara mantra from the final evening of the Triratna European Chairs’ summer assembly for 2014… We moved from the meetings space to the bonfire where the song of compassion for the world met the great flame of impermanence. Meetings and partings…

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Aryaloka Stupa Mantras

By viriyalila on Wed, 9 Jul, 2014 - 15:07

Aryaloka Stupa Mantras

By viriyalila on Wed, 9 Jul, 2014 - 15:07
We’ve been gathering hand-written mantras from around the world for the new stupa to Dhardo Rimpoche at Aryaloka Buddhist Center in the USA

We’ve been delighted to receive so many mantras from around the world! Thank you to everyone who has taken the...
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Mantras for the Stupa

By viriyalila on Tue, 17 Jun, 2014 - 18:32

Mantras for the Stupa

By viriyalila on Tue, 17 Jun, 2014 - 18:32
We need thousands of mantras to place in the drum of the bodhicitta stupa now under construction at Aryaloka. We invite you to write your favorite mantras – once or hundreds of times – and send them to content [at] thebuddhistcentre.com (subject: Mantras%21) ...
Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Tuesday: Mantras!

By viriyalila on Mon, 16 Jun, 2014 - 16:30

Tuesday: Mantras!

By viriyalila on Mon, 16 Jun, 2014 - 16:30Mantra Writing Session - Tuesday this week, June 17, Viriyagita will host a mantra writing session at the center. As you likely have heard, a Bodhicitta Stupa is being built in Newmarket, NH at Aryaloka, organized by the Triratna Buddhist Community. Construction is now under way! They need hundreds, even thousands of mantras to place in the drum of the stupa. Join Viriyagita tomorrow evening 5-8 pm, in the shrine room, to engage in this devotional practice. If you...

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