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For the Earth: The Earth is My Witness

By kusaladevi on Wed, 17 Jun, 2020 - 12:13

For the Earth: The Earth is My Witness

By kusaladevi on Wed, 17 Jun, 2020 - 12:13

For the Earth: The Earth is My Witness, by Aryadrishti, Sunday June 21st

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When Mara challenged the Buddha on the verge of enlightenment on his worth, he called the earth as his witness. The earth now is a witness to all the greed, hatred, and delusion of centuries of human occupation. Just as the Buddha saw...

North London Buddhist Centre
North London Buddhist Centre

Buddha Day tomorrow (10 May): changed programme

By Ratnaprabha on Sat, 9 May, 2020 - 20:39

Buddha Day tomorrow (10 May): changed programme

By Ratnaprabha on Sat, 9 May, 2020 - 20:39

Buddha Day this Sunday, 10 May

Zoom link for all Buddha Day sessions here.

This is the big festival of the year, celebrating the Buddha’s awakening under the Bodhi Tree on the full moon day of May. Ratnaprabha will be in the centre shrine-room to host the festival sessions.
       
10:30 -12 midday, Slideshow by Ratnaprabha on the Buddha’s visitors under the Bodhi tree, Mythic Beings at the Buddha’s Awakening, also on YouTube Live, followed by questions and meditation.
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Triratna News
Triratna News

Turning Arrows into Flowers: The International Practice Week 2018

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 1 Aug, 2018 - 12:06

Turning Arrows into Flowers: The International Practice Week 2018

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 1 Aug, 2018 - 12:06

The International Practice week will take place from the 22nd to 29th September. It will be a world-wide practice week, including all Centres and Triratna Practice Groups wherever they are, on the theme of ‘Turning Arrows into Flowers’, inspired by Subhuti’s teaching on the 2017 Order retreat at Bodhgaya.

The image that sums up and symbolises the theme of this urban retreat is that of the Buddha on the cusp of his Enlightenment, at the point when Mara attacks him with all he’s got …… but the Buddha...

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

FBA Podcast: The Buddha Beyond Siddhartha

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 9 Jun, 2018 - 12:00

This FBA Podcast is called ‘The Buddha Beyond Siddhartha’ by Dassini. The first half of the talk looks at the Buddha’s early life and his battle with and the defeat of Mara. Then Dassini looks at the traditional Buddhist concept of time, and the division of time into Kalpas, inconceivably lengthy periods of time.

The talk concludes by looking at the Dharma niyama, the order of conditionality through which the attainment of Enlightenment is possible. 

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Norwich Buddhist Centre
Norwich Buddhist Centre

"Touching the Body, Touching Enlightenment" - a talk by Shraddhadhi

By Maitrisingha on Fri, 15 May, 2015 - 14:35

"Touching the Body, Touching Enlightenment" - a talk by Shraddhadhi

By Maitrisingha on Fri, 15 May, 2015 - 14:35

In this inspiring talk, Shraddhadhi, a Rosen-therapist and physio, shares her own journey of re-embodiment. Weaving in stories of Mara’s attack on the Buddha, she explains why a deepening awareness of the body is essential to Dharma practice, and how wisdom is found by dropping our habitual negative storylines and letting go into the deeper energies of the body.

A talk given at the Norwich Sangha’s Buddha Weekend camping retreat, May 2015.

Croydon Buddhist Centre
Croydon Buddhist Centre

Croydon Buddha Day

By Carol Robertson on Tue, 20 May, 2014 - 13:03

Croydon Buddha Day

By Carol Robertson on Tue, 20 May, 2014 - 13:03Croydon celebrated a beautiful earthy Buddha day on Sunday with the theme of Touching the Earth of Confidence. Prajnamala and the shrine team created an amazing shrine with soil, plants and flowers surrounding an image of the Earth Goddess and the Buddha. The day led by Prajnamala, Dhammavijaya and Hridayamati explored our relationship with Mara and how to work with lossening the grip. As well as having a great turn out ad amazing shared lunch, we were really blessed by...
Croydon Buddhist Centre
Croydon Buddhist Centre

Buddha Day: Touching the Earth of Confidence

By Carol Robertson on Thu, 24 Apr, 2014 - 14:43

Buddha Day: Touching the Earth of Confidence

By Carol Robertson on Thu, 24 Apr, 2014 - 14:43Sun 18th May 11am-5pm
Led by Prajnamala, Hridayamati & Dhammavijaya. Traditional Buddhist annual festival celebrating the life and Enlightenment of the Buddha. A day of meditation, reflection and puja. Bring a veggie lunch to share & wear gold/yellow. Dana event: donations welcome. Open to all.