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Triratna and the Mindfulness Initiative in the UK

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 20 Apr, 2018 - 14:44

Triratna and the Mindfulness Initiative in the UK

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 20 Apr, 2018 - 14:44

As mindfulness has entered the mainstream of Western societies, one of the most striking developments is the popularity of mindfulness practice among British Members of Parliament and the connections they have made to public policy. Triratna has had a significant presence in this process.  Vishvapani, one of those involved, updates us on this work and writes:  “A few years ago, when these discussions started, I don’t think any of us imagined that their potential ramifications could be so far-reaching.” 

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“Mindful Nation” report is launched in UK Parliament

By Munisha on Wed, 28 Oct, 2015 - 11:50

“Mindful Nation” report is launched in UK Parliament

By Munisha on Wed, 28 Oct, 2015 - 11:50

Several Triratna Order members and mitras were at the UK parliament on Tuesday 20th October for the launch of the “Mindful Nation UK” report, along with members of parliament, government ministers and experts on mindfulness. Triratna has been well represented throughout the process, as Vishapani reports. Having been part of the team editing the report, he writes:

“The report is the work of the Mindfulness All Party Parliamentary Group (MAPPG) and the ...

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Practical Buddhism: Mindfulness and Skilful Living in the Modern Era

Practical Buddhism - Meditations To Help You Live Better

By Candradasa on Wed, 1 May, 2013 - 18:11
Here’s a Soundcloud set of recordings to accompany the book, Practical Buddhism: Mindfulness and Skilful Living in the Modern Era by Dr. Paramabandhu Groves. These meditations are designed to help you live more mindfully and more skilfully…

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Practical Buddhism: Mindfulness and Skilful Living in the Modern Era

Sample Chapter - Online Reading Version!

Sample Chapter - Online Reading Version!

By Paramabandhu on Tue, 30 Apr, 2013 - 17:38Here’s an easy online reading version of Chapter 2, which is an introduction to mindfulness. As well as explaining what mindfulness is, the chapter discussed common patterns of the mind that we meet in meditation and some misconceptions about meditation…
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Practical Buddhism: Mindfulness and Skilful Living in the Modern Era

Transcripts of Talks by Paramabandhu

By Paramabandhu on Fri, 12 Apr, 2013 - 18:30
Here are some pdf versions of my talks to download and read on whatever computer or portable device you favour!
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Practical Buddhism: Mindfulness and Skilful Living in the Modern Era

Mindfulness For Just About Everything

By Paramabandhu on Tue, 19 Feb, 2013 - 15:30
Review by Free Buddhist Audio

A timely and invaluable talk from Paramabandhu. Drawing on many years of experience as a consultant psychiatrist and Dharma teacher, he invites us to consider the lessons Buddhist techniques around meditation and mindfulness training can bring to the field of mental health - especially to problems with depression and addiction. The talk evokes the Buddha in the Satipatthana Sutta to explore the four traditional foundations of mindfulness and discuss their potential use...