West London Buddhist Centre
West London Buddhist Centre

New Year's Retreat (online) 28 Dec-1 Jan

By maitripushpa on Sun, 27 Nov, 2022 - 09:23

New Year's Retreat (online) 28 Dec-1 Jan

By maitripushpa on Sun, 27 Nov, 2022 - 09:23

This Being, That Becomes

This being, that becomes
From the arising of this, that arises.
This not being, that does not become
From the cessation of this, that ceases…
Nidanasamyutta

Reflect on the end of one year and open to the new. These words from the Buddha provide us with a potent and pithy statement of this transition – and of a central Buddhist truth of dependent arising.

Spend this valuable time of ceasing and arising on retreat with Bodhilila and the...

Cardiff Buddhist Centre
Cardiff Buddhist Centre

World on Fire - Building Resilience in Tough Times - Online Day Retreat with Vidyamala

By Cardiffbuddhist... on Mon, 12 Sep, 2022 - 13:16

World on Fire - Building Resilience in Tough Times - Online Day Retreat with Vidyamala

By Cardiffbuddhist... on Mon, 12 Sep, 2022 - 13:16

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World on Fire - Building Resilience in Tough Times

I am preparing this blurb in early September. Summer is lingering and the days are still long. But as I reflect on our day together in late Oct I am only too aware that we will be well into the autumn and inevitably feeling the pinch of the energy and cost of living crises.

How can we use the Dharma to help us be resilient in the face of unstable times like these? How can we harness the...

Frome Triratna Group
Frome Triratna Group

LIFE WITH FULL ATTENTION

By Sthiramitra on Tue, 16 Aug, 2022 - 17:54

LIFE WITH FULL ATTENTION

By Sthiramitra on Tue, 16 Aug, 2022 - 17:54

A Practical Course in Buddhist Mindfulness.

An eight-week journey of awareness: from remembering where you put your keys up to directly seeing the nature of reality. Buddhist mindfulness takes you far beyond mere wellness to this state of Awakening.

A free taster evening on 22nd September 7-9:30pm. Followed by an eight week course.
St Mary’s Church Hall, Innox Hill, Frome, BA11 2LN 
If you’d like to reserve a place on the course please email: frometriratna [at] gmail.com 

Frome Triratna Group
Frome Triratna Group

VISION AND TRANSFORMATION: Going Deeper course six weeks - 9th June - 14th July

By Sthiramitra on Tue, 17 May, 2022 - 10:43

VISION AND TRANSFORMATION: Going Deeper course six weeks - 9th June - 14th July

By Sthiramitra on Tue, 17 May, 2022 - 10:43

Dear friends,
Buddhism offers us an inspiring vision of what it means to be a human being, but it doesn’t stop there. It also gives us ways to transform our emotions - and our life - in the light of this vision.

Using a combination of teaching, discussion, meditation and practical exercises, this six-week course will help you deepen your vision, develop more emotional warmth and positivity, and apply the wisdom of Buddhism to all areas of your life.


It is suitable for...

Frome Triratna Group
Frome Triratna Group

SPRING - SUMMER TERM

By Sthiramitra on Wed, 20 Apr, 2022 - 11:54

SPRING - SUMMER TERM

By Sthiramitra on Wed, 20 Apr, 2022 - 11:54

 This is to let you know that next term we’re trying a new pattern for Frome Triratna Regulars’ night. 

We’ll be holding Wednesday Sangha evenings on alternate weeks at Orchardleigh studio – for meditation and other activities, such as reflection, ritual,  discussion, walking meditation, or exploring any topic that inspires the facilitator.

The fortnightly pattern starts on Wednesday 20 April after Easter, and runs every other Wednesday through to the end of July.

Our team is also offering men’s and women’s study groups,...

West London Buddhist Centre
West London Buddhist Centre

Body like a Mountain, Heart like the Ocean, Mind like the Sky - WLBC Weekend Retreat 6-8 May - Othona Community, Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex

By Ratnadeva on Sat, 26 Mar, 2022 - 15:33

Body like a Mountain, Heart like the Ocean, Mind like the Sky - WLBC Weekend Retreat 6-8 May - Othona Community, Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex

By Ratnadeva on Sat, 26 Mar, 2022 - 15:33

We are delighted to be returning to Othona for our next in-person weekend retreat. We will be taking advantage of the beautiful natural setting of the Essex coast to support our practice, connecting with the earth, sea and sky to become more grounded and to develop more spaciousness in our hearts and minds. Join us as we come together as a community, practising together and connecting with others on the retreat.

For more information and booking go to our website

Frome Triratna Group
Frome Triratna Group

BREAK OUT : Beginners meditation and Buddhism course.

By Sthiramitra on Thu, 17 Mar, 2022 - 15:26

BREAK OUT : Beginners meditation and Buddhism course.

By Sthiramitra on Thu, 17 Mar, 2022 - 15:26

Frome sangha are delighted to invite you to our first face to face course on Buddhism and meditation for two years.

Your mind has vast potential for freedom and happiness. Buddhism calls this Awakening. And it offers a path of training to achieve it.

But this potential can feel far from our everyday experience. Our minds are often troubled by restlessness, anger and confusion.

This has always been the human condition. For 2,500 years Buddhism has offered a path to help people just like you to...

Taraloka Retreat Centre
Taraloka Retreat Centre

Compassionate Warrior Training ONLINE 15 - 21 January 2022

By Maitrisiddhi on Tue, 28 Dec, 2021 - 17:06

Compassionate Warrior Training ONLINE 15 - 21 January 2022

By Maitrisiddhi on Tue, 28 Dec, 2021 - 17:06

Become a warrior with a soft and open heart!  Online Taraloka retreat with Vidyamala and team, for Dharmacarinis and women training for ordination.

Drawing on both Satipatthana mindfulness teachings and Lojong mind training Bodhicitta teachings, this is a retreat designed for these times. As we continue to live through all the upheaval and uncertainty of the global pandemic we need to call on a kind of fearless presence, strength and courage within ourselves alongside kindness, empathy and compassion towards all beings. Satipatthana...

Buddhafield
Buddhafield

At Home with the Elements Online Event 2022

By lotusbuddhafield on Mon, 6 Dec, 2021 - 16:34

At Home with the Elements Online Event 2022

By lotusbuddhafield on Mon, 6 Dec, 2021 - 16:34

13th - 27th February, 2022

Our sense of identity is deeply rooted in the real nature of things. This is the fullness of contentment.
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Subhuti, Mind in Harmony

What is the antidote to deep feelings of separation? Of despair and loneliness? Without being able to control everything, how can we hope to gain any sense of security?
 
Connecting with deep identity means realising that we are nature, that we contain the six elements within us at the same time...

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Wise Up! Buddhist Teachings for Awareness and Transformation

By Suddhayu on Sun, 5 Dec, 2021 - 21:09

Wise Up! Buddhist Teachings for Awareness and Transformation

By Suddhayu on Sun, 5 Dec, 2021 - 21:09

A five week online course on Monday evenings, Jan 10 to Feb 7, 6:30-8pm ET.

Register here.

What does Buddhist teaching have to offer us in 2022? During times of pandemic, social discord and uncertainty, it is both vital and inspiring to find voices of compassion and wisdom from our past, and to connect with a community of like-minded people now. After 2500 years, the Buddha’s vision of human spiritual life is still relevant, radical, practical and fresh. This five...

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