The International Practice Week is drawing to a close!
Don’t forget that you can continue to watch or listen to the talks at a later stage. Yashobodhi has provided this helpful resource with the Seven Point Mind Turning, and the 59 lojong slogans which you can consult again to remind you. You can also consult our guide for ideas around ritually marking the end of the week.
Welcome to day 1 of the International Practice Week!
The theme is ‘Turning Arrows into Flowers’, inspired by the story of the Buddha, while under siege from all the forces Mara could muster, who simply turns the arrows hurled at him into flowers.
The International Practice Week is an opportunity for Triratna worldwide to explore this theme in an urban retreat context either in a local Sangha or online. Yashobodhi will be leading us through an exploration of the Seven-Point Mind Turning...
Have you ever wanted to change your life? Maybe in small ways, maybe in big ones?
Learning or refreshing your acquaintance with the ancient, tried-and-tested techniques of Buddhist meditation is like walking through a portal into change of your own making. A certain magic is there to be found and engaged with - at your own pace, wherever you are starting out from.
Come and join us for a new short fall course of classes...
Following on from his two best-selling books, Satipatthana: The Direct Path to Insight and Perspectives on Satipatthana, in this book, Anālayo provides inspiration and guidance to all meditators, of any tradition and any level of experience. Each of the twenty-four chapters concludes with suggestions to support meditative practice.
An eminently pragmatic discussion of how to put these teachings into practice. Anālayo has developed a simple and straightforward
Olga Rosenberg and Blanca García are two Mitras from Cuernavaca who have been running a project for underprivileged Mexican children and telling them stories as well as introducing meditation.
Earthquake in Cuernavaca In September 2017 an earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter Scale struck in Mexico, with its epicentre in Cuernavaca. This devastated the local community, with houses being damaged and schools destroyed. It had a particularly destructive impact on lower income families.
“Last year I attended the meeting of Young Buddhists in Berlin. It was an incredible experience! I met young people from other countries, and it surprised me that we could connect really well despite cultural differences.
The atmosphere was very nice, open and fun. We had really...
This day event is the first of its kind that we have held at the Buddhist Centre. It will be a day of complete mindfulness, working on both our body and our minds.
Matt Robbins of Evergreen Hall Self Defence will be introducing us to Traditional Wing Chun Kung Fu which he has been successfully teaching at the Buddhist Centre for the past 15 years. Kung-Fu has a long association with Buddhism, with its roots in the Buddhist monasteries of ancient China. We will also...
The Portsmouth Buddhist Center will be offering a new four-week intro course at Gateway Taiji, Qigong & Yoga studio at 875 Islington Street in Portsmouth on Wednesday evenings, June 6 - June 29 at 7-9 PM. Please look for details and registration next week.