“’A world-class event!’ declared an Order member reporting out. Looking round the cluster of comrades gathered in the home-made dome, in a slightly boggy Devon field, it was easy to underestimate the extraordinariness of this event.
‘Total immersion’ doesn’t just refer to the intensity of meditation, but also to immersion in the elements....
At Adhisthana, Vishvapani and Lokabandhu share some of the highlights of this years Order Convention in interview with Sanghadhara. Touching on the sadhana practices lead, study groups and their general experience of this large gathering.
Rijupatha returns to lead our community gathering this Sunday 10Am - Noon, as we continue our exploration of the Threefold Spiritual Path with a focus on meditation. What role does meditation play in our spiritual lives? How is it connected to ethics and wisdom, the other two strands of the path? Listen to a great talk on this subject here and join us at the Portsmouth Buddhist Center this Sunday to explore these important questions in community with...
Come to the Button Factory, 855 Islington St., Studio 321 and join us in exploring some of the connections between creativity, music and meditation. We will see how opening to a new experience of concentration and awareness can help unlock our creative potential. Hosted by Narottama & friends.
All are welcome and no experience with art or meditation is needed.
Registration is free - register now to let us know you will attend
Meditation Morning, Tomorrow - 10am (doors open at 9:30am)
This morning we woke to a divided UK, with 52% of voters wanting to leave the EU. These are uncertain times, and we don’t know what lies ahead. I suspect that when all is said and done, no one will be unaffected by the outcome.
The first thing I saw on my bedside table after learning the outcome of the vote was the following quote from the Metta Sutta, on the back of...
On June 26, Sheffield Buddhist Centre will join the international Triratna Buddhist Community to demonstrate our desire for peace, and our opposition to nuclear power. Santasiddhi and Christine will lead the event, which may be akin to a ”love-in” as prescribed by Sangharakshita in his 1984 talk on “Buddhism, World Peace, and Nuclear War” (*).
The meditation will take place in the Great Hall during Summer Fair at 13:15.
In 2016, parliament will vote whether to replace and modernise the UK’s nuclear weapons system called Trident. It’s made up of four submarines – one of which is on...