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Mindfulness All Flavours! Week 3: Appamada

By Candradasa on Mon, 8 Dec, 2014 - 17:56

Mindfulness All Flavours! Week 3: Appamada

By Candradasa on Mon, 8 Dec, 2014 - 17:56Join us for our third flavour of mindfulness in our continued look at how to sustain the kind of attention we bring to bear in meditation.

On Tuesdays our course for regular meditators is looking at mindfulness (sati, sampajanna, appamada, call-it-what-you-will!) in the context of the Five Spiritual Faculties. This will also give us a chance to explore the area of ‘breadth and focus’ in meditation, as well as generally develop and maybe even flex the great...
Online Meditators
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Mindfulness All Flavours! Week 2: Sampajanna

By Candradasa on Sun, 30 Nov, 2014 - 22:30

Mindfulness All Flavours! Week 2: Sampajanna

By Candradasa on Sun, 30 Nov, 2014 - 22:30Join us for our second flavour of mindfulness as we begin a two-part look at how to sustain the kind of attention we bring to bear in meditation.

On Tuesdays our course for regular meditators is looking at mindfulness (sati, sampajanna, appamada, call-it-what-you-will!) in the context of the Five Spiritual Faculties. This will also give us a chance to explore the area of ‘breadth and focus’ in meditation, as well as generally develop and maybe even flex...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Triratana and Mindfulness in the UK parliament

By Munisha on Thu, 27 Nov, 2014 - 00:57

Triratana and Mindfulness in the UK parliament

By Munisha on Thu, 27 Nov, 2014 - 00:57Over the last two years around 120 members of the UK Parliament - in the House of Commons and House of Lords - have taken mindfulness courses. Some are also exploring how mindfulness can affect British society as a whole. They’ve formed an All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) devoted to mindfulness, which has been holding meetings throughout this autumn. Several people from Triratna are involved.

Vishvapani writes: “It’s moving to see how deeply the parliamentarians have been...
Online Meditators
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Mindfulness All Flavours! Week 1: Sati

By Candradasa on Mon, 24 Nov, 2014 - 20:34

Mindfulness All Flavours! Week 1: Sati

By Candradasa on Mon, 24 Nov, 2014 - 20:34Join us for our first flavour of mindfulness…

Over the next four Tuesdays, our course for regular meditators will be looking at mindfulness (sati, sampajanna, appamada, call-it-what-you-will!) in the context of the Five Spiritual Faculties. This will also give us a chance to explore the area of ‘breadth and focus’ in meditation, as well as generally develop and maybe even flex the great heart muscle of the spiritual life - “with mindfulness, strive on!”

Tuesdays until...
Online Meditators
Online Meditators

Tuesday Meditation Course - Mindfulness, All Flavours!

By Candradasa on Fri, 21 Nov, 2014 - 22:51

Tuesday Meditation Course - Mindfulness, All Flavours!

By Candradasa on Fri, 21 Nov, 2014 - 22:51Over the next four Tuesdays, our course for regular meditators will be looking at mindfulness (sati, sampajanna, appamada, call-it-what-you-will!) in the context of the Five Spiritual Faculties. This will also give us a chance to explore the area of ‘breadth and focus’ in meditation, as well as generally develop and maybe even flex the great heart muscle of the spiritual life - “with mindfulness, strive on!”

Tuesdays until December 16th: 2.30pm EST/7.30pm UK (courses primarily...
Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Kamalashila's Quarterly No.2 - On Landscape and Experiment

By Candradasa on Wed, 12 Nov, 2014 - 20:28
Our second extensive conversation with Kamalashila comes a little late in the ‘quarterly’ cycle but is well worth waiting for as we plunge deep into some rich, sparkling pools of conversation that yield much to delight, challenge, refresh, and stimulate…

We have three main connected topics this time: landscape itself and its effect on individuals within a particular culture of practice; experimental practice as a spiritual movement changes and grows; and what we have to learn from the wider...
Online Meditators
Online Meditators

Refreshing The Heart - Week 4

By Candradasa on Mon, 10 Nov, 2014 - 21:06

Refreshing The Heart - Week 4

By Candradasa on Mon, 10 Nov, 2014 - 21:06It’s the last week of our four-week Tuesday course on bringing back a bit of brightness to our meditation. This time around we’ll be looking at the interface between mindfulness and our emotional lives. How do we conceive of ‘awareness’? How does the heart connect with that aspect of practice?

We’ll be sitting at our normal time of 2.30pm EST/7.30pm UK. See here for how to connect (it’s a good idea to be...
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Dharmabyte: Unmindfulness Defined

By Rijupatha on Thu, 28 Aug, 2014 - 19:25
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Forgetfulness and distraction are the rule in ordinary life, but awareness and a ‘fullness of mind’ is at the heart of human growth and development. Sangharakshita gives us today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “Unmindfulness Defined,” from the 1968 talk “Levels of Awareness: Right Mindfulness”. This talk is part of the series “The Buddha’s Noble Eightfold Path”.

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Dharmabyte: Taking Awareness Deeper

By Rijupatha on Mon, 25 Aug, 2014 - 21:15
In today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “Taking Awareness Deeper,” Paramabandhu draws 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. In this excerpt, he talks about taking awareness deeper to really get a sense of impermanence ‘in our bones’.

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