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Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Interview with Vajragupta on Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Thu, 19 Oct, 2017 - 09:23

Interview with Vajragupta on Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature

Posted by Giulietta - Win... to Windhorse Publications on Thu, 19 Oct, 2017 - 09:23

Vajragupta is ordained within the Triratna Buddhist movement, and the author of a couple of our bestsellers. Sailing the Worldly Winds and Buddhism: Tools for Living Your Life provide clear introductions and guidance to incorporating meditation and Buddhist practices into daily life. Vajragupta also wrote The Triratna Story, which provides perspectives on the Triratna Buddhist movement from its beginnings in the 1970s to the modern day.

Vajragupta is currently working on two books – Wild Awake, which we will publish...

Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

Sangha Hike in the Wicklow Mountains

Posted by Sadayasihi to Buddhist Action Month 2015 on Thu, 2 Jul, 2015 - 16:18

Sangha Hike in the Wicklow Mountains

Posted by Sadayasihi to Buddhist Action Month 2015 on Thu, 2 Jul, 2015 - 16:18

Report by Adam Dinan about the Sangha hike in Wicklow that was organised by Vajrashura as  part Buddhist Action Month as a way of reconnecting with nature and reminding us of why cherishing environmental sustainability is so important:-

On Saturday the 27th of June, a group of approximately 20 intrepid hikers from across Ireland gathered in the small hillside town of Laragh, Co. Wicklow for a much-anticipated Sangha Hike organised as part of Buddhist Action Month. The aim of the event was to allow those involved to...

Earth Metta Sangha
Earth Metta Sangha

Bluebell yatra (May 17 from 10am)

Posted by Christine to Earth Metta Sangha on Sun, 26 Apr, 2015 - 21:27

Bluebell yatra (May 17 from 10am)

Posted by Christine to Earth Metta Sangha on Sun, 26 Apr, 2015 - 21:27

Join sangha friends to rejoice in the wonders of spring-time!

Yatra is the traditional term for walking together on a spiritual journey. We’ll experiment with various practices in order to deepen our contact with Nature; with other beings; and with the present moment.

Bring comforts of nourishment (lunch, water, snacks) and warmth (possibly for outdoor meditation). Meet at Grindelford station café @ 10:00 on Sun. May 17th. Duration can be decided at the time, minimum of 2 hours.

Contact christine.thuring [at] gmail.com with questions....

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

FBA Podcast: Dharma and Nature

Posted by Rijupatha to Free Buddhist Audio on Tue, 5 Aug, 2014 - 21:19

FBA Podcast: Dharma and Nature

Posted by Rijupatha to Free Buddhist Audio on Tue, 5 Aug, 2014 - 21:19This week’s FBA Podcast was given at the London Buddhist Centre’s Dharma Day celebration, July 2014. “Dharma and Nature” by Dhivan, author of “This Being, That Becomes”. The word Dharma means many things, including “nature” – referring to how things work, the true nature of things. We also use the word to refer to the whole interconnected living world. The meanings of the world only partly overlap, which gives us the starting point...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Ecodharma announces young people's bursaries

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Thu, 13 Feb, 2014 - 17:13

Ecodharma announces young people's bursaries

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Thu, 13 Feb, 2014 - 17:13Ecodharma, a Triratna retreat centre in the Catalan Pyrenees, has established a new bursary fund to enable young people to take part in nature connection retreats. Awards are available from April this year to attend both the Ecodharma Wildcamp and the Meeting the Wild retreat.

The Centre’s nature-based practice series is a core strand of its work. “Ecodharma is all about connection,” explains Centre Director Guhyapati. “Living in times characterised by alienation, we...
ecodharma
ecodharma

Nature Connection Bursary for Young People

Posted by guhyapati to ecodharma on Fri, 7 Feb, 2014 - 14:35

Nature Connection Bursary for Young People

Posted by guhyapati to ecodharma on Fri, 7 Feb, 2014 - 14:35The Ecodharma Centre has established a new bursary fund to enable young people to take part in nature connection retreats. Awards are available from April this year to attend both the Ecodharma Wildcamp and the Meeting the Wild retreat.

The centre’s nature based practice series is a core strand of its work. “Ecodharma is all about connection,” explains Guhyapati, the centre director. “Living in times characterized by alienation, we see much of our...
ecodharma
ecodharma

Ecodharma Wildcamp

Posted by guhyapati to ecodharma on Sun, 26 Jan, 2014 - 23:19

Ecodharma Wildcamp

Posted by guhyapati to ecodharma on Sun, 26 Jan, 2014 - 23:1923 - 31 May 2014

This is a new addition to our programme. It is a week long immersion experience in the wild with an emphasis on exploring nature connection practices. The course will also apply ecopsychology and Buddhist meditation to support an enriching and transformative relationship with the natural world and our own deeper nature.

The course takes us out into the mountains and woodlands in the remote Ecodharma valley, where we will set up...