Continuing our series of conversations on the subject of autism within The Triratna Buddhist Community, we rejoin Ratnaguna and Prajnanandi for another episode, focusing this time on communication and the development of friendship.
With so much emphasis in our community on the importance of establishing deep spiritual friendships, Prajnanandi shares her experience of how building such relationships can present significant challenges for someone who is neurodiverse.
We also discuss the ordination process within the Triratna Buddhist Community and unpack why many neurodiverse practitioners may...
This is part of an online event for people thinking of asking for ordination into the Triratna Buddhist Order.
What are our next steps in this potent time, where the unconscious becomes conscious and we question where we are headed individually and collectively? What part does the Tiratana Buddhist Order play in a new post-lockdown world? Why have an Order at all? How can committing to the Order help us to deepen our Dharma practice and help the world? Vajratara explores all...
At present we are not able to run our residential retreats, but we have been providing online study weeks, Prostration Practice in the afternoons, as well as continuing personal communication with people.
We are doing all of this on a dana basis, at the same as loosing much of our regular income from retreat payments. We still have our overheads to cover and a full team to support.