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5 Years Of The Buddhist Centre Online: #3 Buddhist Voices Around The World

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 28 Mar, 2018 - 15:48

5 Years Of The Buddhist Centre Online: #3 Buddhist Voices Around The World

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 28 Mar, 2018 - 15:48

In essence, a spiritual community is a free association of individuals. You can no more have a spiritual community without individuals than you can have an omelette without eggs.

Sangharakshita, What is the Sanghapage 55.

A Sangha, or spiritual community, needs committed individuals practicing the Dharma in the context of their own particular lives in order to exist. The central myth of the Triratna Buddhist Order is the figure of the 1,000 armed Avalokiteshvara: the idea being that each...

Earth Metta Sangha
Earth Metta Sangha

Love Where You Live (May 23, 10-13:00)

By Christine on Sun, 26 Apr, 2015 - 21:33

Love Where You Live (May 23, 10-13:00)

By Christine on Sun, 26 Apr, 2015 - 21:33

Altruism through local beautification: the grand Dharma litter-pick!

After a dedication ritual at the Centre, we’ll go to Ponderosa Park for a few hours of mindful litter-picking. Materials will be provided by Council, including gloves. Please dress appropriately for changeable weather, and bring drink/ snacks/ lunch.

Led by Amoghavamsa with support from Karaniya Metta Kula. 

Solihull
Solihull

What meditation is...

By dharmashalin on Tue, 1 Apr, 2014 - 11:32

What meditation is...

By dharmashalin on Tue, 1 Apr, 2014 - 11:32If you’re thinking of coming along to explore meditation, this little clip gives you a flavour of what it is ‘about’.
Solihull
Solihull

Our 'teachers'

By dharmashalin on Mon, 31 Mar, 2014 - 16:27

Our 'teachers'

By dharmashalin on Mon, 31 Mar, 2014 - 16:27
Karunavajra was born and brought up in Solihull. He went along to the Manchester Buddhist Centre when he went away to university. Since then he gradually deepened his interest in meditation and Buddhism joining the Tiratna Buddhist Order in 1995. He has now been teaching meditation and Buddhism for nearly 20 years. He has lived and worked in retreat centres both in the UK and Spain, and...
Aryaloka Buddhist Center
Aryaloka Buddhist Center

Aryaloka sangha explores opportunities for social action

By Rijupatha on Fri, 21 Mar, 2014 - 15:25

Aryaloka sangha explores opportunities for social action

By Rijupatha on Fri, 21 Mar, 2014 - 15:25Aryaloka Buddhist Center, in an effort to more intentionally bring the Dharma off the cushion, had its first meeting at Aryaloka exploring the possibility of beginning a New Hampshire chapter of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship on March 12th, 2014. Ten sangha members were in attendance for the first meeting and the discussion was energetic.

Kris Schultz and Gene Taylor - associated with many activist groups, including Wonderwell Mountain Refuge - presented some of the...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Taking Buddhism to Britain’s coast

By lokabandhu on Wed, 14 Aug, 2013 - 05:17

Taking Buddhism to Britain’s coast

By lokabandhu on Wed, 14 Aug, 2013 - 05:17Sue Harrison writes from East Anglia in the UK with news of a thriving Triratna outreach group there. She says - “It’s been just over a year since the Norwich Buddhist Centre began working in the Great Yarmouth area and now this new and exciting outreach project is really beginning to feel established. The group, which has people coming from all over the borough of Great Yarmouth and from Lowestoft, meets in the beautiful old Quaker Meeting House, a...
Norwich Buddhist Centre
Norwich Buddhist Centre

taking Buddhism to the east Norfolk coast

By Suryadarshini on Wed, 17 Jul, 2013 - 10:00

taking Buddhism to the east Norfolk coast

By Suryadarshini on Wed, 17 Jul, 2013 - 10:00Taking Buddhism to the coast

It’s been just over a year since the Norwich Buddhist Centre began working in the Great Yarmouth area and now this new and exciting outreach project is really beginning to feel established. The group, which has people coming from all over the borough of Great Yarmouth and from Lowestoft, meets in the beautiful old Quaker Meeting House, a site which was a cell of the Augustan Priory of Gorleston in the 14th century and...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Outreach Chronicles in Birmingham

By lokabandhu on Sun, 14 Jul, 2013 - 06:00

Outreach Chronicles in Birmingham

By lokabandhu on Sun, 14 Jul, 2013 - 06:00Triratna’s Birmingham Buddhist Centre sits in the middle of a cluster of smaller towns and cities in the UK’s Midlands - Wolverhampton, Redditch, Warwick, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield… And now they’ve got their own Buddhist ‘outreach’ worker, in the form of Dharmashalin. A local Mitra led the fundraising, he concluded that the best contribution he could make was to stay in his well-paid job and support someone else to go out and teach. And so he did!

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Triratna News
Triratna News

Meditation classes take off at London School of Economics

By lokabandhu on Mon, 18 Mar, 2013 - 05:52

Meditation classes take off at London School of Economics

By lokabandhu on Mon, 18 Mar, 2013 - 05:52Erika Mansnerus writes from Triratna’s London Buddhist Centre with news of their new meditation classes at the prestigious London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), saying - “Silent lunchtime meditations on Tuesdays and drop-in taught meditation sessions on Friday afternoons are taking place at the LSE. Altogether 10-15 people meditate regularly. The activities began when my friend SuYen Tan from the London Buddhist Centre was studying for her MSc degree. The initial idea of...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Best-ever Triratna retreat in Canada

By lokabandhu on Fri, 19 Oct, 2012 - 05:13

Best-ever Triratna retreat in Canada

By lokabandhu on Fri, 19 Oct, 2012 - 05:13Harshaprabha writes following his recent “best-ever” trip to Canada, where for some years now he’s been slowly but steadily building up a Triratna group in Ontario - most recently, expanding their activities to Toronto. He writes - “I arrived back a week ago from what was my best-ever trip to Canada in terms of putting over the Dharma and it being received. I’ve been inspired by many aspects of life in Ontario but people’s interest in the Dharma and them...

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