Their exchange weaves across a number key Dharma threads, beginning with a sense of how being in the body can be a way to step out of systems that stop us reaching our full potential as human beings; a...
I have curated and co-produced this inspiring Afrikan Wisdom Summit, with speakers from the UK, USA, Canada, Caribbean.
Topics include spiritual traditions, the arts, liberation, wisdom of the body and raising our next black generation, and ancestors. Topics that all speakers say involve the whole of humanity. It’s free, and you can upgrade to keep the talks and teaching tools.
A weekend event for people of colour to come together, deepen meditation practice and be inspired by the Buddha’s teaching. Programme includes talks, discussion, music and ritual. Suitable for newcomers as well as those who have been practising for some time.
Friday 8 – Sunday 10 October, Vajrasana Retreat Centre, UK
Led by Suryagupta and Bodhilila
A weekend for people of colour to come together to meditate and be inspired by the Buddha’s teaching in the spacious Suffolk countryside. During this weekend there will be talks, discussion, meditation, music and ritual. This retreat is suitable for those who are completely new to Buddhism and meditation as well as those who have been practising for some time. ...
By cultivating meaningful connections we can have a positive impact on the world. During this weekend retreat we will explore what a spiritual community is and why it’s essential as a context for personal and collective practice. We will be celebrating our diversity and our shared commonality through talks, discussions and meditation. There will be music and some ritual too. This retreat is suitable for both newcomers and regulars. Do come for the...
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A chance to watch Bodhilila’s contribution from the Buddhists Across Traditions’ Black History USA and LGBTQIA+ Month.
Excerpt from the event blurb to get a sense of some of the themes covered:
“As activists, people of colour and those living often within marginalized bodies, it is important to take time to nourish ourselves from the daily trauma that we face in our daily lives. Nourishing ourselves is not an indulgence, self-care is a necessity for our survival and a living embodiment of
Please see information about our weekly people of colour events taking place on Zoom in partnership with the West London Buddhist Centre. These events are more important than ever as we deal with social unrest and a deeper call for change in the US, UK and other cities in the world.
“To be a chair is not to be a particular kind of person…they are very different. But what they do have in common, is a love of Triratna, a love of the Dharma and a longing to help…”
The 2019 Summer ECA - European Chairs’ Assembly - took place at Padmaloka in the UK. We are joined by Aryanita from Paris, Vanaraji from Mid-Essex, Jayaraja from Buddhafield and Amritasiddhi from Nagpur, India, all reflecting on how...
Two Triratna Order members are among to the contributors to Lotus Petals in the Snow,the first anthology of writings by Canadian Buddhist women: scholars, practitioners, Dharma students, teachers, nuns and laywomen, launched last week.