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Hridayabija
Hridayabija

Hridayabija poster

By sagara on Tue, 10 Jan, 2017 - 13:14

Hridayabija, situated in East Devon, seeks to integrate Buddhist spiritual practice into the abundance of a living eco system; A Pureland if you will. Started on a bare horse paddock in 2010, it a few short years it has undergone an astonishing transformation into an amazing and magical ‘forest garden.’  People frequently report visiting the garden as being a life changing experience.  Hridayabija is an attempt to demonstrate that though while we cannot change the world, we can change at...

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Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Triratna America - A Life In Lubec (eBook)

Triratna America - A Life In Lubec (eBook)

By viriyalila on Sun, 23 Jun, 2013 - 19:03Our last post in Triratna America is, appropriately enough, something personal about living a life of practice in the US, in this case the remote reaches of Maine on the eastern seaboard…

Viriyalila, with her photography, and Gunopeta, with his poetry, have joined creative forces to evoke the simple life practicing Buddhism in a remote region of America.

Gunopeta has been living in Lubec, Maine with his partner, Nancy Nielsen, for over thirty years. Lubec...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Buddha photograph at Aryaloka by Josh Bartok

By Candradasa on Sun, 7 Apr, 2013 - 15:43

Buddha photograph at Aryaloka by Josh Bartok

By Candradasa on Sun, 7 Apr, 2013 - 15:43
Buddha photograph at Aryaloka by Josh Bartok.

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Triratna News
Triratna News

In the Seen Only the Seen - Photographs by Vidyasiddhi

By Windhorse Evolution on Sat, 17 Nov, 2012 - 07:30

In the Seen Only the Seen - Photographs by Vidyasiddhi

By Windhorse Evolution on Sat, 17 Nov, 2012 - 07:30Vidyasiddhi has created a fascinating exhibition of photographs titled ‘In the Seen Only the Seen’. It is currently on display where he works, at Windhorse:evolution in Cambridge, UK. All the images can also be viewed online, here and are available to buy as prints. Vidyasiddhi writes of his work:

By really looking, purely and openly, we can move beyond ideas about form, towards the true nature of form, which is emptiness. This is looking as a...
'In the Seen Only the Seen'
'In the Seen Only the Seen'

In the Seen Only the Seen - Photographs by Vidyasiddhi

By Windhorse Evolution on Thu, 15 Nov, 2012 - 11:35

In the Seen Only the Seen - Photographs by Vidyasiddhi

By Windhorse Evolution on Thu, 15 Nov, 2012 - 11:35
I make photographs because my eye observes a pattern of shape, colour, light and form, an abstract arrangement, a design. I involve my calculating mind as little as possible. If I can see the world as it is, I may move beyond views of it and find its emptiness. When I am shooting I try to let go of intellectual searching and questioning, and allow the image to come to me, looking with the interest and openness...
Triratna Festivals
Festivals

Buddha Day - May Full Moon

By lokabandhu on Wed, 25 Apr, 2012 - 15:59

Buddha Day - May Full Moon

By lokabandhu on Wed, 25 Apr, 2012 - 15:59
Buddha Day is coming up - it falls on the May Full Moon, May 6th in 2012. To celebrate it, here’s a few photographs of Buddha images from around the Triratna Buddhist Community.