The Oslo Buddhist Centre teams up with the Church of Norway to organize an Interreligious Pilgrimage, encouraging dialogue between different faiths and to explore their engagement and responses to the climate change crisis
In late July, a GFR Mitra completed a 5 day ‘modern pilgrimage’, walking over 120 miles from Adhisthana to the Liverpool Buddhist Centre, in central Liverpool. Along the way, David Tyfield carried four heavy texts from the newly published Complete Works of Sangharakshita, and signed by Bhante himself at Adhisthana the day before setting off. Inspired by the great fabled pilgrimage of the 7th Century Chinese monk Xuanzang, mythologized in the Monkey Tales of...
Join us for a curry and presentation evening about our recent pilgrimage to India and to raise funds for the Sangha room refurbishment.
Saturday, 9th June from 6.30-10pm at Ipswich Buddhist Centre.
Suggested donation £8
Vegetarian curry provided, please let us know you are coming for catering purposes; either by putting your name on the list in the Sangha kitchen, directly to Nick or Irene, or via email to nickggreen [at] yahoo.co.uk - we look forward to seeing you.
Kicking off our podcast coverage of three weeks of Triratna events in India we meet a lovely group of pilgrims from Sheffield, England as they come to the end of a journey around the places traditionally associated with the life of the Buddha.
Thanks to Mokshatara, Isabelle, Aryadasa and Martin for sharing their inspiration, impressions and delight with us!
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A gem of a conversation with Maitripala, from Melbourne (via Emerald City) in Australia, describing her beautiful practice of Metta Walks across the continent and the Buddhas In My Pocket project that has grown up around it. Her evocation of a modern day pilgrimage, engaging with strangers and sharing moments of deep connection and mutual kindness, is guaranteed to put a smile on your face. A shining example of living out the image of Indra’s Net, where every...
To coincide with the International Conventions, the India Dhamma Trust is arranging a special pilgrimage for Order members and Mitras who wish to gain a living experience of the unity of Triratna.
From the heartlands of Ancient Buddhism, order members and mitras will follow itineraries that attend the Order or Mitra conventions at Bodh Gaya, and take in the traditional pilgrimage sites of Shravasti, Kusinara, Lumbini, Vaishali and Sarnath, before combining to travel to Nagpur to explore Triratna...
Maitripala is an Order member in Australia. When I met her a couple of years ago, she told me of her plans to embark on a pilgrimage along the east coast of Australia to volunteer for different Triratna Buddhist Groups and Centres. Wearing her kesa every day for a year, she would also hand out small Buddha figures to strangers she met along the way. Here she describes how this incredibly moving adventure has been unfolding.
A beautiful new edition of the Triratna Dharma magazine from North America! Featuring great articles on love and wisdom from Amala and Kamalashila, tales from a pilgrimage to Kyoto, and notes on community connections from all across the region.