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Dhammakumara in conversation with Prajnaketu - Turning Arrows into Flowers: Day 4

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 18 May, 2020 - 11:11

Dhammakumara in conversation with Prajnaketu - Turning Arrows into Flowers: Day 4

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 18 May, 2020 - 11:11

Dhammakumara, from the UK, but currently based in Sydney, Australia, in conversation with Prajnaketu, talks about how he’s been making his life a life of practice during the lockdown. Touching on responding to fear and overwhelm and coming back to the practice of just being with his current experience, whether that’s drinking coffee or reading the news…

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Prajnaketu's Reflections on the Four Reminders - Turning Arrows into Flowers: Day 1

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 15 May, 2020 - 11:49

Prajnaketu's Reflections on the Four Reminders - Turning Arrows into Flowers: Day 1

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 15 May, 2020 - 11:49

We are delighted to say that this week we will be joined by a team of Young Order members who will be sharing their reflections on the Seven-Point Mind Training material. First up is Prajnaketu, Triratna’s Young Buddhist coordinator. 

Prajnaketu, from sunny Oxford, UK, shares his thoughts on the teaching of the Four Reminders: our precious human birth, death and impermanence, karma and rebirth, and the defects of samsara. Noting that these reflections can be a bit of...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

make a difference - a conversation

By Prajnaketu on Wed, 29 Apr, 2020 - 11:00

make a difference - a conversation

By Prajnaketu on Wed, 29 Apr, 2020 - 11:00

I’m Prajnaketu and I’m in a field (…slightly getting bitten) but this Sunday I’d like to invite you to join me and other young Buddhists from around the world at the Sunday conversation.

This is a great way to connect with other young Buddhists (18-30) from around the world and to enter into deeper discussion on topics that matter to you at the moment.

The format is normally a bit of meditation, then I kick-start a conversation, but the majority of the event takes...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

I'll be there for you? a conversation

By Prajnaketu on Wed, 22 Apr, 2020 - 11:07

I'll be there for you? a conversation

By Prajnaketu on Wed, 22 Apr, 2020 - 11:07

What does friendship look like now? I’m Prajnaketu and I’ve been back in the UK for seven weeks, after travelling in India, and apart from my girlfriend (who I live with) in all that time I’ve seen just one of my friends in person. I’m sure this is a familiar situation to many of us.

So how are you finding this? What does it mean for us to say ‘I’ll be there for you’ when ‘there’ means more like ‘over there’...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Young Buddhists 2018 highlights

By Prajnaketu on Wed, 19 Dec, 2018 - 18:15

Young Buddhists 2018 highlights

By Prajnaketu on Wed, 19 Dec, 2018 - 18:15

Just some of Prajnaketu’s favourite memories from 2018 Young Buddhist events and more - bring on 2019!

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

5 Years of the Buddhist Centre Online: #11 Young Buddhist Project

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 23 Nov, 2018 - 16:39

5 Years of the Buddhist Centre Online: #11 Young Buddhist Project

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 23 Nov, 2018 - 16:39

“For me, just being with other young people… actually this is really important… there’s an energy, there’s a natural friendship, there’s a speaking the Dharma in our own language, in our own time, with our own metaphors, about the life decisions we are currently trying to make” - Singhamati, 2015.
 
In 2008 the European Chairs’ Assembly Development Team - which supports Triratna-wide initiatives around the world - ran a weekend retreat exploring how to inspire...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

The 'Big One': In Conversation with Prajnaketu

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 15 Nov, 2018 - 17:31

Prajnaketu, Triratna’s Young Buddhist Co-ordinator, gave the keynote talk at the 2018 ‘Big One’, which was on the theme of ‘Seek Truth, Release Life’.  His talk was entitled ‘A Religious Life’. 

In this conversation with Sadayasihi in the Beams on the last morning of the ‘Big One’ he talks about the significance for him of giving this talk as well as delving into his choice of the word ‘religious’ and how he has benefitted from taking part in a...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

'A religious life' - talk by Prajnaketu

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 5 Nov, 2018 - 12:00

'A religious life' - talk by Prajnaketu

By Prajnaketu on Mon, 5 Nov, 2018 - 12:00

Prajnaketu explores what a religious life looks like on the recent young Buddhists weekend at Adhisthana.

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Triratna Young Buddhists

The Big One: Preview of the Keynote Talk, 'Seek Truth, Release Life'

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 27 Oct, 2018 - 17:59

The Big One: Preview of the Keynote Talk, 'Seek Truth, Release Life'

By Sadayasihi on Sat, 27 Oct, 2018 - 17:59

This year Prajnaketu, Triratna’s Young Buddhist Co-ordinator, gave the keynote talk on the Big One on the theme of  ’Seek truth, release life’. In it he explores the Buddha’s Noble Quest and how we might follow his example by using the metaphor of leaving the palace so that we can go beyond into a truly ‘religious’ life.  Here is Prajnaketu kicking his talk off - the full talk will follow soon!

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Triratna Young Buddhists

'One of the best things I've done in my life'

By Prajnaketu on Tue, 4 Sep, 2018 - 18:19

'One of the best things I've done in my life'

By Prajnaketu on Tue, 4 Sep, 2018 - 18:19

Tejakula men’s summer Karuna appeal check in for the last time…
0.46 Declan
1.33 Vajragupta
2.08 Chris
3.37 Ramesh
5.35 Kusaladevi
6.50 Mike
8.00 Prajnaketu

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