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Dharmabyte: Patience, Pride and Evil Actions

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 14 Oct, 2019 - 14:00

Here Vairocana shares thoughts on patience, pride and evil actions as described in the Bodhicaryavatara, verse 21. Shantideva reflects that compassion arises upon seeing the suffering of the world and that this manifests in one loosening ones pride. This leads to a fear of the consequences of evil and a delight in Enlightenment itself, or as Shantideva puts it, delight in the Conquerors.

From the talk The Section on Evil from the Dhammapada given at Glasgow...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Pride 2018 in the Dublin Buddhist Centre

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 21 Sep, 2018 - 17:14

Pride 2018 in the Dublin Buddhist Centre

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 21 Sep, 2018 - 17:14

To celebrate Dublin Pride 2018, and Buddhist Action Month (BAM), the Dublin Buddhist Centre hosted a special Pride celebration on the 25th June. Kasey Tobin, a GFR Mitra involved in the event gives us a flavour of the event.

“This event was facilitated by a number of us in the Dublin Sangha with LGBT+ experiences.  As LGBT+ people we have seen a lot of progress in securing our human rights in the last few...

European Chairs' Assembly
European Chairs' Assembly

ECA Winter 2016: Days 5 & 6

By Munisha on Sun, 10 Jan, 2016 - 22:18

ECA Winter 2016: Days 5 & 6

By Munisha on Sun, 10 Jan, 2016 - 22:18

Yesterday the 35 or so European Chairs began the day with meditation as every day; followed by a presentation on the work of the College of Public Preceptors, from its Chair, Saddhaloka.

They looked at ideas for future international celebrations of Triratna: there’s the 60th anniversary of Dr Ambedkar’s conversion to Buddhism, which falls in 14th October this year and is so particularly important for our sangha in India. In April 2017 there is the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Friends of...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Buddhism, Sexuality, And Identity

By Candradasa on Tue, 30 Aug, 2011 - 18:55

Buddhism, Sexuality, And Identity

By Candradasa on Tue, 30 Aug, 2011 - 18:55

On thebuddhistcentre.com we’ll be bringing you the best Triratna video Dharma teaching, on the kinds of issues we hope you’ll want to bring your own practice to bear. This new talk by Munisha gets straight to the heart of the matter!

From Pride to Enlightenment: how does your sexuality relate to your sense of self? It’s important to cultivate a positive attitude to ourselves, but how might identity stop us achieving our greatest potential in life? And how...