Sunday October 15th 2023 with Yashobodi Following an engaging and thought-provoking event held last Spring, we invite you once more to take part in a day of exploration and practice through meditation and reflective writing with Yashobodhi and others. We will gently delve into our experience following writing prompts and working with images and metaphors. No previous experience required!
On this retreat Vessantara will guide us through practices that will penetrate to the the wisdom at the heart of this text. Through symbols and imagery we will bring about a mystic marriage of insight and imagination.
So, how do you practise a Mahayana sutra? Can you take it deep into your being, so that it’s vision affects your whole life?
The Mindfulness of Breathing is the practice that gives us a structure to take our awareness into the breath, the body, the feelings, the mind and the nature of phenomena.
Over the past six weeks Dhammarati has been leading a series on the Anapanasati Sutta - the Buddha’s instructions on this practice. This Q&A session was offered to the 200 people on the course; watch for a sneak-peak at what next week’s Order retreat on the Satipatthana will be like. There...
At the end of May Adhisthana hosted a long weekend for the first national People of Colour retreat for the UK. While Triratna POC events have been running in London for over thirty years, this is the first time that there has been a national retreat offered for people of colour drawing on Sangha’s from around the UK.
The teaching team for the retreat was Surygupta (Chair of the London Buddhist Cente), Bodhilila (Chair of the West London...
On a Silent Retreat at Taraloka, Samantabhadri honours silence as significant spiritual practice where we dwell more deeply with ourselves, with others, with nature and the objective world, and within a developing atmosphere. All this opens a vision of experiencing ‘Reality as it is’ (Sangharakshita). From the talk Silence: Practice and Vision given at Taraloka Retreat Centre, 2022.
For Our forthcoming Yoga Retreat with Sadhita in Suryavana 22-28 June. We are offering singles (£850), doubles (£650) and one of the rooms called “Dana” - Generosity, as dormitory style room (£450) for our forthcoming Yoga retreat at Suryavana. Do join us! Contact Sadhita info [at] bodhiyoga.es
The retreat is held in Lillomarkskapellet, previously a ’sportschapel’ in the forest, 40 minutes’ drive from Oslo. It is quiet with beautiful surroundings; a small lake for swimming and natural walks in the forest. Rooms are shared with 3-4 others. We ask for regular meditation practice for some years.
The Buddha was known as the awakened one, but what does it mean to really wake up? Buddhism is clear that this awakening is more than just intellectual knowledge. More importantly it is an opening of the heart and imagination to our own deepest nature and our place in the world. During this online retreat we will be looking at how we might deepen into ourselves and open to the world through our practice of meditation and ritual.