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Individuality: Self-Contained and Boundless (Online Order/Mitra event from Adhisthana)

By shubhavyuha on Thu, 14 Jan, 2021 - 12:48

Individuality: Self-Contained and Boundless (Online Order/Mitra event from Adhisthana)

By shubhavyuha on Thu, 14 Jan, 2021 - 12:48

Individuality: Self-Contained and Boundless (Online Order/Mitra event from Adhisthana)
Led by Ratnaguna and Saddhanandi
17-21 February

Am I an individual, or just part of the group?

This is a question we need to keep trying to penetrate more deeply whether we are a Mitra or an Order member. It is a question that is central to the development of a saṅgha, a spiritual community, no individuals, no saṅgha. Any consideration of what the saṅgha is must therefore include as full an understanding as...

Taraloka Retreat Centre
Taraloka Retreat Centre

Online Taraloka retreat: Compassionate warrior training!

By SophieAnn on Sat, 9 Jan, 2021 - 10:00

Online Taraloka retreat: Compassionate warrior training!

By SophieAnn on Sat, 9 Jan, 2021 - 10:00

Only 2 weeks to go until this retreat kicks off, and now with only LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE!

For more information, or to book: https://www.taraloka.org.uk/retreats/online-compassionate-warrior-traini…...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

The Alchemical Heart (The Dharma Toolkit Podcast, Episode 35)

By Centre Team on Sun, 3 Jan, 2021 - 19:42

In this first podcast of 2021 we turn to the magic of inner transformation, with a special episode to mark our forthcoming Home Retreat on meditation: ‘The Alchemical Heart’ with Paramananda.

Happy New Year! May 2021 prove a kinder, more hopeful year for all.

In this first podcast of the year we turn to the magic of inner transformation, with a special episode to mark our forthcoming Home Retreat: ‘The Alchemical Heart’ with Paramananda.

In our conversation around the work involved...

Bump elbows, say hello!
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The Alchemical Heart: A Home Retreat with Paramananda (January 15-21)

By Centre Team on Tue, 29 Dec, 2020 - 17:16

The Alchemical Heart: A Home Retreat with Paramananda (January 15-21)

By Centre Team on Tue, 29 Dec, 2020 - 17:16

Twice daily sessions of meditation and exploration

First daily session (2 hrs):  IE & UK 09:30 | Europe CET 10:30 | India 14:00 | Australia AEDT 20.30 | New Zealand 22.30

Second daily session (1.5 hrs): USA PST 11:00 | México 13:00 | USA EST 14:00 | IE & UK 19:00 | Europe CET 20:00 | Australia AEDT 06.00 (next day) | New Zealand 08.00 (next day)

This online retreat tailored for...

Taraloka Retreat Centre
Taraloka Retreat Centre

How are you fixed for the upcoming festive period?

By SophieAnn on Fri, 18 Dec, 2020 - 10:49

How are you fixed for the upcoming festive period?

By SophieAnn on Fri, 18 Dec, 2020 - 10:49

Perhaps you’re going to be at a loose end? Or, maybe you need a focus? A reset for 2021? Or, perhaps you just need some company with like-minded folk?


Well, Taraloka are here for you! Our Winter and New Year retreats are going ahead *ONLINE* and, good news, there are still spaces!


So, join us to renew and connect during our Winter Retreat, open...

Bump elbows, say hello!
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Gathering Generosity (Online) Retreat at Adhisthana (Nov 23rd-26th)

By kusaladevi on Fri, 6 Nov, 2020 - 10:52

Gathering Generosity (Online) Retreat at Adhisthana (Nov 23rd-26th)

By kusaladevi on Fri, 6 Nov, 2020 - 10:52

Gathering Generosity (Online) Retreat at Adhisthana (Nov 23 - 26 )

Open to people of all levels of experience - everyone welcome

Start Date: 23rd Nov 2020

End Date: 26th Nov 2020

£5+ Dana (all dana for this retreat will help support Adhisthana)

Reserve a place here 

Offered by Alobhin, Ambaranta, Nagadipa and friends

This retreat is open to all who have an interest in celebrating and exploring generosity, practicing together as an International community and rejoicing in Triratna Volunteers. It is y/our opportunity to explore and celebrate the myriad ways generosity...

North London Buddhist Centre
North London Buddhist Centre

The Bodhisattva Response. Online Weekend Retreat with Visuddhimati & Lalitaraja -

By Ratnaprabha on Tue, 20 Oct, 2020 - 11:52

The Bodhisattva Response. Online Weekend Retreat with Visuddhimati & Lalitaraja -

By Ratnaprabha on Tue, 20 Oct, 2020 - 11:52

On this online retreat we’ll explore how to foster the Bodhisattva spirit within our own hearts as we respond to life’s ups and downs, inspired by the Bodhisattva Kshitigarbha. Seeking to keep the heart open to both joy and sorrow, we’ll be marking the anniversary of Sangharakshita’s death and celebrating Samhain, the ancient Celtic festival which marks the beginning of winter.

Suitable for regulars and people who have some experience of meditation and Buddhism. Not recommended for newcomers. See below to book.

The retreat will...

Taraloka Retreat Centre
Taraloka Retreat Centre

Mindfulness: A direct path to freedom - an online retreat

By SophieAnn on Fri, 16 Oct, 2020 - 16:54

Mindfulness: A direct path to freedom - an online retreat

By SophieAnn on Fri, 16 Oct, 2020 - 16:54

Maintaining steady, kindly awareness of changing phenomena is the essence of Satipatthana practice - the Buddha’s teaching on mindfulness in the service of liberation. Treat yourself to space, simplicity, beauty – inner and outer.


If you are training for ordination then please join Prasadavati, Maitrisiddhi, Maitrimala, Viryadhi for this journey into open-hearted wisdom from Saturday 21 November...

Taraloka Retreat Centre
Taraloka Retreat Centre

Story, magic and puppetry: Mandarava's upcoming online retreat

By SophieAnn on Tue, 13 Oct, 2020 - 13:15

Story, magic and puppetry: Mandarava's upcoming online retreat

By SophieAnn on Tue, 13 Oct, 2020 - 13:15

Here’s Mandarava, speaking about her upcoming retreat, Stories of Wisdom, Stories of Life retreat, now running *online* from Saturday 24 October to Thursday 29 October.

Mandarava’s puppetry and storytelling is legendary. During this retreat she’ll explore a simple, yet compelling, Jataka story. How are we are when we’re faced with our fear? How can we find ways to resource ourselves? 

Only 8 spaces left, so please book to avoid disappointment by visiting the Taraloka website.

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