Buddhafield
Buddhafield

Buddhafield is looking for retreat team

By lotusbuddhafield on Fri, 28 Jan, 2022 - 09:46

Buddhafield is looking for retreat team

By lotusbuddhafield on Fri, 28 Jan, 2022 - 09:46

Buddhafield is looking for retreat team, volunteer crew and cooks for Spring/Summer 2022

Our volunteers camp out on Buddhafield’s beautiful land in Devon, and work together in community to build, run and then dismantle our dana-based retreats. We share food, fireside songs and meditate together. Being part of a retreat team is a powerful experience of living simply, in community and close to nature.


The structure and atmosphere of being part of a retreat team is a combination of land-based community living, Team...

West London Buddhist Centre
West London Buddhist Centre

With Roots in the Sky

By Ratnadeva on Tue, 18 Jan, 2022 - 14:56

With Roots in the Sky

By Ratnadeva on Tue, 18 Jan, 2022 - 14:56

Online Meditation Retreat 23-29 January 2022

with Paramananda and Bodhilila

‘Imagine a sky, empty, spacious and pure from the beginning; the essence of the nature of mind is like this. Imagine a sun, luminous, clear, unobstructed, and spontaneously present; the nature of mind is like this. Imagine that sun shining out impartially on us and all things, penetrating all directions; the energy of mind, which is the manifestation of compassion, is like this; nothing can obstruct it and it pervades everywhere.’

from Tibetan Book of Living...

Taraloka Retreat Centre
Taraloka Retreat Centre

Compassionate Warrior Training ONLINE 15 - 21 January 2022

By Maitrisiddhi on Tue, 28 Dec, 2021 - 17:06

Compassionate Warrior Training ONLINE 15 - 21 January 2022

By Maitrisiddhi on Tue, 28 Dec, 2021 - 17:06

Become a warrior with a soft and open heart!  Online Taraloka retreat with Vidyamala and team, for Dharmacarinis and women training for ordination.

Drawing on both Satipatthana mindfulness teachings and Lojong mind training Bodhicitta teachings, this is a retreat designed for these times. As we continue to live through all the upheaval and uncertainty of the global pandemic we need to call on a kind of fearless presence, strength and courage within ourselves alongside kindness, empathy and compassion towards all beings. Satipatthana...

Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Live and work at Vajrasana Retreat Centre: two new roles...

By satyadasa on Tue, 2 Nov, 2021 - 14:51

Live and work at Vajrasana Retreat Centre: two new roles...

By satyadasa on Tue, 2 Nov, 2021 - 14:51

Vajrasana Retreat Centre in Suffolk has an exciting opportunity for two men to join the residential community. Successful applicants will be part of the team who look after this beautiful centre and the thousands of people who come on retreat every year.

The ideal candidates would be GFR mitras, although we would happily consider other mitras and Order members too. The growing community at Vajrasana (up to five) is a place of Sangha and kalyana mitrata. The London Buddhist Centre supports...

Buddhafield
Buddhafield

I Am Because We Are – Meditation Retreat

By lotusbuddhafield on Thu, 8 Apr, 2021 - 12:57

I Am Because We Are – Meditation Retreat

By lotusbuddhafield on Thu, 8 Apr, 2021 - 12:57

Led By: Singhashri, Kamalanandi & team
Location: Bowerwood, nr. Honiton in East Devon
Retreat Experience: Six months or more meditation experience
Age Group: Adults only

“I am because we are” is a traditional African saying from the Ubuntu tradition evoking the inherent truth of interdependence and the promise of Beloved Community.

We all yearn to find and engage with others in spaces of deep meaning and heart-felt belonging, where we are each doing our own work in authentic connection with one another. This is the ideal of...

West London Buddhist Centre
West London Buddhist Centre

There is a Field...

By Ratnadeva on Tue, 21 Jul, 2020 - 14:17

There is a Field...

By Ratnadeva on Tue, 21 Jul, 2020 - 14:17

Bodhilila recites Rumi on the first night of our ‘There is a Field…Online Retreat’ after talking about building community, building Sangha, maintaining connections and how we might integrate retreat conditions in the day to day. 

Extracted from the longer poem ‘The Great Wagon’.