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Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature - New Book by Vajragupta

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 12 Mar, 2018 - 11:47

Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature - New Book by Vajragupta

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 12 Mar, 2018 - 11:47

Windhorse Publications have announced the public release of Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature which is now available as a paperback or an eBook.

Wild Awake will soon be found in UK-based and European Triratna centre bookshops. The book will take a bit longer to emerge in bookshops outside the UK and Europe,  as the book distributors’ release in the US and the Americas is in June.

In Wild Awake, Vajragupta draws on twenty-five years of experience going into nature alone. He recounts how these...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

New Book by Vajragupta – Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature

By Helen - Windhor... on Tue, 6 Mar, 2018 - 10:57

New Book by Vajragupta – Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature

By Helen - Windhor... on Tue, 6 Mar, 2018 - 10:57

We now announce the public release! Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature is available for worldwide purchase from our website as paperback or eBook.

Wild Awake will soon be found in UK-based and European Triratna centre bookshops. Note our book distributors’ release in the US and the Americas is in June, so books will take a bit longer to emerge in bookshops outside the UK and Europe.  

In Wild Awake, Vajragupta draws on twenty-five years of...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Sangharakshita's diary

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 5 Feb, 2018 - 12:55

Sangharakshita's diary

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 5 Feb, 2018 - 12:55

Sthanashraddha is Bhante’s secretary. He writes from AdhisthanaUK:

December
December is an unusual month here at Adhisthana, it becomes fairly quiet in the communities and quite a few people go away, either to see family or attend retreats. At the same time the centre swells and fills to capacity as the London Buddhist Centre holds its annual beginners winter retreat here. Bhante’s December largely followed a similar rhythm, being very quite with a slowing down...

Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Scottish Sangha week at Dhanakosa

By Billy on Tue, 23 Aug, 2016 - 22:54

Scottish Sangha week at Dhanakosa

By Billy on Tue, 23 Aug, 2016 - 22:54

26 August - 2 September

The retreat will focus on the 4 Sangrahavastus (means of unification of the sangha) - giving, loving speech, beneficial action and exemplification and is open to anyone who regularly attends classes at a Triratana group or centre in Scotland.

 with Amoghavira, Dhiraka, Satyapada„ Abhayavaca and Shraddhadharani

There are still places available.  Book through Dhanakosa

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Sub25s retreat - an Opportunity to Awaken 1st-3rd July

By Prajnaketu on Thu, 23 Jun, 2016 - 16:31

Sub25s retreat - an Opportunity to Awaken 1st-3rd July

By Prajnaketu on Thu, 23 Jun, 2016 - 16:31

Adhisthana, Herefordshire UK

A weekend open to all aged under 25, newcomers and regulars, exploring what it means to live a meaningful life as young people, what we can offer the world and how we can move forward together.

Book now -
adhisthana.org/retreat/?ev=92

£70/50 with bursary places available

Exeter Triratna Group
Exeter Triratna Group

Day Retreat to celebrate Buddha Day

By Nandavajra on Sun, 15 May, 2016 - 17:55

Day Retreat to celebrate Buddha Day

By Nandavajra on Sun, 15 May, 2016 - 17:55

Day Retreat to celebrate Buddha Day - ‘The Buddha’s Victory’

Sunday 22nd May, 10.30 until 4.30 (arriving from 10.00)   by donation

at Bothenhampton Village Hall, BRIDPORT

A day celebrating the Buddha’s Awakening through Meditation, Reflection, shared lunch and more…….Buddha Day is one of the most important festival days in the Buddhist calendar, and forms part of Wesak. We’ll have readings from sutras, meditation, talk & discussion, together with a puja.
bring a veggie lunch item to share

Postcode DT6 4BJ for...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Buddhafield 2016!

By Candradasa on Tue, 19 Jan, 2016 - 18:15

Buddhafield 2016!

By Candradasa on Tue, 19 Jan, 2016 - 18:15

Satydarshin over at Buddhafield has provided this most excellent graphic overview of the events planned so far in 2016.

Download and keep! 

Further information 
www.buddhafield.com/festival
www.buddhafield.com/gea
www.buddhafield.com/retreats

Young Triratna Sydney
Young Triratna Sydney

23-25 October Meditation Retreat (18-35 yrs) - "The Wilderness Between Our Ears"

By jbirdjbirdjbird on Thu, 1 Oct, 2015 - 01:24

23-25 October Meditation Retreat (18-35 yrs) - "The Wilderness Between Our Ears"

By jbirdjbirdjbird on Thu, 1 Oct, 2015 - 01:24

This October we will be exploring the “wilderness between our ears” . The retreat will have plenty of instruction and time for practice over this spacious weekend.

Come and spend time in the natural surrounds of the Georges River valley in south west Sydney, with like-minded young people who want to affect change in themselves and the world around them.

What’s on offer?
A weekend retreat at the Sydney Buddhist Centre’s retreat centre in Minto Heights. All accommodation and meals are inclusive. There will...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

The Big One 2015: just weeks to go....

By Singhamati on Wed, 9 Sep, 2015 - 18:12

The Big One 2015: just weeks to go....

By Singhamati on Wed, 9 Sep, 2015 - 18:12

Our annual gathering of Triratna Young Buddhists’ is just weeks away: 16-18th October at Adhisthana.  “Timeless Wisdom, Modern World” is the theme of this years retreat, with talks from Kusalasara, Moksatara and Vidyavachin, as well as discussion, meditation, and puja!  Don’t miss this precious opportunity to practice together in large numbers with other young adults, meet with friends old and new and enjoy the gracewaves of Adhisthana.

Book now at adhisthana.org...

Adhisthana
Adhisthana

Five spaces for men have become available on our Spiritual Rebirth retreat with Vessantara in two weeks time...

By akasajoti on Mon, 7 Sep, 2015 - 16:46

Five spaces for men have become available on our Spiritual Rebirth retreat with Vessantara in two weeks time...

By akasajoti on Mon, 7 Sep, 2015 - 16:46

This is the third meditation retreat led by Vessantara at Adhisthana circling round the mandala of spiritual practice. This time we come to spiritual rebirth. How can we deepen and strengthen our connection with Enlightenment, with our potential for limitless compassionate awareness beyond greed, hatred, and delusion, so that it then pervades all aspects of our Dharma life? We shall explore this through presentations from Vessantara, guided meditations, optional meditation reviews, ritual and puja, and with the support of several...

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