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Taraloka Retreat Centre

Announcement of the Tonglen Retreat

By Saddhanandi on Fri, 21 Mar, 2014 - 14:44

Announcement of the Tonglen Retreat

By Saddhanandi on Fri, 21 Mar, 2014 - 14:44*Updated*: Click here for the latest from the retreat. Click + follow above to get notifications of new posts.

Today 24 Dharmacharinis will gather at Taraloka for a retreat on Tonglen.

Led by Saddhanandi, and supported by Ratnavandana, Yashobodhi and Vajramudita.

It will be a week of intensive meditation practice, taking place mainly in silence, and dedicated as an offering to the world and to alleviating suffering.

The retreat will be based around Tonglen...
Akashavana
Akashavana

new year and new plans

By acalavajri on Tue, 4 Feb, 2014 - 20:50

new year and new plans

By acalavajri on Tue, 4 Feb, 2014 - 20:50Hello from Manigarbha and I, back in community after a winter break.
We started the holiday with a trip to the Netherlands for a week of friendship and culture … it was the annual ‘International Documentary Festival’ and having been starved of culture for a while, it was just the treat we needed. That together with seeing good friends was very nourishing.

From there we went to UK, firstly to Tiratanaloka to meet with the ‘envisioners’ and do...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Adhisthana launches intensive women's and men’s Dharma Training Courses

By lokabandhu on Thu, 23 Jan, 2014 - 10:59

Adhisthana launches intensive women's and men’s Dharma Training Courses

By lokabandhu on Thu, 23 Jan, 2014 - 10:59Vidyaruchi writes with news of two full-time intensive Dharma Training Courses being launched at Adhisthana, Triratna’s new retreat centre near Malvern, UK. The first, a five-month course for women, begins in February. It will be followed by a similar course for men, running from September 2014 to January 2015. He says -

“Adhisthana is dedicated to teaching Sangharakshita’s presentation of the Dharma, faithful to the Buddha’s own teachings and honouring the best in all Buddhist schools...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Two weeks to go until International Urban Retreat starts

By lokabandhu on Sat, 26 Oct, 2013 - 05:56

Two weeks to go until International Urban Retreat starts

By lokabandhu on Sat, 26 Oct, 2013 - 05:56There’s only two weeks to go now till the start of Triratna’s third International Urban Retreat, which will start on Saturday November 9th. Many Triratna Buddhist Centres and groups across the world will be taking part, running meditations and events to encourage people to “go on retreat” for a week, but whilst staying at home and living their usual lives of work or family. The idea is to help create conditions to support people wanting to intensify their...
Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Young Buddhists Retreat. METTA: Blazing like the Sun

By sanghadhara on Tue, 27 Aug, 2013 - 21:12

Young Buddhists Retreat. METTA: Blazing like the Sun

By sanghadhara on Tue, 27 Aug, 2013 - 21:12This years “Big One” will be held at Adhisthana 8-10 November. It is a unique opportunity to come together in large numbers with other young Buddhists at our new spirtual home for Triratna, Adhisthana. We will be exploring the theme of Metta and how that can Blaze like the sun! There will be programme of meditation, talks, discussion groups and puja. I look forward to see you there. Singhamati

Book NOW through the adhisthana website:
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Centro Budista de Cuernavaca
Centro Budista de Cuernavaca

Retiro de Verano de Meditacion: Centro de Retiros Chintamani (Agosto 16-18)

By Nagapriya on Wed, 14 Aug, 2013 - 02:44

Retiro de Verano de Meditacion: Centro de Retiros Chintamani (Agosto 16-18)

By Nagapriya on Wed, 14 Aug, 2013 - 02:44Retiro de Verano de Meditacion.
Centro de Retiros Chintamani.
agosto 16 - 18

Re-orientar la mente hacia la libertad / Re-orientar la mente hacia la meditación.

Con la meditación, se puede investigar la naturaleza de la mente, pero una meditación eficaz es raramente factible, sin estabilizar la atención. La mente no ejercitada, oscila entre la agitación y la inactividad; entre la inquietud y el aburrimiento.

El cultivo de atención plena y amable, ha sido parte nuclear de...
Family Friendly Village Retreat - all welcome
Buddhafield Family Friendly Village

Full Village 2013 > what else is available?

By libbydavy on Tue, 6 Aug, 2013 - 11:40

Full Village 2013 > what else is available?

By libbydavy on Tue, 6 Aug, 2013 - 11:40We are a full village now for 2013! Bookings Closed.

Infact we seem to book out every year, just by word of mouth, and have had to start limiting numbers. Please book early next year to make sure you can come.

Part of creating this online space is to help us germinate other family friendly events within the Triratna movement. Anyone that has any energy at all to help make that happen, can find a way to get...
Family Friendly Village Retreat - all welcome
Buddhafield Family Friendly Village

Family Friendly Village 2013

By libbydavy on Tue, 23 Jul, 2013 - 11:57

Family Friendly Village 2013

By libbydavy on Tue, 23 Jul, 2013 - 11:57Bookings are open for this year’s magical gathering on the land at Frog’s mill from Monday 19 August—Monday 26 August 2013. All welcome, whether you have children or not!

Numbers are limited this year, so please book soon if you wish to be there.

If you have never been before, you might like to listen to Amaragita’s talk here.

There will be a wide range of interviews from new comers, kids, teens, regulars etc… coming...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Buddhafield Total Immersion Meditation Retreat: Beloved on the Earth

By Centre Team on Sun, 7 Jul, 2013 - 19:46

Buddhafield Total Immersion Meditation Retreat: Beloved on the Earth

By Centre Team on Sun, 7 Jul, 2013 - 19:46
Late Fragment by Raymond Carver
And did you get what
you wanted from this life, even so?
I did.
And what did you want?
To call myself beloved, to feel myself
beloved on the earth.
Led by Paramananda, Padmadasi and Maitridevi
Easterbrook, near Yeoford, Devon, Friday 6 September-Friday 4 October

Our relationship with the modern world is highly complex but, at heart, our feeling of ease in the world is dependent on being present, open and fully ourselves, with simplicity...
Buddhafield
Buddhafield

Buddhafield Photography

By Satyadarshin on Thu, 13 Jun, 2013 - 22:33

Buddhafield Photography

By Satyadarshin on Thu, 13 Jun, 2013 - 22:33I’ve recently uploaded a backlog of photos to the Buddhafield Flickr account.

I’ve been a consistent Buddhafield photographer since about 2010, when I bought a new Canon SX210 compact. I started because I was aware of a very serious lack of photos about the Buddhafield Café, with which I’ve volunteered and worked for about 14 years. I’d then recently taken on development of the Buddhafield website, www.buddhafield.com, which had been stuck in the...

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