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Metta Vihara (new Netherlands Retreat Centre) now nearly ready!

By lokabandhu on Tue, 7 Feb, 2012 - 15:18

Metta Vihara (new Netherlands Retreat Centre) now nearly ready!

By lokabandhu on Tue, 7 Feb, 2012 - 15:18Jan Deckers writes from Ghent, in Belgium, with the excellent news their new retreat centre Metta Vihara is nearly ready. Triratna’s Dutch and Belgian Sanghas have for many years been fundraising, property-searching, planning and seeking official permissions for a new Buddhist Retreat Centre in the South of the Netherlands - and it’s nearly here! He says -

“We can hardly believe it ourselves: the building is nearly finished. If the gods allow it we will take possession...
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News following a three-year retreat...

By lokabandhu on Mon, 23 Jan, 2012 - 11:02

News following a three-year retreat...

By lokabandhu on Mon, 23 Jan, 2012 - 11:02Vessantara, ordained in 1974 and recently returned from a three-year retreat, writes with news of his return, a brief glimpse of what it was like to be on retreat for three years - and what he plans to do next… He says -“In the summer of 2008 FWBO News (as it was then) reported that Vijayamala and I were going to France to do a 3-year retreat in a couple of old wooden circus wagons in the...

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