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Question and Answer session with Aloka

By Sanghanistha on Mon, 10 Apr, 2017 - 12:22

Question and Answer session with Aloka

By Sanghanistha on Mon, 10 Apr, 2017 - 12:22

We’re very pleased to announce that as part of our 2017 Open Men’s Summer Retreat relaunch, Aloka has agreed to come and do a question and answer session on the retreat. Other highlights on this retreat will include talks by Saddharaja and optional yoga sessions with Dharmapriya.

To book your place: https://www.padmaloka.org.uk/retreats/2017/gateways-enlightenment

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

NEW website for Sudarshanaloka Retreat Centre

By Ratnavyuha on Thu, 16 Mar, 2017 - 01:52

NEW website for Sudarshanaloka Retreat Centre

By Ratnavyuha on Thu, 16 Mar, 2017 - 01:52

Hi everyone.

Wanted to let you know we have a NEW website!

Not only does it show you all the upcoming events at Sudarshanaloka, it also allows you to see when our solitary cabins are available. And you can now book online, right now.

If you are travelling to New Zealand and fancy a group retreat, a solitary, or perhaps just want to stay in our community house when there are no retreats on … please book online or email us. We’d love...

Triratna News
Triratna News

New Vajrasana: the first five months

By Munisha on Thu, 20 Oct, 2016 - 15:12

New Vajrasana: the first five months

By Munisha on Thu, 20 Oct, 2016 - 15:12

Two years ago the London Buddhist Centre (LBC) demolished most of Vajrasana, its much loved retreat centre in Suffolk. After a huge redevelopment, the centre ceremonially reopened in May. Watch the ceremony highlights.  

Singhamanas looks back:

“The London Buddhist Centre here in Bethnal Green, east London, had been getting busier year-on-year with most of our classes and retreats oversubscribed. We needed to increase the capacity at Vajrasana so that more people could experience the...

Buddhafield
Buddhafield

Buddhafield 2017 Retreats Programme

By Sarah Boak on Tue, 4 Oct, 2016 - 14:58

Buddhafield 2017 Retreats Programme

By Sarah Boak on Tue, 4 Oct, 2016 - 14:58

We’re thrilled to let you know that Buddhafield’s 2017 Retreats programme is now open for booking!

If you’ve never been on a Buddhafield retreat before, or are a regular, come and experience the beauty of nature, meditation, community and connection with us.

Our Sacred Landscape Yatra, which was sold out last year, is walking a sacred route from Feniton to Glastonbury over six days in April. The Women’s Retreat is back,...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Using The Internet On Retreat - What's The Problem?

By mokshini on Fri, 2 Sep, 2016 - 22:32

Maitreyi raises the point that it seems that more and more retreatants don’t heed the request not not to use their mobile phones on retreat.  But what are we in danger of losing when we crave continual connection to friends and family or reach for our phone the moment boredom or aloneness sets in? She suggests that it is only when we allow ourselves to experience a sense of aloneness, and truly give ourselves a chance to be with our experience...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Total Immersion - it's not about swimming

By Munisha on Wed, 24 Aug, 2016 - 08:21

Total Immersion - it's not about swimming

By Munisha on Wed, 24 Aug, 2016 - 08:21

Vajrapriya reports from this summer’s 28-day Buddhafield ‘Total Immersion’ retreat 2016 which took place in England in May and June, led by him and Kamalashila.

“’A world-class event!’ declared an Order member reporting out. Looking round the cluster of comrades gathered in the home-made dome, in a slightly boggy Devon field, it was easy to underestimate the extraordinariness of this event.

‘Total immersion’ doesn’t just refer to the intensity of meditation, but also to immersion in the elements....

Triratna News
Triratna News

Spanish sangha gets its first retreat centre!

By Munisha on Tue, 23 Aug, 2016 - 16:39

Spanish sangha gets its first retreat centre!

By Munisha on Tue, 23 Aug, 2016 - 16:39

Things are getting exciting for Valencia Buddhist Centre, Spain: they’re buying Triratna’s Spanish sangha’s first-ever retreat centre. Moksananda’s video gives a good impression of its flavour (4-minutes).

Puzzled? Haven’t we already got two Spanish retreat centres, Akashavana and Guhyaloka? Yes, but they’re owned by British charities and their retreats - international and largely English-speaking - are for the Order or are closed ordination retreats. This one will be owned and run by Spanish people, in Spanish for the Spanish Order and Movement more generally.
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London Buddhist Centre
London Buddhist Centre

The New Vajrasana Grand Opening Weekend

By Singhamanas on Mon, 9 May, 2016 - 14:19

The New Vajrasana Grand Opening Weekend

By Singhamanas on Mon, 9 May, 2016 - 14:19

Saturday the 28th & Sunday the 29th May
After five years of planning and two years of building work, the new retreat centre is finally opening with a weekend of special events. Both days feature tours of the building and a ritual dedication of the centre. The Public Opening on the 28th will include introductions to meditation and a talk by the architects, while the Sangha Opening on the 29th will focus around an opening ritual led by Subhuti. 
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Triratna News
Triratna News

NewsByte: Mexico City's retreat marathon

By Munisha on Wed, 16 Mar, 2016 - 16:33

NewsByte: Mexico City's retreat marathon

By Munisha on Wed, 16 Mar, 2016 - 16:33

The latest NewsByte from Triratna video project Clear Vision offers a snapshot of a thriving Triratna sangha in Central America, capable of organising five back-to-back/simultaneous retreats over Christmas. (10 minutes)

Follow Clear Vision on The Buddhist Centre Online.

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