Taraloka Retreat Centre
Taraloka Retreat Centre

Explore the Three Myths of the Spiritual Life - on Open Dimensions of Being

By nataliak on Thu, 12 May, 2022 - 16:46

Explore the Three Myths of the Spiritual Life - on Open Dimensions of Being

By nataliak on Thu, 12 May, 2022 - 16:46

What is the underlying myth behind your approach to the spiritual life? Are you striving to develop yourself? Uncovering your Buddha nature? Or are you surrendering to something much bigger than yourself? (Or a bit of all three?)

Come explore the three myths of the spiritual life on Open Dimensions of Being - a retreat for Mitras from 1st - 8th July. https://taraloka.org.uk/open

Buddhafield
Buddhafield

Buddhafield 2022 retreat season now open for booking

By lotusbuddhafield on Fri, 19 Nov, 2021 - 10:10

Buddhafield 2022 retreat season now open for booking

By lotusbuddhafield on Fri, 19 Nov, 2021 - 10:10

We’ve just added our 2022 retreat season to our website. Over the course of ten events, we’ll be welcoming families, people training for ordination, beginners and more experienced practitioners. Our popular Spring Yatra walking retreat is back for the first time since 2019 and we are thrilled to be partnering with Tirartnaloka to offer a women’s training for ordination retreat on our land nr. Broadhembury in East Devon. 

Buddhafield events are all held under open skies and in...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Planning Our Live Events for 2022: Let us know what you think!

By Centre Team on Fri, 5 Nov, 2021 - 12:44

Planning Our Live Events for 2022: Let us know what you think!

By Centre Team on Fri, 5 Nov, 2021 - 12:44

So far in 2021 The Buddhist Centre Online has hosted two home retreats - the inspiring and popular Alchemical Heart with Paramananda and the wonderfully rich In the Footsteps of the Buddha with Nagasiddhi and Mandarava; we’ve had Dharma seminars on the key Buddhist text, the Bodhicaryavatara, with Nagabodhi; ‘Looking into the Well’ writing workshops with Yashobodhi; movement and meditation classes with Jayachitta and much more besides…and the year isn’t over yet!

We are currently making plans for 2022. We’d...

Taraloka Retreat Centre
Taraloka Retreat Centre

2021 residential retreats now available for booking!

By nataliak on Thu, 17 Jun, 2021 - 16:41

2021 residential retreats now available for booking!

By nataliak on Thu, 17 Jun, 2021 - 16:41

Following a successful reopening, we’re pleased to say our programme of residential retreats is now up and available for booking! It’s been so wonderful to have retreatants on Tara’s land again. Have a look at what’s available and book asap - they’re filling up quickly! 

If you’re wondering how social distancing measures will affect your experience of being on retreat, here’s what a couple of our retreatants have said… 

Taraloka Retreat Centre
Taraloka Retreat Centre

Video links to various clips of Ratnasuri

By Hridayagita on Thu, 3 Oct, 2019 - 12:11

Video links to various clips of Ratnasuri

By Hridayagita on Thu, 3 Oct, 2019 - 12:11

A set of links to video clips of Ratnasuri talking about various aspects of her practice over the years.  

Ratnasuri on ordaining women - A clip from ‘Buddhist Women Speak on Ordination’ https://vimeo.com/358868155
Ratnasuri on becoming the first women’s Public Preceptor: https://vimeo.com/358805020
Ratnasuri on Dharma practice including attitudes to her death: https://vimeo.com/358863346
Ratnasuri on moving to Taraloka: https://vimeo.com/358788744
Ratnasuri on attitudes to money and time off: https://vimeo.com/358791961
Ratnasuri on aging in a retreat centre community: https://vimeo.com/358814092
Ratnasuri on her interests: https://vimeo.com/358819254
Ratnasuri on...

Padmaloka Retreat Centre
Padmaloka Retreat Centre

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

Triratna Highlights
Triratna 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 Utpaladhi on Tue, 4 Oct, 2016 - 14:58

Buddhafield 2017 Retreats Programme

By Utpaladhi 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,...

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