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.

Clear Vision Trust
Clear Vision Trust

Retreating in Mexico

By Amaradaya on Thu, 3 Mar, 2016 - 17:10

Retreating in Mexico

By Amaradaya on Thu, 3 Mar, 2016 - 17:10

Mexico City is home to not one but two succesful Buddhist Centres! Watch how they spent their time over Christmas and New Year with 5 back to back retreats!

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

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Adhisthana Programme 2016

Adhisthana Programme 2016

By akasajoti on Fri, 8 Jan, 2016 - 15:46

Here’s the updated Adhisthana programme for 2016.

London Buddhist Centre
London Buddhist Centre

New Bespoke Buddhist Retreat Centre Coming Soon!

By Singhamanas on Fri, 10 Jul, 2015 - 12:30

New Bespoke Buddhist Retreat Centre Coming Soon!

By Singhamanas on Fri, 10 Jul, 2015 - 12:30

Maitrivajri, Vajrasana Project Coordinator, writes;

We are now a third of the way through the building of our new retreat centre. The elegant steel framework for the shrine room and simple precast concrete portal frames for the communal areas have been installed. The accommodation block, which runs parallel to the rear of the site, is taking shape - the concrete block walls are up to roof height - the position of bedrooms, bathrooms and toilets clearly defined. The foot print of each of the...

Padmaloka Retreat Centre
Padmaloka Retreat Centre

Themes for Ordination Retreats 2 and 3 Announced

By Sanghanistha on Tue, 2 Jun, 2015 - 18:49

Themes for Ordination Retreats 2 and 3 Announced

By Sanghanistha on Tue, 2 Jun, 2015 - 18:49

You may have noticed several short Ordination Training Retreats in the Padmaloka programme, well we can now announce the theme for Ordination Training Retreats 2 and 3. For all the info click here

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