Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Big Dana Discussion 2

By Dassini on Thu, 19 Feb, 2015 - 14:27

Big Dana Discussion 2

By Dassini on Thu, 19 Feb, 2015 - 14:27Transitioning to a dana economy:

Big Dana Discussion 2
(for all oms and mitras)
Friday 20 February
6.30pm - 9.30pm
at GBC


At the first Big Dana Discussion we resolved to meet again within 4 weeks, and so here we go..

The format for this evening is a conversation cafe, starting with homemade soup and bread. Feel free to bring any cake. Vegan baking in particular is always welcome, as are gluten-free offerings. If you’d...
Colchester Buddhist Centre
Colchester Buddhist Centre

2015 Programme

By RCheesley on Sat, 7 Feb, 2015 - 20:57

2015 Programme

By RCheesley on Sat, 7 Feb, 2015 - 20:57Regular programme for newcomers/drop-in:

  • Wednesday nights - 7.30pm-10.00pm - Newcomers Night Drop In
  • Friday afternoons - 1pm-2pm - Lunchtime meditation

Sangha night: Thursday nights - 7.30pm-10.00pm

January

Sun 11 - Gong Day with Karunacitta
Sat 24 - Women’s post mitra study **
Sat 31 - Council/Order gathering

February
Sun 15 - Paranirvana Day

March
Sun 1 - Seven papers - Initiation Into a New Life (again) SK *
Sat 7 - Women’s post mitra study **
Sun...
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Dharmabyte: Sangha as Bodhicitta Practice

By Rijupatha on Tue, 27 Jan, 2015 - 03:55
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In today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “Sangha as Bodhicitta Practice”, Vajratara suggests that of the Bodhicitta practises we might take up – the puja or the various reflections on the suffering of beings – the most useful and effective Bodhichitta practice is the practice of sangha, of spiritual community. Now there’s a thought! From the talk, “Generating Bodhi...
Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

The Big Dana Discussion #1

By Dassini on Wed, 21 Jan, 2015 - 09:46

The Big Dana Discussion #1

By Dassini on Wed, 21 Jan, 2015 - 09:46Saturday 24 January 2-5pm. Open to all mitras and order members. Starts at 2pm with vegan cake and coffee. Ends 5pm. If you’d like to be on the set up team, please come for 1pm. Bringing home-made vegan cake is a good idea. Or some gluten free goodies like nice crisps and nuts if you’re a shopper. Much appreciated, see you there.
Vajra Bell
Vajra Bell

Vajra Bell - Winter 2015

Vajra Bell - Winter 2015

By Rijupatha on Wed, 31 Dec, 2014 - 20:38In this issue of the Vajra Bell Newsletter:

Adhisthana: A New Home for the Triratna Buddhist Order and Community

“Stupa-fied: Inspiration Arises from Sacred Space” – by Barry Timmerman

Upcoming Retreats and Classes at Aryaloka

“Reflecting on an Introduction to Noble Silence Retreat” – by David Watt

Updates from the new Spiritual Vitality Council and Board of Directors

Sangha Notes from Aryaloka, Nagaloka, Portsmouth, Montana, Portsmouth, NYC and Concord

...
Sydney Buddhist Centre
Sydney Buddhist Centre

A big thank you for the Buddha Blitz

By Bodhidasa on Mon, 22 Dec, 2014 - 21:54

A big thank you for the Buddha Blitz

By Bodhidasa on Mon, 22 Dec, 2014 - 21:54The Sydney Buddhist Centre Management Committee and the Buddha Blitz team would like to thank all those who supported the Buddha Blitz.

People gave to the Blitz in many different ways. We raised a magnificent $33,467.80 - and we gained much more!

So we’re expressing our appreciation to the Sangha, not only for any monetary contribution people may have made, but also for the time, energy, skills, expertise, suggestions and goodwill that poured forth so readily right from...
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Dharmabyte: Sangha as Alternative Culture

By Rijupatha on Wed, 3 Dec, 2014 - 20:06
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In today’s FBA Dharmabyte, we present an excellent talk from Young Peoples Facilitator Kara Moses entitled “Sangha as Alternative Culture”. Kara talks about why industrialised Capitalist society presents us with particularly challenging conditions for Buddhist practise, and how the Sangha provides a radical positive alternative.
Sydney Buddhist Centre
Sydney Buddhist Centre

Sydney Sangha Day 2014

By Bodhidasa on Mon, 24 Nov, 2014 - 02:47

Sydney Sangha Day 2014

By Bodhidasa on Mon, 24 Nov, 2014 - 02:47Sangha Day was celebrated warmly this year in two special events expertly arranged by the Young Triratna sangha. The morning activity was an opportunity to reflect with gratitude on the joy and strengths of Sangha whilst the evening event brought eight new mitras into our community, some of whom came from one of our outreach initiatives - the Coogee Meditation Group.

Each of the new mitras’ qualities were soundly rejoiced in by member of the Order and, as is...
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Dharmabyte: Sangharakshita: The Early Years

By Rijupatha on Mon, 10 Nov, 2014 - 15:57
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In today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “Sangharakshita: The Early Years,” Dharmashalin gives us an overview of Sangharakshita’s early life and spiritual path before founding the Triratna Buddhist Community. A great primer for those wanting to know a bit more back-story about our teacher.
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Dharmabyte: The Bodhisattva and Evolution

By Rijupatha on Tue, 28 Oct, 2014 - 00:58
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In today’s FBA Dharmabyte, “The Bodhisattva and Evolution,” Sangharakshita introduces the figure of the Bodhisattva, who embodies the principle of perpetual self-transcendence. This is an excerpt from the talk, “The Bodhisattva Principle”.

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