Buddhist Action Month began for some members of the Sheffield sangha on Sunday May 29, with the day retreat ‘Natural Dharma’ a Work that Reconnects day in a wonderful woodland setting. It was the first proper event hosted by Kuladitya and Cecilie in their woodland (and gorgeous yurt!), which they are slowly but surely restoring from Pine plantation to Oak woodland. Whereas only a few months ago the ground was covered by Bracken and Brambles, now it was dappled with Bluebells, Stichwort,...
Buddhist Action Month began for some members of the Sheffield sangha on Sunday May 29, with Work that Reconnects in a wonderful woodland setting. It was the first proper event hosted by Kuladitya and Cecilie in their woodland (and gorgeous yurt!), which they are slowly but surely restoring from Pine plantation to Oak woodland. Whereas only a few months ago the ground was covered by Bracken and Brambles, now it was dappled with Bluebells, Stichwort, and more delicate Lady Ferns. Well done,...
I hope you’re all enjoying the ending of the rain and the threatening of spring! As we move into March, make sure that the date of the next younger sangha evening is in your diaries - Saturday 16th March, this time led by Kate. We’ll be exploring the Buddha’s decision to teach the Dharma after his enlightenment, and the profound vision he had which inspired him to do so.
By Christine on Mon, 9 Feb, 2015 - 19:54“May all beings be happy in their heart of hearts!”
This day of study, reflection and ritual will explore the richness of the Karaniya Metta Sutta, the Buddha’s discourse on universal loving kindness. In particular, we’ll examine how can we make this teaching more relevant to our everyday lives and to our engagement in the world. Open to all.
Led by Khemasuri and Suddhacandika with support from Karaniya Metta Kula. Please bring a veggie lunch to share.
By Munisha on Sun, 20 Jul, 2014 - 20:56Sally Birch (of Sheffield, previously of Deal) was ordained privately on Thursday 17th July at Tiratanaloka, and publicly on Saturday 19th July at the Sheffield Buddhist Centre, UK.
She becomes Dayaraksita (long second and last ‘a’s, and a dot under the ’s’), a sanskrit name meaning ‘She who is Protected by Kindness’.
Westernised spelling: Dayarakshita
Private preceptor Subhadramati, public preceptor Ratnadharini
By Munisha on Tue, 1 Jul, 2014 - 14:18Mark Wells writes from Sheffield, where it turns out BAM is not over after all, as they still have one event to go!
“We had the ‘Positive and Effective Activism’ event yesterday for BAM, which went very well. There were eight of us there, which I was delighted with. We had a really good, and at times moving, discussion about what motivates us as activists (or potential activists). Quite a few people there were very interested in...
By lokabandhu on Wed, 20 Mar, 2013 - 06:02Ratnadharini writes with news of an ordination in Sheffield, UK, saying - “I am delighted to introduce a new Order Member to you: Gemma Lyus was privately ordained by Punyamala last Thursday morning, during a dedicated ordination retreat at Tiratanaloka; her public ordination then took place at the Sheffield Buddhist Centre last weekend, on Saturday 16th March - with myself as Public Preceptor.
She becomes Kamalanandi, ‘She Who Delights in the Red Lotus’.