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Alive in Nature! An Invitation (The Dharma Toolkit Podcast, Episode 39)

By Centre Team on Mon, 3 May, 2021 - 23:32

A special episode of the podcast to invite you to Alive In Nature! - a series of live meditations and Dharma adventures from the Scottish Highlands!

Find our more and reserve your space on Alive In Nature!

For three Saturdays in spring or autumn - whichever hemisphere you are in, whatever state of lockdown you’re living through - you’re invited to sit with us and the amazing team from the Dhanakosa community in the birch woods of the...

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Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center

Dhni. Aryavati and Mrs. Karade

By Saddhammapradip on Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 - 16:38

Dhni. Aryavati and Mrs. Karade

By Saddhammapradip on Thu, 25 Mar, 2021 - 16:38
Dhni. Aryavati and Mrs. Karade did solitary for seven days. As a Mitra from Kandivali for five days. Good to see Order members and Mitra really want to go deeper to understand oneslf.
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Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center

Puja around Stupa

By Saddhammapradip on Fri, 19 Mar, 2021 - 13:25

Puja around Stupa

By Saddhammapradip on Fri, 19 Mar, 2021 - 13:25
Chankraman and worshipping Guru Stupa during break between meditation in solitary retreat. Mrs. Kirade
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Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Center

Solitary Retreat - Dhni. Prashanti

By Saddhammapradip on Fri, 19 Mar, 2021 - 13:20

Solitary Retreat - Dhni. Prashanti

By Saddhammapradip on Fri, 19 Mar, 2021 - 13:20
Dhni. Prashanti and another Mitra from pimpri doing Meditation in main shrine.
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Kiranada - A Year of Silence (with Q & A): Highlighted Talk

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 12 Jun, 2019 - 18:48

Kiranada is an ordained Buddhist, a traveler, a renowned artist in (cruelty-free) silk, a teacher, an author and a Mom. Here she is at the Portsmouth Public Library in June 2019, reading from her book ‘A Year Of Silence’, an account of her year-long silent, solitary retreat in the New Zealand bush.

As one of her last engagements before heading off to Kentucky and Missouri to begin a further 3-year solitary, silent retreat, this is a wonderful opportunity to hear what it...

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Buddhist Centre Features

Podcast: Kiranada - Readings from 'A Year of Silence'

By Candradasa on Thu, 6 Jun, 2019 - 21:30

Kiranada is an ordained Buddhist, a traveler, a renowned artist in (cruelty-free) silk, a teacher, an author and a Mom. Here she is at the Portsmouth Public Library in June 2019, reading from her book ‘A Year Of Silence’, an account of her year-long silent, solitary retreat in the New Zealand bush. 

As one of her last engagements before heading off to Kentucky and Missouri to begin a further 3-year solitary, silent retreat, this is a wonderful opportunity to hear what it...

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Community Highlights

Book Review of Vajragupta's book 'Wild Awake'

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 23 Apr, 2018 - 14:46

Book Review of Vajragupta's book 'Wild Awake'

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 23 Apr, 2018 - 14:46

In Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature Vajragupta draws on twenty-five years of experience going into nature alone. He recounts how these ‘solitary retreats’ have changed him, how he fell in love with the places he stayed in and the creatures there and includes a helpful A-Z guide on how to go about your own solitary retreat.  Wild Awake is available from Windhorse Publications as a paperback or an eBook.

Here is a review of Wild Awake...

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Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature - New Book by Vajragupta

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 12 Mar, 2018 - 11:47

Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature - New Book by Vajragupta

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 12 Mar, 2018 - 11:47

Windhorse Publications have announced the public release of Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature which is now available as a paperback or an eBook.

Wild Awake will soon be found in UK-based and European Triratna centre bookshops. The book will take a bit longer to emerge in bookshops outside the UK and Europe,  as the book distributors’ release in the US and the Americas is in June.

In Wild Awake, Vajragupta draws on twenty-five years of experience going into nature alone. He recounts how these...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

New Book by Vajragupta – Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature

By Helen - Windhor... on Tue, 6 Mar, 2018 - 10:57

New Book by Vajragupta – Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature

By Helen - Windhor... on Tue, 6 Mar, 2018 - 10:57

We now announce the public release! Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature is available for worldwide purchase from our website as paperback or eBook.

Wild Awake will soon be found in UK-based and European Triratna centre bookshops. Note our book distributors’ release in the US and the Americas is in June, so books will take a bit longer to emerge in bookshops outside the UK and Europe.  

In Wild Awake, Vajragupta draws on twenty-five years of...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

Interview with Vajragupta on Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature

By Helen - Windhor... on Thu, 19 Oct, 2017 - 09:23

Interview with Vajragupta on Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature

By Helen - Windhor... on Thu, 19 Oct, 2017 - 09:23

Vajragupta is ordained within the Triratna Buddhist movement, and the author of a couple of our bestsellers. Sailing the Worldly Winds and Buddhism: Tools for Living Your Life provide clear introductions and guidance to incorporating meditation and Buddhist practices into daily life. Vajragupta also wrote The Triratna Story, which provides perspectives on the Triratna Buddhist movement from its beginnings in the 1970s to the modern day.

Vajragupta is currently working on two books – Wild Awake, which we will publish...

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