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Mindfulness for Stress Workshop

By Ratnaprabha on Thu, 28 May, 2020 - 10:33

Mindfulness for Stress Workshop

By Ratnaprabha on Thu, 28 May, 2020 - 10:33

Saturday 6 June 14:30-17:00, online with the North London Buddhist Centre

Plunge in and experience how mindfulness practice can help with stress. An ideal introductory session for newcomers, also suitable for experienced mindfulness practitioners and meditators. The session leader, Niccy Lowit, is a practising Buddhist and an accredited Breathworks Mindfulness Teacher.

Niccy says: “Happiness is a skill. This is what the ancient practice of mindfulness teaches, and what modern psychology research has shown. The wonderful thing is that this skill,...

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The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times

Free Online Course from Wildmind

By bodhipaksa on Thu, 16 Apr, 2020 - 14:23

Free Online Course from Wildmind

By bodhipaksa on Thu, 16 Apr, 2020 - 14:23

To help people deal with the stress and anxiety of the coronavirus pandemic, I’ve been offering a 28-day meditation course online: Finding Calm and Balance in a Crisis

The course includes 28 guided meditations, recorded specially for the course, accompanied by a short reading. The readings and meditations are delivered to you daily by email.

So far more than 1,300 people have signed up for the course. But there’s always room for more!

Click here to enroll in the meditation course.

With love,
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Community Highlights
The Community Toolkit for Uncertain Times

The Fear Issue (The Dharma Toolkit Daily, Episode 4)

By Centre Team on Thu, 26 Mar, 2020 - 01:07

“What went before — let go of that!
All that’s to come — have none of it!
Don’t hold on to what’s in between,
And you’ll wander fully at peace.”

The Buddha

Today we look a key aspect of this most strange of times: fear itself. Whether it’s the virus, other people, or your own mind that sometimes gets to you. Whether you’re oddly calm, having to work with mild anxiety, or find yourself in the throes of full blown panic...

Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

Vidyamala: On Building Bridges To Buddhism In The World

By mokshini on Tue, 21 Jun, 2016 - 04:00

Vidyamala: On Building Bridges To Buddhism In The World

By mokshini on Tue, 21 Jun, 2016 - 04:00

For Buddhist Action Month 2016 we asked our friends from around the world to say what the Bodhisattva Ideal means to them…

Vidyamala is the inspirational founder of the Breathworks movement, introducing deep mindfulness practice for those suffering from chronic pain and stress. Here she explores how innovative approaches can revitalise the Dharma as traditional Buddhism finds its place in a world that desperately needs its message of wisdom and compassion.

More at thebuddhistcentre.com/bam - get involved!

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Triratna News
Triratna News

Vishvapani on the radio

By Munisha on Fri, 11 Jul, 2014 - 17:09

Vishvapani on the radio

By Munisha on Fri, 11 Jul, 2014 - 17:09Triratna’s Vishvapani lives in Cardiff, Wales, and broadcasts regularly on Buddhism and mindfulness in the UK media. Here’s a roundup of broadcasts from the last couple of months.

Thought for the Day is a 2-minute daily slot on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Today’ programme, where people of several faiths offer comment on current affairs. Here are his latest offerings.

14th May 2014 The Buddha’s Significance Today (his Buddha Day talk)
27th June 2014 ...
Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: What is Mindfulness Practice?

By Rijupatha on Thu, 17 Apr, 2014 - 14:43
Today’s FBA Dharmabyte is from Vishvapani, entitled “What is Mindfulness Practice?” As interest in mindfulness grows in across society, Vishvapani looks at the path beyond an eight-week course and asks, what is the real significance of mindfulness practice? He identifies the key elements that are present from the very start of mindfulness practice and describes how the same elements work at many levels and can become a path to liberation.

This is...