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New Writing By Sangharakshita: Some Reflections On The Garava Sutta

By Sangharakshita on Mon, 1 May, 2017 - 16:11

New Writing By Sangharakshita: Some Reflections On The Garava Sutta

By Sangharakshita on Mon, 1 May, 2017 - 16:11

This new piece by Sangharakshita appeared originally on his own website - read more articles and interviews there.

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One is never too old to learn. It is only relatively late in my Dharma life that I have become more aware of or have focused on the Garava Sutta of the Pali Canon. This is not to say that I did not know of its existence but that it started having a significance for me that...

Triratna International Council
Triratna International Council

Chanting The Karaniya Metta Sutta

By Centre Team on Wed, 3 Aug, 2016 - 20:21

Rounding off the opening day of the 2016 Triratna International Council, a treat from the team of members of the Order representing India. The Karaniya Metta Sutta - source of the loving kindness practice central to Triratna’s approach to Buddhism and meditation - chanted beautifully in the gathering dark at Adhisthana.

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Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Sheffield Younger Sangha 6th of Feb

By Prajnaketu on Fri, 29 Jan, 2016 - 15:08

Sheffield Younger Sangha 6th of Feb

By Prajnaketu on Fri, 29 Jan, 2016 - 15:08

‘In the seen only the seen’ - a look at the Bahiya Sutta led by Francis

6pm optional bring ‘n’ share meal

7.30 start

Online Meditators
Online Meditators

Meditations from the Anuruddha Sutta - Week 4, Deeper Into The Breath

By Candradasa on Mon, 27 Jul, 2015 - 14:49

Meditations from the Anuruddha Sutta - Week 4, Deeper Into The Breath

By Candradasa on Mon, 27 Jul, 2015 - 14:49

This Tuesday we continue our six week series of meditations based on the Anuruddha Sutta and the Buddha’s description of how the qualities of a Dharma farer relate to the practices they engage in - especially in meditation itself.

Tuesday 28th July, 2.30pm EST / 7.30pm UK

Add us to your circles on Google + and join the Hangout. We’ll be online 10 minutes before and we’ll sit for about 40 minutes, with an introduction and space for optional...

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Meditations From The Anuruddha Sutta - Week 3

By Candradasa on Mon, 20 Jul, 2015 - 20:46

Meditations From The Anuruddha Sutta - Week 3

By Candradasa on Mon, 20 Jul, 2015 - 20:46

This Dhamma is for one whose persistence is aroused, not for one who is lazy.’ Thus was it said. With reference to what was it said? There is the case where a person keeps their persistence aroused for abandoning unskillful mental qualities and taking on skillful mental qualities. They are steadfast, solid in their effort, not shirking their duties with regard to skillful mental qualities. ‘This Dhamma is for one whose persistence is aroused, not for one who is lazy.’

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Meditations From The Anuruddha Sutta - Week 2

By Candradasa on Mon, 13 Jul, 2015 - 20:54

Meditations From The Anuruddha Sutta - Week 2

By Candradasa on Mon, 13 Jul, 2015 - 20:54

This Dhamma is for one who is reclusive, not for one who is entangled.’ Thus was it said. With reference to what was it said? There is the case where a person, when living in seclusion, is visited by persons, nuns, lay men, lay women, kings, royal ministers, sectarians & their disciples. With their mind bent on seclusion, tending toward seclusion, inclined toward seclusion, aiming at seclusion, relishing renunciation, they converse with them only as much as is necessary

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Meditation Tuesdays - Meditations from the Anuruddha Sutta

By Candradasa on Mon, 6 Jul, 2015 - 22:38

Meditation Tuesdays - Meditations from the Anuruddha Sutta

By Candradasa on Mon, 6 Jul, 2015 - 22:38

On July 7th we’ll be starting a new six week series of meditations based on the Anuruddha Sutta and the Buddha’s description of how the qualities of a Dharma farer relate to the practices they engage in - especially in meditation itself.

This Dhamma is for one who is modest, not for one who is self-aggrandizing. This Dhamma is for one who is content, not for one who is discontent. This Dhamma is for one who is reclusive, not for one

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