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Dayanandi Reflects on "The Symbolism of Tara"

By Rijupatha on Thu, 26 Sep, 2013 - 17:09

Dayanandi Reflects on "The Symbolism of Tara"

By Rijupatha on Thu, 26 Sep, 2013 - 17:09We recently reported that an old cassette copy of Dayanandi’s talk “The Symbolism of Tara,” one of the many talks not yet digitized and online at Free Buddhist Audio, was discovered by a mitra at Dharmagiri Retreat Centre in Sweden. The audio includes a talk and a beautiful invocation given at Taraloka - important both as a historic record of Taraloka and as one of the earliest talks given by a female Order member. Realizing it was...
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Interested in living and working at Taraloka?

By lokabandhu on Mon, 23 Sep, 2013 - 13:48

Interested in living and working at Taraloka?

By lokabandhu on Mon, 23 Sep, 2013 - 13:48Interested in living and working at Taraloka?

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the thriving Taraloka community! We are looking for a female GFR Mitra or Order Member to work as part of the Taraloka Operations Team. You will participate in the team’s shared practical work as well as managing your own key work area.

You would need to be able to work full time, be physically fit and have a strong desire to...
Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dayanandi's Talk "The Symbolism of Tara" Digitized by Volunteers

By Rijupatha on Wed, 21 Aug, 2013 - 17:42
Happy news for the Dharmachackra Archive! An old cassette copy of Dayanandi’s talk “The Symbolism of Tara,” one of the many talks not yet digitized and online at Free Buddhist Audio, was discovered by a mitra at Dharmagiri Retreat Centre in Sweden. Realizing it was not yet online, he teamed up with Michael Meinild Nielsen to digitize the audio for the archive and sent it to us.

The audio includes a talk and a beautiful invocation given at Taraloka...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Ratnasuri's 90th birthday booklaunch

By Munisha on Fri, 21 Jun, 2013 - 09:39

Ratnasuri's 90th birthday booklaunch

By Munisha on Fri, 21 Jun, 2013 - 09:39At 90, Ratnasuri is far and away the oldest and most distinguished member of the resident community at Taraloka Buddhist Retreat Centre for Women, in Shropshire, UK.

To mark her 90th birthday, her friends published a book of her poetry, Shoes Full of Butterflies, which was launched at the recent UK and Ireland Area Order Weekend for Women, held at Taraloka earlier this month.

In this 20-minute video from Clear Vision, Varasahaya...
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

Calling all women! Interested in living and working at Taraloka?

By lokabandhu on Wed, 16 Jan, 2013 - 12:27

Calling all women! Interested in living and working at Taraloka?

By lokabandhu on Wed, 16 Jan, 2013 - 12:27An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the thriving Taraloka community! It’s based at Taraloka, Triratna’s womens’ retreat centre in Shropshire, UK. We are looking for a Mitra who has asked for ordination or Order Member to work as part of the Taraloka Operations Team; you will participate in the team’s shared practical work as well as managing your own work area, either bookings and administration or catering. You would need to be able to work full...
Triratna News
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Triratna International Retreat coming up soon: five reasons not to miss it!

By lokabandhu on Fri, 4 May, 2012 - 05:59

Triratna International Retreat coming up soon: five reasons not to miss it!

By lokabandhu on Fri, 4 May, 2012 - 05:59Vajragupta writes from Triratna’s Development Team to remind everyone of the upcoming Triratna International Retreat - starting four weeks today - and to give us five reasons not to miss it! They are…

1) It is the only big event for both the Triratna Buddhist Order and Community in the UK. It is a unique gathering, open to everyone, from those newest to our community right through to some of our most experienced Order members teaching...
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Community Highlights

Coming up soon - Triratna's International Retreat!

By lokabandhu on Sun, 22 Apr, 2012 - 13:53

Coming up soon - Triratna's International Retreat!

By lokabandhu on Sun, 22 Apr, 2012 - 13:53Bookings are coming in fast for the third Triratna International Retreat at Taraloka, and will stay open until Friday 25th May.  Places are limited to 500 so if you’re thinking to come - please book soon!  Online booking can be made at triratnainternationalretreat.org. The event itself is shaping up to be a rich feast of Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha: the theme is Imagining the Buddha, with talks by DhammadinnaRatnaguna and Subhuti. There will be Dharma study/discussion groups with each...
Triratna News
Triratna News

International Retreat - some memories and endorsements

By lokabandhu on Mon, 16 Apr, 2012 - 05:35

International Retreat - some memories and endorsements

By lokabandhu on Mon, 16 Apr, 2012 - 05:35Coming up in June is Triratna’s 3rd International Retreat at Taraloka, which will see 500 people gathering to explore the theme of ‘Imagining the Buddha’. The last one was in 2010, and we’ve been asking people for some of their memories - here’s three of them, delightful in their honesty and appreciation of what is a remarkable event…

The main thing I’ll be taking with me is my new perception of the Sangha: the vibrancy and generosity...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Taraloka Hosts Volunteer Action for Peace

By lokabandhu on Wed, 7 Sep, 2011 - 10:48

Taraloka Hosts Volunteer Action for Peace

By lokabandhu on Wed, 7 Sep, 2011 - 10:48Jo writes from Taraloka, Triratna’s women’s retreat centre in Shropshire UK, saying : “We thought you might like to know what we’ve been doing here at Taraloka over the summer time…

From the 12th to the 26th August 2011, the Taraloka Mitras, together with Kate German (volunteering with us for 3 months) and Kate Arrowsmith (from Sheffield), ran a two week work retreat with 12 young volunteers from around the world, recruited by Volunteer Action...

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