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Total Immersion - it's not about swimming

By Munisha on Wed, 24 Aug, 2016 - 08:21

Total Immersion - it's not about swimming

By Munisha on Wed, 24 Aug, 2016 - 08:21

Vajrapriya reports from this summer’s 28-day Buddhafield ‘Total Immersion’ retreat 2016 which took place in England in May and June, led by him and Kamalashila.

“’A world-class event!’ declared an Order member reporting out. Looking round the cluster of comrades gathered in the home-made dome, in a slightly boggy Devon field, it was easy to underestimate the extraordinariness of this event.

‘Total immersion’ doesn’t just refer to the intensity of meditation, but also to immersion in the elements....

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Adhisthana Dharma-Life Training Course

By Prajnaketu on Fri, 8 Jul, 2016 - 10:10

Adhisthana Dharma-Life Training Course

By Prajnaketu on Fri, 8 Jul, 2016 - 10:10

Adhisthana Dharma-Life Training Course

for Young Men

12/02/2017 to 02/07/2017

The course aims to give you a thorough grounding in the principles and practice of Triratna Buddhism and you will have the opportunity to live an intense and full-time Dharma life for 20 weeks. It will be fully residential, and you will be living in a designated community space at Adhisthana. Community living is an important part of the course and you will be sharing a room whilst you are here. As well as a series...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Buddhafield Total Immersion Retreat

By Prajnaketu on Sun, 3 Apr, 2016 - 17:47

Buddhafield Total Immersion Retreat

By Prajnaketu on Sun, 3 Apr, 2016 - 17:47

20th May - 17th June

For anyone who wants to experience life stripped down to its essentials - total immersion in meditation, nature, and reality. Led by Kamalashila and run on the basis of generosity, this is a perfect opportunity to plumb the depths of your mind. Bring your friends!

http://buddhafield.com/?retreats=total-immersion

Online Meditators
Online Meditators

2013 Total Immersion Retreat poetry

By Mahabodhi on Mon, 13 Oct, 2014 - 19:30

2013 Total Immersion Retreat poetry

By Mahabodhi on Mon, 13 Oct, 2014 - 19:30Here is poetry from the 2013 Total Immersion Retreat, as recited by Paramananda.

http://mahabodhi.org.uk/wp/2013/10/total-immersion-retreat-poetry/
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Community Highlights

Buddhafield Total Immersion Meditation Retreat: Beloved on the Earth

By Centre Team on Sun, 7 Jul, 2013 - 19:46

Buddhafield Total Immersion Meditation Retreat: Beloved on the Earth

By Centre Team on Sun, 7 Jul, 2013 - 19:46
Late Fragment by Raymond Carver
And did you get what
you wanted from this life, even so?
I did.
And what did you want?
To call myself beloved, to feel myself
beloved on the earth.
Led by Paramananda, Padmadasi and Maitridevi
Easterbrook, near Yeoford, Devon, Friday 6 September-Friday 4 October

Our relationship with the modern world is highly complex but, at heart, our feeling of ease in the world is dependent on being present, open and fully ourselves, with simplicity...