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Triratna International Gathering 2019: Alchemy of the Dharma
Triratna International Gathering 2019: Alchemy of the Dharma

The Ugly Duckling Song!

By Centre Team on Sat, 24 Aug, 2019 - 00:49

The Ugly Duckling Song!

By Centre Team on Sat, 24 Aug, 2019 - 00:49

From Ratnaguna’s delightful talk at the 2019 Triratna International Gathering - Alchemy of the Dharma.

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Triratna International Gathering 2019: Alchemy of the Dharma
Triratna International Gathering 2019: Alchemy of the Dharma

Ratnaguna - Transforming Self (Triratna International Gathering 2019)

By Free Buddhist Audio on Sat, 24 Aug, 2019 - 00:22

A wonderful first talk of the 2019 International Gathering, whose theme is ‘Alchemy of the Dharma’. The utterly delightful Ratnaguna takes us through the true miracle of transforming ourselves via the magic of a practice in which we also learn to let ourselves change. 

This is a beautiful, reflective, funny take on the challenges of the Dharma life. Ratnaguna’s breadth of reference is itself a joy: taking in Greek philosophy, Hans Christian Andersen, and writings on the nearness of death to life...

Triratna International Gathering 2019: Alchemy of the Dharma
Triratna International Gathering 2019: Alchemy of the Dharma

Myth and Magic: Day 1 of the 2019 Triratna International Gathering

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 23 Aug, 2019 - 23:24

It’s the first full day of the Triratna International Gathering and Adhisthana is basking in summer sunshine! 

In this short podcast we get a flavour of the ‘Alchemy of the Dharma’. A couple of people share their highlights from the International Gathering so far - from the first talk by Ratnaguna on ‘Transforming Self’, a classic music concert after lunch, workshops on tai chi, yoga, the activities for children as well as authentic conversations and the possibility of...

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Addressing Our Collective History

By ratnadharini on Fri, 23 Aug, 2019 - 22:29

Addressing Our Collective History

By ratnadharini on Fri, 23 Aug, 2019 - 22:29

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Since it was established in February 2017, the members of the Adhisthana Kula have been working together in response to renewed criticism of Triratna, and we recently published a ‘Next Steps’ document setting out how we intend to take this work forward. 

The first of...

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A Message of Apology and Regret

By ratnadharini on Fri, 23 Aug, 2019 - 22:04

A Message of Apology and Regret

By ratnadharini on Fri, 23 Aug, 2019 - 22:04

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Read about the background to this statement and our next steps in Addressing our Collective History

At the end of 2016 Sangharakshita published a statement of his regret and apology for occasions when, as he put it, ‘I have hurt, harmed or upset fellow Buddhists, whether within...

Triratna International Gathering 2019: Alchemy of the Dharma
Triratna International Gathering 2019: Alchemy of the Dharma

Shakyamuni Mantra - First Evening, Triratna International Gathering 2019

By Candradasa on Fri, 23 Aug, 2019 - 08:37

The chanting of the Shakyamuni mantra, associated with the historical Buddha on the first evening of the 2019 Triratna International Gathering.

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Scenes from the First Evening... International Gathering 2019

By Candradasa on Fri, 23 Aug, 2019 - 00:22

Scenes from the First Evening... International Gathering 2019

By Candradasa on Fri, 23 Aug, 2019 - 00:22

A beautiful arrival, Adhisthana looking like Hobbiton, the sun shining, beautiful people, an awesome shrine in the big tent provided by Buddhafield… What more could we want?

Join us and 250 people all weekend for the International Gathering, as “live” as we can make it over some very rural broadband! 👨🏽‍💻

Dharma talks, wonderful sangha, workshops, podcasts, music, ritual, discussion...

Triratna International Gathering 2019: Alchemy of the Dharma
Triratna International Gathering 2019: Alchemy of the Dharma

Dedication

By Development Team on Thu, 22 Aug, 2019 - 12:01

Dedication

By Development Team on Thu, 22 Aug, 2019 - 12:01

The International Gathering 2019 is about to start. 
A team of people have been working joyfully to prepare and set everything up. Each day’s work was started with this dedication-ceremony, created by Polly from verses about Padmasambhava, which expresses the spirit of creating the event and welcoming people to it.

There is no teacher like the Buddha
There is no protector like the Dharma
There is no field like the Sangha

May we follow the Three Jewels with a devotion as...

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