Here is a short podcast with members of the Irish Sangha discussing what has motivated them, and what continues to inspire them, to practice the Dharma. From ‘finding my friends’ and a sense of meaning to life, to building a Buddha-land and being able to practice within one’s own culture, Jnanadhara, Vajrashura, and Pavara together with Mitras Julie, Sean and Kristina share their thoughts.
Recorded in the Dublin Buddhist Centre during Triratna Day in April 2018.
By Free Buddhist Audio on Thu, 8 Feb, 2018 - 16:01
A second series of three great short talks from the women’s wing of the 2018 Order Convention in Bodhgaya, India. This time we hear from inspiring dharmacharinis hailing from the Spanish-speaking world, from North America and from Germany.
BAM! Thanks to Dave for talking to us this evening about fracking/anti-fracking and a film called The Bentley Effect https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=CLnRD3neUFo It stimulated questions and discussion and also turned us towards questions about what we can do locally and individually - buy local, alternative sources of power, cost v ethics, on-line activism. At the end of the session Dave suggested Lend With Care. He told us that Lendwithcare.org is a revolutionary way to help people in the developing world to...
By Helen - Windhor... on Tue, 16 May, 2017 - 13:47
Windhorse Publications is looking for book cover designers. In 2017 and 2018 we have a number of interesting and transformation-rich new books to publish … and they need interesting and attractive covers.
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By Helen - Windhor... on Fri, 21 Apr, 2017 - 16:28
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From the outside Triratna can look like a homogenous organisation, but from within for much of our history it’s looked more anarchic and un-systematic, relying on personal connections with each project or centre financially and legally independent. This has had many advantages but one significant disadvantage is that when relations have broken down there haven’t always been sufficient formal or consistent ways of acknowledging and repairing harm or restoring connection.
We place a high value on friendship in our community. One of...