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Two weeks to go until International Urban Retreat starts

By lokabandhu on Sat, 26 Oct, 2013 - 05:56

Two weeks to go until International Urban Retreat starts

By lokabandhu on Sat, 26 Oct, 2013 - 05:56There’s only two weeks to go now till the start of Triratna’s third International Urban Retreat, which will start on Saturday November 9th. Many Triratna Buddhist Centres and groups across the world will be taking part, running meditations and events to encourage people to “go on retreat” for a week, but whilst staying at home and living their usual lives of work or family. The idea is to help create conditions to support people wanting to intensify their...
Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Blazing Like the Sun - Urban Retreat

By viriyalila on Tue, 22 Oct, 2013 - 23:57

Blazing Like the Sun - Urban Retreat

By viriyalila on Tue, 22 Oct, 2013 - 23:57Do you aspire to meditate, and be able to live with a more open heart and spacious mind? Join us for Triratna’s Urban Retreat: Blazing Like the Sun. We will be setting up daily meditations and two day retreats to create a supportive context for you to go deeper and experience retreat within the activities of daily life. There will be an online portion of the retreat with talks, teachings, led meditations, and other resources, all designed to help you...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Registration opens for Triratna 2013 International Urban Retreat

By lokabandhu on Sat, 5 Oct, 2013 - 06:19

Registration opens for Triratna 2013 International Urban Retreat

By lokabandhu on Sat, 5 Oct, 2013 - 06:19Plans are advancing for Triratna’s second International Urban Retreat, which will take place worldwide from November 9th to 16th 2013. Online registration has just opened and preliminary retreat resources are starting to appear on the event’s webspace - soon to include a real-time map of who’s taking part around the globe .

To register:
Join the site
or login then visit the urban retreat space and click +...
Loving Kindness - Blazing Like The Sun
Loving Kindness - Blazing Like The Sun

Three Ways To Participate!

By Candradasa on Tue, 10 Sep, 2013 - 17:14

Three Ways To Participate!

By Candradasa on Tue, 10 Sep, 2013 - 17:14There are three great ways to take part in the Urban Retreat this year!

1. Take part at a Buddhist Centre near you.
2. Take part in the Young Buddhists’ retreat (UK)
3. Take part online… right here!

If you take part at a Centre or go on the Young Buddhists’ retreat you can resource yourself using this space and connect with others taking part around the world…


Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

Come and join in the Urban Retreat Meditations

By Dassini on Mon, 22 Jul, 2013 - 10:31

Come and join in the Urban Retreat Meditations

By Dassini on Mon, 22 Jul, 2013 - 10:31As part of the the Urban Retreat this week, we’re having meditation at 7.30am, followed by optional breakfast. These sessions are Monday to Friday and they’re open to the whole sangha.

We’re also having a half-hour sit at 12.30, Monday to Thursday, so feel free to come along to them as well.
Glasgow Buddhist Centre
Glasgow Buddhist Centre

GBC Urban Retreat 21st - 28th July

By Dassini on Tue, 2 Jul, 2013 - 10:29

GBC Urban Retreat 21st - 28th July

By Dassini on Tue, 2 Jul, 2013 - 10:29This year’s Urban Retreat is based around Maitreyabandhu’s book “Life with Full Attention”. The material is centred on the Buddha’s Honeyball Sutta and will help act as a springboard to taking us deeper into our practice - noticing opportunities for change and growth.

We’ll start on Sunday 21st July with a day retreat, doing some meditation together, looking at the material from the book, including a presentation on ‘everyday mindfulness’, followed by discussion about how we can bring this...
London Buddhist Centre
London Buddhist Centre

Urban Retreat 2012

By Viryanaga on Tue, 14 Aug, 2012 - 10:40

Urban Retreat 2012

By Viryanaga on Tue, 14 Aug, 2012 - 10:40Maitreyabandhu and Subhadramati explains what the Urban Retreat is.
Triratna Resources
Triratna Resources

The Urban Retreat Online - A Trial of the Social Network

By Candradasa on Sat, 21 Apr, 2012 - 19:54

I gave this talk at the European Chair’s Assembly in January 2012 about the trial we did during the Urban Retreat (October 2011) for Groups and Projects on thebuddhistcentre.com. We learned a lot and this is a report on the experience - and the potential - of a Triratna social network, with some considerations of the bigger questions about how online contexts can help foster a sense of community and support people in their personal practice.

The Urban Retreat 2011
The Urban Retreat 2011

Sailing the Worldly Winds in India

By Yashosagar on Fri, 14 Oct, 2011 - 17:39

Yashosagar - The Worldly Winds, International Urban Retreat 2011 by thebuddhistcentre

Listen on iOS or get the app. A moving talk from India by Yashosagar describing his own sources of inspiration in working with the Worldly Winds, and a glimpse at how the Dharma can really change people’s whole worlds… On Soundcloud.

Download this track

For more information about using Soundcloud see our notes on experimental Dharma discussion.

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