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Vajra Bell - Fall/Winter 2017-18

Vajra Bell - Fall/Winter 2017-18

Posted by maryschaefer to Vajra Bell on Wed, 27 Dec, 2017 - 22:11

The Fall/Winter 2017-18 issue of the Vajra Bell magazine is here! Click this link to view online

In this issue:

  • Looking to the Dharma to Deal with Challenges in Our Community
  • Facing Our Shadows of the Past - by Mary Schaefer
  • Working Together to Create Beauty from Chaos - by Singhashri
  • Ethical Behavior: Mine, Yours, Ours - by Vidhuma
  • Using a Restorative Approach to Promote Peace - by Jnanasiddhi
  • Sangha Connections
  • Art, Meditation & Mindfulness
  • ...
Vajra Bell
Vajra Bell

Vajra Bell - Autumn 2016

Posted by Rijupatha to Vajra Bell on Fri, 28 Oct, 2016 - 20:20

The Autumn 2016 issue of the Vajra Bell newsletter has been released! You can download a PDF here or view it online by clicking this link.

In this issue of the Vajra Bell:

  • The Path of Practice: A Comprehensive Approach to Spiritual Development
  • Arts at Aryaloka – The Stitchfold Path
  • Arts Study Group – Zen and Creativity
  • “Some Divinity Shaping Our Ends”, by Dh. Maitreyabandhu
  • “The Dance of Dharma” by Dh. Lilasiddhi
  • Aryaloka Stupa in Need of Support
  • Sangha notes from Aryaloka, Portsmouth, Nagaloka, Concord, Berlin, Vancouver, San Francisco, New York,
  • ...
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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Vajra Bell - Summer 2016

Vajra Bell - Summer 2016

Posted by Candradasa to Buddhist Centre Features on Mon, 11 Jul, 2016 - 22:46

A beautiful new edition of the Triratna Dharma magazine from North America! Featuring great articles on love and wisdom from Amala and Kamalashila, tales from a pilgrimage to Kyoto, and notes on community connections from all across the region.

Read more Vajra Bell editions on Issuu

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Vajra Bell

Vajra Bell - Autumn 2015

Vajra Bell - Autumn 2015

Posted by Rijupatha to Vajra Bell on Wed, 30 Sep, 2015 - 22:53

In this issue of the Vajra Bell Newsletter:

“Lovingkindness Squared: Cultivating Self-Compassion” by Dh. Bodhipaksa

“Metta: A Gateway to Self-Compassion and Insight” by Dh. Vimalasara

“The Practice of Self-Compassion” by Dh. Varada

“A Life Lesson from Behind Prison Walls” by Susan DePietro

“Compassionate Presence” Retreat Review by Mike Mappes

Updates from the Spiritual Vitality Council and Board of Directors of Aryaloka Buddhist Center

Sangha Notes from Boston, Nagaloka, San Francisco, Montana,...

Adhisthana
Adhisthana

Adhisthana in the Vajra Bell

Posted by akasajoti to Adhisthana on Sat, 3 Jan, 2015 - 19:50

Adhisthana in the Vajra Bell

Posted by akasajoti to Adhisthana on Sat, 3 Jan, 2015 - 19:50Vajra Bell is a newsletter produced by the Aryaloka Buddhist Center - their latest issue includes a feature on Adhisthana which you can read here.
Vajra Bell
Vajra Bell

Vajra Bell - Winter 2015

Vajra Bell - Winter 2015

Posted by Rijupatha to Vajra Bell on Wed, 31 Dec, 2014 - 20:38In this issue of the Vajra Bell Newsletter:

Adhisthana: A New Home for the Triratna Buddhist Order and Community

“Stupa-fied: Inspiration Arises from Sacred Space” – by Barry Timmerman

Upcoming Retreats and Classes at Aryaloka

“Reflecting on an Introduction to Noble Silence Retreat” – by David Watt

Updates from the new Spiritual Vitality Council and Board of Directors

Sangha Notes from Aryaloka, Nagaloka, Portsmouth, Montana, Portsmouth, NYC and Concord

...
Vajra Bell
Vajra Bell

Vajra Bell - Autumn 2014

Vajra Bell - Autumn 2014

Posted by Rijupatha to Vajra Bell on Tue, 7 Oct, 2014 - 00:52In this issue of the Vajra Bell Newsletter:

Cultivating Right Livelihood: Vajra Bell asks sangha members to weigh in on how they practice skillful work

“Working for Indian Buddhism” – by Viradhamma

“How Music Can Inform Buddhist Spirituality” – by Sravaniya

Upcoming Retreats and Classes at Aryaloka

Introducing Vajra Bell’s New Co-Editors – Mary Schaefer & David Watt

Updates from the new Spiritual Vitality Council and Board of Directors

...
Vajra Bell
Vajra Bell

Vajra Bell - Winter 2014

Vajra Bell - Winter 2014

Posted by Rijupatha to Vajra Bell on Wed, 8 Jan, 2014 - 01:25In this issue of the Vajra Bell Newsletter:

“Karma: Round and Round We Go, Where it Stops, the Buddha Knows” – by Amala

“Impermanence with Appreciation” – by Narottama

“The Stupa: A Most Auspicious Project” – A history and update on the Stupa Project at Aryaloka Buddhist Center, and how you can help

Upcoming Retreats and Classes at Aryaloka

“Reflections on Greed, Hatred, and Delusion” – musings from mitra...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Vajra Bell: Voices from Triratna North America

Posted by lokabandhu to Triratna News on Fri, 5 Jul, 2013 - 05:49

Vajra Bell: Voices from Triratna North America

Posted by lokabandhu to Triratna News on Fri, 5 Jul, 2013 - 05:49The Vajra Bell happily joins The Buddhist Centre Online this month in celebrating the Triratna sanghas of the U.S.- and the rest of the North American continent as well! They say - “We’d like to begin by welcoming you to our new home on The Buddhist Centre, and tell you a little bit about ourselves.

What started as a small black and white quarterly newsletter at Aryaloka Buddhist Center many moons ago has grown and...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Triratna America - Relaunching Vajra Bell Online

Triratna America - Relaunching Vajra Bell Online

Posted by Rijupatha to Community Highlights on Thu, 20 Jun, 2013 - 13:05The Vajra Bell happily joins The Buddhist Centre Online this month in celebrating the Triratna sanghas of the U.S. - and the rest of the North American continent as well! We’d like to begin by welcoming you to our new home on The Buddhist Centre, and tell you a little bit about ourselves.

What started as a small black and white quarterly newsletter at Aryaloka Buddhist Center many moons ago has grown and evolved over the...

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