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Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature - New Book by Vajragupta

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 12 Mar, 2018 - 11:47

Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature - New Book by Vajragupta

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 12 Mar, 2018 - 11:47

Windhorse Publications have announced the public release of Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature which is now available as a paperback or an eBook.

Wild Awake will soon be found in UK-based and European Triratna centre bookshops. The book will take a bit longer to emerge in bookshops outside the UK and Europe,  as the book distributors’ release in the US and the Americas is in June.

In Wild Awake, Vajragupta draws on twenty-five years of experience going into nature alone. He recounts how these...

Windhorse Publications
Windhorse Publications

New Book by Vajragupta – Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature

By Helen - Windhor... on Tue, 6 Mar, 2018 - 10:57

New Book by Vajragupta – Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature

By Helen - Windhor... on Tue, 6 Mar, 2018 - 10:57

We now announce the public release! Wild Awake: Alone, Offline and Aware in Nature is available for worldwide purchase from our website as paperback or eBook.

Wild Awake will soon be found in UK-based and European Triratna centre bookshops. Note our book distributors’ release in the US and the Americas is in June, so books will take a bit longer to emerge in bookshops outside the UK and Europe.  

In Wild Awake, Vajragupta draws on twenty-five years of...

Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

'The Worldly Winds, the Buddha and Me'

By cremigio on Thu, 26 May, 2016 - 20:23

'The Worldly Winds, the Buddha and Me'

By cremigio on Thu, 26 May, 2016 - 20:23

Sangha night, Tuesday 28th June, 7:30-9:45

‘The Worldly Winds, the Buddha, and Me’

As Buddhist Action Month 2016 comes to an end, the president of Cardiff Buddhist Centre, Vajragupta will be visiting for an evening of reflection, meditation and devotion for Sangha night on Tuesday 28th June.

Looking around right now, the worldly winds seem to be blowing at gale force. How can we possibly change the world for the better? This talk will look at how your Buddhist practice, ordinary and imperfect though it might...

Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

Cardiff Buddhist Centre - Buddhist Action Month

By cremigio on Thu, 26 May, 2016 - 19:45

Cardiff Buddhist Centre - Buddhist Action Month

By cremigio on Thu, 26 May, 2016 - 19:45

For June the Cardiff sangha will be holding a series of events to support Buddhist Action Month 2016.  There will be talks and activities to focus our hearts and minds on caring for others. 

Tues 31st May - ‘Proceeding as though you are necessary’ - Launch of BAM 2016 at Cardiff Buddhist Centre - led by Bec

Tues 7th June – ‘Altruism in the Spiritual Life’ - led by Lynda

Tues 14th June  -  ‘The Journey of Metta’ - led by Medi and Matt

Tues 21st June -  ‘An Evening of...

Buddhist Action Month 2015
Buddhist Action Month 2015

Spend less; live more simply

By Munisha on Sun, 21 Jun, 2015 - 23:47

Spend less; live more simply

By Munisha on Sun, 21 Jun, 2015 - 23:47

Amalavajra, Triratna’s European fundraiser writes with further ideas for looking at your relationship to money.

“The third Buddhist precept is ‘with stillness, simplicity and contentment I purify my body.’ So:

  • Meditate every day for the rest of June to gain the stillness and clarity to know what matters to you. Committing to a regular slot, eg 20 minutes first thing each morning, helps to actually do this. Try this led meditation.
  • Sit comfortably and do nothing more than watch the birds or clouds, or drink a
  • ...
Norwich Buddhist Centre
Norwich Buddhist Centre

Vajraguptā on Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

By Maitrisingha on Sat, 31 Jan, 2015 - 13:02

Vajraguptā on Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

By Maitrisingha on Sat, 31 Jan, 2015 - 13:02The fifth and final in our series of short Dharma talks by Vajraguptā. Here she talks briefly about why she is drawn to Dilgo Khyentse, one of Sangharakshita’s own teachers, and how important he is to her as a teacher.
Norwich Buddhist Centre
Norwich Buddhist Centre

Vajraguptā on mettā (loving-kindness)

By Maitrisingha on Fri, 17 Oct, 2014 - 11:16

Vajraguptā on mettā (loving-kindness)

By Maitrisingha on Fri, 17 Oct, 2014 - 11:16The third in a series of short Dharma talks by Vajraguptā. In this video she talks about the importance of self-mettā, before going in to exploring all 5 stages of the mettā bhavana meditation.

More to come. Watch this space!

Triratna News
Triratna News

New phase for Adhisthana

By Munisha on Fri, 29 Aug, 2014 - 18:35

New phase for Adhisthana

By Munisha on Fri, 29 Aug, 2014 - 18:35Vidyatara reports from Adhisthana.

Adhisthana - Triratna’s spiritual home - is about to enter an exciting new phase. Since the doors opened in August 2013, we have hosted more than 50 retreats, meetings and courses for over 1000 members of the Order and Community, from as far away as Mexico, New Zealand, Australia, the USA and Canada.

Adhisthana is not just a building project! With building work on the Sangharakshita Library and Exhibition Centre moving towards completion,...
Norwich Buddhist Centre
Norwich Buddhist Centre

Vajraguptā on bliss

By Maitrisingha on Mon, 25 Aug, 2014 - 09:31

Vajraguptā on bliss

By Maitrisingha on Mon, 25 Aug, 2014 - 09:31The second of a series of short Dharma chats with Vajraguptā.
Norwich Buddhist Centre
Norwich Buddhist Centre

Vajraguptā on the body

By Maitrisingha on Wed, 20 Aug, 2014 - 17:45

Vajraguptā on the body

By Maitrisingha on Wed, 20 Aug, 2014 - 17:45We are pleased to present the first of a series of short videos of Order Members talking on the Dharma. The first comes from Vajraguptā’s hut! Here Varjagupta tells us about the the importance of the body both in and out of meditation.

It’s recorded in HD (high definition), so watch it on YouTube and choose the HD option if you have a good connection to get a better picture (click the cog symbol underneath the video...

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