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Triratna Mindfulness-Based Projects - A Summary

By lokabandhu on Mon, 2 Apr, 2012 - 05:54

Triratna Mindfulness-Based Projects - A Summary

By lokabandhu on Mon, 2 Apr, 2012 - 05:54Vishvapani writes with an update on the state of play for Triratna Mindfulness-Based Projects - one of its major growth areas over the past few years. He says - “One of the biggest developments in the Triratna Buddhist Community over the last few years has been the growth of mindfulness-courses. This mirrors the rapid spread of mindfulness and meditation in healthcare settings such as the UK’s National Health Service.

Five years ago I wrote an article for Triratna...
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Gautama Buddha - now available in paperback

By lokabandhu on Mon, 9 Jan, 2012 - 05:56

Gautama Buddha - now available in paperback

By lokabandhu on Mon, 9 Jan, 2012 - 05:56Following yesterday’s story about Vishvapani’s recent and forthcoming appearances on BBC Radio 4, he writes to say - “Dear Friends, I’m writing to let you know that my book, ‘Gautama Buddha: the Life and Teachings of the Awakened One’ will be out in paperback on January 6th priced £8.99. The publisher is Quercus and it is available from the usual outlets - and it’s now available in the Commonwealth territories.
There’s also a new website for the...
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Vishvapani broadcasts ‘Thought for the Day’ on BBC Radio 4

By lokabandhu on Sun, 8 Jan, 2012 - 06:29

Vishvapani broadcasts ‘Thought for the Day’ on BBC Radio 4

By lokabandhu on Sun, 8 Jan, 2012 - 06:29Vishvapani, a member of the Triratna Buddhist Order probably best-known for his biography of Gautama Buddhia: the Life and Teachings of the Awakened One’, writes to say -

“I’m currently doing a series of ‘Thought for the Day’ broadcasts on BBC Radio 4. The one this week was on the theme of ‘The Dharma of Dickens’, and you should find both text and audio versions here. I will be doing two more which you can listen...
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Worldly Winds in the News

By lokabandhu on Mon, 10 Oct, 2011 - 10:03

Worldly Winds in the News

By lokabandhu on Mon, 10 Oct, 2011 - 10:03

Triratna’s International Urban Retreat, ‘Sailing the Worldly Winds’,  is now in its third day, with well over 200 people registered for the on-line version, plus over 55 Buddhist Centres around the world.  Check it out at thebuddhistcentre.com/urbanretreat - it’s not too late to join in. 

We’re delighted to be featuring Vishvapani as a guest ‘blogger’ on the retreat, and today he shares with the retreat his BBC Radio 4 ‘Thought for the Day’ - which happens to...

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New Websites from Vishvapani and Kamalashila

By lokabandhu on Fri, 9 Sep, 2011 - 05:42

New Websites from Vishvapani and Kamalashila

By lokabandhu on Fri, 9 Sep, 2011 - 05:42Today we’re delighted to bring you two new websites by Vishvapani and Kamalashila, both senior members of the Triratna Buddhist Order and well-known teachers, authors, and broadcasters. We’ll be featuring content from both sites when we launch our own blogs later this year.

Vishvapani, probably best-known for his regular appearances on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Thought for the Day’, writes with news of his new website and blog, ‘Wise Attention’, where he’s brought...
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‘Seeking The Buddha Through History', a talk by Vishvapani

By lokabandhu on Sun, 28 Aug, 2011 - 23:27

‘Seeking The Buddha Through History', a talk by Vishvapani

By lokabandhu on Sun, 28 Aug, 2011 - 23:27This is the first of a series of posts offering readers of Triratna News around the world the opportunity to watch and listen to talks from Triratna’s recent Combined International Order Convention at Wymondham College in Norfolk, UK. It was the largest-ever gathering of the Order at well over 550 Order Members, come together for some five days to explore the theme of ‘Seeking The Buddha’.

This video, entitled ‘Seeking The Buddha Through History’ was the first in...

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