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Mindfulness at the Welsh Assembly

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 2 Dec, 2015 - 14:36

Mindfulness at the Welsh Assembly

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Wed, 2 Dec, 2015 - 14:36

Following the launch of the Mindful Nation UK report in the UK Parliament in October, Vishvapani organised an event at the Welsh Assembly/Senedd in Cardiff, capital of Wales. He reports.

“The Mindful Nation UK report makes recommendations about the role mindfulness can play in several areas of government policy. However, in the UK powers for the key areas of Health and Education are devolved to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, so if these recommendations are to...

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Buddhist Centre Features

Letter from a Buddhist Retreat Centre

Posted by vajratara to Buddhist Centre Features on Fri, 17 Apr, 2015 - 16:33

Letter from a Buddhist Retreat Centre

Posted by vajratara to Buddhist Centre Features on Fri, 17 Apr, 2015 - 16:33

Vajratara lives at Tiratanaloka, a retreat centre in Wales that specialises in running retreats for women who are training for Ordination. She gives us a flavour of a remote — but busy — life

The wind has finally died down and the sun is shining. This morning, when I went for my run, the waves on the reservoir were spraying over the dam, the wind howling and crashing down the valley. The new and tender crocuses and snow drops were...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Tiratanaloka is 20!

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Sat, 13 Dec, 2014 - 18:44

Tiratanaloka is 20!

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Sat, 13 Dec, 2014 - 18:44Tiratanaloka is Triratna’s UK retreat centre for women training for ordination. It’s 20 years since its foundation in a country house in a beautiful valley in the Brecon Beacons, south Wales.

Current team member Amritamati writes: “To mark the occasion, the current team invited all the current and previous trustees and resident team members for the first weekend of November: over 30 women from around the world. Of these, an impressive 26 attended, including all the original team:...
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Triratna News

A new future for Vajrakuta?

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Sat, 30 Aug, 2014 - 18:30

A new future for Vajrakuta?

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Sat, 30 Aug, 2014 - 18:30Once the FWBO’s main study centre, Vajrakuta is a short walk through woods and fields from Vajraloka Meditation Centre, near Corwen, North Wales (UK). It’s been a meditation and study community for the FWBO/Triratna since the 1980s, and Prakasha and Srisambhava led retreats there more recently. Now they plan to sell it and move to a cottage nearby.

Kamalashila wants to buy it for Triratna and find some men to form a monastic community. He’s looking...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Vishvapani on the radio

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Fri, 11 Jul, 2014 - 17:09

Vishvapani on the radio

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Fri, 11 Jul, 2014 - 17:09Triratna’s Vishvapani lives in Cardiff, Wales, and broadcasts regularly on Buddhism and mindfulness in the UK media. Here’s a roundup of broadcasts from the last couple of months.

Thought for the Day is a 2-minute daily slot on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Today’ programme, where people of several faiths offer comment on current affairs. Here are his latest offerings.

14th May 2014 The Buddha’s Significance Today (his Buddha Day talk)
27th June 2014 ...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Metta Engine Boo

Posted by Candradasa to Community Highlights on Thu, 18 Apr, 2013 - 23:03
A quick visit to Wales in the UK to check in with Will & Graham of Metta Engine, a new web development Right Livelihood business in Newport. An inspiring interview from right at the start of an exciting new Triratna venture…!