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Buddha Day at Aryaloka

By Rijupatha on Fri, 31 May, 2013 - 02:58

Buddha Day at Aryaloka

By Rijupatha on Fri, 31 May, 2013 - 02:58
Aryaloka Buddhist Center joined our Triratna brothers and sisters all over the world for a celebration of Buddha Day on May 28th, 2013. The center was packed to the brim with sangha and good cheer!

The theme for the evening was “Making Friends with Enlightenment,” and we were fortunate to hear short talks from Order members Dayalocana, Amala, and Vidhuma, who spoke about what Liberation means to them....
Norwich Buddhist Centre
Norwich Buddhist Centre

Norwich Buddhist Centre shrine: Buddha Day 2013

By Suryadarshini on Wed, 29 May, 2013 - 10:20

Norwich Buddhist Centre shrine: Buddha Day 2013

By Suryadarshini on Wed, 29 May, 2013 - 10:20
Our shrine for Buddha Day 2013, designed and created by Helen Carlisle and Nandajaya’s, Amrta’s, Saroja’s, Viryashalin’s, Sujvala’s chapter.
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Two merchants go for refuge to the Buddha and the Dhamma beneath the Rajayatana Tree

By Dhammavijaya on Tue, 28 May, 2013 - 21:30

Two merchants go for refuge to the Buddha and the Dhamma beneath the Rajayatana Tree

By Dhammavijaya on Tue, 28 May, 2013 - 21:30The Croydon Buddhist Sangha celebrate Buddha Day 2013 in a field under their very own Bodhi Tree…

Here’s another re-enactment from the Pali Canon!
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Mucalinda!

By Dhammavijaya on Tue, 28 May, 2013 - 21:25

Mucalinda!

By Dhammavijaya on Tue, 28 May, 2013 - 21:25The Croydon Buddhist Sangha celebrate Buddha Day 2013 in a field under their very own Bodhi Tree

Here’s a delightful wee clip of them telling the tale of Mucalinda, the great Naga King who protected the Buddha during a rain storm…
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Buddha Day - Croydon Sangha Find Their Own 'Bodhi Tree'

By Dhammavijaya on Tue, 28 May, 2013 - 21:16

Buddha Day - Croydon Sangha Find Their Own 'Bodhi Tree'

By Dhammavijaya on Tue, 28 May, 2013 - 21:16
The sangha met in a summer field under our very own Bodhi Tree…
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Buddha Day At Essen Buddhist Centre

By Centre Team on Tue, 28 May, 2013 - 15:48

Buddha Day At Essen Buddhist Centre

By Centre Team on Tue, 28 May, 2013 - 15:48Nagadakini writes from Essen Buddhist Centre in Germany with some photographs of their lovely shrine:

“The theme of the day was making a personal connection to the Buddha’s awakening and his steps towards it.

There was a little talk which layed the ground, followed by a personal reflection on our personal “sufferings” and how we would frame the goal for us. After that we had 3 parallel workshops of 90 min each: one with...
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Buddha Day in Toowoomba

By viryaja on Tue, 28 May, 2013 - 15:32

Buddha Day in Toowoomba

By viryaja on Tue, 28 May, 2013 - 15:32We at the Toowoomba Buddhist Centre in Australia celebrated Buddha Day not at the Centre but at the country property of one of our Mitras, Dale. Eleven of us, Order Members, Mitras and friends included 2 grandchildren, who enthusiastically participated in the story telling, chanting, puja and sheer wonder of it all. We watched the sun go down in the west over the plain and the moon come up over...
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Buddha Day Around Triratna

By Munisha on Sat, 25 May, 2013 - 12:38

Buddha Day Around Triratna

By Munisha on Sat, 25 May, 2013 - 12:38Last weekend’s full moon marked Buddha Day (also known as Wesak), when Triratna people around the world celebrate the Buddha’s Enlightenment and give thanks for the extraordinary example of his life and teaching.

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