Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

2023 Dharma Life Course for Young Men

By Ksantikara on Sat, 21 Jan, 2023 - 15:45

2023 Dharma Life Course for Young Men

By Ksantikara on Sat, 21 Jan, 2023 - 15:45

Dharma Life Course for Young Men

28 Aug – 15 Dec 2023
Applications now open until 26 March 2023

Click here for more info & application form

A four-month residential course providing you with an opportunity to live an intensive dharma life: living, practising, studying and working together within the context of Adhisthana. 

Over 16 weeks you’ll receive a grounding in the principles and practice of Triratna Buddhism through retreats, study with experienced teachers and communal living. You’ll also participate in the...

Tiratanaloka
Tiratanaloka

Navigating this Troubled, Beautiful World

By vajratara on Mon, 31 Oct, 2022 - 16:01

Navigating this Troubled, Beautiful World

By vajratara on Mon, 31 Oct, 2022 - 16:01

Weekend for Young Women thinking for asking for ordination, or who have asked (residential)

Friday 27 - Sunday 29 January 2023

Only the Bodhisattva Ideal can carry us beyond ourselves and the world - and back again into them on a totally different basis

Here we are in this life, in this world, with all its troubles and moments of beauty coming into being.  What are we to do with our life, who are we to be?  These questions can feel at times a burden, at...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

The Buddhist Centre Online Highlights from 2021

By Centre Team on Sun, 26 Dec, 2021 - 12:58

The Buddhist Centre Online Highlights from 2021

By Centre Team on Sun, 26 Dec, 2021 - 12:58

2021 has been another rollercoaster of a year: with the three of the traditional ‘four sights’ of old age, sickness and death an ever present backdrop. But 2021 has also been interspersed with moments of beauty, generosity, connectedness and hope.

Our team has been busy this year keeping the fourth sight—the Dharma—alive; fostering community—sangha—at a time of continued uncertainty.

Looking back over the year, here are some of our highlights from the year that was 2021:

Support The Buddhist Centre Online in 2022—and beyond!...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

2022 Dharma Life Courses (applications for women closing soon!)

By Ksantikara on Fri, 5 Nov, 2021 - 11:33

2022 Dharma Life Courses (applications for women closing soon!)

By Ksantikara on Fri, 5 Nov, 2021 - 11:33

Dharma Life Course for Young Women | 7 March – 24 June 2022
Application deadline: Friday 10 Dec 2021, email caroline [at] adhisthana.org (subject: Dharma%20Life%20Course) .

Dharma Life Course for Young Men | 22 Aug – 9 Dec 2022
Applications open January 2022 but express interest online now

A four-month residential course providing you with an opportunity to live an intensive dharma life: living, practicing, studying and working together within...

Tiratanaloka
Tiratanaloka

Sub35 Online Day Retreat: Why Join An Order?

By vajratara on Wed, 14 Jul, 2021 - 11:35

Sub35 Online Day Retreat: Why Join An Order?

By vajratara on Wed, 14 Jul, 2021 - 11:35

Saturday 4 September

Why join an Order? Isn’t enough to simply practice Buddhism without joining anything? Vajratara and Karunadhi from the women’s ordination team along with Dharmacharinis from the young people’s steering group, will communicate a glimpse of the vision of the Order and the potential of spiritual friendship. The Order is more than it appears to be, and to realise that, we must also realise that we are more than we appear to be…

Join us for an online day for young people training...

Karuna Fundraisers
Karuna Fundraisers

Migrant Labourers - Tired Feet: Walk in Solidarity

By Sanghanath on Wed, 26 May, 2021 - 23:08

Migrant Labourers - Tired Feet: Walk in Solidarity

By Sanghanath on Wed, 26 May, 2021 - 23:08

Streaming Zoom Live Event, Thursday 3rd June, 7-8pm (BST)

Register here: https://appeals.karuna.org/get-involved

I hope we all remember how migrant labourers suffered during the sudden lockdown last year in India. The first thing that comes to my mind are images of ‘tired feet’ and ’hunger’. I can not believe millions of feet had to walk thousands of miles to get their homes, and many of them never made it.

One of my inspirations from India is Ashif Shaikh, the founder of ‘Jan Sahas’ (‘People’s...

Taraloka Retreat Centre
Taraloka Retreat Centre

Young women's weekend retreat: The Cremation Ground & the Skull Cup of Wisdom (ONLINE)

By SophieAnn on Sun, 31 Jan, 2021 - 09:11

Young women's weekend retreat: The Cremation Ground & the Skull Cup of Wisdom (ONLINE)

By SophieAnn on Sun, 31 Jan, 2021 - 09:11

An exciting online opportunity for young women, aged 18 to 30.

Friday 30 April 30 to Sunday 2 May.

The ancient Indian cremation ground is a symbol for any crucial situation where we meet impermanence, death, aloneness and fear. It is also a symbol of transformation, a place where death meets life and life meets death. A place where great yogis and dakinis gather at night in darkenss and secrecy, meditating, dancing, embracing and drinking from the skull cup of wisdom. A place of liberated...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Welcome to the 2019 Big One!

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 25 Oct, 2019 - 22:21

Welcome to the 2019 Big One!

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 25 Oct, 2019 - 22:21

The 2019 Big One kicks off today! As more and more people arrive we begin to get to settled in…meeting friends old and new, engaging the great Bodhisattva activity of washing up and, of course, dedicating the entire weekend’s practice for the benefit of all beings in the shrine room!

See more posts from the Big One 2019

Connect with us on social media for the sights and sounds of the ‘Big One’ through the weekend:

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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

This Weekend - Live coverage of the 'Big One'

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 22 Oct, 2019 - 16:32

This Weekend - Live coverage of the 'Big One'

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 22 Oct, 2019 - 16:32

“…while still young, a black-haired young person endowed with the blessings of youth, in the prime of life, I shaved off my hair and beard, put on the yellow robe, and went forth from the home life into homelessness.” - Majjhima Nikaya, 36

The 2019 Triratna Young Buddhists’ Retreat (the ‘Big One’) takes place at Adhisthana this weekend. This year’s theme is ‘Blueprint for a New Society’, following in the archetypal footsteps of the Buddha, leaving behind the world of technology, busyness, and the...

Triratna News
Triratna News

2019 Young Women’s Dharma Life Course at Adhisthana

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 20 Aug, 2019 - 15:25

2019 Young Women’s Dharma Life Course at Adhisthana

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 20 Aug, 2019 - 15:25

Have you ever wondered what it was like in the very early days of our Movement when Bhante was on fire about creating the New Society through practicing intensely together in the 3Cs (Communities, Centres and Co-operative Right Livelihood Businesses)? These days they are fewer opportunities for young people to be exposed to all 3 of the ‘C’s at once, which is why, five years ago, Adhisthana set up the Young People’s Dharma Life Course.

Here Taravandana, the coordinator of the...

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