nataliak's picture
nataliak

Ordination Training Retreat just added: The heart unbound

Fri, 23 Jul, 2021 - 14:56

Ordination Training Retreat just added: The heart unbound

Fri, 23 Jul, 2021 - 14:56

We’ve just added an ordination training retreat to our Autumn 2021 programme:

November 8 - 19
The Heart Unbound - Metta as a path to insight
with Dayajoti, Maitridevi and Sraddhadipa.

On this retreat we will be exploring metta as a gateway to Insight. The path of metta allows insights to unfold in a relaxed and embodied  way as we move more and more deeply into the unconditional love that flows from a boundless heart located nowhere and everywhere. The retreat will include some bodywork...

nataliak's picture
nataliak

Order Retreat: Dancing in the Bardo with Vijayamala & Moksanandi

Fri, 23 Jul, 2021 - 14:50

Order Retreat: Dancing in the Bardo with Vijayamala & Moksanandi

Fri, 23 Jul, 2021 - 14:50

This year’s annual very popular Women’s Order Retreat at Taraloka will be on the theme of the Bardo Verses taken from the Bardo Thodol – one of the main insight reflections recommended by Bhante from the very early days of the movement.  

‘Bardo’ literally means ‘in-between’, so the Bardo of Life is an experience of aliveness arising between dream states. But what does it mean to be alive, to be awake to the full mystery of sensory experience?  Every moment is...

nataliak's picture
nataliak

2021 residential retreats now available for booking!

Thu, 17 Jun, 2021 - 16:41

2021 residential retreats now available for booking!

Thu, 17 Jun, 2021 - 16:41

Following a successful reopening, we’re pleased to say our programme of residential retreats is now up and available for booking! It’s been so wonderful to have retreatants on Tara’s land again. Have a look at what’s available and book asap - they’re filling up quickly! 

If you’re wondering how social distancing measures will affect your experience of being on retreat, here’s what a couple of our retreatants have said… 

nataliak's picture
nataliak

Area Order Weekend (Residential and Online) - The Way to the Beyond

Wed, 19 May, 2021 - 17:03

Area Order Weekend (Residential and Online) - The Way to the Beyond

Wed, 19 May, 2021 - 17:03

‘The Way to the Beyond’:
UK & Ireland Women’s Area Order Weekend
Thurs 3 – Sun 6 June 2021

Led by Kusalasara, Maitrisiddhi, Mahamani & Sanghagita

(all ordained in 2014 at Akasavana) and friends

‘I will sing you the praises of the Way to the Beyond…’

What can we trust? What do we rely on?  Where is our heart-connection with the Dharma?  And when do we rely on the Buddha, and when on our own capacity to know and see?  Sixteen brahmins go...

Free Buddhist Audio's picture
Free Buddhist Audio

The Dharma and Social Action

Sat, 8 May, 2021 - 00:00
Maitrisiddhi talks personally about her experience of being on environmental social actions in 2019. A talk organised by the Brighton Buddhist Centre for Buddhist Action Month 2020
Free Buddhist Audio's picture
Free Buddhist Audio

Moon of the Mind Guided Meditation

Fri, 7 May, 2021 - 00:00
Maitridevi leads a relaxed and receptive Tong Len practice. From 'Moon of the Mind: Bodhicitta' Taraloka & Tiratanaloka online Great Gathering weekend, for women training for ordination and Order Members.
Free Buddhist Audio's picture
Free Buddhist Audio

Bodhicitta: a Personal Talk

Fri, 7 May, 2021 - 00:00
Intelligent and thought provoking, Candraprabha shares some personal reflections on her relationship to 'bodhicitta.' From 'Moon of the Mind: Bodhicitta' Taraloka & Tiratanaloka online Great Gathering weekend, for women training for ordination and Order Members.
Free Buddhist Audio's picture
Free Buddhist Audio

Positive Precepts Metta Bhavana

Fri, 7 May, 2021 - 00:00
Vajrasakhi leads a 'cherishing' metta bhavana based on the positive precepts. The practice is introduced then led through, including the crucial importance of a positive and loving relationship with ourselves. From 'Moon of the Mind: Bodhicitta' Taraloka & Tiratanaloka online Great Gathering weekend, for women training for ordination and Order Members.
Free Buddhist Audio's picture
Free Buddhist Audio

Tara and the All Accomplishing Wisdom

Fri, 7 May, 2021 - 00:00
What are the qualities of Buddha-Tara? From a Taraloka retreat on the Mandala of the Five Female Buddhas.
Free Buddhist Audio's picture
Free Buddhist Audio

Mamaki and the Wisdom of Sameness

Fri, 7 May, 2021 - 00:00
Maitrivajri explores Mamaki's abundance and draws our her qualities. From a Taraloka retreat on the Mandala of the Five Female Buddhas.