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Thinking of asking for ordination?

Thu, 7 May, 2020 - 15:41

Thinking of asking for ordination?

Thu, 7 May, 2020 - 15:41

The response of many people during the Coronavirus pandemic has been to want to help very practically by supporting the NHS, our friends and neighbours, and to want to deepen our Dharma practice, enabling us to better emotionally respond to the difficulties that arise. Some of us are thinking about the future, to how the pandemic will effect long term societal change. What part does the Tiratana Buddhist Order play in this? Why have an Order at all? How...

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Weekend for women thinking of asking for Ordination

Wed, 12 Feb, 2020 - 12:37

Weekend for women thinking of asking for Ordination

Wed, 12 Feb, 2020 - 12:37

A weekend for women (+) who are thinking of asking for Ordination into the Triratna Buddhist Order.  Why ask for ordination?  Why join the Order?  Why have an Order at all?  What do we have to do to join the Order?  We will look at all these questions, as well as any others you bring up, so that you can make an informed decision about your next steps.  This is also an opportunity to visit Tiratanaloka and enjoy the beauty of...

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New Retreat at Tiratanaloka: The Nature of Existence

Fri, 20 Dec, 2019 - 19:06

New Retreat at Tiratanaloka: The Nature of Existence

Fri, 20 Dec, 2019 - 19:06

Due to popular demand, we have added an extra retreat to our programme in 2020.  Our theme will be ‘The Nature of Existence’: the marks of conditioned existence, the doors of liberation and the topsy turvy views.  We will explore beauty, change, emptiness and ultimate happiness.  The material is taken from Chapter 11 of Sangharakshita’s book ‘The Three Jewels’, which we will study in groups as well as having significant portions of the retreat laid aside for meditation and reflection...

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Celebrate 25 years of Tiratanaloka!

Mon, 26 Aug, 2019 - 10:05

Celebrate 25 years of Tiratanaloka!

Mon, 26 Aug, 2019 - 10:05

The team at Tiratanaloka invites you to celebrate our 25th anniversary with us on Sunday 29th September 2019, from 10.30 am to 5pm, at Tiratanaloka retreat centre in the heart of the Brecon Beacons, South Wales. The programme for the day will include a keynote talk on “The Significance of Ordination” from Ratnadharini, several mini-talks by Dharmacarinis on what Tiratanaloka means to them, a collective ritual, a light vegan lunch, a variety of vegan cakes, and activities for children.
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The Great Gathering - A Greater Love: Maha Maitri

Sat, 20 Jan, 2018 - 16:31

The Great Gathering - A Greater Love: Maha Maitri

Sat, 20 Jan, 2018 - 16:31

@ Taraloka 7th-10th June

This long weekend is a celebration of our community and its unique emphasis on the practice of friendship as a path. There has not been such a Great Gathering for many years and the team, drawn from Tiratanaloka, Taraloka and Buddhafield look forward to welcoming you - women who have requested ordination and dharmacharinis - to gather at Taraloka for rituals, chanting, talks, discussion, meditation, workshops and the pleasure of each other’s company. We are expecting large numbers...

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Waking the Dragon

Wed, 30 Aug, 2017 - 18:46

Waking the Dragon

Wed, 30 Aug, 2017 - 18:46

Weekend for young women training for ordination: conditions for faith and working through difficulties. Study on Padmasambhava and the Buddha, discussion, meditation, all with others who are at the same life stage as you. Unbeatable. With Vajratara, Karunadhi, Ratnadharini, Moksatara, Kusaladevi, Siladevi and Danayutta.
8-11 September 2017

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Thinking of asking for ordination?

Mon, 1 May, 2017 - 11:23

Thinking of asking for ordination?

Mon, 1 May, 2017 - 11:23

Are you a woman thinking of asking for ordination and would like to find out more?  Come to a weekend at Tiratanaloka to explore what ordination means, mythically and practically.

29 September - 1 October 2017

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Young Women's Retreat

Fri, 27 Jan, 2017 - 17:44

Young Women's Retreat

Fri, 27 Jan, 2017 - 17:44

8-11 September 2017

A chance to be with other young women (under 35) who are also training for ordination. How can we, as young women, bring the Dharma into the centre of our lives? What will our lives look like? What are the most relevant issues for us? Public Preceptor Ratnadharini is also coming to share with us the benefit of her experience of practising Buddhism from a young age.

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