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Children's Activities at the Triratna International Gathering 2019

Wed, 26 Jun, 2019 - 12:28

Children's Activities at the Triratna International Gathering 2019

Wed, 26 Jun, 2019 - 12:28

The 2019 Triratna International Gathering - 22 to 26 August at Adhisthana - is a feast of inspiration, stimulation and fun. All are welcome, including children!

Here’s a short film from the last International Gathering in 2017, focusing on the children’s activities, to give you a sense of the play, music and laughter involved. 

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Podcast: Community - With Your Own Front Door

From Buddhist Centre Features on Mon, 27 May, 2019 - 15:26

So it’s community - but with our own front door

The Suvana (meaning ‘happy realm’) project aims to develop Buddhist co-housing in Cambridge, UK. It will be newly built, sustainable, low carbon footprint development, with the community inspired by Buddhist values.  

Here’s a conversation with Tejasvini and Jeremy Peters, both involved in the project, discussing co-housing as a response to the housing crisis, their plans for sustainable features, affordability, Buddhist almhouses and more. 

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Great innovation and vision. Bodhicitta! X

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Experiencing the Power of Sangha: The Triratna International Gathering

From Triratna News on Wed, 5 Jun, 2019 - 12:47

Experiencing the Power of Sangha: The Triratna International Gathering

From Triratna News on Wed, 5 Jun, 2019 - 12:47

“At the heart of our movement is friendship and Sangha and being [at the Triratna International Gathering] is a really strong experience of a positive community. There’s a lot of love and generosity and mutual help…and you can’t do that by email or Facebook…You have to be together and eat together and sit together, be in the shrine room with 340 people and meditate together, chant together to experience the power of Sangha and mutual appreciation and love.”

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Thank you. wonderful to see. How can there be a revelation In a world so full it couldn’t be more full?

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Triratna International Gathering 2019: Alchemy of the Dharma

From Triratna News on Fri, 12 Apr, 2019 - 11:24

Triratna International Gathering 2019: Alchemy of the Dharma

From Triratna News on Fri, 12 Apr, 2019 - 11:24

Booking is now open for the 2019 Triratna International Gathering which will take place at Adhisthana, UK, from 22-26 August! This biennial event brings together large numbers of the Triratna Buddhist Community from around Europe for a feast of inspiration, stimulation and fun. All are welcome, including children. 

The theme of the 2019 gathering is ‘Alchemy of the Dharma’. Alchemy is the magical art of turning base materials into gold, a potent metaphor for what we are trying to do in our Dharma lives. How...

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Wake Up Mummy! The Potential For Liberation In the Family Life

Wed, 12 Dec, 2018 - 12:22

What does an effective Buddhist practice look like as a parent amidst a family household life? How do we keep alive our values and bring them to the joys and challenges of parenting? In this talk Amaladhi gives us an inside view of life as an Order Member and parent of her young and energetic son, discussing how she engages with parenting as a practice. Whether you are a parent or not she offers a thought provoking exploration of the...

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Practicing As a Parent

From Buddhist Centre Features on Sun, 8 Jul, 2018 - 22:27

Sudaka, the Mitra Convenor in the Valencia Buddhist Centre, talks about his experience of Buddhist practice as a parent and discusses how he fits in his meditation practice, the importance of having a supportive partner and how his practice informs his parenting.

He also mentions the upcoming International Family Retreat (Retiro Internacional De Familias) which is taking place in Suryavana at the end of July, which he is facilitating along with Vidyadasa and friends. Find out more about the ...

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Sudaka on Buddhist Practice as a Parent

Sun, 8 Jul, 2018 - 22:04

Sudaka, the Mitra Convenor in the Valencia Buddhist Centre, talks about his experience of Buddhist practice as a parent and discusses how he fits in his meditation practice, the importance of having a supportive partner and how his practice informs his parenting.

Recorded at Suryavana, Valencia, July 2018.

Check out the International Families Retreat (Retiro Internacional De Familias) being held at Suryavana at the end of July....

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Story-Telling Project for Mexican Children

From Triratna News on Wed, 4 Jul, 2018 - 18:29

Story-Telling Project for Mexican Children

From Triratna News on Wed, 4 Jul, 2018 - 18:29

Olga Rosenberg and Blanca García are two Mitras from Cuernavaca who have been running a project for underprivileged Mexican children and telling them stories as well as introducing meditation.

Earthquake in Cuernavaca
In September 2017 an earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter Scale struck in Mexico, with its epicentre in Cuernavaca. This devastated the local community, with houses being damaged and schools destroyed. It had a particularly destructive impact on lower income families.

Olga and Blanca,...

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Talks from Adhisthana's Weekend Retreat for Parents

Fri, 29 Jun, 2018 - 11:29

Adhisthana’s first weekend retreat for parents took place on 8th to 10th June, led by a team of Triratna Order Members who are parents themselves – Upayavira, Maitrinita, Lilapa, and Karunagita. It was open to parents and parents-to-be, including Order Members, Mitras and those with a regular practice in the context of Triratna. 

Here are two of the talks from the weekend:-

Six Gifts of Parenting:
Karunagita brings to life gifts for Buddhist practice...

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Hello. Thanks for this. However, I can only see the talk by Karunagita. The one by Lilapa appears not to be here. 

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Hi Tejopala, Lilapa’s talk is the second item on the above play list (“Parenting and the Brahma Viharas”). I wasn’t able to find a photo for him unfortunately. I hope that solves the mystery! With Metta, Sadayasihi
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International Family Retreat : Retiro Internacional De Familias

Thu, 17 May, 2018 - 14:47

International Family Retreat : Retiro Internacional De Familias

Thu, 17 May, 2018 - 14:47

We offer a retreat for fathers, mothers, sons and daughters. In 2017 we ran a very successful family retreat in Suryavana and we want to continue offering this space for people interested in Buddhist practice especially as a parent. The retreat is open to anyone. The intention of gathering people from various countries with their children. This will create an atmosphere of internationality with all the wealth of a retreat with people from various cultures and ways of seeing life and raising their children living and practicing...

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