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Monthly Online Parent-Dharma class

From Community Highlights on Thu, 23 Jul, 2020 - 11:42

Monthly Online Parent-Dharma class

From Community Highlights on Thu, 23 Jul, 2020 - 11:42

The London Buddhist Centre and North London Buddhist Centre are offering monthly classes for parents online, every second Sunday from 8th August, 10.30-12.00 UK time. Open to all parents everywhere. The core team is Maitrinita, Karunagita and Rebecca, plus guest teachers. The class includes led meditation, a short talk or introduction to an aspect of the Dharma or practice within family life, an opportunity to connect and talk with other parents and brief ritual.

Please do join us, or pass this on to parents at your centre....

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Sadayasihi

Dharmabyte: Remembering to Remember

From Free Buddhist Audio on Thu, 16 Jan, 2020 - 14:00

Amaragita offers three principles for considering the possibilities of deepening into the Dharma in any situation, and they are are worth remembering - or as she says, remembering to remember! Great, gently radical words that are bold enough to imagine and even assume the possibility of a more compassionate future for all beings.

From the talk entitled The Possibility of Practice given as part of the 2015 Mothers Retreat at Taraloka Retreat...

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The story of Yasa (story telling evening)

The story of Yasa (story telling evening)

From Triratna International Gathering 2019: Alchemy of the Dharma on Thu, 29 Aug, 2019 - 11:36

Lokabandhu hosts this special evening of story-telling from the Pali Canon - the story of Yasa and the golden slippers - brought to life by a young cast, songs and colourful costumes!

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The story of Padmasambhava (Story telling evening) International Gathering 2019

The story of Padmasambhava (Story telling evening) International Gathering 2019

From Triratna International Gathering 2019: Alchemy of the Dharma on Thu, 29 Aug, 2019 - 11:33

The second evening of story-telling at the 2019 Triratna International Gathering was hosted by Jayaraja and friends. Featuring a king, courtiers, demons, galloping horses and the great Guru Padmasambhava himself, prepare yourself for an entertaining precis of how Padmasambhava came to Tibet.

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Myth and Magic: Day 1 of the 2019 Triratna International Gathering

It’s the first full day of the Triratna International Gathering and Adhisthana is basking in summer sunshine! 

In this short podcast we get a flavour of the ‘Alchemy of the Dharma’. A couple of people share their highlights from the International Gathering so far - from the first talk by Ratnaguna on ‘Transforming Self’, a classic music concert after lunch, workshops on tai chi, yoga, the activities for children as well as authentic conversations and the possibility of...

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Sadayasihi

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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Sadayasihi

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.”

The...

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Sadayasihi

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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Sadayasihi

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...