The Urban Retreat 2015 - November 21-28

The Urban Retreat Programme

Posted by Mokshini on Mon, 16 November, 2015 - 15:58
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Mokshini

Here is a copy of the Full Retreat Programme for the  Fourth International Triratna Urban Retreat, 21- 28 Nov 2015

The theme is “Living in the Greater Mandala” - title taken from the book Wisdom beyond Words by Sangharakshita, a commentary on the Ratnaguna Samcayagatha sutra. 

The aim… is to bring an attitude of pure aesthetic appreciation to whatever circumstances that come our way

The Enlightenment of the Buddha was not a cold detached knowledge. He saw with warmth; he saw with feeling; what is more, he saw everything as pure, or subha,… because he saw everything with compassion. … When out of metta, you see things as beautiful, you naturally experience joy and delight. And out of that joy and delight flow spontaneity, freedom, creativity and energy. This flow from metta to joy to freedom and energy is the constant experience of the bodhisattva.”  

Sangharakshita, Wisdom Beyond Words

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sheena's picture

Looks great - am looking forward to joining you all. Thankyou!

fran76's picture

Hi

I am struggling to find the resources that relate to the retreat programme for today.  Please can someone point me in the right direction?

Thanks 

Frances