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Vajra Bell - Fall/Winter 2017-18

Vajra Bell - Fall/Winter 2017-18

Posted by maryschaefer on Wed, 27 Dec, 2017 - 22:11

The Fall/Winter 2017-18 issue of the Vajra Bell magazine is here! Click this link to view online

In this issue:

  • Looking to the Dharma to Deal with Challenges in Our Community
  • Facing Our Shadows of the Past - by Mary Schaefer
  • Working Together to Create Beauty from Chaos - by Singhashri
  • Ethical Behavior: Mine, Yours, Ours - by Vidhuma
  • Using a Restorative Approach to Promote Peace - by Jnanasiddhi
  • Sangha Connections
  • Art, Meditation & Mindfulness
  • ...
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Vajra Bell - Autumn 2016

Posted by Rijupatha on Fri, 28 Oct, 2016 - 20:20

The Autumn 2016 issue of the Vajra Bell newsletter has been released! You can download a PDF here or view it online by clicking this link.

In this issue of the Vajra Bell:

  • The Path of Practice: A Comprehensive Approach to Spiritual Development
  • Arts at Aryaloka – The Stitchfold Path
  • Arts Study Group – Zen and Creativity
  • “Some Divinity Shaping Our Ends”, by Dh. Maitreyabandhu
  • “The Dance of Dharma” by Dh. Lilasiddhi
  • Aryaloka Stupa in Need of Support
  • Sangha notes from Aryaloka, Portsmouth, Nagaloka, Concord, Berlin, Vancouver, San Francisco, New York,
  • ...
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Vajra Bell - Autumn 2015

Vajra Bell - Autumn 2015

Posted by Rijupatha on Wed, 30 Sep, 2015 - 22:53

In this issue of the Vajra Bell Newsletter:

“Lovingkindness Squared: Cultivating Self-Compassion” by Dh. Bodhipaksa

“Metta: A Gateway to Self-Compassion and Insight” by Dh. Vimalasara

“The Practice of Self-Compassion” by Dh. Varada

“A Life Lesson from Behind Prison Walls” by Susan DePietro

“Compassionate Presence” Retreat Review by Mike Mappes

Updates from the Spiritual Vitality Council and Board of Directors of Aryaloka Buddhist Center

Sangha Notes from Boston, Nagaloka, San Francisco, Montana,...

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Vajra Bell - Spring 2015

Vajra Bell - Spring 2015

Posted by Rijupatha on Sun, 26 Apr, 2015 - 16:55

In this issue of the Vajra Bell Newsletter:

Meeting Bhante: Connecting with Our Teacher and Founder Sangharakshita

“Seeking Beauty: A Gateway to Freedom” – by Narottama

“Reflections on the Ninth Precept” – by Tom Gaillard

“Purification of a Stupa – Visit and Dedication with Dhardo Tulku Rinpoche” – by Barry Timmerman

Updates from the new Spiritual Vitality Council and Board of Directors of Aryaloka Buddhist Center

Sangha Notes from Aryaloka, Nagaloka, San...

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Vajra Bell - Winter 2015

Vajra Bell - Winter 2015

Posted by Rijupatha on Wed, 31 Dec, 2014 - 20:38In this issue of the Vajra Bell Newsletter:

Adhisthana: A New Home for the Triratna Buddhist Order and Community

“Stupa-fied: Inspiration Arises from Sacred Space” – by Barry Timmerman

Upcoming Retreats and Classes at Aryaloka

“Reflecting on an Introduction to Noble Silence Retreat” – by David Watt

Updates from the new Spiritual Vitality Council and Board of Directors

Sangha Notes from Aryaloka, Nagaloka, Portsmouth, Montana, Portsmouth, NYC and Concord

...
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Vajra Bell - Autumn 2014

Vajra Bell - Autumn 2014

Posted by Rijupatha on Tue, 7 Oct, 2014 - 00:52In this issue of the Vajra Bell Newsletter:

Cultivating Right Livelihood: Vajra Bell asks sangha members to weigh in on how they practice skillful work

“Working for Indian Buddhism” – by Viradhamma

“How Music Can Inform Buddhist Spirituality” – by Sravaniya

Upcoming Retreats and Classes at Aryaloka

Introducing Vajra Bell’s New Co-Editors – Mary Schaefer & David Watt

Updates from the new Spiritual Vitality Council and Board of Directors

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Vajra Bell - Winter 2013

Vajra Bell - Winter 2013

Posted by Rijupatha on Wed, 19 Jun, 2013 - 19:15In this issue:

* Embracing Myth & Imagination: A recovering Catholic learns to trust intuition, imagination, and Buddhas in all colors
* Aryaloka Council December meeting and Year in Review
* Sangha updates from Aryaloka, Nagaloka, Portsmouth, and Vancouver
* Movie Review: Children of the Pyre
* Buddhism and the Environmental Movement: How two efforts - inner and outer - to benefit all beings could benefit each other
* Three perspectives on the first Pan-American Womens’ GFR...
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Vajra Bell - Spring 2013

Vajra Bell - Spring 2013

Posted by Rijupatha on Wed, 19 Jun, 2013 - 19:17In this issue of the Vajra Bell newsletter:

• What Does “Engaged Buddhism” Mean to You?
• Sangha updates from the U.S. and Canada
• Meditation Marathon fundraising event kicks off in June
• Upcoming retreats at Aryaloka
• Reflections on Nonviolent Communication
• Men’s Retreat Planned
• “Being Prepared for Teaching” by Narottama
• Starting Out as a Vegetarian
• Arts events & sangha poetry
• Movie Review: “The U.S. vs. John Lennon
• Going...
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Vajra Bell - Autumn 2013

Vajra Bell - Autumn 2013

Posted by Rijupatha on Mon, 7 Oct, 2013 - 21:58In this issue of the Vajra Bell Newsletter:

“What Does Going for Refuge Mean to You?” – Vajra Bell asks sangha members to discuss their relationship with the Three Jewels

“Sadhana Practice in the Triratna Order” – by Kavyadrishti

Updates from North American Triratna Buddhist Centers

Upcoming Retreats and Classes at Aryaloka and beyond

“The Light of the Buddha Behind Bars” – Report from the Concord Prison Sangha by...
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Vajra Bell - Winter 2014

Vajra Bell - Winter 2014

Posted by Rijupatha on Wed, 8 Jan, 2014 - 01:25In this issue of the Vajra Bell Newsletter:

“Karma: Round and Round We Go, Where it Stops, the Buddha Knows” – by Amala

“Impermanence with Appreciation” – by Narottama

“The Stupa: A Most Auspicious Project” – A history and update on the Stupa Project at Aryaloka Buddhist Center, and how you can help

Upcoming Retreats and Classes at Aryaloka

“Reflections on Greed, Hatred, and Delusion” – musings from mitra...
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