A rare opportunity for the next generation of Triratna from across the world to gather together in large numbers, experience being part of a truly international community and explore the holy sites of the Buddha.
With over 150 participants, the International Buddhist Youth Convention takes place in India every three years and is organised by the National Network of Buddhist Youth - India. In 2023 the six-day convention takes place at Nagaloka in Nagpur. After the convention we will...
Are you a Mitra aged 18-34? Keen to transform yourself and the world? We need you!
A renewed Buddhism needs to confront the modern world as it is. It needs to be a radical alternative to an individualistic consumer society. It needs teachings that help to overcome hatred and prejudice. It needs people living and working together to reduce suffering, tackle loneliness and give meaning to people’s lives.
The world needs a radical blueprint for change. The Dharma, as elucidated by Sangharakshita, provides a...
A weekly chance for those aged 30 & under, who know both the Mindfulness of Breathing and the Metta Bhavana, to gather together. Having gathered every week since Oct 2020 these sessions will end on 14 Apr.
7.30am – 8.30am (UK Time) 8.30am – 9.30am (Central Europe) 3 March – Ksantikara 10 March – Moksadhi 17 March – Prajnahridaya 24 March – Moksadhi 31 March – Prajnahridaya 7 Apr – Moksadhi 14 Apr – Prajnahridaya (last session)
To change the world we need to actively create a new one. If we want to make the world a better place the best way to start is by looking at our friendships. But do our actions really matter? Can we really affect the world around us? And should we be trying to change the world anyway?
An exciting online opportunity for young women, aged 18 to 30.
Friday 30 April 30 to Sunday 2 May.
The ancient Indian cremation ground is a symbol for any crucial situation where we meet impermanence, death, aloneness and fear. It is also a symbol of transformation, a place where death meets life and life meets death. A place where great yogis and dakinis gather at night in darkenss and secrecy, meditating, dancing, embracing and drinking from the skull cup of wisdom. A place of liberated...
What can Buddhism offer the world today? What does it mean to live a Buddhist life? Gather with young people from around the world for four intergenerational conversations and a chance to meet others aged 30 and under through discussion groups.
A 3 month residential course at Adhisthana providing an opportunity to work, live as a community study, and develop friendships.
The course is designed to provide a multi-faceted training, where you will have the opportunity to experience all parts of your life as a spiritual practice. This will include daily work periods, living as a community, deepening friendships, and community living. Study will support this aim, emphasising the mythic dimension, developing positive emotion and supporting the ability to work with our mental...
Are you looking for a more meaningful work context? Do you want to set up a business with other Buddhists? Then join us to co-create a Buddhist Business in one day!
Buddhist businesses are an ideal context for people to work and deepen their practice together. They are an essential part of the Buddhist vision for a new society because they have a social or environmental goal, and are an effective way to spread the Dharma and Buddhist values.
“…while still young, a black-haired young person endowed with the blessings of youth, in the prime of life, I shaved off my hair and beard, put on the yellow robe, and went forth from the home life into homelessness.” - Majjhima Nikaya, 36
The 2019 Triratna Young Buddhists’ Retreat (the ‘Big One’) takes place at Adhisthana this weekend. This year’s theme is ‘Blueprint for a New Society’, following in the archetypal footsteps of the Buddha, leaving behind the world of technology, busyness, and the...