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The 'Big One': In Conversation with Prajnaketu

Posted by Sadayasihi on Thu, 15 Nov, 2018 - 17:31

Prajnaketu, Triratna’s Young Buddhist Co-ordinator, gave the keynote talk at the 2018 ‘Big One’, which was on the theme of ‘Seek Truth, Release Life’.  His talk was entitled ‘A Religious Life’. 

In this conversation with Sadayasihi in the Beams on the last morning of the ‘Big One’ he talks about the significance for him of giving this talk as well as delving into his choice of the word ‘religious’ and how he has benefitted from taking part in a...

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'In pursuit of Dharma Life' - talk by Danayutta

Posted by Prajnaketu on Mon, 5 Nov, 2018 - 12:07

'In pursuit of Dharma Life' - talk by Danayutta

Posted by Prajnaketu on Mon, 5 Nov, 2018 - 12:07

Danayutta evokes tells the story of her pursuit of the Dharma life from investment banking to yoga teaching, and beyond.

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'Moving into a meaningful life' - talk by Satyakirti

Posted by Prajnaketu on Mon, 5 Nov, 2018 - 12:03

'Moving into a meaningful life' - talk by Satyakirti

Posted by Prajnaketu on Mon, 5 Nov, 2018 - 12:03

Satyakirti explores his personal story of seeking meaning at the Big One 2018: Seek Truth, Release Life.

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'A religious life' - talk by Prajnaketu

Posted by Prajnaketu on Mon, 5 Nov, 2018 - 12:00

'A religious life' - talk by Prajnaketu

Posted by Prajnaketu on Mon, 5 Nov, 2018 - 12:00

Prajnaketu explores what a religious life looks like on the recent young Buddhists weekend at Adhisthana.

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The 'Big One': Saturday Night Ritual

Posted by Sadayasihi on Sun, 28 Oct, 2018 - 12:00

The 'Big One': Saturday Night Ritual

Posted by Sadayasihi on Sun, 28 Oct, 2018 - 12:00

The ‘Big One’ is well known for its Saturday night puja! This time we ventured out into the dark for a bonfire as part of a special ritual led by Kusaladevi. Here are some amazing photos taken by Akasajoti and Sanghadhara capturing the scenes around the fire.

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The Big One: Meet Some of Triratna's Young Buddhist Facilitators!

Posted by Sadayasihi on Sat, 27 Oct, 2018 - 20:00

The Big One: Meet Some of Triratna's Young Buddhist Facilitators!

Posted by Sadayasihi on Sat, 27 Oct, 2018 - 20:00

Introducing just some of the facilitators of Triratna’s Young Buddhist groups who are helping spread the Dharma in their local Sanghas! 

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Voices from the Big One: Caroline and Shubhanaga

Posted by Sadayasihi on Sat, 27 Oct, 2018 - 18:00

During the afternoon of day 2 of the ‘Big One’ there was some time to catch up with two of the participants, Caroline and Shubhanaga, to hear how they have been finding the gathering and their highlights so far!

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The Big One: Preview of the Keynote Talk, 'Seek Truth, Release Life'

Posted by Sadayasihi on Sat, 27 Oct, 2018 - 17:59

The Big One: Preview of the Keynote Talk, 'Seek Truth, Release Life'

Posted by Sadayasihi on Sat, 27 Oct, 2018 - 17:59

This year Prajnaketu, Triratna’s Young Buddhist Co-ordinator, gave the keynote talk on the Big One on the theme of  ’Seek truth, release life’. In it he explores the Buddha’s Noble Quest and how we might follow his example by using the metaphor of leaving the palace so that we can go beyond into a truly ‘religious’ life.  Here is Prajnaketu kicking his talk off - the full talk will follow soon!

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The Big One: Shakyamuni Mantra

Posted by Sadayasihi on Fri, 26 Oct, 2018 - 22:32

Here’s a beautiful rendition of the Shakyamuni Mantra - led by Dharmamayi from Sheffield - on the first evening of the Young Buddhists’ annual gathering in Adhisthana, the ‘Big One’.

Recorded after the Dedication Ceremony.

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Voices from the Big One: Daniel

Posted by Sadayasihi on Fri, 26 Oct, 2018 - 22:07

Voices from the Big One: Daniel

Posted by Sadayasihi on Fri, 26 Oct, 2018 - 22:07

Here is Daniel from Dublin whose looking forward to catching up with old - and making new - friends at the Big One.

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