Posted by Singhamati on Fri, 23 Jan, 2015 - 13:08Work: Boring, stressful, tiring. Meaningful, inspiring, fun, liberating. Can you imagine a change in the way you relate to work so it becomes a practice of spiritual growth? Imagine working in a meaningful project with likeminded people helping each other to develop and have a positive influence in the world. Work can be a transformation ground that moves us toward awakening. In this weekend we will be exploring how can we transform our work so it can transform us and...
Posted by Singhamati on Mon, 6 Oct, 2014 - 15:20Remember this GREAT video from the 4th Annual Young Buddhists retreat in 2011?
Young Buddhists retreats started back in 2008 in response to a dwindling number of young people joining our community. The first one was a small event for both young and old people exploring how we could inspire more young people in the Dharma - out of which the Young Buddhist project emerged.
From 2009 Young Buddhists retreats were led by young people for young...
Posted by Singhamati on Wed, 24 Sep, 2014 - 15:21Im very inspired by the Brahma Viharas at the moment: in cultivating love, compassion, gladness and equanimity for myself and the world. Here is a talk I gave on a recent Young Buddhists Retreat at the Norwich Buddhist centre, August 2014. May it inspire you in these practices too :-)
Posted by Munisha on Mon, 2 Jun, 2014 - 12:44Clear Vision recently released Triratna Newsbyte 1, the first of their new twice-yearly video news bulletins from around the Triratna world, commissioned by Triratna’s European Chairs’ Assembly. And the Young Buddhists are in it!
In this 47-minute video:
The opening weekend of Adhisthana, UK
Vimalasara’s book launch at the Manchester Buddhist Centre, UK
Danabhadri at Dhanakosa, Scotland: Cooking as practice
Posted by lokabandhu on Wed, 26 Feb, 2014 - 22:55Here’s a great animated version of the first two verses of the Dhammapada, created by Stephen Heppell, a young London mitra who’s set up the animation company Moving Vision Motion Graphics. Part of their mission is to “re-imagine the Buddha for the digital age”. The text is based on the translation by Sangharakshita and you can find Stephen’s introduction to the piece on his website here. ...
Posted by vajratara on Thu, 13 Feb, 2014 - 21:33Following the 2013 Urban Retreat theme, the young people’s retreat in November at Adhistana (aka ‘The Big One’) explored the theme of metta: blazing like the sun. This was Vajratara’s talk on that weekend.