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New podcast episode featuring Nagabodhi

By Helen - Windhor... on Wed, 8 Feb, 2023 - 13:00

New podcast episode featuring Nagabodhi

By Helen - Windhor... on Wed, 8 Feb, 2023 - 13:00

Some of you may already be familiar with Nagabodhi and his talent as a storyteller. We’ll be publishing his latest book, Sangharakshita: The Boy, the Monk, the Man, later this month.

In our new podcast episode, Nagabodhi talks with Dhammamegha about his life in relationship to Sangharakshita, and the interesting process of writing about him. He explores who Sangharakshita was, and his life’s project of working out what it means to be a Buddhist in today’s world. He also talks...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

International Women’s Day 2023: A Fundraiser for Tiratanaloka Unlimited

By Centre Team on Tue, 7 Feb, 2023 - 23:18

International Women’s Day 2023: A Fundraiser for Tiratanaloka Unlimited

By Centre Team on Tue, 7 Feb, 2023 - 23:18

Saturday March 18th: Subhadramati and friends​ celebrating equal ordination for women 

To celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day, we’re teaming up with Manchester Buddhist Centre in the UK to shine a spotlight on one of Triratna’s distinctive emphases – equal ordination for women. In fact, when Sangharakshita our founder created our Order in 1968 the very first person to be ordained was a woman.

Subhadramati, Dhammadinna, Dayanandi and friends will tell this 55 year history through their personal experiences. And...

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabytes: The Essence of Bodhicitta

By Zac on Mon, 6 Feb, 2023 - 06:00

Padmavajra shares a story of meeting on the basis of Bodhicitta arising between people. He tells us how Shantideva takes to heart, ever more firmly, the Bodhicitta, through his lavish performance of puja and a searing confession of faults. 

Giving Ourselves Completely to the Buddhas - Bodhicaryavatara Chapter 2 as part of the series Shantideva’s Bodhicaryavatara given at Padmaloka Retreat Centre, 2020.

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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

The Dharma of Dreams: Cultivating Dream Awareness in the Buddhist Tradition

By Centre Team on Sat, 4 Feb, 2023 - 15:18

The Dharma of Dreams: Cultivating Dream Awareness in the Buddhist Tradition

By Centre Team on Sat, 4 Feb, 2023 - 15:18

About the course
Join Arthabandhu and other dreamers for a three-week course exploring the many realms of dream and sleep, and their significance in the Dharma life.

‘Dreams of Clarity’ is a term from Buddhist Dream Yoga referring to dreams that put us in touch with archetypal dimensions. They are rich, colorful, and often prove to be of deep spiritual significance – sometimes being received by the dreamer as teachings or imparting wisdom. 

In order to access our dreams in this way it...

На русском
На русском

«Двенадцать нидан»

By Suvannavira on Sat, 4 Feb, 2023 - 10:21

«Двенадцать нидан», Суваннавира, 03.12.2020

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

FBA Podcast: Bodhicitta - The Highly Potent Elixir of Transformation

By Zac on Sat, 4 Feb, 2023 - 06:00

“Taking this image of the human form the Bodhicitta transmutes it into the priceless image of the Jewel of the Conqueror. Grasp tightly this highly potent elixir, known as the Bodhicitta, which must be thoroughly worked.”

In this talk on Shantideva’s Bodhicaryavatara Padmavajra speaks of Sangharakshita’s evocation of the Bodhicitta. Here, he discusses some of the verses of the first chapter, especially of verse ten, in which the Bodhicitta is likened to the highly...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Past, Present, and Future In American Buddhism: Live From GenX (The Buddhist Centre Podcast, Episode 436)

By Centre Team on Fri, 3 Feb, 2023 - 22:41

What do you get when you invite a set of experienced American Dharma teachers and friends from different Buddhist traditions to gather together post-Covid and share their practice and experience of American Buddhism? Well, something like this! The bright joy and sense of common tradition is palpable. Hear four Gen-X Triratna Order members with deep connections to our community, both in the UK and US, in a round-table conversation with other Dharma farers from Vajrayana, Vipassana, and Zen traditions.

We...

Triratna Highlights
Triratna Highlights

Launch of the Triratna Video Library

By dayaketu on Fri, 3 Feb, 2023 - 21:01

Launch of the Triratna Video Library

By dayaketu on Fri, 3 Feb, 2023 - 21:01

The Urgyen Sangharakshita Trust is delighted to announce the launch of the online Triratna Video Library.

This remarkable new resource offers hundreds of videos documenting the breadth and depth of Triratna around the world. For the first time you can search hundreds of hours of never-before-seen footage, Sangharakshita’s talks, documentaries, news stories, videos for schools and the complete Clear...

Triratna Highlights
Triratna Highlights

Parinirvana Day Festival 2023 | London Buddhist Centre with Online Elements

By Centre Team on Fri, 3 Feb, 2023 - 10:29

Parinirvana Day Festival 2023 | London Buddhist Centre with Online Elements

By Centre Team on Fri, 3 Feb, 2023 - 10:29

Next Sunday, join the LBC for a full day festival marking the death of the Buddha, two and a half millennia ago. We’d like to draw your attention to two aspects of the day that will be live streamed on YouTube for the wider sangha.

It’s a great opportunity to contemplate impermanence, rejoice in the example of the Buddha’s life and reflect on the precious opportunity that our own lives present us. For those able to...