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Sikkha - Triratna International Council 2019

From Triratna International Council on Thu, 19 Sep, 2019 - 17:47

Sikkha - Triratna International Council 2019

From Triratna International Council on Thu, 19 Sep, 2019 - 17:47

“From the moment of a person’s first contact with our movement, he or she should be able to discover a balanced approach that is appropriate to them… The Karmic work of integration and developing positive emotion, and the Dharmic work of spiritual receptivity, death, and rebirth.

“The elements of the system… from the stage of Integration through to that of Spiritual Rebirth can be seen as the principal elements of the Dharma life at all stages, Indeed, if they are not practised at...

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Triratna Buddhist Community International Council - A High Degree of Commonality

From Triratna International Council on Thu, 19 Sep, 2019 - 17:06

Triratna Buddhist Community International Council - A High Degree of Commonality

From Triratna International Council on Thu, 19 Sep, 2019 - 17:06

“A community needs a high degree of commonality of practice to make progress together on the path.” Urgyen Sangharakshita

Since 2013 our Dharma community has put a lot of effort into exploring the basis for unity in a growing, international Buddhist movement that crosses language, cultural and geographical boundaries. Here’s a beautifully laid-out articulation of the story so far around this ongoing work.

Presented at the 2019 Triratna International Council.

Watch the companion presentation on the Sikkha project 

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Vajra Bell Fall 2019 Issue

Vajra Bell Fall 2019 Issue

From Vajra Bell on Wed, 18 Sep, 2019 - 17:28

The Vajra Bell Fall 2019 issue is here! You can view the issue online here or by clicking image to the left. You can also download the issue as a pdf at this link. 

In this issue of the Vajra Bell:

• ‘Cultivating the Riches of Less’ 
• ‘Unearthing the Buddha’ at Aryaloka 
• Buddha Mandala to Protect & Celebrate Dharmadhara 
• Drop the Story: Turn attention away from resisting pain 
• Acting as...

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Blueprint for a New Society - Big One 2019

From Triratna Young Buddhists on Tue, 13 Aug, 2019 - 15:23

Blueprint for a New Society - Big One 2019

From Triratna Young Buddhists on Tue, 13 Aug, 2019 - 15:23

Blueprint for a New Society: 25th - 27th of October 2019

Join us for a weekend exploring how Buddhist values can shape a world that desperately needs to change. We’ll be meditating together, doing rituals, engaging with talks and discussion,… all with like-minded people aged 18-35 in a stunning setting.

Book here: https://adhisthana.org/retreat/?ev=363

Any questions, contact youngtriratna [at] gmail.com...

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FBA Podcast: Climate Precepts In The Burning House

From Free Buddhist Audio on Sat, 3 Aug, 2019 - 14:00

How can Buddhists respond to the climate emergency? Vishvapani uses the Parable of the Burning House from the Lotus Sutra to suggest our responsibilities’ and finds the values we need to guide us in the Five Precepts.

Given at Cardiff Buddhist Centre on Dharma Day, July 2019.

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Which Windhorse book has changed YOUR life?

From Windhorse Publications on Mon, 1 Jul, 2019 - 09:00

Which Windhorse book has changed YOUR life?

From Windhorse Publications on Mon, 1 Jul, 2019 - 09:00

Windhorse Publications is excited to announce the launch of its #lifechangingbooks campaign.

Windhorse Publications has been publishing books on mindfulness, meditation and Buddhism for 45 years. Over that time, thousands of people’s lives have changed as a result of reading a Windhorse book.

In this video, Sadayasihi from Dublin talks about a Windhorse book that has changed her life: Mind in Harmony by Subhuti.

Windhorse Publications is inviting you to:

  • join them on social media (InstagramTwitter or Facebook) to watch people talking about a Windhorse book that has
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Dharmabyte: Not to be Defined

From Free Buddhist Audio on Thu, 27 Jun, 2019 - 14:00

Our FBA Dharmabyte today is entitled ‘Not to be Defined’ by Jnanavaca.

Excerpted from the talk Is A Guru Necessary? Jnanavaca revisits one of Sangharakshita’s classic talks from 1970 and gives his contemporary reflections on its abiding relevance.

This was given as part of the London Buddhist Centre Dharma Night Series, Bhante Classics, September 2012.

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The Gen-X 2019 Podcast

From Triratna In The Buddhist World on Fri, 28 Jun, 2019 - 22:43

At the end of this podcast you’ll discover about six minutes of musical joy as we’re played out by the amazing marimba band from Great Vow Zen Monastery, hosts of the 2019 Generation-X Dharma Teachers conference near Portland, Oregon in the Pacific Northwest region of the USA

But before that… A terrific round-table conversation with some of the organizers and participants gathering to look at ethics and power dynamics in the life of Buddhist communities. Join Candradasa, Rebecca...

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Children's Activities at the Triratna International Gathering 2019

From Triratna Buddhist Families on Wed, 26 Jun, 2019 - 12:28

Children's Activities at the Triratna International Gathering 2019

From Triratna Buddhist Families on Wed, 26 Jun, 2019 - 12:28

The 2019 Triratna International Gathering - 22 to 26 August at Adhisthana - is a feast of inspiration, stimulation and fun. All are welcome, including children!

Here’s a short film from the last International Gathering in 2017, focusing on the children’s activities, to give you a sense of the play, music and laughter involved. 

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Dharmabyte: Be More Than Your Culture

From Free Buddhist Audio on Thu, 23 May, 2019 - 14:00

Our FBA Dharmabyte today is called Be More Than Your Culture by Maitreyabandhu.

How do we make the most of life? Buddhism is a non-theistic, practical path of human growth and fulfilment. This series includes highlights from the eight-week course that leads participants step by step along the Buddhist path from mindfulness and emotional strength to receptivity, spiritual death and rebirth. And, as you can see from the talks, Maitreyabandhu always comes back to the here...