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Coming up next month: 'Freedom of the heart' - *online* Taraloka metta retreat for Triratna regulars!

Tue, 23 Feb, 2021 - 15:12

Coming up next month: 'Freedom of the heart' - *online* Taraloka metta retreat for Triratna regulars!

Tue, 23 Feb, 2021 - 15:12

With limited spaces left, avoid disappointment and book onto this online retreat, led by Saddhanandi, Shubhavyuha and team.

Using the words of the Buddha in the Karaniya Metta Sutta as our guide, we will focus on metta, grounding it in ethics, the practice of it in meditation, and the realisation of the fullness of metta in wisdom.

In cultivating metta, we are seeking to do something both ordinary, in developing qualities such as kindness, friendliness, patience, generosity - and something extraordinary, as metta moves...

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Longing for the Dharma: The Power of Dharma Chanda

Sun, 31 Jan, 2021 - 09:48

Longing for the Dharma: The Power of Dharma Chanda

Sun, 31 Jan, 2021 - 09:48


All you need is faith!


Follow the YouTube link for a short talk by Maitrisiddhi, given to Order Members during Summer 2020, during which she shares her renowned passion for the Dharma.


For more, joinMaitrisiddhi
online for ‘True Entrusting: Shinran, the Buddha and Bhante’ in February, an online retreat suitable for GFR mitras and OMs.


For more information, or to book a limited space, please visit: https://taraloka.org.uk/retreats/online-true-entrusting-shinran-the-budd…

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Escape lockdown life, Zoom calls and city life in 2021!

Fri, 1 Jan, 2021 - 16:10

Escape lockdown life, Zoom calls and city life in 2021!

Fri, 1 Jan, 2021 - 16:10

Why not escape lockdown life, Zoom calls, city life and return to the peace and tranquillity of nature this year in an idyllic setting?


Taraloka women’s retreat centre have just released their April to September 2021 residential retreat programme.


Suitable for all, including newcomers, the open and introductory retreats focus on teaching mind-calming skills.


For more information, visit https://taraloka.org.uk/retreats/category/open


Full refunds available if residential retreats are unable to go ahead, or if you are unable to attend due to...

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Celebrating 35 Years of Taraloka Retreat Centre - Interview with the Founders

From Triratna News on Tue, 15 Dec, 2020 - 17:39

Celebrating 35 Years of Taraloka Retreat Centre - Interview with the Founders

From Triratna News on Tue, 15 Dec, 2020 - 17:39

“One November morning in 1985, four women - Sanghadevi, Ratnasuri, Karunasri, Kulanandi - and a cat called Tansy, drove from London to the Welsh borders, to start what was probably the first Buddhist retreat centre for women in the world.”

In 1985, Cornhill Farm was bought - a run-down farmhouse and derelict outbuildings, together with seven acres of land. The first retreats were held in the white farmhouse - a living room converted into a shrine room, and...

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Story, magic and puppetry: Mandarava's upcoming online retreat

Tue, 13 Oct, 2020 - 13:15

Story, magic and puppetry: Mandarava's upcoming online retreat

Tue, 13 Oct, 2020 - 13:15

Here’s Mandarava, speaking about her upcoming retreat, Stories of Wisdom, Stories of Life retreat, now running *online* from Saturday 24 October to Thursday 29 October.

Mandarava’s puppetry and storytelling is legendary. During this retreat she’ll explore a simple, yet compelling, Jataka story. How are we are when we’re faced with our fear? How can we find ways to resource ourselves? 

Only 8 spaces left, so please book to avoid disappointment by visiting the Taraloka website.

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Alive! Aware! Awake! Online Retreat, 10 - 17 July

Thu, 25 Jun, 2020 - 16:53

Alive! Aware! Awake! Online Retreat, 10 - 17 July

Thu, 25 Jun, 2020 - 16:53

What is it to be fully aware, fully alive?  Mindfulness is an adventure!  In these times more than ever, the Buddha’s teaching of the Four Foundations of Mindfulness gives us an essential framework for how to stay present, clear-minded, and living from our deepest values, whether we’re meditating or in the thick of our daily lives.   

Taraloka and The Buddhist Centre Online are collaborating to offer Alive! Aware! Awake! - an online retreat exploring the four foundations of...

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Great Gathering 2020 happening online!

Wed, 29 Apr, 2020 - 16:26

Great Gathering 2020 happening online!

Wed, 29 Apr, 2020 - 16:26

Maitrisiddhi invites all Dharmacharinis and women training for ordination to The Great Gathering  22 - 25 May.  It can’t happen in the flesh, but join us online – make this long weekend a home retreat for yourself!  Practise alongside the Taraloka and Tiratanaloka communities.  Follow on Taraloka’s Youtube channel or join us and participate in our Zoom pujas!  

Take a look at Taraloka’s website to book and for more details.