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Finding the Space To Live | The Buddhist Centre - come and meditate online!

Finding the Space To Live | The Buddhist Centre

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End of the 2014 Triratna International Retreat - Some Highlights: catch up on the best of the retreat in our online archive!

Another lovely shot of the special batiks made for the 2014 Triratna International Retreat: thebuddhistcentre...

Day 4: Round-up Gallery | The Buddhist Centre

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A round-up of some pictures from day 4 that we didn't get earlier. Including some more great portraits (of Lee from Sheffield and friend, spoon carving!) by Suvajra and the quite lovely batiks made during the retreat under the hand and guiding eye of Sarah Jones. Thanks to Suvajra, Vajrashura, and Vidyatara.

Day 4: Round-up Gallery | The Buddhist Centre

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Day 4: Today's Picture Gems | The Buddhist Centre - the best images from today on the 2014 Triratna International Retreat. + follow: thebuddhistcentre...

Day 4: Today's Picture Gems | The Buddhist Centre

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A Moody Buddha - Some more great photographs from a bumper crop on Day 3 of the retreat... For more, + follow: thebuddhistcentre...

Day 3: Round-Up Gallery | The Buddhist Centre

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There’s a choice of workshops each afternoon on the International Retreat. Since there’s a huge range of experience among us here, they range from introductory talks on Buddhism and meditation all the way to in-depth study of teachings by Atisha... +follow: thebuddhistcentre...

Notes from the workshops 1 | The Buddhist Centre

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Aryapriya with tattoo! Portraits from the 2014 Triratna International Retreat. thebuddhistcentre...

Day 3: Portraits | The Buddhist Centre

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Tree shrine - on a summer retreat! thebuddhistcentre...

Day 3: Scenes From A Summer Retreat | The Buddhist Centre

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We’ll round off today with some pictures of the night shrine, ablaze with candles… And we’ll have today’s talks just as soon as they appear online! Thanks to Vidyatara, who you can also hear talking about the shrine: thebuddhistcentre...

Day 2: Night Shrine | The Buddhist Centre

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Happy Birthday on the International Retreat! +follow at thebuddhistcentre...

Day 2: People Portraits (and 1 Dog!) | The Buddhist Centre

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Day 2: Happening Now - Presentations and Vajragupta's Talk | The Buddhist Centre - Live coverage of the 2014 International Retreat continues.

What better way to round off the first evening of the retreat than with this gorgeous, moody Instagram shot from Ivan, one of our team on the ground covering the event. Good night, Adhisthana, we’ll see you bright and early tomorrow for the first full day…

Day 1: Dedication Offerings | The Buddhist Centre

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Day 1: Scenes From A Beautiful Torrent (People and Rain) | The Buddhist Centre

Dedicating the Ground | The Buddhist Centre - In case you couldn’t tell… We’re underway! Round-up galleries here: thebuddhistcentre...

Dedicating the Ground | The Buddhist Centre

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Of Marquees, Buddhas, Rainbows and Pujas | The Buddhist Centre - utterly lovely shots from Suvannamani at the International Retreat!

Of Marquees, Buddhas, Rainbows and Pujas | The Buddhist Centre

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A first gallery from the 2014 International Retreat...

Pictures from the Set-up! | The Buddhist Centre

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And now for something completely similar… From a while ago! Archive footage of the London Buddhist Centre from 2002! Great to see how the LBC has changed over the decades, while staying true to its core values and principles. thebuddhistcentre...

This week there's a study retreat going on at Dhanakosa in the Scottish Highlands based on Dhivan’s excellent book on the nature of existence, This Being That Becomes. It’s the third year doing this retreat here, with this team. It’s always a joy. And we're posting some of the sessions led by Dhivan and also led meditations and other resources.

An audio playlist of excellent talks from the 2014 Spring Tonglen Retreat at Taraloka.

A playlist of audio tracks of talks and meditations given at Brighton Buddhist Centre's 2014 Rainy Season Retreat.

European Puja! Some weeks ago, an assembly was held for the Chairs of many Triratna Buddhist Centres in Europe. You may have heard some very lovely harmonized chanting from the event as it was happening (see previous pins!). Here's a special 'puja' that was performed featuring some of the different languages represented at the meeting: Dutch, English, Estonian, Flemish, German, Spanish, Swedish...

This past month we’ve been reflecting on some distinctive Triratna traits with our weekly FBA Podcasts and twice-weekly Dharmabytes. With talks from practitioners speaking about their work in Buddhist Centers, team-based right livelihood businesses, and as communicators of the Dharma through facilitating study, leading retreats and just being friends to one another!