Buddhist News from around the Triratna Buddhist Community...
Buddhafield Total Immersion 2016: Where Love Meets WisdomLed by Kamalashila and Vajrapriya with yoga from Jinavamsa. There are still places on this retreat for experienced meditators. A jewel of Buddhafield, this is a glorious opportunity to immerse in deep meditation, embraced in the beauty of nature, for two weeks or a month. Payment by donation/generosity. Gorgeous organic meals. Hot tubs under the stars. Led by Kamalashila and Vajrapriya with yoga from Jinavamsa.
Manidha, founder of Tacoma Buddhist Center. In Tacoma, Washington, Triratna has a new centre in the northwest of the USA. The Tacoma Buddhist Center was officially born on 8th March this year, a sister to the nearby Seattle Buddhist Center and the Portland Buddhist Center in Oregon - and, indeed, Vancouver Buddhist Center over the border in Canada.
Chatral (Chetul) Sangye Dorje was born in 1913 and has just died at the turn of the year...
Every year, Triratna’s European Chairs’ Assembly (ECA) awards a number of small grants from its Growth Fund. This year five grants were made, to a total of GBP 3,575. Your Centre, group or project may like to consider applying next year. https://thebuddhistcentre.com/news/small-grants-triratna-projects-and-centres-growth-fund-2014
Uddiyana was an ancient land famous for rich, fertile plains, soaring mountains and an abundance of natural environment and culture. Sounds a long way from the streets of Leytonstone, east London, UK? A long-established Triratna men’s community there has just adopted “Uddiyana” (Royal Orchard) as its new name. https://thebuddhistcentre.com/news/ancient-royal-orchard-newly-founded-east-london-uk
August this year saw the third meeting of the Triratna International Council at Adhisthana, UK. Twenty eight members of the Triratna Buddhist Order gathered from all over the world to discuss a range of current topics. A 5-minute slideshow summary of its proceedings is now available. https://thebuddhistcentre.com/news/third-meeting-triratnas-international-council
Join us for a more #EthicalChristmas! | The Buddhist Centre. We've just launched our new #EthicalChristmas campaign over on the Triratna Features space... Come and + follow us there over the next few months as we work with Triratna businesses and charities who also care about affordable, ethical alternatives to corporate business. We believe we can collectively have an effect through our choices when we buy stuff - time to take action...