Japanese Pilgrimage

Hi everyone, I hope you are enjoying the holiday season.  I’ve posted a version of the presentation about my trip to Japan.  If you want to see any of it again or missed it the first time round it is here on You Tube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dt7urEyuvFQ May you be happy and well Nandaketu


Hello everyone, after Alex’s wonderfull talk on Vajrapani I undertook to post some more information on this remarkable figure.  I’m sorry it has taken so long.  I think the following articles are particularly useful. Wildmind article on Vajrapani Visible Mantra article on Vajrapani Nandaketu

The Bodhisattva Ideal

Greetings, The notes from last nights class – which give a brief introduction to the phase of the development of Buddhism known as the Mahayana  can be downloaded from the link below. Introduction to the Mahayana There are many documents on the site that can help with understanding Buddhist ideas, establishing a meditation practice and […]


Devamitra, a very experienced and long standing member of the Triratana Order will be visiting and teaching this Monday (9th June).  He has a love of the Dharma and an intimate knowledge of The Triratna Community in many parts of the world. Come and meet the man who named Nandaketu. Best wishes Nandaketu & Saddhabhaya

The Triratna Movement

Hi everyone, these are a few links that will be mentioned in the talk tomorrow (the time-table for the day is two posts below this one) The Secret Valley     http://www.lbcsangha.net/video/guhyaloka-2000 A slide show history of the movement       https://thebuddhistcentre.com/text/timeline The teacher and founder of the Triratna Movement and Order: Urgyen Sangharashita  http://www.sangharakshita.org/index.html May […]

Padmasambhava Day Festival

 Festival at the LONDON BUDDHIST CENTRE – Jen’s Mitra Ceremony will be in the evening Puja. Sunday 15th September Led by Sraddhagita and Amalavajra Celebrate the life and teachings of this extraordinary Dharma teacher. Sometimes called The Second Buddha, he established Buddhism in Tibet and transforms powerful energies.Throughout this day we shall receive, meditate and […]

The News You’ve Been Waiting For

Hi Everyone, Yesterday, (12th september 2013) at Padmaloka retreat Centre in Norfolk, the man we’ve known as David Weston was publicly ordained. His name is – Saddhabhaya – one who is fearless through faith. I am delighted to know Saddhabhaya has joined the Order and very pleased that Nigel and Pat were there to see the […]


Dear Friends, this Monday, as part of the theme of, the Five Spiritual Faculties, we looked at wisdom. Call forth as much as you can of love, of respect and of faith!                                           Remove the […]

Retreat in Essex

Dear Friends, how do you go deeper in meditation? How do you experience the mind in a more still, positive and integrated way? The simplest way to give yourself the chance of experiencing this is going on retreat.  The London Buddhist Centre offers many retreats and there are many other retreat opportunities around the Triratna Buddhist […]