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 […]

Karaniya Metta Sutta

Dear friends Last night we looked at the Karaniya Metta Sutta and I mentioned to my discussion group the Access to Insight web site which is a wonderful source for Buddhist texts. Here is a link to the sutta at that site, there are also four other translations available there. An excellent book to explore this […]

Going for Refuge

Dear friends The London Buddhist Centre’s Monday night Dharma Class is currently in the midst of a series covering the distinctive emphases of the Triratna Buddhist Community of which Nandaketu (a member of the Triratna Buddhist Order) and David are a part. You will have heard us talking about “Going for Refuge to the Three […]

The Noble Eightfold Path

Dear friends In browsing around for some information that I could share regarding the topic we covered this week – Perfect Effort – I came across this from Triratna’s educational arm The Clearvision Trust, it’s aimed at A level students and is clear and concise. I hope you find it useful. The Noble Eightfold Path […]

Perfect Speech

The notes from last night’s talk on Perfect Speech have been added to the Resources section of the web site here Best wishes David and Nandaketu p.s. please note also correction to festival day times in the post below and in the comments of relevant Facebook post