Six more of our books are available as ebooks!

The following books are now available as ebooks: Creative Symbols of Tantric Buddhism Challenging Times Dhammapada Hello at Last The Evolving Mind The Inconceivable Emancipation Visit our website for a full list of the ebooks we have available.

Meditation for Recovery – new online meditation course

Meditation for Recovery – new online meditation course

This Sunday 17th of November, Valerie Mason-John and Dr. Paramabandhu Groves will be releasing their 21 Day Meditation Recovery Course to listen to or download from The Buddhist Centre Online. It is a short course in meditation to accompany their book, Eight Step Recovery: Using the Buddha’s Teachings to Overcome Addiction, which will be published in January. The meditations are … [ Read More ]

Vessantara on loving-kindness

Vessantara on loving-kindness

This week Vessantara is giving daily talks on The Buddhist Centre Online for the Urban Retreat. His talks are all on metta (loving-kindness), which is also the focus of his book, The Heart. If you’d like to find out more about the book, here are some excerpts from our interview with Vessantara on themes from … [ Read More ]

Sangharakshita on Living with Kindness

Sangharakshita on Living with Kindness

In case you need another reason to join the International Urban Retreat, here’s a short quote from Sangharakshita on mettā, from his book, Living with Kindness: “Without developing love, compassion, faith, joy, delight, rapture, we won’t get very far. There has to be a firm, quiet ground of positive emotion to our life all the time. This … [ Read More ]

November: a month of loving-kindness

November: a month of loving-kindness

“If the potential for Buddhahood is within all of us, then the potential for metta certainly is.” – Sangharakshita The International Urban Retreat begins this weekend, with Buddhist Centres around the world engaging with the theme of metta: blazing like the sun. We’re going to join in by celebrating the theme of loving-kindness for a … [ Read More ]