Four popular books by Triratna authors are now available on our website: Vidyamala Burch’s Living Well with Pain and Illness and Mindfulness for Health, Vishvapani Blomfield’s Gautama Buddha and Kulananda (Michael Chaskalson)’s Mindfulness in Eight Weeks. Vidyamala Burch is founder and co-Director of Breathworks, an organization which offers mindfulness and compassion-based approaches to illness. Her … [ Read More ]
Amy Schmidt’s inspiring account of Dipa Ma’s life story and spiritual teachings is back in stock
Dipa Ma was an accomplished yogi, devoted mother and grandmother and inspiring teacher to students of such well-respected western Buddhists as Jack Kornfield, Sharon Salzberg and Joseph Goldstein. Amy Schmidt’s unique account of this remarkable woman’s life and legacy is now back in stock on our website. Here’s an interview with the author, and a … [ Read More ]
The Birth of The Moon and Flowers – an article by its editor, Kalyanavaca
In 1993 I took a short sabbatical break from Taraloka Buddhist Retreat Centre for women, where I lived and worked as part of the team running the place. I had been ordained early in the previous year, and my focus for the retreats I led was very much on women who were new to Buddhism … [ Read More ]
Vaddhaka’s The Buddha on Wall Street tour starts tonight!
Vaddhaka’s The Buddha on Wall Street tour kicks off in Manchester this evening! Come along to the Manchester Buddhist Centre to find out about the role that Buddhists can play in building an alternative economic world. Or have a browse through the full list of tour venues below and add another date to your diary: … [ Read More ]
The Moon and Flowers DRM-free eBook – now available!
The Moon and Flowers brings together essays by 19 women who have been ordained within the Triratna Buddhist tradition. They come from different countries and have different lifestyles. Some are career women, some are mothers leading a family life, others live and work in country retreat centres. Their firm commitment to Buddhism is perhaps … [ Read More ]