Archive for 'Community'


Community members donate to get food to Indian families in lockdown

A few weeks ago, just after India had abruptly gone into lockdown, Aryajaya brought to the community the story of her friend Abhyanavita. Abhayanavita did the Adhisthana International Course in 2018, and then returned to her home in Amravati, a city in Maharashtra. She runs a project there with a team of 4 Order Members […]

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Buddha Day

On Saturday many of us participated in the first online International Buddha Day celebration hosted by the Buddhist Centre Online. It was a fantastic program coming from around the world, with events from India, Australia, Mexico, the US, many countries in mainland Europe, and the UK. At Adhisthana a huge amount of effort went into […]

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Saddhaloka’s first talk on the life of the Buddha in the countdown to Buddha Day

The first in a series of ten talks on the life of the Buddha, Saddhaloka kicks off the countdown to International Buddha Day with ‘Becoming a Buddha’. Keep your eyes peeled for the other great things that will be happening online in the lead up to 9th May!

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Dukkha and the Unbiased

While we all continue to practice during the lockdown, we can ask ourselves ‘In what way am I suffering right now?’. The rich and demanding subject of Dukkha can lead us directly to the core of our ‘dis-ease’ that the Dharma is trying to address. Saddhanandi and Vessantara’s retreat on Dukkha and the Unbiased in […]

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Tomorrow has been cancelled; don’t rush in

James and Subhuti in conversation about the opportunity that the lockdown can give us to be present with our experience. The first in a series of videos – watch out for the other two coming up on facebook or on our YouTube channel over the next few days.

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