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Discover The Profound Nature of Metta

Join us for the Brahamaviharas retreat during which we'll explore the profound practice of the Metta Bhavana.

The retreat is open for mitras, men who've asked for ordination and Dharmacaris, and takes place between the 2nd and 16th of July.

To book or to find out more, please follow this link: https://www.padmaloka.org.uk/retreats/2022/brahmaviharas-%E2%80%93-heart...

We look forward to seeing you with us then!

A New Series of Talks| Padmasambhava: Entering the Realm of the Guru

A new series of talks from Padmaloka is now available online!

You'll find them via this link: https://www.freebuddhistaudio.com/series/details?num=X233

Padmasambhava: Entering the Realm of the Guru

Who is Padmasambhava? What is is his story? And what can we learn from it?

In this series of talks we journey into the wonders and mysteries in the the life and legends of Padmasambhava, the Greatly Precious Guru.

Becoming the Greatest Benefactor – The Life of Kalyana Mitrata

The Great Gampopa describes the spiritual friend in the form of an ordinary human being as our greatest benefactor.

On this Order retreat, we will be exploring how we can become better kalyana mitras to others. We will do this through talks, discussion groups, the practice of Guru Yoga and other meditations, puja and simply being with one another.

To book onto the retreat or to find out more, please follow this link: https://bit.ly/KalyanaMitrata

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Men's Area Order Weekend | The Four Bases of Power - Developing Potency in the Dharmacharya

The four bases of power are set of qualities that lead to a deeper experience of reality, and when conjoined form a formidable force, a power, or even a potency that one can wield in the Dharma Life.

During this Order weekend we will clarify and develop our sense of the Order as a force of good in the world - a force that that can lead to liberation of mind and heart.

There will be talks, discussions, lead sadhanas and pujas.

Men’s Great Gathering Weekend 2 | The Cremation Ground and The Celestial Maidens

Join us for this weekend retreat as we contemplate the dramatic and challenging scene of Padmasambhava dwelling in the cremation grounds, surrounded by countless of dakinis.

This retreat takes place between the 3rd and the 5th of June and is open for men familiar with meditation as taught in Triratna and open to Buddhist ritual.

Brahmaviharas – The Heart of Reality

This retreat will be an opportunity to explore profound dimensions of positive emotion and take the practice of the Metta Bhavana towards new depths.

The Brahmaviharas - metta, mudita, karuna and upekkha - encourage us to be honest about our feelings towards others while also giving us a taste of the sublime emotions of the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas.

This retreat will take place between the 2nd and the 16th of July, and is open for mitras, men training for ordination, and Dharmacaris.