Something different this week …..

This week after meditation I’m going to show a film. It’s part of the Tricycle Magazines’ Film Club’s monthly offering. So once meditation finishes at 7.30 pm you’re warmly invited to stay on for a viewing: Shugendō (The Way of …

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Ever wondered …….. ?

Ever wondered what that funny white thing is that Padmadakini and I wear around our neck on occasions? And what does the image repeated twice on the bottom of it mean? It’s called a kesa which is a Japanese word …

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So Close ……

This weekend just past I was out Vijayaloka, our retreat centre on the banks of the Georges River. It was supposed to be a work retreat but due to the rain it had been called off so I went out …

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Fancy a weekend in the country?

If you’re up for a mask-less weekend in the country why not join us this weekend for a ‘Working with Nature Retreat’. These are casual weekends where anyone is welcome to come out to Vijayaloka and help us take care …

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New Mitras! and Film Saturday Night …….

  It was wonderful to witness Saidie and Stav take this beautiful and meaningful step of practising as Buddhists within our Triratna context – thanks to all who came out to our retreat centre – Vijayaloka – to share in …

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Two Invitations

You’re invited to our retreat centre this Saturday This Saturday Saidie and Stav, two of our regular Coogee sangha will become mitras along with eight others from the Sydney Buddhist Centre.  To become a mitra is to take a simple, …

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What does it mean to become a Mitra?

Two of our Coogee sangha (Buddhist Community) will become mitras on February 19th.  So what does it mean become a mitra? Literally translated from the ancient Indian language, mitra means friend. So to request to become a mitra in our …

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Does it get any better?

The photo above was taken out at our retreat centre this weekend just past. A blissful Summer Introductory Retreat supported beautifully by Saidie and Stav, two of our Coogee group. Stav has a passionate interest in making the world a better place …

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Hello Lovely People

This week’s share is a gift from our community member Shelly who lives in Brighton UK …… I’ve just done a simple cut and paste and it’s addressed to us all …….. Hello lovely people, did some art work today …

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