Category Archives: Nature

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A definition of insanity

Doing the same thing over and over and expecting something different to happen is a definition of insanity.
Whether it is another discussion on Climate Change, Bombing another country or promising to walk to the station rather than drive the wish […]

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Wisdom rising

What is insight? How does it manifest? How can we best utilise it.
The ‘open dimension of being’ is the natural state of mind when you get your ‘stuff’, your conditioning, your filters, out of the way and perceive what is […]

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Upcoming Triratna East Surrey Events

Interested in TES events for the next few months? Then click here.  
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If you go down in the woods today.

On Sunday 20th September Triratna East Surrey hosted a joint sangha event at the beautiful Lloyd Hall in Outwood. We had a mixture of people from various Sanghas including Croydon, Brixton, West Kent and East Surrey.
We were very fortunate with […]

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R.I.P (reserved in person)

Last month saw the Oxted and Edenbridge show. A neighbour braved the weather and felt drawn to a rather untrodden part of the event tucked away in the corner of a field.
The Eden Valley Woodland Burial Ground offer a natural, […]

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Joint Communities Day Retreat

This months date for your diary has to be September 20th for the joint communities retreat.
Weather permitting, there will be an option to make use of the National Trust land surrounding the lovely Lloyd Hall so please bring walking shoes/boots.

A […]

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Spinning yarns and telling tales

Where mind and body appear to cease, the gateway to enlightenment opens.
This years Buddhafield South East – Ashdown Forest retreat was titled ‘Spinning Yarns and Telling Tales’. It was an exploration of our dependence upon stories, both for our betterment […]

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Need Your help!

Do you have an appreciation of nature?
Are you nourished by being on retreat?
Do you feel sharing the Buddhas teaching is a good thing?
Do you feel the Buddhas teaching should be offered a Dana basis?

If you answered yes to any or […]

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Food for thought – to be or not to be vegetarian

You are what you eat?
We have all heard the above saying but is there any truth in it? What is the Buddhist perspective on food?
A T.E.S. friend has suggested it might be useful to others to offer some ‘food for […]

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Introductory retreat at Rivendell

If you haven’t made it to Rivendell yet for a retreat then this is an opportunity.
Rivendell has been operating as a Buddhist Retreat centre for over 20 years. Nestled in the middle of East Sussex on the edge of the […]

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