Attaining the Buddha’s Truth Body

By Michael Joseph “The truth body has transcendental bliss because the obstructions to omniscience have been overcome. The obstructions to omniscience are: (1) the subtle latency of the conception of inherent existence, (2) the appearance of inherently existent...

My garden practice

By Michael Colton Though my main practice is in the Soto Zen tradition, which has been the foundation of most of my practice experience, I remain still very drawn to and appreciative of the teachings and many other wonderful things that Geshe Loden has given us...

Niki’s story

By Niki (Nicola) Chaplain I am originally from the UK and work as an anaesthetic nurse. Dharma is my other passion. My first visit to the temple and the beautiful 10 acres of grounds was attending a New Year Festival. I felt like I had come home. I have enjoyed...

Monastery news

Prayers for the return of our spiritual guide Prayers for the return of our spiritual guide, Loden Rinpoche, were held at Sera Je Monastery in late April. Tibetan Buddhist Society’s centres requested 100,000 prayers of the Twenty-One Taras, and many Mahakala prayers,...