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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Welcome to the Order Convention! Bodhgaya 2018

Posted by Candradasa to Buddhist Centre Features on Mon, 5 Feb, 2018 - 02:47

Welcome to the 2018 Triratna Buddhist Order Convention, marking the 50th anniversary of our Order’s founding. It’s fitting that such an auspicious occasion is taking place at the traditional spot where the Buddha is said to have attained liberation, Bodhgaya in Bihar, India.

Join us for a walk around the Convention site meeting wonderful beings from all around the world who are converging here to celebrate community and practice the Dharma together - for the benefit of all beings!

Follow along daily on ...

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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Sheffield Pilgrims - The Buddhist Centre Podcast

Posted by sanghadhara to Buddhist Centre Features on Sun, 4 Feb, 2018 - 03:07

Kicking off our podcast coverage of three weeks of Triratna events in India we meet a lovely group of pilgrims from Sheffield, England as they come to the end of a journey around the places traditionally associated with the life of the Buddha. 

Thanks to Mokshatara, Isabelle, Aryadasa and Martin for sharing their inspiration, impressions and delight with us!


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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Abhaya On Beauty and The Imagination as Ways to Liberation - New Podcast

Posted by Centre Team to Buddhist Centre Features on Wed, 24 Jan, 2018 - 14:51

A deep-dive of a conversation between Abhaya and Satyalila, framing the practice of the Dharma as a path towards beauty, letting go, and liberation of the heart and mind. 

Abhaya speaks frankly about the very early days of the FWBO (now Triratna) and how his understanding of Urgyen Sangharakshita’s systematic approach has evolved alongside his personal connection to his teacher and friend. We also hear how his early inspiration around the Tibetan text translated as ‘Self Liberation Through Seeing with Naked...

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The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

List of Private and Public Preceptors

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Tue, 23 Jan, 2018 - 10:42

This is a list of Order members who are Private Preceptors, by country - active Public Preceptors are indicated by PP after their name:

Arunamalin, Buddhadasa (PP), Chittaprabha, Dharmananda, Khemadhamma, Maitripala (PP), Megha (PP), Nagasuri, Sanjiva, Satyagandhi, Siladasa, Viraja, Sudrishti, Shubhavyuha, Samacitta

Belgium - Dhammaketu

Canada - Vimalasara

Estonia - Vaddhaka

Akasaka, Maharatnapriya, Sridevi

Amogharatna (PP), Bodhimitra, Dharmapriya, Kulanandi, Padmaketu, Prasadavati, Taracitta, Nirmala

Achala, Adityabodhi (PP), Amoghasiddhi (PP), Amrutdeep...

European Chairs' Assembly
European Chairs' Assembly

A short report on the January 2018 European Chairs Assembly

Posted by Mokshini to European Chairs' Assembly on Fri, 19 Jan, 2018 - 14:56

This is a short report on the recent chairs meeting at Adhisthana, with headlines covering the main topics at the meeting; designed for chairs so they can give their trustees or other interested members of the sangha a flavour of what happens at these meetings 

File NameSize
eca_january_2018_report_ed.pdf10.47 MB
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Vajra Bell
Vajra Bell

Vajra Bell - Fall/Winter 2017-18

Vajra Bell - Fall/Winter 2017-18

Posted by maryschaefer to Vajra Bell on Wed, 27 Dec, 2017 - 22:11

The Fall/Winter 2017-18 issue of the Vajra Bell magazine is here! Click this link to view online

In this issue:

  • Looking to the Dharma to Deal with Challenges in Our Community
  • Facing Our Shadows of the Past - by Mary Schaefer
  • Working Together to Create Beauty from Chaos - by Singhashri
  • Ethical Behavior: Mine, Yours, Ours - by Vidhuma
  • Using a Restorative Approach to Promote Peace - by Jnanasiddhi
  • Sangha Connections
  • Art, Meditation & Mindfulness
  • ...
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