College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Eight Guidelines | Understanding the Principles of Triratna

By akasajoti on Thu, 23 Jun, 2022 - 11:29

Eight Guidelines | Understanding the Principles of Triratna

By akasajoti on Thu, 23 Jun, 2022 - 11:29

Karunadevi and Viradhamma, from California USA, share some of their reflections on the principles of the Triratna Order and Community, in a series of informal, personal, conversations between Public Preceptors about the Eight Guidelines for Ordination Training.

The Eight Guidelines offer a framework through which Order Members and Mitras can reflect on and communicate about their going for refuge and process of training for Ordination into the Triratna Buddhist Order. In this series, members of the Preceptors’ College from around the...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Dr. Samuel Johnson - A New Video by Urgyen House

By Centre Team on Tue, 14 Jun, 2022 - 15:40

Dr. Samuel Johnson - A New Video by Urgyen House

By Centre Team on Tue, 14 Jun, 2022 - 15:40

Sangharakshita would oft quote Dr. Johnson in his talks and writings. His portrait was displayed in Sangharakshita’s bedroom at Urgyen House. In this video blog Paramartha explores the connection between Sangharakshita and his eighteenth century literary hero.

Urgyen House, at Adhisthana, has proved a popular and inspiring space for visitors offering the opportunity to see Bhante’s last home and visit the current ‘Precious Teachers’ exhibition. The video blogs posted on the Urgyen House website...

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

The Eight Guidelines | Meditation and Mind Training (Spanish with English Subtitles)

By akasajoti on Tue, 31 May, 2022 - 10:39

The Eight Guidelines | Meditation and Mind Training (Spanish with English Subtitles)

By akasajoti on Tue, 31 May, 2022 - 10:39

Parami, from Glasgow, Scotland, and Paramachitta, from Valencia, Spain, discuss their meditation practice and it’s value in their dharma life, in the seventh in a series of informal, personal, conversations between Public Preceptors about the Eight Guidelines for Ordination Training.

The Eight Guidelines offer a framework through which Order Members and Mitras can reflect on and communicate about their going for refuge and process of training for Ordination into the Triratna Buddhist Order. In this series, members of the Preceptors’ College from...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Subhuti with Bodhikámala: The Importance of the Dharma in Latin America

By Centre Team on Mon, 23 May, 2022 - 06:48

Subhuti with Bodhikámala: The Importance of the Dharma in Latin America

By Centre Team on Mon, 23 May, 2022 - 06:48

Recorded live in Toluca, México. Subhuti in conversation with Bodhikámala about the vital opportunities the Buddhist path offers to people in Latin America looking for a better way to live. The excitement, the challenges, and the significance for Triratna as one of the fastest-growing corners of our worldwide community starts to impact a Buddhist culture shaped until now largely by British, European, and Indian culture.

Join us for one of our best-loved and most experienced teachers in a dynamic conversation with the...

Fifty Years, Fifty Voices
Fifty Years, Fifty Voices

Fifty Years, Fifty Voices: Season Two

By Candradasa on Wed, 4 May, 2022 - 21:39

Fifty Years, Fifty Voices: Season Two

By Candradasa on Wed, 4 May, 2022 - 21:39

And we’re back…! As the pandemic moves into a new phase we’re delighted to announce a second season of the Fifty Years, Fifty Voices project, picking up where we left off in 2019 

If you’re not familiar with this work, the project was begun in the 50th anniversary year of the Triratna Buddhist Order, with the aim of curating an audio archive and web exhibition reflecting on the inspiring, often messy, vibrant reality of living a Dharma-life and co-creating a new Buddhist tradition.

Season...

Community Highlights
Triratna News

A new website for Sangharakshita's life and work!

By Centre Team on Tue, 12 Apr, 2022 - 00:04

A new website for Sangharakshita's life and work!

By Centre Team on Tue, 12 Apr, 2022 - 00:04

The Urgyen Sangharakshita Trust has just launched the brand new Sangharakshita.org - a place to learn about Sangharakshita’s life and access his teachings. 

🏠 The Home page introduces people to Sangharakshita. 

🙏 The Life page tells the story of his life using a variety of media. The first chapter is available now and we’ll be releasing another each week over the next 5 months.

📚 The Teachings pages provide access to his work. Check out the Articles page to read Sangharakshita’s late writings,...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Change Your Mind: Change Your Life

By Centre Team on Tue, 5 Apr, 2022 - 20:30

Change Your Mind: Change Your Life

By Centre Team on Tue, 5 Apr, 2022 - 20:30

It’s wonderful to explore the nature of mind together, along with Iain McGilchrist, Penny Sartori and Bernado Kastrup. But surely the main thing is to change your mind, to make a real contribution to your life and to the life of those around you. The world needs your courage, wisdom and compassion. 

A retreat is a set of conditions to help you get the best out of your mind. If you do that, your life will flourish and...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Mythic Dress-Up Sangha Time!

By Centre Team on Mon, 4 Apr, 2022 - 00:39

Mythic Dress-Up Sangha Time!

By Centre Team on Mon, 4 Apr, 2022 - 00:39

One big community of the heart and imagination

Saturday April 16 (northern hemisphere)
Sunday April 17 (southern hemisphere)

2 hrs: USA PST 11:00 | México 13:00 | USA EST 14:00 | IE & UK 19:00 | Europe CET 20:00 | India 23:30 | Australia AEDT 04.00 (next day) | New Zealand NZDT 06.00 (next day)

Find out more and join us for a new kind of Dharma event for 2022

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