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Order Convention 2018 - Scenes From The Rest Of The Week

Posted by Centre Team on Mon, 12 Feb, 2018 - 09:31

Order Convention 2018 - Scenes From The Rest Of The Week

Posted by Centre Team on Mon, 12 Feb, 2018 - 09:31

The Convention has gently wound down now, the great assembly is scattering back to the four winds. Thanks for your engagement online all week! 

Some of us have now made the (somewhat grueling!) 15 hour transition by air and land to Bhaja for the International Council 2018, which is due to get underway ...

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Order Convention 2018 - Scenes From Days 2-3

Posted by Centre Team on Thu, 8 Feb, 2018 - 07:39

Order Convention 2018 - Scenes From Days 2-3

Posted by Centre Team on Thu, 8 Feb, 2018 - 07:39

We heard many great, inspiring talks, explored ideas around developing Triratna land at Bodhgaya and Sarnath, had dedicated sessions for the women’s and men’s wings of the Order, sat together under the stars and the Bodhi tree to celebrate our Order and the wide Buddhist world we are part of here…

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Order Convention 2018 - Scenes From Day 1

Posted by Centre Team on Mon, 5 Feb, 2018 - 19:05

Order Convention 2018 - Scenes From Day 1

Posted by Centre Team on Mon, 5 Feb, 2018 - 19:05

Today after meditating at the Mahabodhi temple, under the Bodhi tree, we heard a talk from Maitriveer-Nagarajuna on ‘The Lion’s Roar of Doctor Ambedkar’. We also met Aryajaya, the new International Order Convener and talked about living the Dharma in difficult conditions.

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Happy Holidays!

Posted by Candradasa on Sun, 25 Dec, 2016 - 03:40

Happy Holidays!

Posted by Candradasa on Sun, 25 Dec, 2016 - 03:40

Holiday greetings from us to you, wherever you are! Lettering made by Suriyavamsa - good advice for any season, every year…

Words from the Ratnagunasamchayagatha, a Perfection of Wisdom text. 

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Faces of the Order

Posted by Candradasa on Thu, 18 Aug, 2016 - 18:10

Faces of the Order

Posted by Candradasa on Thu, 18 Aug, 2016 - 18:10

It’s been a full first couple of days here, with some thought-provoking, positively challenging talks, plenty of meditation and ritual (including beautiful harmonies!), and a general emphasis on diversity, welcoming new Order members, climate change, and the next 50 years of Triratna… Here are some of the faces behind the words and mantras and deep, resonant silences that have characterized our...

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The Stupa: Adornments of Chintamani - Gallery No. 2

Posted by Candradasa on Wed, 28 Oct, 2015 - 05:38

The Stupa: Adornments of Chintamani - Gallery No. 2

Posted by Candradasa on Wed, 28 Oct, 2015 - 05:38

The stupa at Chintamani is weathered and beautiful. Its sides reveal hidden protectors when you look up close…

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The Adornments of Chintamani - Gallery No. 1

Posted by Candradasa on Tue, 27 Oct, 2015 - 05:58

The Adornments of Chintamani - Gallery No. 1

Posted by Candradasa on Tue, 27 Oct, 2015 - 05:58

There are so many beautiful adornments all around Chintamani, lovingly made and curated by Saddhajoti and Gisela…

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Writers Convention 2015 - I Will Not Live An Unlived Life by Davina Markova

Posted by Satyalila on Tue, 14 Jul, 2015 - 18:43

Writers Convention 2015 - I Will Not Live An Unlived Life by Davina Markova

Posted by Satyalila on Tue, 14 Jul, 2015 - 18:43

Another wabi sabi scan, this time of Friday morning’s poignant meditation poem. A great choice by Varasahaya which prompted some tears as the eight young women prepare to leave Adhisthana today after their 5 month Dharma course…

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