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Buddhist Voices: Abhayadana - Giving the Gift of Fearlessness to Women in India

From Triratna International Council on Mon, 9 Sep, 2019 - 13:01

A great conversation with the quietly brilliant Abhayadana about her Buddhist work and practice in India. Her name means ‘Giver of Fearlessness’ - and this is something she has dedicated her life to, helping support and free women in her community from the stigma of social caste and the violence that often goes with it.

We hear about her personal approach via meditation and reflection on the Buddhist figure of Kshitigarbha (Jizo) who descends into hell realms to liberate suffering beings. And...

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Triratna International Council 2019 Podcast - New Zealand & Australia Edition

From Triratna International Council on Fri, 6 Sep, 2019 - 23:35

The 6th Triratna International Council is in full swing in England this week. Folk from around the world converging on beautiful rural Herefordshire to explore the work of making sure our community is united and available to all in the years ahead.

We’re joined by our friends from New Zealand and Australia for a check-in around their take on the week and the relevance of international perspectives to their own communities and their experience of the Dharma life back home. Inspiring to...

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padmasuri's picture

Thanks Candradasa ET al,

Just listened to this over breakfast.   Heartwarming,  sitting under the great tree together.  I like that image.   The IC sounding now as though it is really having effect and focus cross continents and beyond just the delegates to and from those ‘back home’.   Enjoy the rest of the meeting.    Padmasuri. 

Maitrisara's picture

Great podcast and wonderful to hear how it’s all going. Real sense comes across of what the International Council’s role is and could be in Triratna going forward. And very eloquently explained by all. Sadhu. 

maitripala's picture

Lovely to listen to my Aussie and New Zealand mates on this fine spring morning in Melbourne. Thank you Candradasa for the work you do to connect so many of us in far flung places into inspiring events like the IC.

Purna's picture

A great podcast.  The New Zealand & Australia team communicate well what the International Council’s role is and could be. Loved the image of sitting under a tree together. Thanks Chandradasa for recording this.

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Hi Karunajoti, Ratnajyoti, Vidyatara, Kemadhamma & Dhiramani, It was so good to hear your voices & your positive measure of the International Council, thanks Candradasa as well. It’s good to be able to feel connection with it all. Love Gambhiraja
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Follow 'Alchemy of the Dharma' (Triratna International Gathering) Online

Tue, 20 Aug, 2019 - 17:20

Follow 'Alchemy of the Dharma' (Triratna International Gathering) Online

Tue, 20 Aug, 2019 - 17:20

The Triratna International Gathering 2019 starts on Thursday with the theme this year being ‘Alchemy of the Dharma’. There’ll be Dharma talks on transforming self and world, an event on ‘Bhante as alchemist’ with Maitreyabandhu, family friendly activities, workshops on poetry and painting, classical music concerts, plenty of opportunities to meet and make friends over Buddhafield chai and much more.
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