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Upekshanandi - The Lion's Roar for the Next 50 Years

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Sun, 18 Feb, 2018 - 17:09

Our second and final talk on the last day of the 2018 Triratna Buddhist Order International Convention at Bodhgaya in India. Here’s Upekshanandi, originally from Poland, now living in Scotland, with her sense of the gifts we can leave for the practitioners of the future.

Talk recorded at Bodhgaya, India, February 2018.

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Ratnakumar - The Lion's Roar for the Next 50 Years

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Sun, 18 Feb, 2018 - 17:02

Our first talk on the final day of the 2018 Triratna Buddhist Order International Convention at Bodhgaya in India. Ratnakumar from Orissa, India, gives a rousing call to Dhamma practice as an example we can set for the future and for those who follow in our footsteps on the path over the next 50 years.

Talk recorded at Bodhgaya, India, February 2018.

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Surmani Prabhakar Dhakade Live In Concert at Bodhgaya (Audio)

Posted by Centre Team on Wed, 14 Feb, 2018 - 15:18

Recorded at the 2018 Triratna Buddhist Order International Convention at Bodhgaya, Bihar, here ‘s the great and renowned Indian classical violinist Surmani Prabhakar Dhakade, playing a full program of music for a very appreciative audience.

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Dedicating The 2018 International Council

Posted by Centre Team on Tue, 13 Feb, 2018 - 17:59

Welcome to the 2018 Triratna International Council! Follow in the dedicated International Council space all week for more recordings, podcasts, videos and pictures. Or connect daily on Instagram or Twitter or Facebook

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An evening at the Saddhamma Pradeep Retreat Centre in Bhaja, India, to greet people from all around the world, gathering to look at how to take forward in unity an international, multi-lingual, cross-cultural spiritual community...

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The Gifts We Have Been Given By Sangharakshita

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Tue, 13 Feb, 2018 - 09:32

A day at the 2018 Triratna Order 50th anniversary Convention in Bodhgaya, India, paying tribute to the source of the Order itself: the life and work of our founder Urgyen Sangharakshita. Here are four short talks with Order members from around the world evoking the gifts we have received as an Order and community from Sangharakshita.

Recorded at Bodhgaya, India, February 2018.

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Abhayanavita on Working With Women and Girls to Step Free of Discrimination and Sexual Violence in India - The Buddhist Centre Podcast

Posted by sanghadhara on Tue, 13 Feb, 2018 - 07:04

Abhayanavita has been involved with Triratna as a community since the age of 13. In her early days she learned to face her own difficult past with a fearlessness that is now reflected in her Buddhist name. She also learned to fight back against social injustice and gender discrimination via the Ashvaghosha project, educating people with plays and songs. 

These days she continues that work in new ways, working at the Bahujan Hitay Project in her home town of Amravati...

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Hearing about your work gave me hope that all it takes is a brave human being with commitment in the right place at the right time to change the world. Thank you Abhayanavita for your inspiring and humbling work. You are exemplary.

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Hey Abhaynavita, you’re doing such great work there, sadhu! I’m so happy that Karuna supports this project. I’ll be interested to hear how things go as you develop the interaction with men and boys.

Much metta

Saravantu

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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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Really fantastic to see and hear from the convention. Thanks for all your hard work behind the scenes! Much metta

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Indian Classical Concert - Live From India!

Posted by Centre Team on Fri, 9 Feb, 2018 - 13:40

Indian Classical Concert - Live From India!

Posted by Centre Team on Fri, 9 Feb, 2018 - 13:40

A live stream from Bodhgaya of Surmani Prabhakar Dhakade, renowned, exceptional violinist, entertaining the Order as part of our cultural evening… Tune in now!

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Guided Buddhanusmrti at Bodhgaya with Purna

Posted by Free Buddhist Audio on Thu, 8 Feb, 2018 - 16:23

On the 2018 Triratna Buddhist Order Convention at the traditional seat of the Buddha’s Enlightenment, Dharmachari Purna leads the assembled men’s wing of the Order in a traditional practice of recollecting the Buddha, with a special emphasis of his presence under the Bodhi tree itself.

Recorded in February 2018, Bodhgaya, India.

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Imagining I was there, I listened to this beautifully led practice before going to sleep last night - this morning I woke up with the mantra still sounding in my being…

Thank you to everyone making this possible. 

Much metta,

Amalajoti