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A Cloud of Worship: the Manjughosa Stuti Sadhana retreat at Adhisthana

Posted by akasajoti on Thu, 14 Sep, 2017 - 18:18

A Cloud of Worship: the Manjughosa Stuti Sadhana retreat at Adhisthana

Posted by akasajoti on Thu, 14 Sep, 2017 - 18:18

About 60 Order Members gathered at Adhisthana last week for a retreat on the Manjughosa Stuti Sadhana, spending each day moving through the system of practice and building up the Sadhana. Each afternoon in the Sangharakshita Library, before the image of Manjughosa that presides there, Subhuti gave a talk articulating six different aspects of the unfolding drama of the Sadhana, which correspond to the stages of the system of practice - Reverence, Solidarity, Wise Attention, The Illumined Image, Dwelling in Reality + Dedication.

It...

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Ordinations Live From The USA!

Posted by Centre Team on Sun, 27 Aug, 2017 - 19:06

Ordinations Live From The USA!

Posted by Centre Team on Sun, 27 Aug, 2017 - 19:06

*Updated* Welcome to the Order, Medhahshri and Chittavan!

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Welcome to New Hampshire, where we are getting the North American Order Convention underway by bringing you live coverage of the ordinations of the beings formerly known as Rochelle Gatlin and Steve Wade.

Both have already been ordained privately and given their...

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Public Ordinations, Streaming Live From The USA

Posted by Centre Team on Sat, 26 Aug, 2017 - 17:19

Public Ordinations, Streaming Live From The USA

Posted by Centre Team on Sat, 26 Aug, 2017 - 17:19

Watch the archived version here! 

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Join us on Sunday August 27th, and meet two new beings taking a great step into a new life…

2.45pm EST / 7.45pm UK, streaming live here on The Buddhist Centre Online and Facebook Live

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‘As we grow - minimise the rules!’ by Lokeshvara

Posted by upekshapriya on Tue, 22 Aug, 2017 - 16:19

‘As we grow - minimise the rules!’ by Lokeshvara

Posted by upekshapriya on Tue, 22 Aug, 2017 - 16:19

A talk given to conclude the Triratna Buddhist Order Combined UK & Ireland Area Order Weekend held at Adhisthana, 20 August 2017.



The theme of the weekend was “A rich and many-splendoured thing - valuing the contribution of every Order member”. There were three elements to the theme:

1. Extending outwards
2. Going deeper
3. Learning from the past

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Audio available at https://www.freebuddhistaudio.com/audio/details.php?num=LOC3184 - you need to be logged in as an Order member to listen to this.

*Updated* The talk will shortly be available for all listeners at the above link.

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no talk found

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That’s because you need to be logged in to FBA as an Order member :)

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Hi Sudaya - sorry about that supremely unhelpful site message at Free Buddhist Audio on arriving at a page that requires Order login. I’ve asked the team to change it! Please log in with the same account details you use on The Buddhist Centre Online here: www.freebuddhistaudio.com/order

with metta,

Candradasa

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Thanks for getting this significant talk posted so quickly.

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‘Triratna in the Bardo’ by Vishvapani

Posted by upekshapriya on Tue, 22 Aug, 2017 - 15:58

‘Triratna in the Bardo’ by Vishvapani

Posted by upekshapriya on Tue, 22 Aug, 2017 - 15:58

Triratna in the Bardo: Bhante and the Order in 2017 - A talk given on the Triratna Buddhist Order Combined UK & Ireland Order Weekend held at Adhisthana, 18 August 2017.



The theme of the weekend was “A rich and many-splendoured thing - valuing the contribution of every Order member”. There were three elements to the theme:

  1. Extending outwards
  2. Going deeper
  3. Learning from the past


     

Vishvapani’s personal talk introduced discussion related to learning from the past framed around the following two questions:

  1. “Of all that we care
  2. ...
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Watch: First Mainland European Young Buddhists Convention

Posted by Charlotte Lawes on Tue, 8 Aug, 2017 - 12:11

Watch: First Mainland European Young Buddhists Convention

Posted by Charlotte Lawes on Tue, 8 Aug, 2017 - 12:11

In June 2017, Buddhistisches Tor Berlin hosted the first European Mainland Young Buddhist Convention, attended by 70 young people aged from 18 to 35. Organiser Hannah and contributor Prasadacharin tell us all about the event. Video created by the amazing Clear Vision Trust. 

You should also read a wonderful account of the convention by Marieke.

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Triratna 50th Anniversary celebrations NewsByte

Posted by sanghadhara on Mon, 12 Jun, 2017 - 12:08

Triratna 50th Anniversary celebrations NewsByte

Posted by sanghadhara on Mon, 12 Jun, 2017 - 12:08

On April 8th 2017 Triratna Day was celebrated around the world as the 50th anniversary of its founding in 1967. We visit Sheffield for the Northern English celebration, Adhisthana, Dhanakosa in Scotland and Essen for the Western European events in Germany.

Thanks to Suryaprabha for his Lights in the Sky videos, to Ben Linsey-Bloom for organising footage from Adhisthana, Shantiketu for Dhanakosa and Frank Mählen from Essen.

#Triratna50

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Ordinations Live From Mexico City!

Posted by Centre Team on Sun, 23 Apr, 2017 - 20:00

Ordinations Live From Mexico City!

Posted by Centre Team on Sun, 23 Apr, 2017 - 20:00

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This Sunday, as part of marking a year of celebrating Triratna@50, we are in Mexico City to bring you live coverage of the first public ordinations of the next 50 years!

A group of women from Mexico will be taking this great step in their lives - and you can watch along above (click to play) or via this link on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/thebuddhistcentre/videos/1516392995071902/...

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