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An Evening To Dedicate The 2018 Order Convention

Mon, 5 Feb, 2018 - 03:00

An Evening To Dedicate The 2018 Order Convention

Mon, 5 Feb, 2018 - 03:00

A quick taste via Instagram pictures and video of what it’s like to arrive at a great Dharma gathering in India, where over 600 members of the the Triratna Buddhist Order are gathered for a week of fellowship and practice, for the benefit of all beings. 

We were welcomed by Lokeshvara and Parami, made the seven traditional offerings (water to drink, water to wash, a flower, a candle, incense, perfumed water, food), performed the dedication ceremony, and greeted...

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Ordinations Live From Bodhgaya!

Sat, 3 Feb, 2018 - 02:33

Ordinations Live From Bodhgaya!

Sat, 3 Feb, 2018 - 02:33

Update: The ordination of Mokshasara and Shramanveer is now over - watch again here or on Facebook!

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As we close the week-long Order retreat and turn towards our Convention marking the 50th anniversary of Triratna and the Order itself, we are in Bodhgaya, India, to bring you live coverage of a public ordination under the Bodhi tree.

Bharati Uttam Shetty...

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Advice to the 100 Fortunate Women - Parami

Sat, 9 Dec, 2017 - 10:57

Advice to the 100 Fortunate Women - Parami

Sat, 9 Dec, 2017 - 10:57

The closing talk from the women’s area order weekend at Adhisthana in December 2017. The weekend was on the theme of Padmasambhava and the Arising of Faith.

Parami riffs off of the Advice from the Lotus Born given to Yeshe Tsogyal on the conditions for the arising of faith. She talks of a vision she had of Padmasambhava at Dhanakhosa earlier in the year, and her reflections since on the relevance of Padmasambhava to her personally, to the Order, and to the...

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

Thu, 14 Sep, 2017 - 18:18

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

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!

Sun, 27 Aug, 2017 - 19:06

Ordinations Live From The USA!

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

Sat, 26 Aug, 2017 - 17:19

Public Ordinations, Streaming Live From The USA

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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