An experimental “cloud” reading, led by Parami, of Sangharakshita’s poem “The Bodhisattva’s Reply” to mark the end of a strong morning at the 2016 International Council on the theme of “Meeting the Needs Of The World.”
THEBODHISATTVA’S REPLY What will you say to those Whose lives spring up between Custom and circumstance As weeds between wet stones, Whose lives corruptly flower Warped from the beautiful, Refuse and sediment
Rounding off the opening day of the 2016 Triratna International Council, a treat from the team of members of the Order representing India. The Karaniya Metta Sutta - source of the loving kindness practice central to Triratna’s approach to Buddhism and meditation - chanted beautifully in the gathering dark at Adhisthana.
There have been a few changes to the Membership of the International Council over the last few months. Here is the most up to date membership of the council, arranged by area and by strand. Please feel free to contact people in your area if you want to find out more about what the International Council is up to.
The Steering Group meet regularly, and after feedback from all the areas, we’re hard at work planning for the gathering of the Council...
From 5-13 August 2014, 28 members of the Triratna Order from 9 countries met at Adhisthana to discuss a range of issues that are currently alive in the Triratna Community. This is a Day-by-Day Summary of the meeting.