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Dāna Cafe, Sheffield

Posted by Sadayasihi on Fri, 23 Feb, 2018 - 15:38

Dāna Cafe, Sheffield

Posted by Sadayasihi on Fri, 23 Feb, 2018 - 15:38

A Newsbyte from Clearvision about a new Buddhist run business in Sheffield: a vegetarian cafe called Dāna cafe.  Clear Vision spends a day with them hard at work and we hear about the setting up of the project and how the local Sangha played an important role in getting this project off the ground.

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The 50th Anniversary Order Convention in Bodhgaya, India

Posted by Sadayasihi on Fri, 9 Feb, 2018 - 14:34

The 50th Anniversary Order Convention in Bodhgaya, India

Posted by Sadayasihi on Fri, 9 Feb, 2018 - 14:34

The 50th Anniversary Order Convention is currently underway in Bodhgaya, India.  The theme is ‘Sinhananda - The Lion’s Roar’.  Most of the Convention will be public, and content – talks, mantras, podcasts, pictures, videos, livestreams (including an Indian Classical Concert!) will be available on the dedicated space on The Buddhist Centre Online and other social media spaces.

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ordinations at bodh gaya

Posted by Sadayasihi on Thu, 8 Feb, 2018 - 11:21

ordinations at bodh gaya

Posted by Sadayasihi on Thu, 8 Feb, 2018 - 11:21

We are delighted to inform you of the public ordinations which took place in Bodh Gaya on Saturday 3rd of February. The ordinations took place in the Mahabodhi Temple Complex, under the Bodhi Tree. 

Dhammamitra Bharati Shetty became
Dhammacharini Mokshasara
Sanskrit name meaning: Essence of Liberation
Private preceptor: Subbhajaya
Public preceptor: Jnanasuri 

Dhammamitra Dhangaj Singh became
Dhammachari Shramanveer
Sanskrit name meaning: Hero of Shraman
Private preceptor: Amoghasiddhi
Public preceptor: Saddhaloka 

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Sangharakshita's diary

Posted by Sadayasihi on Mon, 5 Feb, 2018 - 12:55

Sangharakshita's diary

Posted by Sadayasihi on Mon, 5 Feb, 2018 - 12:55

Sthanashraddha is Bhante’s secretary. He writes from AdhisthanaUK:

December
December is an unusual month here at Adhisthana, it becomes fairly quiet in the communities and quite a few people go away, either to see family or attend retreats. At the same time the centre swells and fills to capacity as the London Buddhist Centre holds its annual beginners winter retreat here. Bhante’s December largely followed a similar rhythm, being very quite with a slowing down...

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Notable ordination statistics for 2017

Posted by Munisha on Sat, 13 Jan, 2018 - 21:52

Notable ordination statistics for 2017

Posted by Munisha on Sat, 13 Jan, 2018 - 21:52

The twin ordination ceremonies held in India on 17th December 2017 saw the entry of 68 people to the Order (21 women and 47 men); the largest number of people to enter the Order on one day in the Order’s 50 years.

There were 146 ordinations worldwide in 2017 (73 women and 73 men). This is the largest number of people to have entered the Order in one year.

2017 also saw 16 resignations (8 women and 8 men)....

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Barcelona's first Triratna Centre

Posted by Munisha on Thu, 11 Jan, 2018 - 11:26

Barcelona's first Triratna Centre

Posted by Munisha on Thu, 11 Jan, 2018 - 11:26

In the latest NewsByte video from Clear Vision, Rijumati tells us about the opening of the first Triratna centre in Barcelona, Spain, in October 2017.

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Well done Barcelona team. 

sabbe satta sukhi hontu.

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Wonderful que fantastico Sadhu Sadhu Sadhu Barcelona!!!

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Men's ordinations in India

Posted by Munisha on Fri, 5 Jan, 2018 - 09:02

Men's ordinations in India

Posted by Munisha on Fri, 5 Jan, 2018 - 09:02

We are delighted to announce that Sunday 17th December 2017 saw the public ordinations of 47 men at Bordharan Retreat Centre in India:

1 Kashinath Jadhav from Thane becomes Anomaditya
2 Shukhdev Wankhede from Ulhasnagar becomes Maniveer
3 Shankar Bhorge from Ulhasnagar becomes Sheeldhvaj
4 Gautam Teltumbde from Wardha becomes Aryanand
5 Pandhari Ramteke from Wardha becomes Aryanistha
6 Hiraman Lohakare from Sevagram, Wardha becomes Karunasiddhi
7 Manik Rangari from Deori, Bhandara becomes Anomkumar
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Sadhu Sadhu Sadhu!!!

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Congratulations to all newly Order Members.

 

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Triratna in Italian, for just £265

Posted by Munisha on Mon, 25 Dec, 2017 - 16:48

Triratna in Italian, for just £265

Posted by Munisha on Mon, 25 Dec, 2017 - 16:48

So far there isn’t a single Triratna book in Italian but you can easily change that. Mitra Val Cartei is translating Who is the Buddha? into Italian. She just needs the last £265 to make it happen. (That’s €333 or US$ 354.)

Born and brought up in Italy, Val is a mitra training for ordination in Brighton, UK. She’s a published author in both English and Italian, now working with Triratna’s Translations Board, who say she is enthusiastic, inspired...

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Recording-breaking women's ordinations in India

Posted by Munisha on Fri, 22 Dec, 2017 - 11:28

Recording-breaking women's ordinations in India

Posted by Munisha on Fri, 22 Dec, 2017 - 11:28

We are very happy to announce that on Sunday 17th December 2017 the following 21 women had their public ordination at Saddhamma Pradeep retreat centre, at Bhaja, in India.

This is the largest number of Dhammacharinis to be ordained at one time in India.

Public preceptor Jnanasuri
Private preceptor Karunamaya
Sunanda Popatkar,
Nagpur, becomes Shraddhakirti
meaning “She who is famous for faith”.
Sujata Thool, Wardha, becomes Maitrijaya
meaning “She who conquers with loving kindness”.
Smita Jadhav, Mumbai,...

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Ordination in New Zealand

Posted by Munisha on Sun, 17 Dec, 2017 - 19:24

Ordination in New Zealand

Posted by Munisha on Sun, 17 Dec, 2017 - 19:24

We are delighted to announce the public ordination of Geoff Walker at the Auckland Buddhist Centre on 16th December 2017.

Geoff’s new name is Dhīramuni. (The first ‘i’ is long.)
This is a Sanskrit name meaning ‘resolute sage’.
Westernised spelling: Dhiramuni
Private preceptor: Ratnavyuha
Public preceptor: Purna

Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!

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Congratulation Dhiramuni.