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Sangharakshita's Funeral - Eulogies

Tue, 4 Dec, 2018 - 23:47

Urgyen Sangharakshita, 1925-2018, was laid to rest at his home in Adhisthana on November 10th 2018.

Here are the main welcoming speeches and eulogies from Sangharakshita’s close friends and colleagues as they say their own goodbyes to our teacher.

Recorded at Adhisthana, November 2018.

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Deadline for submissions to the Book of Gratitude

Mon, 19 Nov, 2018 - 17:00

Deadline for submissions to the Book of Gratitude

Mon, 19 Nov, 2018 - 17:00

The deadline for submissions is Friday 30th November, so if you haven’t already, please do share your feelings of gratitude for the life of Urgyen Sangharakshita. To remind you, here are the criteria and means of submission:

Because the book will be professionally bound we ask you to follow these following simple instructions. The page will need to be:

  • A4
  • Landscape (wider than it is tall)
  • Plain paper
  • Left hand margin of 25mm to allow for binding
  • Right hand margin 20mm for balance

​Send a paper copy
Send your handwritten or printed copy to:

Book of Gratitude
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Thanks to Everyone Involved in the Funeral of Bhante Urgyen Sangharakshita

Fri, 16 Nov, 2018 - 11:24

Thanks to Everyone Involved in the Funeral of Bhante Urgyen Sangharakshita

Fri, 16 Nov, 2018 - 11:24

Dear friends,

It is almost a week since the funeral and Adhisthana is returning to normal, although of course it is a new normal. “Life is King” as Bhante Urgyen Sangharakshita told us and Life goes on. The trees drop their leaves and work needs to be done. Sunday and Monday here saw community and volunteers taking down chairs, dismantling the shrine in the barn - will it ever be the same space? - and cleaning. Lots of cleaning,...

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A Selection of Photos from Sangharakshita's Funeral

From Triratna News on Fri, 16 Nov, 2018 - 10:26

A Selection of Photos from Sangharakshita's Funeral

From Triratna News on Fri, 16 Nov, 2018 - 10:26

On Saturday 10th November the funeral of Urgyen Sangharakshita took place with an estimated 1,200 to 1,400 people attending the ceremony and burial in Adhisthana.  Here are some of the photographs taken by Dhammarati during this significant day in the life of our community.

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Alternative Stream for Sangharakshita's Funeral (Updated)

Sat, 10 Nov, 2018 - 14:16

Alternative Stream for Sangharakshita's Funeral (Updated)

Sat, 10 Nov, 2018 - 14:16

Update: You can now watch a complete version of the live stream here

You can also watch live via Facebook on our page there or on The Buddhist Centre Online here.

The embed here is another phone feed. Rest assured we are filming the whole ceremony for a proper film record.

This feed is from our main cameras which are working intermittently with the network. If this stream goes down again you can...

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Live Stream of Sangharakshita's Funeral and Burial Service

Sat, 10 Nov, 2018 - 08:35

Live Stream of Sangharakshita's Funeral and Burial Service

Sat, 10 Nov, 2018 - 08:35

Update: You can now watch a complete version of the live stream here

The Funeral of the Venerable Urgyen Sangharakshita
August 26, 1925 - October 30, 2018


Our online coverage starts just before the funeral ceremony begins, at around 12.20pm UK time. There will be a live video stream of the ceremony, as well as a regular stream of updates on social media throughout the day.

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Sangharakshita's Funeral and Burial - Order of Service

Fri, 9 Nov, 2018 - 16:14

Sangharakshita's Funeral and Burial - Order of Service

Fri, 9 Nov, 2018 - 16:14

 

The funeral of the Venerable Urgyen Sangharakshita, August 26, 1925 - October 30, 2018
November 10th 2018, 12.30 pm UK time, at Adhisthana

Download the Order of Service for Sangharakshita’s Funeral and Burial

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Vigil, Funeral and Burial Information for Urgyen Sangharakshita

Wed, 7 Nov, 2018 - 00:02

Vigil, Funeral and Burial Information for Urgyen Sangharakshita

Wed, 7 Nov, 2018 - 00:02

November 10th 2018, 12.30 pm UK time, at Adhisthana

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You are very welcome to attend the funeral service for Urgyen Sangharakshita. We are expecting large numbers. For the many not able to attend, we are hoping to provide live streaming of the funeral and burial but please note that, for technical reasons, we cannot guarantee this will be possible. 

The ceremony
We will gather at 12.30 in the large...

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Viewing of Bhante’s Body

Tue, 6 Nov, 2018 - 20:02

Viewing of Bhante’s Body

Tue, 6 Nov, 2018 - 20:02

This week we are able to offer the opportunity to come and spend time with the body of our Teacher.

Centre and Groups coming in groups together have been informed of the time slots available to them over this period. Aparajita and Nandavajra will be co-ordinating this. The Chair of your Centre should be in contact to let you know what has been arranged for your centre should you wish to come along as a group.

Individual visitors and those local to Adhisthana will be...

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Local Accommodation to Adhisthana

Sat, 3 Nov, 2018 - 11:26

Local Accommodation to Adhisthana

Sat, 3 Nov, 2018 - 11:26

Click on the images to find information about possible options for arranging your own accommodation nearby Adhisthana.

At the time of posting, there are lots of rooms available at Church Farm in Coddington for Friday 9th and Saturday 10th.

We also have a number of local Sangha members offering accommodation, some also with transport to the funeral. Please write to admin [at] adhisthana.org to arrange this....

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