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Photos from the 2020 Winter ECA Meeting at Adhisthana

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 14 Jan, 2020 - 14:35

Photos from the 2020 Winter ECA Meeting at Adhisthana

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 14 Jan, 2020 - 14:35

Here are some photos from the 2020 Winter European Chairs Assembly meeting which took place at Adhisthana. The ECA meeting is a chance for those chairing Triratna Buddhist Centres across Europe to come together, practice the Dharma, develop friendships and discuss issues of relevance to their sanghas and the Triratna movement, as a whole.

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

More photos from the Big One 2019

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 28 Oct, 2019 - 17:02

More photos from the Big One 2019

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 28 Oct, 2019 - 17:02

About 90 people attended the 2019 Big One. Here’s some more images from the weekend, which ended in glorious autumnal sunshine!

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Connect with us on social media for the sights and sounds of the ‘Big One’ through the weekend:

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Triratna International Gathering 2019: Alchemy of the Dharma

Scenes from the First Evening... International Gathering 2019

By Candradasa on Fri, 23 Aug, 2019 - 00:22

Scenes from the First Evening... International Gathering 2019

By Candradasa on Fri, 23 Aug, 2019 - 00:22

A beautiful arrival, Adhisthana looking like Hobbiton, the sun shining, beautiful people, an awesome shrine in the big tent provided by Buddhafield… What more could we want?

Join us and 250 people all weekend for the International Gathering, as “live” as we can make it over some very rural broadband! 👨🏽‍💻

Dharma talks, wonderful sangha, workshops, podcasts, music, ritual, discussion...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

The 'Big One': Saturday Night Ritual

By Sadayasihi on Sun, 28 Oct, 2018 - 12:00

The 'Big One': Saturday Night Ritual

By Sadayasihi on Sun, 28 Oct, 2018 - 12:00

The ‘Big One’ is well known for its Saturday night puja! This time we ventured out into the dark for a bonfire as part of a special ritual led by Kusaladevi. Here are some amazing photos taken by Akasajoti and Sanghadhara capturing the scenes around the fire.

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College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Women's Ordinations at Adhisthana August 2018

By Saccanama on Fri, 17 Aug, 2018 - 14:39

Women's Ordinations at Adhisthana August 2018

By Saccanama on Fri, 17 Aug, 2018 - 14:39

We are delighted to announce that the following seven women received their Public Ordination at Adhisthana Retreat Centre on Sunday August 12th 2018. 


PUBLIC PRECEPTOR DAYANANDI

Maggie Muir becomes Hrdayaka
(Sanskrit: dot under the ‘r’ long last ‘a’) 
Name meaning: ”She who has a (kind) heart...

Adhisthana
Adhisthana

Men's Dharma Life Training Course 2018

By Saccanama on Wed, 19 Jul, 2017 - 14:13

Men's Dharma Life Training Course 2018

By Saccanama on Wed, 19 Jul, 2017 - 14:13

Adhisthana Dharma-Life Training Course for Men

04/03/2018 to 03/08/2018

The course aims to give you a thorough grounding in the principles and practice of Triratna Buddhism and you will have the opportunity to live an intense and full-time Dharma life for 5 months. It will be fully residential, and you will be living in a designated community space at Adhisthana. Community living is an...

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Four Women ordained at Adhisthana 2nd July 2017

By Saccanama on Mon, 3 Jul, 2017 - 11:47

Four Women ordained at Adhisthana 2nd July 2017

By Saccanama on Mon, 3 Jul, 2017 - 11:47

We are delighted to let you know that the following women received their public ordination at Adhisthana this afternoon (2nd July 2017).

Public Preceptor Parami:

Bec Remigio becomes Amaladipa
(long ‘i’, long final ‘a’)
Westernised spelling: Amaladipa
Sanskrit name meaning: She who is a Light or Lamp of Purity
Private Preceptor: Mokshini

Emma Bulley...

Triratna Young Buddhists
Triratna Young Buddhists

Two opportunities to live and work at Adhisthana

By Prajnaketu on Thu, 24 Nov, 2016 - 14:47

Two opportunities to live and work at Adhisthana

By Prajnaketu on Thu, 24 Nov, 2016 - 14:47

Love Adhisthana? Ever wanted to live and work there? Then these opportunities may be exactly what you’re looking for…!

From Akasajoti:

We have two positions available at Adhisthana: ‘Second Cook’ and ‘Administrator’, and we are looking for two new members of the community to fill these roles. 
Adhisthana holds a strong vision for Triratna and is a vibrant, developing...

College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Slideshow of ordinations at Adhisthana June 2016

By Saccanama on Wed, 29 Jun, 2016 - 10:57

Slideshow of ordinations at Adhisthana June 2016

By Saccanama on Wed, 29 Jun, 2016 - 10:57

A more detailed than usual set of photos of the recent ordinations of 3 Mexicans and 3 Spaniards at Adhisthana, photos courtesy of Dhammarati.

We are delighted to announce the names of the dharmacharinis publicly ordained at Adhisthana on the 18th June 2016.

Queridos hermanas y hermanos,
nos da un gran placer anunciar los nombres de las dharmacharinis que han recibido su ordenación...

Adhisthana
Adhisthana

Applicants wanted for the next Dharma-Life Training Course for Young Men

By Saccanama on Wed, 8 Jun, 2016 - 09:39

Applicants wanted for the next Dharma-Life Training Course for Young Men

By Saccanama on Wed, 8 Jun, 2016 - 09:39

Adhisthana Dharma-Life Training Course

for Young Men

12/02/2017 to 02/07/2017

The course aims to give you a thorough grounding in the principles and practice of Triratna Buddhism and you will have the opportunity to live an intense and full-time Dharma life for 20 weeks. It will be fully residential, and you will be living in a designated community space at Adhisthana. Community...

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