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Ordinations at Adhisthana

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 13 Aug, 2018 - 10:35

Ordinations at Adhisthana

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 13 Aug, 2018 - 10:35

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”  
Westernised spelling: Hridayaka
Private Preceptor: Jayadevi

Sara Inkster becomes Moksavadini
(Sanskrit: dot under the ‘s’, long second ‘a’ long last ‘i’)
Name meaning: “She who speaks of...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Sangharakshita's diary

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 10 Aug, 2018 - 14:24

Sangharakshita's diary

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 10 Aug, 2018 - 14:24

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

“Rain is falling at Adhisthana! Usually this would be nothing out of the ordinary, however it’s been nearly two months since we had any actual rain, having gone through one of the hottest sunny dry spells I’ve seen in many years. So, yes, the rain is falling and has been now for most of the last couple of days, long constant refreshing showers, which the gardens and plants...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Sangharakshita's diary

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 16 Jul, 2018 - 14:27

Sangharakshita's diary

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 16 Jul, 2018 - 14:27

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

“Coming to the end of June and having passed the summer solstice, summer has indeed been evident here at Adhisthana. Our rich clay soil is drying out and cracks are opening up in the flower beds here and there. The roses are at their peak and the occasional plant hasn’t made it through the hot dry days.

In the early half of June the Adhisthana resident...

Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

Dharmabyte: Daring to Look In the Mirror

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 14 May, 2018 - 12:38

In this Dharmabyte podcast, ‘Daring to Look In the Mirror’, Satyalila offers a talk for theme of the European Women’s Convention which was “The Bodhisattva’s Reply: Triratna Paths to Insight.”

Talk given August 27th 2014, Adhisthana.

Subscribe to the Dharmabytes Podcast

Triratna News
Triratna News

Sangharakshita's diary

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 2 May, 2018 - 15:09

Sangharakshita's diary

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 2 May, 2018 - 15:09

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

“Spring only really fully arrived towards the end of April, and it was less than a month ago that the gardens were covered in our last batch of snowfall. But, yes, eventually after what felt like weeks of watching tulip flowers develop buds and slowly watching them rise up on their stems, and slowly see buds swelling, we had a few days of warm weather and sunshine, and...

Clear Vision Trust
Clear Vision Trust

Sangharakshita - Celebrating 50 years of The Triratna Buddhist Order (Interview by Saddhandi)

By sanghadhara on Mon, 16 Apr, 2018 - 11:17

Sangharakshita - Celebrating 50 years of The Triratna Buddhist Order (Interview by Saddhandi)

By sanghadhara on Mon, 16 Apr, 2018 - 11:17

Saddhanandi Interviews Sangharakshita during the Celebrations of the 50th Anniversary of The Triratna Buddhist Order at Adhisthana, UK - 7 April 2018

Triratna News
Triratna News

Sangharakshita's diary

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 4 Apr, 2018 - 12:15

Sangharakshita's diary

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 4 Apr, 2018 - 12:15

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

As March draws to a close, and the clocks have sprung forward an hour, spring is poking its head up through the soil and swelling in buds on branches all around Adhisthana. Though we have had some terribly cold and snowy days there have also been some sunny ones, and when bright and dry if maybe not so warm, Bhante has taken what opportunities he could and enjoyed a morning walk...

Triratna News
Triratna News

The 50 Years, 50 Voices Project

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 4 Apr, 2018 - 11:48

The 50 Years, 50 Voices Project

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 4 Apr, 2018 - 11:48

‘Fifty Years, Fifty Voices’ is a project cooked up by Lokeshvara and Satyalila last year and supported by the Triratna Trust and Adhisthana Trustees. It’s gathering the ‘voices’ of 50 different Order Members on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Order.

Satyalila writes: “This year we’ll present extracts from these voices and the recordings will be archived in their entirety. In future we hope that many of them can be released as full-length podcasts...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Sangharakshita's diary

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 2 Mar, 2018 - 10:14

Sangharakshita's diary

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 2 Mar, 2018 - 10:14

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

“Coming to the end of February here at Adhisthana and the UK is gripped in a cold snap, which the media are calling the ‘Beast from the East’, while the ponds are frozen over and the garden is dusted in snow, Sanghadeva gets to take it easy, Yashodeva on the other hand is installing a new kitchen in the Dharma life course community, and a new tea...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

5 Years of The Buddhist Centre Online: #2 Gathering Together in Large Numbers

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 28 Feb, 2018 - 16:37

5 Years of The Buddhist Centre Online: #2 Gathering Together in Large Numbers

By Sadayasihi on Wed, 28 Feb, 2018 - 16:37

The growth of the bhikkhus is to be expected, not their decline, bhikkhus, so long as they assemble frequently and in large numbers; meet and disperse peacefully and attend to the affairs of the Sangha in concord..

From the Maha-parinibbana Sutta

The Buddha elaborated on the conditions for the Sangha to prosper, one of which, as we see above, was for his disciples to gather in large numbers. Sangharakshita, the founder of the Triratna...

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