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Mantra Writing & Preparations - with Viriyagita

By viriyalila on Sat, 5 Jul, 2014 - 23:16

Mantra Writing & Preparations - with Viriyagita

By viriyalila on Sat, 5 Jul, 2014 - 23:16This Sunday morning, July 6th, following our morning meditation that begins at 10, Viriyagita will be spending time in the center shrine room writing and preparing mantras for the stupa. She will be ritually engaging in this activity between 11 am - 1 pm and welcomes others to join her. Some writing materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own paper, pens, ribbons. This will be an opportunity for giving our collective energy and intent to the...
Dhardo Rinpoche
The Stupa Project

A New Landmark for Buddhism in the West

By viriyalila on Sun, 15 Jun, 2014 - 14:47

A New Landmark for Buddhism in the West

By viriyalila on Sun, 15 Jun, 2014 - 14:47In just a few months, a new stupa dedicated to Dhardo Rinpoche will be built outside Aryaloka Buddhist Center in Newmarket, New Hampshire,USA.

This will be the sixth such stupa located in a Triratna Buddhist Center. All of the existing stupas – at Tiratanaloka and Padmaloka in the UK, Guhyaloka in Spain, Vimaladatu in Germany and Sudarshanaloka in New Zealand – contain either ashes or relics of the late Dhardo Rinpoche, and this...
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Radiating Love, For Thousands of Years

By VIRIYAGITA on Wed, 11 Jun, 2014 - 16:42

Radiating Love, For Thousands of Years

By VIRIYAGITA on Wed, 11 Jun, 2014 - 16:42The stupa for the late Dhardo Rinpoche is really on its way. I can’t begin to express what this means to me to see it coming into being. Not that I have ever lost confidence, but it is still heartwarming to see in the ground preparation for the foundation. the completion in sight. As Sonam, the stonemason, said: “It will radiate love for thousands of years”.
Dhardo Rinpoche
The Stupa Project

What will go in the stupa?

By shraddhavani on Wed, 4 Jun, 2014 - 22:34

What will go in the stupa?

By shraddhavani on Wed, 4 Jun, 2014 - 22:34The most important items to be placed in the stupa will be three small containers (tsa-tsas) holding ashes of the late Dhardo Rinpoche, who died in 1990. It will also contain two relics – a bone of Tsongkhapa, founder of the Gelugpa order of Tibetan Buddhism, and the hair of a dakini. These two items were some of the late Dhardo’s most treasured personal belongings and were a gift of the current tulku (reincarnation) of Dhardo...
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The Stupa Project

How will a Stupa Impact Aryaloka?

By viriyalila on Sat, 24 May, 2014 - 03:44

How will a Stupa Impact Aryaloka?

By viriyalila on Sat, 24 May, 2014 - 03:44

Repost from 16/05/2014

In many of her talks about the Aryaloka stupa project, Viriyagita, has shared a video about the building and dedication of the stupa at the New Zealand retreat center, Sudarshanaloka, I think this must be the most dramatically situated of the four existing Dhardo Rinpoche stupas at Triratna centers around the world, and I found the video to be quite inspiring. However, it left me curious about how the building of a stupa...

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Help Actualize This Dream - Contribute to the Stupa Project

By viriyalila on Sat, 24 May, 2014 - 02:40

Help Actualize This Dream - Contribute to the Stupa Project

By viriyalila on Sat, 24 May, 2014 - 02:40Repost from 01/03/2014

Our Stupa fundraising is going well- We have about $11,000 collected and need a total of $34,000 to actualize this dream to build a stupa dedicated to Dhardo Rimpoche. We still have a ways to go, but are feeling both inspired and optimistic. We are planning to start the foundation in April - just a month away! - with the building commencing as soon as the snows have melted. We invite you to donate to this...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Vajra Bell: Voices from Triratna North America

By lokabandhu on Fri, 5 Jul, 2013 - 05:49

Vajra Bell: Voices from Triratna North America

By lokabandhu on Fri, 5 Jul, 2013 - 05:49The Vajra Bell happily joins The Buddhist Centre Online this month in celebrating the Triratna sanghas of the U.S.- and the rest of the North American continent as well! They say - “We’d like to begin by welcoming you to our new home on The Buddhist Centre, and tell you a little bit about ourselves.

What started as a small black and white quarterly newsletter at Aryaloka Buddhist Center many moons ago has grown and...
Triratna Highlights
Triratna Highlights

Triratna America - Live Feed From Aryaloka of Dhardo Tulku's Talk

By Candradasa on Wed, 19 Jun, 2013 - 22:50

Triratna America - Live Feed From Aryaloka of Dhardo Tulku's Talk

By Candradasa on Wed, 19 Jun, 2013 - 22:50An interesting chance to tune into a live Dharma event at Aryaloka right now (Wednesday 7pm EST). Dhardo Tulku Rimpoche live on Google Hangout: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/c31ec3b50f25a72d9407e92782ab1656871d7…
Triratna Highlights
Triratna Highlights

Triratna America - 2013 Gen X Dharma Teachers Conference, San Diego

By Candradasa on Wed, 19 Jun, 2013 - 14:55

Triratna America - 2013 Gen X Dharma Teachers Conference, San Diego

By Candradasa on Wed, 19 Jun, 2013 - 14:55Over on Triratna News, Padmadharini writes about Triratna’s presence at the recent Gen X Dharma Teachers Conference. She says - “This month, a collection of about sixty teachers - a combination of both monastic and lay, from many of the Buddhist lineages - met over 4 days at Deer Park Monastery in San Diego, USA. All of us were born between 1960 and 1980 - hence the the Gen X of the title…

A...
Triratna Highlights
Triratna Highlights

Triratna America - American Dharma Talk Podcasts

By Candradasa on Tue, 18 Jun, 2013 - 15:09

Triratna America - American Dharma Talk Podcasts

By Candradasa on Tue, 18 Jun, 2013 - 15:09Over on Free Buddhist Audio’s space, Viriyalila has written up a great series of podcasts she’s put together with Eric for this month to capture the spirit and history of Triratna America: ‘Heroism, Gratitude and Love’.

“Our FBA Podcasts for the rest of the month will feature talks by members of the Triratna Order who have helped shape and support the development of the Triratna Sangha in America.”

Talks by Dayalocana, Nagabodhi and...

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