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Ordinations at Aryaloka, U.S.

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 17 Sep, 2018 - 10:36

Ordinations at Aryaloka, U.S.

By Sadayasihi on Mon, 17 Sep, 2018 - 10:36

We are very pleased to announce that on Sunday, September 16th, 2018, at Aryaloka Buddhist Centre in the United States, the following two people had their public ordinations.

Diane Palaces becomes Maitrivati (Sanskrit)
Name meaning: ”She who has a Garden of Loving Kindness”
Private Preceptor: Dayalocana
Public Preceptor: Karunadevi

Barry Timmerman becomes Dharmasukta (Sanskrit)
Name meaning: ”Song of praise for the Dharma”
Private Preceptor: Surakshita
Public Preceptor: Nagabodhi

SADHUSADHUSADHU!

Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Job opening: Center Caretaker at Aryaloka Buddhist Center

By Shrijnana on Fri, 29 Jun, 2018 - 14:06

Job opening: Center Caretaker at Aryaloka Buddhist Center

By Shrijnana on Fri, 29 Jun, 2018 - 14:06

Aryaloka is a Triratna Center located an hour north of Boston, MA. It is one of Triratna’s largest centers, with an active schedule of classes and retreats and a thriving sangha. We have an immediate opening for  Center Caretaker. This may be either a residential or non-residential position.

Please see our website for position descriptions and application instructions.

http://www.aryaloka.org/get-involved/job-opening-center-caretaker/...

Portsmouth Buddhist Center
Portsmouth Buddhist Center

Dharma Day and Regional Sangha Picnic

By viriyalila on Thu, 28 Jun, 2018 - 15:08

Dharma Day and Regional Sangha Picnic

By viriyalila on Thu, 28 Jun, 2018 - 15:08

July 21, 2018

Dharma Day Program: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Sangha Picnic: 1 pm - 4 pm

Join us for an epic Dharma Day puja that will invite us to pay homage to the Dharma as it has arisen through time. The program will be a ritualized journey through the Three Yanas. We’ll begin with stories from the Pali Canon, followed by readings on the Six Paramitas and culminating in meeting the Buddha’s and Bodhisattvas whose mantras we chant to close the sevenfold puja.  

The morning program will be followed by a Regional Sangha...

Buddhist Action
Buddhist Action

Buddhist Action Month at Aryaloka

By Shrijnana on Thu, 25 May, 2017 - 17:02

Buddhist Action Month at Aryaloka

By Shrijnana on Thu, 25 May, 2017 - 17:02

Bodhisattva activity in the 21st century

Buddhist Action Month (BAM) is a festival of Buddhist social action in many forms. It is an international festival, celebrated by may Triratna centers and other Buddhist groups, and it’s fueled by metta. Metta is the strong intention to create Loving Kindness for all, and it’s embodied in the desire to act for the benefit of the world. Practicing this is at the heart of everything we do in the Triratna Buddhist Community. Let’s turn that intention into action for BAM...

Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Aryaloka seeks an Office Manager

By Shrijnana on Tue, 24 Jan, 2017 - 14:55

Aryaloka seeks an Office Manager

By Shrijnana on Tue, 24 Jan, 2017 - 14:55

Office Manager Vacancy at Aryaloka Buddhist Center

Summary: This is a part time (20 hrs per week) administrative position requiring experience with Microsoft Office and social media. The position is based at Aryaloka in Newmarket, NH, with some flextime options available. Anticipated start date is mid-late February.

Job responsibilities:

1. Manage set up for classes, retreats, and other events, including communicating with students and teachers, organizing registration information, and setting up the facility.

2. Manage event publicity, including web-based, email, print, and social media promotion.

3. Answer phones and...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Dedicating An American Stupa - Live Today!

By Candradasa on Sun, 8 Mar, 2015 - 12:43

Dedicating An American Stupa - Live Today!

By Candradasa on Sun, 8 Mar, 2015 - 12:43Today we’ll be bringing you some live social media coverage of the inauguration ceremony for the newest Triratna stupa, sited at Aryaloka Buddhist Center in New Hampshire, USA, and dedicated to Dhardo Rimpoche, one of Sangharakshita’s eight main teachers and his close personal friend.

Tune in on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr. We’ll be posting pictures and (internet permitting!) some audio...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Aryaloka's stupa: taking a stand on samsara

By Munisha on Wed, 30 Jul, 2014 - 10:31

Aryaloka's stupa: taking a stand on samsara

By Munisha on Wed, 30 Jul, 2014 - 10:31Further to our previous news post, The Dhardo Rinpoche stupa at Aryaloka Retreat Center in New Hampshire, USA is rapidly taking shape, with the completion of the base, or “lion throne” portion.

This lion throne contains a large sealed urn with contents representing aspects of samsara, some of them rather intriguing! Here are a few of them.
  • An old police service revolver and ammunition
  • A knife
  • Some coral
  • Gold chains
  • Silver and amber items
  • Dirt from the homes of wealthy people
  • Horse and alpaca fur
  • A hammer
  • Garden tools
  • A symbolic hatchet
  • ...
Triratna News
Triratna News

A New Landmark for Buddhism in the West

By Munisha on Sat, 14 Jun, 2014 - 16:52

A New Landmark for Buddhism in the West

By Munisha on Sat, 14 Jun, 2014 - 16:52*UPDATE*: The stupa is finished! Follow here for news of the dedication…

Bettye Pruitt writes from the USA about a new memorial to one of the teachers of Triratna’s founder, Sangharakshita.

“In 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...
Free Buddhist Audio
Free Buddhist Audio

New on FBA: Two Talks Reflecting on Our Teachers

By Rijupatha on Fri, 11 Apr, 2014 - 15:15

New on FBA: Two Talks Reflecting on Our Teachers

By Rijupatha on Fri, 11 Apr, 2014 - 15:15Two lovely new talks are now available on Free Buddhist Audio that reflect on the inspiration, friendship, and bond between teacher and student in the spiritual life.

Vandanajyoti speaks about her relationship with Sangharakshita and the deep meaning it has had for her. And Nagabodhi remembers his time with Dhardo Rinpoche in Kalimpong, speaking about what he learned from being in the presence of his teacher’s teacher and friend.

My Relationship with...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

A Stupa For Dhardo Rimpoche

By Candradasa on Fri, 21 Feb, 2014 - 21:09

A Stupa For Dhardo Rimpoche

By Candradasa on Fri, 21 Feb, 2014 - 21:09At Aryaloka in New Hampshire, USA, they’re in the middle of a wonderful new project - to build a great stupa in their grounds dedicated to Dhardo Rimpoche

Read an interview about the new project

The Stupa Project has its origins in a dream long-cherished by Bodhilocana, a well-loved member of the Order and of the sangha at Aryaloka. Although Bodhilocana passed away in 2011, her inspiration, enthusiasm, dedication, and strong...

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