College of Public Preceptors
College of Public Preceptors

Ordinations at Aryaloka 27th August 2017

By Saccanama on Mon, 28 Aug, 2017 - 15:53

Ordinations at Aryaloka 27th August 2017

By Saccanama on Mon, 28 Aug, 2017 - 15:53

We are pleased to announce the following people celebrated their Public Ordinations at Aryaloka Retreat Centre in the United States on August 27th, 2017:

Rochelle Gatlin becomes Medhahshri
Sanskrit name meaning: She who has the luster of wisdom
Public Preceptor: Ashokashri
Private Preceptor: Karunadevi

Steve Wade becomes Chittavan
Sanskrit/Pali name meaning: ...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Ordinations Live From The USA!

By Centre Team on Sun, 27 Aug, 2017 - 19:06

Ordinations Live From The USA!

By Centre Team on Sun, 27 Aug, 2017 - 19:06

*Updated* Welcome to the Order, Medhahshri and Chittavan!

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Welcome to New Hampshire, where we are getting the North American Order Convention underway by bringing you live coverage of the ordinations of the beings formerly known as Rochelle Gatlin and Steve Wade.

Both have already been ordained privately and given their...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Public Ordinations, Streaming Live From The USA

By Centre Team on Sat, 26 Aug, 2017 - 17:19

Public Ordinations, Streaming Live From The USA

By Centre Team on Sat, 26 Aug, 2017 - 17:19

Watch the archived version here! 

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Join us on Sunday August 27th, and meet two new beings taking a great step into a new life…

2.45pm EST / 7.45pm UK, streaming live here on The Buddhist Centre Online and Facebook Live

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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...

Buddhist Action Month 2016
Buddhist Action Month 2016

Pictures from Aryaloka's vegan pot luck and recipe share

By Shrijnana on Wed, 8 Jun, 2016 - 18:14

Pictures from Aryaloka's vegan pot luck and recipe share

By Shrijnana on Wed, 8 Jun, 2016 - 18:14

We kicked off Buddhist Action month at Aryaloka with a vegan pot luck and recipe share. We took photos of the recipes and shared them electronically to reduce paper usage.

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

An American Stupa - Gallery

By Candradasa on Mon, 9 Mar, 2015 - 20:00

An American Stupa - Gallery

By Candradasa on Mon, 9 Mar, 2015 - 20:00
The creation of this beautiful new stupa at Aryaloka Buddhist Center in the USA, made in classic style by Tibetan artisan builders, has been the work of several years and has turned into an inspiring community-funded project led with enormous energy by ...
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...
Aryaloka Computer Education India
Aryaloka Computer Education India

English Teacher from UK at Aryaloka Computer Education

By aryaketu on Sun, 9 Nov, 2014 - 16:57

English Teacher from UK at Aryaloka Computer Education

By aryaketu on Sun, 9 Nov, 2014 - 16:57
Paul Wiseman who is English teacher from Manchester Buddhist Center, UK. He is generously giving his time (5 months), energy, skills to teach English to students from very poor background in India. He is GFR mitra and has got the experience of living in communities and working in right livelihood situations in UK. He is very kind, generous...
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
  • ...

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