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Indians, Australians and a New Zealander ordained together at Bhaja in India

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Fri, 5 Feb, 2016 - 14:24

Indians, Australians and a New Zealander ordained together at Bhaja in India

Posted by Saccanama to The College of Public Preceptors on Fri, 5 Feb, 2016 - 14:24

21 men were ordained recently at Bhaja retreat centre in India on a retreat led by Sona. It was a coming together of men from Australia, New Zealand and India for an unusual event cutting across cultural boundaries. 

With these ordinations, there are now over 2000 Order members worldwide.


Eric Barrett (Sydney) becomes: Maitribandha
Meaning of name: He who is bound by Maitri...

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

Buddha Day at Vijayaloka, Australia

Posted by Centre Team to Community Highlights on Thu, 6 Jun, 2013 - 16:06

Buddha Day at Vijayaloka, Australia

Posted by Centre Team to Community Highlights on Thu, 6 Jun, 2013 - 16:06
At Vijayaloka, the Sydney sangha gathered for their Buddha Day Festival in beautiful light and continued the celebrations on into the night…

Thanks to Viraja for the great pics!
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Community Highlights

Buddha Day in Adelaide (South Australia)

Posted by Centre Team to Community Highlights on Wed, 5 Jun, 2013 - 20:35

Buddha Day in Adelaide (South Australia)

Posted by Centre Team to Community Highlights on Wed, 5 Jun, 2013 - 20:35
“Herewith photos from the Adelaide Triratna celebration of Buddha Day. In Adelaide, South Australia, held on the 2nd of June.

We held a day retreat with the theme ‘Imagining the Buddha’.

All good wishes from Dharmamodini”

back row: Rich, Tash, Giovanna, Verity

front row: Dharmamodini, Ing, Ratnadaka, Lyndall