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Parami's Perspectives No. 5 - Rijumayi on Young Buddhists Australia

Posted by parami to Buddhist Centre Features on Fri, 23 Oct, 2015 - 01:48

Parami’s season of interviews from the South Pacific continues with an in-depth chat to Rijumayi, a young woman who has just joined the Triratna Buddhist Order and is pioneering the Australian branch of the international Young Buddhists movement out of Melbourne.

It’s a thoughtful engagement around the particularities of practice for young people - around ethics and the challenges of building Dharma support for others your own age when you are still working everything out yourself.

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Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Parami's Perspectives No. 4 - Tejopala and Akasamati on Climate Change and Triratna

Posted by parami to Buddhist Centre Features on Fri, 23 Oct, 2015 - 01:12

Parami is back, reporting from  Australasia - or is it Oceania? - talking with two friends who have spent much of their adult lives reflecting on - and acting upon - climate change as an integral aspect of their Buddhist practice. A fascinating, sometimes sobering, but realistically positive conversation about what environmental issues have to do with the Dharma - and what we can do to get involved…

Topics covered include ‘transition towns’; Al Gore’s initiative; thinking about our kids; how to...

Buddhist Centre Features
Buddhist Centre Features

Parami's Perspectives No. 3 - South Pacific Retreat

Posted by parami to Buddhist Centre Features on Mon, 5 Oct, 2015 - 23:19

Parami chats with Kate and Cynthia at the end of the ordination training retreat at Vijayaloka Retreat Centre in Australia. Great to hear inspiring tales from the outback as women deepen their friendships and Buddhist practice together… 

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European Chairs' Assembly
European Chairs' Assembly

An Australian perspective on the European Chairs' Assembly

Posted by Munisha to European Chairs' Assembly on Wed, 19 Aug, 2015 - 22:32

Shubhavyuha and Sudaya, from Triratna’s Sydney and Melbourne Buddhist Centres, talk to Munisha about why they’ve travelled all the way to Adhisthana for a gathering of Triratna’s European Chairs, and what they’ve got from it.

Community Highlights
Community Highlights

The Resurrection of FWBO Newsreel 2

Posted by Munisha to Community Highlights on Wed, 4 Jun, 2014 - 10:53

The Resurrection of FWBO Newsreel 2

Posted by Munisha to Community Highlights on Wed, 4 Jun, 2014 - 10:53Continuing our re-release of Clear Vision’s FWBO Newsreels from the 1990s, we bring you Newsreel 2 (55 mins) released in spring 1992, with reports on
  • the FWBO in Australia (Melbourne and Sydney)
  • Order conventions
  • the launch of Facing Mount Kanchenjunga
  • major changes at the Croydon Buddhist Centre
  • Kalyanavaca’s ordination at Taraloka, and
  • a special feature on Sangharakshita’s January tour of India

​Over 20 years ago, Clear Vision was founded by Mokshapriya to produce professional video for the FWBO, later to become Triratna. As well as videoing...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Vishvapani on air

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 19 May, 2014 - 15:43

Vishvapani on air

Posted by Munisha to Triratna News on Mon, 19 May, 2014 - 15:43You can hear Vishvapani’s Buddha Day/Wesak “Thought for the Day” on BBC Radio Four’s Today programme.
Read the text or listen to the broadcast (2 mins)

He also recently too part in an interview and phone-in on Australian radio, with reference to his book, Gautama Buddha.
Listen to the 30-minute programme...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Epic bike ride to raise money for new Melbourne Buddhist Centre

Posted by lokabandhu to Triratna News on Thu, 27 Mar, 2014 - 05:42

Epic bike ride to raise money for new Melbourne Buddhist Centre

Posted by lokabandhu to Triratna News on Thu, 27 Mar, 2014 - 05:42Jodie Dempster writes from Triratna’s Melbourne Buddhist Centre with news of their fund-raising appeal for a new Centre - and a 3000-kilometre bike ride across Australia. She says -

“The Brunswick-based Melbourne Buddhist Centre has to find a new building. And Saddhavijaya, one of our Order Members, has come up with a novel way of raising funds – a 3000 kilometre bike ride across three states (and the capital for good measure.)

In its nineteen-year life the Centre...
Community Highlights
Community Highlights

South Pacific Dharmacharinis

Posted by Candradasa to Community Highlights on Wed, 22 Jan, 2014 - 15:08

Another great update from Parami from the College of Public Preceptors, this time travelling in the southern hemisphere visiting Triratna Centres in New Zealand and Australia. We hear from a variety of folk about Sudarshanaloka Retreat Centre, about Triratna activities in Melbourne, about working with people in recovery from addiction, and about two dynamic Right Livelihood businesses in Thames, NZ: Sola Cafe and...

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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

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