By Carol Robertson on Thu, 7 Aug, 2014 - 14:09Saturday 23rd August 10.30am-1.00pm Each year for 108 years, we come together as a sangha to celebrate our founder Sangharakshita’s birthday. This year it will take place as part of our sangha morning. £7.50/£5 conc.
By lokabandhu on Sat, 5 Apr, 2014 - 05:47Ashvajit writes with his usual summary of Sangharakshita’s diary for the past month, saying - “Misty mornings at Adhisthana this month past have been accompanied by ‘sounds and sweet airs that hurt not’ - by bird song and mild breezes. The mists have often been followed by sunny, though still cool days, and daffodils, primroses and other small flowers have been opening in the bright air.
Bhante’s health has been on the whole good for someone of his age,...
By Suryaprabha on Tue, 3 Dec, 2013 - 21:37THOUGHTHIS poem has been taken out of context, the ending of Time of Fire, I find it apt to reflect on the inferred death of Sangharakshita (long may it be postponed). As the film, part three of my history of Triratna, has several themes of conflict, I wanted to end on some sober reflection, and the author was kind enough to read his poem (or part of).
By lokabandhu on Tue, 26 Nov, 2013 - 06:22Ashvajit, Sangharaskhita’s secretary, writes with his usual ‘round-up’ of his latest news, saying - “There has been a slight improvement in Bhante’s sleep pattern this month, so that he is less likely to feel tired in the afternoon and evening.
Recently we have had some fine autumn days here at Adhisthana and Bhante has been able to get out into the surrounding countryside with Paramartha on a few occasions. Trees are no longer various shades of green,...
By Centre Team on Mon, 26 Aug, 2013 - 08:26The founder of our Buddhist Order and Community turns 88 today! All here at the Buddhist Centre Online would like to join everyone else in Triratna around the world in sending our gratitude and best wishes to Sangharakshita as he celebrates his birthday at his new home in Adhisthana. Thank you, Bhante!
By lokabandhu on Fri, 12 Apr, 2013 - 13:30Just posted on The Buddhist Centre Online is a fascinating interview with Subhuti and Lokamitra, two pivotal figures in the development of Triratna, east and west, over the past 40 years. Candradasa was fortunate enough to catch them together in India - in a rather noisy restaurant! - at the end of the 2013 Order Convention at Bodh Gaya. You’ll find their conversation, conveniently divided into topics, here.