Sangharakshita Memorial Space
Sangharakshita Memorial Space

Voices from the Buddhist world 6: Mahabodhi Temple, Bodhgaya

By Munisha on Thu, 8 Nov, 2018 - 13:05

Voices from the Buddhist world 6: Mahabodhi Temple, Bodhgaya

By Munisha on Thu, 8 Nov, 2018 - 13:05

We bring you another in our series of responses to Bhante’s death, this time from Nangzey Dorjee, General Secretary of the Mahabodhi Temple at Bodhgaya. A nephew of Sangharakshita’s teacher Kachu Rinpoche, he and his younger brother stayed with Sangharakshita for two or three years in Kalimpong in the 1950s.

“Very sad to hear about the demise of Most Ven. Bhante Sangharakshita and offered prayers at Mahabodhi Temple, Bodhgaya. It is a great loss for all of us in...

Sangharakshita Memorial Space
Sangharakshita Memorial Space

Just giving in honour of Bhante's legacy to the world

By mvenditozzi on Wed, 7 Nov, 2018 - 10:10

Just giving in honour of Bhante's legacy to the world

By mvenditozzi on Wed, 7 Nov, 2018 - 10:10

To honour and support Bhante’s vision of a strong, vibrant, self sustainable centre in Bodhgaya. l have set up this page to help support our sangha in India who are trying to support and educate the poorest people of their society.

Give to a campaign supporting Triratna land at Bodh Gaya

Triratna News
Triratna News

ordinations at bodh gaya

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 8 Feb, 2018 - 11:21

ordinations at bodh gaya

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 8 Feb, 2018 - 11:21

We are delighted to inform you of the public ordinations which took place in Bodh Gaya on Saturday 3rd of February. The ordinations took place in the Mahabodhi Temple Complex, under the Bodhi Tree. 

Dhammamitra Bharati Shetty became
Dhammacharini Mokshasara
Sanskrit name meaning: Essence of Liberation
Private preceptor: Subbhajaya
Public preceptor: Jnanasuri 

Dhammamitra Dhangaj Singh became
Dhammachari Shramanveer
Sanskrit name meaning: Hero of Shraman
Private preceptor: Amoghasiddhi
Public preceptor: Saddhaloka 

Sadhu, Sadhu, Sadhu!

Jobs, Volunteering & Communities
Jobs, Volunteering & Communities

Bodh Gaya opportunity - supporting Nissoka

By Nandavajra on Thu, 6 Oct, 2016 - 09:53

Bodh Gaya opportunity - supporting Nissoka

By Nandavajra on Thu, 6 Oct, 2016 - 09:53

Bodhgaya opportunity

Greetings. Nissoka is looking for somebody to come to Bodh Gaya in India for 2 months from mid-January 2017 until Mid-March. He needs someone to support him with travel and whilst being there.
 
He has the beginning stages of Huntington’s disease and chronic back pain. He gets government money to help him with his support and can pay a wage of £2,000 for the trip. You will need to pay for your own air fare and expenses out...

Triratna News
Triratna News

News from Bodh Gaya: mitras and retreats

By lokabandhu on Mon, 10 Mar, 2014 - 15:36

News from Bodh Gaya: mitras and retreats

By lokabandhu on Mon, 10 Mar, 2014 - 15:36Buddhavajra writes from Triratna’s land in Bodhgaya, historic place of the Buddha’s Enlightenment, saying - “This is the busiest time of the year for us in Bodh Gaya, with many visitors and many activities taking place on our land - where there are now two thriving communities. In January we had our first NVC (‘Non-Violent Communication’) retreat led by Shantigarbha, it was a great success. It was followed by a free, two day, retreat attended by 160 local people,...
Triratna News
Triratna News

Turning the Wheel of the Dharma in Bodh Gaya

By lokabandhu on Fri, 23 Dec, 2011 - 05:36

Turning the Wheel of the Dharma in Bodh Gaya

By lokabandhu on Fri, 23 Dec, 2011 - 05:36As the Western world heads rapidly towards Christmas and the holiday period, life in India goes on much as normal. And on Triratna’s land in Bodh Gaya, place of the Buddha’s Enlightenment, Buddhavajra is just getting going. He’s a young Indian Order Member who moved there with his young family just over a year ago, with the strong intention to initiate Dhamma classes and retreats for local people - so often overlooked in the throng of pilgrims visiting the glittering...