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Aryanita becomes Chair of the Paris Buddhist Centre

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 29 Jan, 2019 - 17:25

Aryanita becomes Chair of the Paris Buddhist Centre

By Sadayasihi on Tue, 29 Jan, 2019 - 17:25

Ujumani from the Paris Buddhist Centre writes: “After 11 years, Vassika has handed on the chairmanship of the Paris Buddhist Centre to Aryanita. Many people gathered on Sunday 27th January at the Buddhist Centre to celebrate this change - people from Brussels, England, the Alps, Clermont-Ferrand, the Mediterranean coast and, of course, from Paris and its region - including friends of the Centre from long ago, some of whom had not been to the Centre for a long...

Espace Sangha de Paris
Espace Sangha de Paris

Aryanita, la nouvelle présidente du Centre bouddhiste

By Ujumani on Sun, 27 Jan, 2019 - 16:49

Aryanita, la nouvelle présidente du Centre bouddhiste

By Ujumani on Sun, 27 Jan, 2019 - 16:49

Après quelque 11 ans, Vassika cesse d’être la présidente du Centre bouddhiste de Paris, et Aryanita la remplace : nous avons été nombreux aujourd’hui au Centre bouddhiste à célébrer ce passage, venus de Bruxelles, d’Angleterre, du Bourget-du-Lac, de Clermont-Ferrand, d’Argelès, et bien sûr de Paris et de sa région - incluant des amis du Centre de longue date, y compris certains qui ne...

Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities
Triratna Jobs, Volunteering and Communities

New Chair for the Colchester Buddhist Centre

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 23 Nov, 2018 - 12:02

New Chair for the Colchester Buddhist Centre

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 23 Nov, 2018 - 12:02

Colchester Buddhist Centre is the hub of a thriving, friendly community that now has a fantastic new building in the heart of the town centre, with more classes, events and an ever-growing Sangha. 

The current Chair, Amalaketu, is stepping down next year after 8 years, and is looking to hand onto a suitable candidate. At this stage they are looking for expressions of interest, by 31st December 2018. They are open to reviewing support options, and the role would officially start in September 2019, with...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Suryagupta becomes Chair of the London Buddhist Centre

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 11 Oct, 2018 - 11:14

Suryagupta becomes Chair of the London Buddhist Centre

By Sadayasihi on Thu, 11 Oct, 2018 - 11:14

In a special ritual on Monday 9th March 2018 Suryagupta became the new Chair of the London Buddhist Centre - one of Triratna’s oldest and largest urban Buddhist Centres, outside of India.  Suryagupta is the first woman to become a chair of the LBC.  Furthermore, as a mother and a woman of African Caribbean heritage, she brings a breadth of experience to this important role in the Triratna Buddhist Community.

Here is an interview with Suryagupta. 

1. Can you say a...

Triratna News
Triratna News

Ratnaprabha Becomes Chair of the North London Buddhist Centre

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 28 Sep, 2018 - 12:14

Ratnaprabha Becomes Chair of the North London Buddhist Centre

By Sadayasihi on Fri, 28 Sep, 2018 - 12:14

Sunday the 16th September at the North London Buddhist Centre was multifaceted:
* Celebrating Padmasambhava Day,
* Holding four Mitra ceremonies (Afra, Charlie, Laura and Remi),
* Rejoicing in the outgoing chair, Visuddhimati,
* And inaugurating Ratnaprabha as the new chair.

Look out for the ceremonial Vajra (a brass thunderbolt symbolising transformation).

Ratnaprabha will kick off with a series of public lectures on Saturday mornings at 11:30, inspired by the Buddha’s teaching to the Fire Worshippers, “The World is...

The College of Public Preceptors
The College of Public Preceptors

New Chair & Deputies for the College

By Vidyatara on Sat, 21 Mar, 2015 - 09:25

New Chair & Deputies for the College

By Vidyatara on Sat, 21 Mar, 2015 - 09:25

The College has a new Chair and three new Deputy Chairs.

After an evening of celebration and rejoicing on March 14, Saddhaloka took over as Chair of the Preceptors’ College from Dhammarati following his decade of service to the Order and the Movement. Ratnadharini has taken over from Padmasuri, who had been Deputy for the past 10 years, Paramabandhu has taken over from Saddhaloka as another Deputy and...