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Buddhist Voices - Saddhajoti On Co-Creating Chintamani Retreat Centre in Mexico

By viriyalila on Fri, 30 Oct, 2015 - 00:25

Viriyalila in conversation with the wonderful Saddhajoti, whose vision of a Buddhist retreat centre rising out of barren sugar cane plantation land has been fully realized here at Chintamani, near Cuernavaca in Mexico. 

It’s a truly extraordinary achievement, and the great beauty and elegance of the place has been hugely enjoyed by all lucky enough to be attending the Triratna Buddhist Order’s 2015 Pan-American Convention. 

We hear how Chintamani - named after the mythical wish-fulfilling jewel which is a symbol for the Dharma offered...

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The Stupa: Adornments of Chintamani - Gallery No. 2

By Candradasa on Wed, 28 Oct, 2015 - 05:38

The Stupa: Adornments of Chintamani - Gallery No. 2

By Candradasa on Wed, 28 Oct, 2015 - 05:38

The stupa at Chintamani is weathered and beautiful. Its sides reveal hidden protectors when you look up close…

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Viriyakirti - La Lluvia del Dharma (Revisada)

By Candradasa on Wed, 28 Oct, 2015 - 05:28

Introducing the theme of kalyana mitrata - the Buddhist idea of beautiful friendship as a full spiritual path - Viriyakirti, the newest and youngest Order member in Latin America, revisits Urgyen Sangharakshita’s celebrated talk The Rain of the Dharma as a basis for looking at what makes friendship a practice in itself…

Una charla en Español y en Inglés.

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The Adornments of Chintamani - Gallery No. 1

By Candradasa on Tue, 27 Oct, 2015 - 05:58

The Adornments of Chintamani - Gallery No. 1

By Candradasa on Tue, 27 Oct, 2015 - 05:58

There are so many beautiful adornments all around Chintamani, lovingly made and curated by Saddhajoti and Gisela…

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Buddhist Voices - Abhayagita From Mexico On Pilgrimage And Native Ground For The Dharma

By Candradasa on Tue, 27 Oct, 2015 - 05:30

As part of our Buddhist Voices series, Abhayagita - whose name means ‘Song of Fearlessness’ - tells us (in English y en español) about her project to take women on pilgrimage from Mexico to India in the footsteps of the Buddha. En route we hear about her home country’s engagement with the Dharma, and end up in a fascinating space around Aztec and Mayan culture as fertile native soil for the Dharma to take root…

Con la traducción española.

Abhayagita -...

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Una Ceremonia del Dedicación en Español (With a Little Bit of English!)

By Candradasa on Mon, 26 Oct, 2015 - 04:04

La Ceremonia del dedicación en español de la Convención Pan-American por la Orden budista Triratna.

The 2015 Pan-American Convention starts with a simple ceremony in Spanish to dedicate the event to the collective development of wisdom and compassion throughout the week. For the sake of all beings…

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Follow the Pan-American Order Convention On The Buddhist Centre Online

By Candradasa on Mon, 26 Oct, 2015 - 01:41

Follow the Pan-American Order Convention On The Buddhist Centre Online

By Candradasa on Mon, 26 Oct, 2015 - 01:41

All this week we’ll be bringing you coverage of the best bits (talks, podcast interviews, images, the odd wee video) from the Pan-American Convention, just getting underway here in the astonishingly beautiful sugar cane country near Cuernavaca, Mexico. We’ve got a 3G connection and we’re going to go for it to keep you in touch as Order members gather from across the American continent to share their Dharma inspiration.

You’ll hear new voices and accents, (at least)...

Triratna News
Triratna News

New Centre for Colchester, UK

By Munisha on Wed, 28 Jan, 2015 - 14:34

New Centre for Colchester, UK

By Munisha on Wed, 28 Jan, 2015 - 14:34Colchester Chair Amalaketu writes: “I am delighted to announce that our sangha have now purchased a building in the very heart of the town, which will become the new Colchester Buddhist Centre.

After saving for over 15 years we managed to buy the building from Colchester Borough Council, for the grand sum of GBP127,995. It has a long history and needs a lot of work. Most recently it was a doctor’s surgery; the treatment rooms and reception areas...
Centro Budista de Cuernavaca
Centro Budista de Cuernavaca

Retiro de Verano de Meditacion: Centro de Retiros Chintamani (Agosto 16-18)

By Nagapriya on Wed, 14 Aug, 2013 - 02:44

Retiro de Verano de Meditacion: Centro de Retiros Chintamani (Agosto 16-18)

By Nagapriya on Wed, 14 Aug, 2013 - 02:44Retiro de Verano de Meditacion.
Centro de Retiros Chintamani.
agosto 16 - 18

Re-orientar la mente hacia la libertad / Re-orientar la mente hacia la meditación.

Con la meditación, se puede investigar la naturaleza de la mente, pero una meditación eficaz es raramente factible, sin estabilizar la atención. La mente no ejercitada, oscila entre la agitación y la inactividad; entre la inquietud y el aburrimiento.

El cultivo de atención plena y amable, ha sido parte nuclear de...